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Vieux Château Certan 2004 is splendid to drink now. A lovely wine, just the faintest suggestion of brownish tints in the medium-dark red colour, a seductive aroma of black and red berries and a hint of cedar and blackcurrants.

En primeur: Don't ignore lesser vintages

Mar 31, 2017 5:50 AM

THIS is the time of the year when we can soon expect to see en primeur offers of the previous year's (2016) vintage of Bordeaux wines. The Bordeaux en primeur campaign which opens in May every year offers the previous year's vintage wine, still maturing in barrels in the cellars of the Châteaux

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