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Turbulent decade for Bordeaux ends with a new 2016 high

Troubled harvests between 2011 and 2013 took its toll on the label but last year's harvest marks a new high point

Buyers who attended the trade tastings of the 2016 vintage Bordeaux primeurs in Margaux last month agreed quality is high and said they expect increases of 10 per cent or more for many of 2016's wines.


BORDEAUX estates are starting to price their 2016 wines for release to the international trade at a higher level than the 2015 vintage, according to data from the London-based Liv-ex online wine exchange, reflecting the assessment of producers and critics that the vintage is...

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