Wine: Simplicity is the key to the success of Bordeaux

This world-famous wine region is evolving, but even its newest winemakers aren’t taking their eyes off the ball when it comes to quality

1st November, 2020
Wine: Simplicity is the key to the success of Bordeaux
In Bordeaux, many producers are content to plough their own furrow towards success

The flight path into Bordeaux Mérignac always feels like a wine geek’s geography puzzle.

With just a bit too much altitude to discern the actual châteaux themselves, it is very much a game of educated guessing. That’s where the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers converge, so that must be the Margaux commune, and therefore that must be Château Margaux.

There are very few wine-producing regions...

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