Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor and 2017 Decanter Man of the Year hand-picks fine wines for drinking now and recommends others to lay down, all priced from £25 upwards

ad of Latour and La Mission Haut-Brion. My personal best was Latour, but I bow to my colleagues’ ranking, such is the exceptional quality now being made at Mouton Rothschild by Philipe Dhalluin and his team.

Steven Spurrier recommends: