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Pichon Comtesse 2019 Points to Future of Estate

The 2019 vintage of Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande points the way to the style of wine the Pauillac estate is developing as it transforms its vineyard and benefits from its new winery, and represents a major step in a multi-year programme along that path, according to Managing Director Nicolas Glumineau. “First, it’s our bestContinue reading “Pichon Comtesse 2019 Points to Future of Estate”

Christie’s to Hold Auctions in Hong Kong, Geneva, London, New York in July

Christie’s International plans to hold live wine auctions in Hong Kong on July 12, Geneva on July 21 and London on July 28, according to an emailed statement from the auction house.  It also plans to hold an online sale in New York running from July 16 to July 31, it said. Bottles up forContinue reading “Christie’s to Hold Auctions in Hong Kong, Geneva, London, New York in July”

Carmes Haut Brion ’19 on Sale at 64.80 Euros, Down 6.1% From 2018, Liv-ex Says

Les Carmes Haut Brion, a close neighbor in Pessac-Leognan of Bordeaux first-growth wine estate Chateau Haut Brion, put its 2019 wine on sale at 64.80 euros ($73) a bottle ex-negociant in bond, down 6.1% from its 2018 release price, according to London-based online wine market Liv-ex. That compared with its 2018 release price of 69 euros, Liv-exContinue reading “Carmes Haut Brion ’19 on Sale at 64.80 Euros, Down 6.1% From 2018, Liv-ex Says”

La Fleur Petrus ’19 on Sale at £1,660 a Case, Down 16.6% From ’18, Liv-ex Says

Chateau La Fleur Petrus, a wine estate in the Pomerol appellation of Bordeaux, put its 2019 wine on sale at 160 euros ($180) a bottle ex-negociant in bond, according to London-based online wine market Liv-ex. It was being offered at 1,660 pounds ($2,079) per 12-bottle case in bond in the international market, down 16.6% from the 2018Continue reading “La Fleur Petrus ’19 on Sale at £1,660 a Case, Down 16.6% From ’18, Liv-ex Says”

Smith Haut Lafitte ’19 on Sale at 75.60 Euros, Down 8.7% From 2018, Liv-ex Says

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, a wine estate in the Pessac-Leognan appellation of Bordeaux, south of the city, put its 2019 white wine on sale at 75.60 euros ($85) a bottle ex-negociant in bond, down 8.7% from its 2018 release price, according to London-based online wine market Liv-ex. That compared with its 2018 release price of 82.80 euros, Liv-exContinue reading “Smith Haut Lafitte ’19 on Sale at 75.60 Euros, Down 8.7% From 2018, Liv-ex Says”


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Overview of Vintages

Here are links to articles and websites relating to an overview of Bordeaux vintages 2000 – 2018Conseil Interprofessionel du Vin de Bordeaux
https://www.bordeaux.com/gb/Our-Terroir/Vintages

Chateau Angelus 1988 – 2018
https://www.angelus.com/en/all-vintages.html

Chateau Cos d’Estournel 1982 – 2018
https://www.estournel.com/en/cos/wines-cos-destournel/

Chateau Conseillante 1982 – 2013
https://www.la-conseillante.com/sites/default/files/pdf_ddp/La_Conseillante_DDP_FR_HD.pdf

Chateau Haut-Bailly 1998 – 2016
https://www.haut-bailly.com/en/wines.html#page-content

Chateau Haut-Brion 1989 – 2016
https://www.haut-brion.com/fr/les-vins/

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1985 – 2017
http://www.lafite.com/en/chateau-lafite-rothschild/the-wines/chateau-lafite-rothschild/

Chateau Latour 1945 – 2012
https://www.chateau-latour.com/en/a-time-for-sharing/vintages

Chateau Leoville Las-Cases 1945 – 2012
https://www.domaines-delon.com/docs/Domaines-Delon_Grand-Vin-Leoville-Las-Cases_Guide-millesimes.pdf


Estate Vintages by Year

Archive 2018

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2018
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2018/

Archive 2017

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2017
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2017/

Archive 2016

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2016
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2016/

Archive 2015

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2015
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2015/

Archive 2014

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2014
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2014/

Archive 2013

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2013
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2013/

Archive 2012

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2012
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2012/

Archive 2011

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2011
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2011/

Archive 2010

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2010
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2010/

Archive 2009

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2009
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2009/

Archive 2008

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2008
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2008/

Archive 2007

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2007
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2007/

Archive 2006

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2006
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2006/

Archive 2005

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2005
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2005/

Archive 2004

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2004
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2004/

Archive 2003

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2003
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2003/

Archive 2002

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2002
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2002/

Archive 2001

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2001
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2001/

Archive 2000

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2000
https://www.chateau-cheval-blanc.com/en/vintages/chateau-cheval-blanc-2000/

Bordeaux Weather Outlook and Reports

Bordeaux Two-Week Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/bordeaux/33000

Pauillac Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/pauillac/33250

Saint-Julien Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/saint-julien-beychevelle/33250

Margaux Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/margaux/33460

Saint-Emilion Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/saint-emilion/33330

Pomerol Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/pomerol/33500

Pessac Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/pessac/33600

Leognan Forecast (Meteo France)
http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/leognan/33850

2020 Weather

Year-to-date 2020
https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2020/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

May 2020

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie-mensuelle/07510/mai/2020/bordeaux-merignac.html

April 2020

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie-mensuelle/07510/avril/2020/bordeaux-merignac.html

March 2020

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie-mensuelle/07510/mars/2020/bordeaux-merignac.html

February 2020

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie-mensuelle/07510/fevrier/2020/bordeaux-merignac.html

January 2020

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie-mensuelle/07510/janvier/2020/bordeaux-merignac.html

2019 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2019/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2018 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2018/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2017 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2017/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2016 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2016/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2015 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2015/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2014 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2014/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2013 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2013/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2012 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2012/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2011 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2011/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2010 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2010/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2009 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2009/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2008 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2008/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2007 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2007/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2006 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2006/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2005 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2005/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2004 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2004/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2003 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2003/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2002 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2002/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2001 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2001/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html

2000 Weather

https://www.infoclimat.fr/climatologie/annee/2000/bordeaux-merignac/valeurs/07510.html