How do Neal Martin, Jancis Robinson, Tim Atkin, James Suckling, Jane Anson, Ronald de Groot and others rate Bordeaux 2018?
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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.
Jane Anson, Decanter (De)
English wine magazine. Wines were given 1 to 5 stars, from the 2007 to 2014 vintage the 10 - 20 scale was presented, and since 2015 Jane Anson is using the 100 points scale. Before 2015 the wines were tasted by Steven Spurrier, James Lawther MW and Beverley Blanning MW. 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 (–).
Lafite-Rothschild (buy)2018Pauillac1st GCC103Boissenot, E.········99·····
Mouton-Rothschild (buy)2018Pauillac1st GCC83Boissenot, E.········99·····
Palmer (buy)2018Margaux3rd GCC52Boissenot, E.········99·····
Pichon-Longueville Comtesse (buy)2018Pauillac2nd GCC85Ribéreau/Boissenot/Boüard········99·····
Latour2018Pauillac1st GCC67Boissenot, E.········98·····
Margaux (buy)2018Margaux1st GCC81Boissenot, E.········98·····
Lynch Bages (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC94Llose, D.········97·····
Pichon-Longueville Baron (buy)2018Pauillac2nd GCC50Llose, D./Boissenot, E.········97·····
Rauzan-Ségla (buy)2018Margaux2nd GCC51Boissenot, E.········97·····
Clerc Milon (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC30Dhalluin, Ph.········96·····
d'Issan (buy)2018Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, E.········96·····
Pontet-Canet (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC80Boissenot/Rolland········96·····
Brane-Cantenac (buy)2018Margaux2nd GCC90Lurton, H.········95·····
Duhart-Milon (buy)2018Pauillac4th GCC71Chevallier, Ch.········95·····
Giscours (buy)2018Margaux3rd GCC80Boissenot, E.········95·····
Grand-Puy-Lacoste (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC55Boissenot, E.········95·····
d'Armailhac (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC50Dhalluin, Ph.········94·····
Batailley2018Pauillac5th GCC57Dubourdieu, D.········94·····
Cantenac-Brown2018Margaux3rd GCC42Boissenot, E.········94·····
Durfort-Vivens (buy)2018Margaux2nd GCC30Lurton, G.········94·····
Marojallia2018Margaux·4Thunevin, J-L········94·····
Marquis d'Alesme2018Margaux3rd GCC16Zuger, C.········94·····
Prieuré-Lichine2018Margaux4th GCC68Derenoncourt, S.········94·····
d'Angludet2018MargauxCB34Sichel, B.········93·····
Boyd-Cantenac (buy)2018Margaux3rd GCC17Guillemet, L.········93·····
Carruades de Lafite Rothschild (buy)2018Pauillac2nd wine103Boissenot, E.········93·····
Dauzac2018Margaux5th GCC45Boissenot, E.········93·····
Haut-Batailley (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC22Boissenot, E.········93·····
Kirwan2018Margaux3rd GCC35Fakorellis, A.········93·····
Labégorce2018MargauxCB36Medeville, A.········93·····
Malescot-Saint-Exupéry2018Margaux3rd GCC23Rolland, M.········93·····
Pédesclaux (buy)2018Pauillac5th GCC28Boissenot, E.········93·····
Réserve de la Comtesse (buy)2018Pauillac2nd wine85Ribéreau-Gayon, P.········93·····
Siran (buy)2018MargauxCB24Dubourdieu, D.········93·····
Blason d'Issan (buy)2018Margaux2nd wine30Boissenot, E.········92·····
Echo de Lynch Bages2018Pauillac2nd wine94Llose, D.········92·····
Ferrière2018Margaux3rd GCC8Boissenot, E.········92·····
les Forts de Latour2018Pauillac2nd wine67Boissenot, E.········92·····
Grand-Puy-Ducasse2018Pauillac5th GCC40Dubourdieu, D.········92·····
Haut-Bages Libéral2018Pauillac5th GCC28Ruini, S.········92·····
Lascombes2018Margaux2nd GCC84Rolland, M.········92·····
Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux (buy)2018Margaux2nd wine81Boissenot, E.········92·····
le Petit Mouton de Mouton-Rothschild (buy)2018Pauillac2nd wine83Dhalluin, Ph.········92·····
Rauzan-Gassies2018Margaux2nd GCC30Camps, J-L········92·····
du Tertre (buy)2018Margaux5th GCC50Ardouin, F./Boissenot, E.········92·····
la Tour de Mons2018MargauxCB43Boissenot, E.········92·····
Baron de Brane (buy)2018Margaux2nd wine90Lurton, H.········91·····
Croizet-Bages2018Pauillac5th GCC30Cintrat, L.········91·····
Desmirail2018Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, E.········91·····
Fonbadet2018PauillacCB20Peyronie, P.········91·····
Haut-Bages Monpelou2018PauillacCB15Castéja family········91·····
Lynch-Moussas2018Pauillac5th GCC57Boissenot/Dubourdieu········91·····
Marquis de Terme (buy)2018Margaux4th GCC38Hugon, J-P········91·····
Tourelles de Longueville2018Pauillac2nd wine50Boissenot & Llose········91·····
la Fleur-Peyrabon2018PauillacCB5Bernard, P.········90·····
Griffons de Pichon Baron2018Pauillac2nd wine50Boissenot & Llose········90·····
la Gurgue2018MargauxCB10Villars-Lurton, C.········90·····
Lacoste Borie (buy)2018Pauillac2nd wine55Boissenot, E.········90·····
Pibran (buy)2018PauillacCB10Boissenot, E.········90·····
Monbrison (buy)2018MargauxCB13Boissenot, E.········89·····
Pauillac de Château Latour2018Pauillac3rd wine67Boissenot, E.········89·····
la Sirène de Giscours (buy)2018Margaux2nd wine80Boissenot, E.········89·····
Pouget2018Margaux4th GCC10Guillemet family········88·····

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