Jane Anson

Jane Anson

Jane Anson is Decanter’s Bordeaux correspondent and has lived in the region since 2003. She writes a monthly wine column for Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, a weekly column for DecanterChina.com, and is the author of Bordeaux Legends: The 1855 First Growth Wines (also published in French as Elixirs). In addition, she has contributed to the Michelin guide to the Wine Regions of France and was the Bordeaux and Southwest France author of The Wine Opus and 1000 Great Wines That Won’t Cost a Fortune. An accredited wine teacher at the Bordeaux École du Vin, Anson holds a masters in publishing from University College London, and a tasting diploma from the Bordeaux faculty of oenology.

Roederer awards 2016: International Feature Writer of the Year

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Château Lafleur 2007

This is the wine of the tasting for me, where the depth of fragrance and the mouth-watering minerality combine to deliver both delicacy and tension...

Lafite 1988

Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, 1ere Cru Classé 1988 This was a vintage that remained tight and closed for a long time. They are just starting to drink this at the chateau apparently,…