Jane Anson

St-Julien 2017

St-Julien, along with its Médoc cousins Pauillac and St-Estèphe, had many successes in a Bordeaux 2017 vintage that presented several challenges, said Jane Anson in her Bordeaux 2017 vintage overview.…

bordeaux 2017 vintage

You have gathered by now that Bordeaux 2017 is not the easiest of vintages to describe. It’s a year where technical details count, and where there is a deserved sense…

writer's block

I’ve been thinking a lot about wine notes recently. Bear in mind that this is the period when I am writing up Bordeaux en primeur wine notes, across Left and…

Bordeaux 2006

Bordeaux 2006 was an interesting year to assess at the critical 10-year juncture, not least because 2006 has developed a mixed reputation. On the bright side, it has a classic,…