This is where you can find all of Decanter’s articles on the Bordeaux 2015 en primeur tastings, in-bottle follow-up reports and vintage in general.

Bordeaux 2015 en primeur wines at Grand Cercle tasting at Bellefont-Belcier

Among the most significant Bordeaux en primeur rise has been Chateau Canon 2015 from St-Emilion, up 55% to €60 ex-Bordeaux from its 2014 price of €38.50. Yet, several merchants reported…

Château Pape Clement, Bordeaux

The Bordeaux 2015 en primeur campaign can now officially be said to be underway, with a slew of big name releases this week. Around 50 châteaux have revealed their Bordeaux…

la grappe, bordeaux 2015

Not everybody can afford a first growth – of course – and the good quality of Bordeaux 2015 means that there is potential for value further down the regional hierarchy…

Château Pavie barrel room, Bordeaux en primeur

The past few days have seen the first Bordeaux 2015 en primeur releases, with ex-negociant prices for Château Chasse-Spleen and Coutet both around 10% higher than for their 2014 en…

Bordeaux 2015, Graves

The best Bordeaux 2015 white wines were to be found in Pessac-Léognan, according to Decanter’s Bordeaux 2015 scores released last week. Smith-Haut-Lafitte’s 2015 dry white wine proved to be something…

The barrel of Château Palmer 2015 wine waiting to be auctioned.

Palmer and Sotheby’s will auction the 225-litre barrel of Château Palmer 2015 wine in Hong Kong on 4 June. The Margaux based estate has not yet released a price for…

Chateau de Fargues

It’s been a few years now that Fargues has really stood out for its elegance and perfectly-pitched edgy acidity. If Sauternes was a more popular appellation and wine style, this…

The quintessence of the parcels not classified for Valandraud. Seductive aroma and flavour. Creamy palate with lift and smooth, refined texture. Tannins ripe and extremely fine. Gently persistent. Wine-Searcher stockist…

A Jonathan Maltus (Le Dôme) wine from a parcel touching Angélus. Fine, opulent texture masks a big tannic frame. Powerful and long on the finish. A strapping wine that should…

This is a really complete wine with aromatic complexity, ripe fruit, beautifully suave texture and freshness and persistence on the finish. The tannins are abundant but fine, allowing the wine…

100% Merlot selected by Denis Durantou of L’Eglise-Clinet from a vineyard in St-Etienne-de-Lisse. Fragrant, dark fruit with notes of blackcurrant and blackberry. Generous and perfumed on the palate with a…

Formerly Haut-Villet and now in the same stable as Barde-Haut (first vintage 2013). Fresh and floral with an affirmed stamp of the limestone terroir. Lots of lift and relief but…

A lighter, more accessible copy of the grand vin, made from 35% of the harvest. Lots of Cabernet (68%) this year. Fresh and appealing with a light but ripe tannic…

More than just a second wine. 54% Merlot and 46% Cabernet Franc from a single parcel. Lovely aromatic complexity with floral, spice, dark fruit and minty notes. The palate is…

From a parcel near Fonroque. Well defined with firm but ripe tannins wrapped in supple fruit. Lovely length with the limestone terroir showing. Ageing potential. Wine-Searcher stockist search

100% Merlot. The nose is reserved but hiding a big depth of fruit and the palate is unctuous and spicy with caressing tannins. Rich constitution but a gentler hand than…

Round, juicy and weighty. Loads of charm and a clear step up from earlier vintages. This will offer good value. Wine-Searcher stockist search

80% Cabernet Franc. Fresh, floral and perfumed. A long way from its original (concentrated, oaky) style. Lovely, refined, velvety texture and carefully matted tannins. Freshness and persistence on the finish.…