Everything you need to know about the Bordeaux 2010 vintage en primeur - scores, tasting notes, overviews, analysis and pictures.


Introduction – Bordeaux 2010: A Modern Classic
An introduction to this year’s vintage and wines from the left bank written by Steven Spurrier.

An introduction to the right bank
Decanter contributing editor James Lawther MW gives an overview of wine from the right bank.

Ratings – all the Bordeaux en primeur ratings for the last five years
Compare this Decanter Bordeaux 2010 ratings with those of the last five years, complete with tasting notes. Sort the ratings vintage by vintage to see the top wines for this year and in previous years.

Tasting Notes:

First Growths
Listrac-Médoc & Moulis-en-Médoc
Crus Bourgeois
Graves & Pessac-Léognan (reds)
Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classés
Saint-Emilion Grands Crus
Fronsac & Canon-Fronsac
Castillon- & Francs-Côtes de Bordeaux
Graves, Pessac-Léognan & other dry whites
Sauternes & Barsac

Decanter’s definitive top five
Steven Spurrier and James Lawther MW highlight the most improved, most disappointing, best-value and personal favourite chateaux:

Lawther MW

Chateaux owners: vintage analysis in video
See all the video action from Bordeaux’s en primeur week; the Decanter team spoke to a varied selection of big name chateau owners about the quality of this year’s vintage.

The official Bordeaux classification of 1855

Decanter’s index of Bordeaux chateaux included in the 1855, from first growth to fifth growth

Bordeaux chateaux in pictures
See our gallery of Bordeaux chateaux

The Decanter Quiz – Bordeaux 2010 special
Here’s the report but do you know everything about Bordeaux. Find out with a selection of Decanter quiz specials that will test your knowledge.

Coming soon: Full analysis of the Bordeaux 2010 vintage

Written by Matt Chappell