How do Neal Martin, Jancis Robinson, Tim Atkin, James Suckling, Jane Anson, Ronald de Groot and others rate Bordeaux 2016?
Bordeaux Futures Primeurs Tasting Notes
Bordoverview helps you find your Bordeaux 2016 futures from all major Médoc, Graves, Saint-Emilion and Pomerol châteaux.

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Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC)
AOC stands for “Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée”. It tells you where the wine comes from, its origin. It also tells you that the wine is made according to the criteria of this AOC.
Classification (Class.)
Most of these wines belong to one of the Bordeaux classifications:
1st-5th GCC - The famous 1855 Médoc Grand Cru Classé Classification (61 wines). The list starts with the top 5 of 1st Classed Growths.
1st GCC a & b and GCC - The St-Emilion Premier Grand Crus (class a and class b) and the Grand Cru Classés.
CB - The Médoc Cru Bourgeois Classification (1932). Last renewed in 2003 (with at the top the 9 Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel followed by the Cru Bourgeois Supérieur classed wines, this 2003 classification is used for the overviews 2004 - 2006). In February 2007 the classification was annuled by the Bordeaux Administrative Appeals Court, and in November 2007 it was decided that the classification would be continued but without the sub-classes at the top.
CC Grav. - All Graves wines classified (1959) as Cru Classé de Graves are located in the Pessac-Léognan region (as individual AOC established in 1987).
Size in hectares (Size)
This column tells you what the size is of the property in hectares (ha). Note that seldomly all land is used to make the first wine of the estate. Most châteaux also make a second and even a third wine on the estate.
Winemaker, consultant, manager or owner (By)
Some people are playing a decisive role in the wine-making process. From more to less influential with respect to the style of the wine we can distinguish:
1. consulting oenologist
2. oenologist
3. cellar master (and vineyard manager)
4. (general) manager
5. owner
Not all roles are necessarily played by different people, e.g. there is no oenologist supporting the cellar master, or the owner himself is in fact the winemaker. For this column the person fulfilling the first role is mentioned: he or she is in fact the person who most determines the overall style of the wine.
Neal Martin (NM)
English wine critic, contributing to Wine-Journal on He rates the wines on a scale from 50 to 100. For example, 92-94 means "ranging from 92 to 94". Sometimes Martin adds a plus (+) to his rating. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Jancis Robinson (JR)
English wine critic publishing on her website Note that all Bordeaux 2011 primeurs are rated by Julia Harding. Wines are rated on a scale from 10 to 20. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Tim Atkin (TA)
English wine critic publishing on his website Wines are rated on a scale from 50 to 100. Not all wines are (already) rated.
James Suckling (JS)
American wine critic James Suckling published in the American magazine Wine Spectator up to and including the Bordeaux 2009 vintage. From Bordeaux 2010 vintage he publishes on his own new website Wines are rated on a scale from 50 to 100. For example 92-94 means "ranging from 92 to 94". Not all wines are (already) rated.
Jeff Leve (JL)
American wine critic publishing on his website Wines are rated on a scale from 50 to 100. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Decanter (De)
English wine magazine. Wines are given 1 to 5 stars. From the 2007 vintage onwards the 10 - 20 scale is presented (might be changed later for the 2006 vintage etc. also). The wines are tasted by Steven Spurrier, James Lawther MW and Beverley Blanning MW. Not all wines are (already) rated.
La Revue du Vin de France (RVF)
French wine magazine. Wines are rated on a scale from 10 to 20. The wines are tasted by Olivier Poels, Hélène Durand and Philippe Maurange. Instead of a single number, always a range is given with a 1 point span. Presented here is the mean. E.g. 16,5-17,5 becomes 17. In the exceptional case where the span is just 0,5 point, the average ending in .25 or .75 is presented. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Perswijn (PW)
Dutch wine magazine. Wines are tasted by Ronald de Groot and Sjoerd de Groot, and are given 1 to 5 stars. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Consumer price in euro (Price)
The price shown is the average initial consumer "en primeur" price with tax included. Use it as a guideline, as an indication to assess the prices that you encounter.
Price change percentage (+/–)
This column compares the initial consumer price of the displayed year with the consumer price of the preceding year. If both consumer prices are known, a percentage is shown for the price increase (+) or price drop (–).
Fourcas-Hosten2016Listrac-MédocCB47Boissenot, E.87-89·88··89-90·9216.53+·€ 19+12%
Meyney (buy)2016St-EstèpheCB51Pauli, G.90-9216.5···95-9692-949216.54·€ 280%
Siran (buy)2016MargauxCB24Dubourdieu, D.92-9417-89··94-9591-939316.54·€ 30+11%
de Camensac2016Haut-Médoc5th GCC65Rolland, M.90-921687··92-9388-899116.53+·€ 31+7%
les Ormes de Pez (buy)2016St-EstèpheCB33Llose, D.92-9416.592··93-9490-929316.54·€ 32+10%
Cantemerle (buy)2016Haut-Médoc5th GCC87Pauli, G.90-9215.591··94-9592-949316.54·€ 33+14%
Lynch-Moussas2016Pauillac5th GCC57Boissenot/Dubourdieu92-9417-88··93-9491-939216.5··€ 40+8%
Grand-Puy-Ducasse2016Pauillac5th GCC40Dubourdieu, D.91-9316.5+92··92-9392-949316.54·€ 42+11%
Marquis d'Alesme2016Margaux3rd GCC16Zuger, C.92-9417···91-92·9316.54·€ 42+5%
Ferrière2016Margaux3rd GCC8Boissenot, E.92-9417-87··93-9487-899216.54·€ 44+19%
Rauzan-Gassies2016Margaux2nd GCC30Camps, J-L86-8816.591··90-9187-899116.54·€ 56+14%
Duhart-Milon (buy)2016Pauillac4th GCC71Chevallier, Ch.92-9417+92··94-9593-959516.54·€ 78+13%
Lascombes2016Margaux2nd GCC84Rolland, M.89-91?16.585··93-9490-929316.5·€ 82+14%
Belgrave2016Haut-Médoc5th GCC60Bonnaffous, F.90-921692···90-929116.754···
Cos-Labory2016St-Estèphe5th GCC18Audoy, B.89-911790··90-9189-919216.754·€ 39+18%
du Tertre (buy)2016Margaux5th GCC50Ardouin, F./Boissenot, E.90-9216.5+91··94-9591-939216.754·€ 43+16%
Kirwan2016Margaux3rd GCC35Fakorellis, A.89-9117-88··88-8990-929316.754·€ 46+10%
Haut-Bages Libéral2016Pauillac5th GCC28Ruini, S.90-9216.589··94-9590-929116.754·€ 47+21%
Lagrange (buy)2016St-Julien3rd GCC113Boissenot, E.94-961690··95-9692-949516.754·€ 50+19%
Langoa-Barton (buy)2016St-Julien3rd GCC17Barton, A.91-9317.593··94-9591-939416.75·€ 53+15%
Clerc Milon (buy)2016Pauillac5th GCC30Dhalluin, Ph.92-9417.5+93··94-9593-959616.75·€ 69+11%
Pouget2016Margaux4th GCC10Guillemet family·····91-9289-91·16.25····
la Tour-Carnet2016Haut-Médoc4th GCC48Rolland, M. (B. Magrez)91-9317-87··92-9390-929216.254···
Labégorce2016MargauxCB36Medeville, A.94-9616.592··94-9591-939316.254·€ 29+7%
Chasse-Spleen (buy)2016MoulisCB107Boissenot, E.92-941692···89-91·16.253+·€ 32+10%
Poujeaux (buy)2016MoulisCB55Boissenot, E.91-9316+91··91-9291-93·16.254·€ 32+10%
Croizet-Bages2016Pauillac5th GCC30Cintrat, L.89-9116.589··92-9386-889116.25··€ 40+14%
Desmirail2016Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, E.88-9016.589··92-9398-919116.25·€ 40+18%
Gloria (buy)2016St-Julien·44Costanzo, R. di93-9516.594··93-9493-959416.254·€ 44+10%
Prieuré-Lichine2016Margaux4th GCC68Derenoncourt, S.90-9216.588··93-9492-949516.254·€ 44+10%
Marquis de Terme2016Margaux4th GCC38Hugon, J-P·16.589··93-9492-949216.254·€ 45+7%
d'Armailhac2016Pauillac5th GCC50Dhalluin, Ph.92-9417-91··95-9692-949316.254·€ 47+12%
Grand-Puy-Lacoste (buy)2016Pauillac5th GCC55Boissenot, E.95-971797··96-9795-979417····
Olivier2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Dubourdieu, D.91-9316.593··91-9289-919417·€ 32+10%
Carbonnieux (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.47Dubourdieu, D.92-9416.592··94-9586-889217·€ 37+9%
Larrivet-Haut-Brion2016Pessac-Léognan·45Rolland, M.89-9116.593··93-9491-938817·€ 37+12%
Haut Condissas2016Médoc·5Raynaud, A.89-9116.5+····88-908917··€ 42+5%
Pédesclaux2016Pauillac5th GCC28Boissenot, E.93-9516.587··94-9592-9494174·€ 47+18%
la Croix Ducru Beaucaillou (buy)2016St-Julien2nd wine55Boissenot, E.92-941794··94-9591-9392174·€ 50·
Cantenac-Brown2016Margaux3rd GCC42Boissenot, E.92-9416+93··93-9493-9594174·€ 56+14%
Bouscaut2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.39Cogombles-Lurton90-921791··92-9387-8893164···
de Fieuzal2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.35Dubourdieu, D.90-9216.593··92-9390-9293164···
de Pez2016St-EstèpheCB24Dubourdieu, D.92-9416.5+92··93-9491-9391164···
Brown2016Pessac-Léognan·23.5Derenoncourt, S.?1790··90-9189-919216··€ 29+16%
Sociando-Mallet (buy)2016Haut-Médoc·72Couasnon, M.92-9416.5···93-9492-949217.25·€ 39+18%
Haut-Marbuzet2016St-EstèpheCB58Saintout, B.92-9415.5···92-9390-929117.254·€ 44+19%
Dauzac2016Margaux5th GCC45Boissenot, E.90-921690··92-9389-919317.254·€ 45+7%
Boyd-Cantenac2016Margaux3rd GCC17Guillemet, L.·16···94-9590-92·17.25··€ 47+7%
Phélan-Ségur (buy)2016St-EstèpheCB89Boissenot/Rolland92-9417-95··94-9591-939417.254·€ 47+12%
Lafon-Rochet (buy)2016St-Estèphe4th GCC40Couasnon, M-B91-9316.593··93-9493-959517.254·€ 49+20%
la Lagune (buy)2016Haut-Médoc3rd GCC80Dubourdieu, D.93-9517-92···93-959317.254·€ 51+9%
Giscours (buy)2016Margaux3rd GCC80Boissenot, E.93-951790··96-9794-969417.25·€ 64+23%
d'Issan (buy)2016Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, E.93-9517+89··96-9794-969517.25·€ 67+18%
Clos du Marquis (buy)2016St-Julien·97Boissenot, E.93-951794··94-9591-939217.5·€ 57+10%
Talbot (buy)2016St-Julien4th GCC102Ribéreau-G/Boissenot90-921793··93-9491-939417.5·€ 60+9%
Saint-Pierre (buy)2016St-Julien4th GCC17Boissenot, E.94-9617-93··94-9593-959517.5·€ 65+12%
Brane-Cantenac (buy)2016Margaux2nd GCC90Lurton, H.96-981791··95-9694-969417.54·€ 74+16%
Couhins2016Pessac-Léognan·24Forget, D.·1793··91-92·9115.5····
la Garde2016Pessac-Léognan·56Rolland, M.88-901790···86-889115.5····
Malescot-Saint-Exupéry2016Margaux3rd GCC23Rolland, M.94-9615.587··98-9994-969317.75·€ 59+18%
Beychevelle (buy)2016St-Julien4th GCC74Boissenot, E.96-9816.590··94-9596-989417.754·€ 80+11%
Rauzan-Ségla (buy)2016Margaux2nd GCC51Boissenot, E.95-971794··96-9796-989517.75·€ 85+18%
Latour-Martillac (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Dubourdieu/Rolland92-941694··93-9491-9392184·€ 37+12%
Batailley2016Pauillac5th GCC57Dubourdieu, D.93-9517+90···92-9493184·€ 49·
Branaire (Ducru) (buy)2016St-Julien4th GCC52Boissenot, E.92-941791··95-9693-9594184·€ 57+6%
Malartic-Lagravière2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.41Rolland, M.94-9616.5+92··95-9693-959418·€ 59+20%
Lynch Bages (buy)2016Pauillac5th GCC94Llose, D.97-9917.597··98-9996-9895185·€ 136+14%
Gruaud-Larose (buy)2016St-Julien2nd GCC82Pauli, G./Boissenot, E.93-9517.591··95-9691-939518.54·€ 75+12%
Calon-Ségur (buy)2016St-Estèphe3rd GCC74Boissenot, E.95-9718.598··98-9997-999618.5·€ 89+17%
Léoville-Barton (buy)2016St-Julien2nd GCC47Boissenot, E.93-951893··95-9694-969618.55·€ 90+17%
Pape Clément (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Rolland, M. (B. Magrez)95-9716.593··97-9895-979418.54·€ 94+12%
Smith Haut Lafitte (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.45Rolland/Derenoncourt96-9817.595··97-9896-989718.54·€ 109+28%
Cos d'Estournel (buy)2016St-Estèphe2nd GCC64Boissenot, E.98-1001896··97-9896-989718.5·€ 1690%
la Mission Haut-Brion (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.21Masclef, J-P98-10018.5++95··96-9797-999818.5·€ 469+12%
la Louvière2016Pessac-Léognan·35Dubourdieu, D.88-90?16.5···91-9289-919014.5···
Couhins-Lurton2016Pessac-Léognan·18Lurton, A.90-9215.589··91-9287-899314.5·€ 32+7%
Pichon-Longueville Baron (buy)2016Pauillac2nd GCC50Llose, D./Boissenot, E.96-9818.596··98-9998-1009618.755·€ 161+18%
Pichon-Longueville Comtesse (buy)2016Pauillac2nd GCC85Ribéreau/Boissenot/Boüard96-9817-98··96-9798-1009818.755·€ 169+24%
les Carmes Haut-Brion (buy)2016Pessac-Léognan·4.5Furt, D.95-971794··96-9798-10095194·€ 80+25%
Montrose (buy)2016St-Estèphe2nd GCC68Ribéreau-Gayon, P.97-991896··97-9899-10096195·€ 1440%
Palmer (buy)2016Margaux3rd GCC52Boissenot, E.95-9717.5+96··99-10097-989819·€ 336+14%
Lafite-Rothschild (buy)2016Pauillac1st GCC103Boissenot, E.96-981897··10098-10099195·€ 678+15%
Léoville-Poyferré (buy)2016St-Julien2nd GCC80Rolland, M./Davin, I.95-971895··95-9696-989619.25·€ 94+19%
Margaux (buy)2016Margaux1st GCC81Boissenot, E.97-9917.596··98-9996-989719.25·€ 586+7%
Domaine de Chevalier (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.33Derenoncourt, S.94-9617+92··96-9796-989619.5·€ 75+17%
Haut-Bailly (buy)2016Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.32Ribéreau/Dubourdieu96-981795··98-9997-999719.5··€ 119+27%
Ducru-Beaucaillou (buy)2016St-Julien2nd GCC55Boissenot, E.96-981796··97-9898-1009719.55·€ 196+16%
Léoville-Las-Cases (buy)2016St-Julien2nd GCC97Boissenot, E.98-1001995··98-9997-999919.55·€ 252+30%
Haut-Brion (buy)2016Pessac-Léognan1st GCC43Masclef, J-P97-991997··10099-1009819.5·€ 586+7%
Mouton-Rothschild (buy)2016Pauillac1st GCC83Boissenot, E.98-10018.5+95··10099-1009819.55·€ 586+7%
Pontet-Canet (buy)2016Pauillac5th GCC80Boissenot/Rolland95-971895··98-9997-999719.75·€ 152+43%

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