Bordeaux Futures Primeurs Tasting Notes

Bordeaux chateaux size near 20 hectares
Bordeaux 2022 Left bank

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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.
Class.
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
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.
WA
William Kelley, Wine Advocate (WA)
English wine critic, living in France and California, publishing on erobertparker.com, starting with the Bordeaux 2021 vintage. He rates the wines on a scale from 75 to 100. Since the 2022 vintage Kelley is joined by Yohan Castaign. Yohan is from Bordeaux. The vintages 2017-2020 were rated by Lisa Perrotti-Brown. An asterisk (*) means that it is the best wine from the château that Robert Parker ever tasted as a barrel sample. Not all wines are (already) rated.
JL
Jeff Leve (JL)
American wine critic publishing on his website TheWineCellarInsider.com. Wines are rated on a scale from 75 to 100. Not all wines are (already) rated.
JA
Jane Anson (JA)
English wine journalist formerly writing for Decanter Magazine and now publishing on her website Inside Bordeaux. She rates the wines on a scale from 75 to 100. Ratings from 2013 and earlier were published on her previous website New Bordeaux. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Price
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.
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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 (–).
Clément-Pichon2022Haut-MédocCB2084-86······90-92·······€ 19–10%
d'Escurac2022MédocCB20···············€ 130%
Fonbadet2022PauillacCB20·······92-94··94····€ 44+19%
Mayne Lalande2022Listrac-MédocCB20·················
Paloumey2022Haut-MédocCB2087-89······88-90·········
Picque-Caillou2022Pessac-Léognan·20·······90-92··88····€ 24+20%
la Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion (buy)2022Pessac-Léognan2nd wine2190-92+······94-95··92······
la Mission Haut-Brion (buy)2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.2194-96+······96-98··97······
le Boscq2022St-EstèpheCB18·······91-93··93····€ 26·
Cos-Labory2022St-Estèphe5th GCC1889-91······91-93··92······
Couhins-Lurton2022Pessac-Léognan·1889-91······92-94··94····€ 37+16%
Le Petit Ducru2022St-Julien·1890-92······91-93··91····€ 33·
Vieux Robin Bois de Lunier2022MédocCB18·················
Charmail2022Haut-MédocCB22·······90-92·······€ 21+11%
Haut-Batailley (buy)2022Pauillac5th GCC2291-93+······94-96··93······
Luchey Halde2022Pessac-Léognan·22·················
Boyd-Cantenac2022Margaux3rd GCC17···············€ 56·
Clos Floridène2022Graves·17··········89····€ 19+6%
Langoa-Barton (buy)2022St-Julien3rd GCC1793-95+······93-95··94····€ 50+16%
Saint-Pierre (buy)2022St-Julien4th GCC1793-94+······94-96··94······
Tronquoy (buy)2022St-EstèpheCB1789-91······92-94··93····€ 28·
Brown2022Pessac-Léognan·23··········93····€ 32+19%
Clauzet2022St-EstèpheCB23··········93····€ 20+11%
Malescot-Saint-Exupéry2022Margaux3rd GCC2393-95······93-95·········
Marquis d'Alesme2022Margaux3rd GCC16·······94-96··95······
Tour de Pez2022St-EstèpheCB16··········91····€ 23+15%
Couhins2022Pessac-Léognan·2490-92+······90-92··92······
de Pez2022St-EstèpheCB2490-92······92-94··94······
Siran (buy)2022MargauxCB2490-92······92-94··94····€ 35+25%
Villa Bel-Air2022Graves·2488-90················
Branon2022Pessac-Léognan·15·················
Haut-Bages Monpelou2022PauillacCB15·······90-92··93······
Haut-Bergey (buy)2022Pessac-Léognan·1589-91······91-93··88····€ 25+19%
Sérilhan2022St-EstèpheCB25·················
Monbrison2022MargauxCB13·······89-90··91······
Petit Bocq2022St-EstèpheCB13·······91-93··93····€ 22+10%
G d'Estournel2022Médoc·28·······90-92··93······
Haut-Bages Libéral (buy)2022Pauillac5th GCC2893-95······93-95··93······
Pédesclaux (buy)2022Pauillac5th GCC2889-91······93-95··94······
Fourcas-Borie2022Listrac-Médoc·29·················
de Gironville2022Haut-MédocCB10·················
les Grands Chênes2022MédocCB1086-88······90-92·······€ 17+6%
la Gurgue2022MargauxCB1090-91······89-91··91····€ 26+13%
Pibran (buy)2022PauillacCB1089-91······90-91··91······
Pouget2022Margaux4th GCC10···············€ 40+8%
Blason d'Issan (buy)2022Margaux2nd wine3089-91······89-91··92······
Clerc Milon (buy)2022Pauillac5th GCC3093-95······94-96··95······
Croizet-Bages2022Pauillac5th GCC30·······90-92··92······
Desmirail2022Margaux3rd GCC3090-92······91-93··92······
Durfort-Vivens (buy)2022Margaux2nd GCC3093-96·········95······
d'Issan (buy)2022Margaux3rd GCC3093-95······95-97··95······
Latour-Martillac (buy)2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3091-93······93-95·······€ 37+19%
Olivier2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30·······92-94··93······
Pape Clément2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3092-94······96-98·········
Preuillac2022Médoc·30·················
Rauzan-Gassies2022Margaux2nd GCC30·······91-93··93······
Tour du Haut-Moulin2022Haut-MédocCB3086-88················
Belle-Vue2022Haut-Médoc·9·················
Clos Manou2022Médoc·991-93······91-93··94····€ 24+4%
Mille Roses2022Haut-Médoc·9·················
Bellegrave (Pauillac)2022PauillacCB8·······90-92·······€ 28+17%
Ferrière (buy)2022Margaux3rd GCC892-94······92-94··93····€ 48+20%
Poumey2022Pessac-Léognan·8·················
Beau-Site2022St-EstèpheCB32·······91-93··89······
le Crock2022St-EstèpheCB3290-92······92-94··92······
Haut-Bailly (buy)2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3294-96······98-100··97······
Tour des Termes2022St-EstèpheCB32··········93······
Domaine Andron2022Haut-Médoc·7·················
de Marbuzet2022St-EstèpheCB7·················
Domaine de Chevalier (buy)2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3394-96······96-98·········
Ormes de Pez (buy)2022St-EstèpheCB3390-92······91-93··93····€ 31·
Clos Marsalette2022Pessac-Léognan·6·······91-93··90······
d'Angludet2022MargauxCB34··········94······
Fonréaud2022Listrac-MédocCB3488-90······89-91··93····€ 18+13%
Branas Grand Poujeaux2022Moulis·5·······90-92··91······
la Fleur-Peyrabon2022PauillacCB5·······89-91··92····€ 27+8%
Haut Condissas2022Médoc·5·······89-90··89······
d'Agassac2022Haut-MédocCB3586-88······89-91··92····€ 21+11%
Bernadotte2022Haut-Médoc·3586-88······88-90·········
de Fieuzal2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3594-96+······92-94·······€ 40+3%
Kirwan2022Margaux3rd GCC3590-92······90-92··93······
de Lamarque2022Haut-MédocCB35·······91-93··93····€ 22·
la Louvière2022Pessac-Léognan·3590-92······92-94··92····€ 33+18%
les Carmes Haut-Brion (buy)2022Pessac-Léognan·499-100······99-100··96······
Marojallia2022Margaux·4··········91······
de France2022Pessac-Léognan·36·······91-93··90······
Labégorce2022MargauxCB36·······93-95··93······
la Bessane2022Margaux·386-88················
Malescasse2022Haut-MédocCB3790-91+······90-92··91······
Sénéjac2022Haut-MédocCB3790-92······91-93··93····€ 18+13%
Clos des Demoiselles2022Listrac-Médoc·2·················
Clos des Quatre Vents2022MargauxCB2·················
la Sérénité2022Pessac-Léognan·2·················
Marquis de Terme2022Margaux4th GCC3886-88······93-95··91······
Arnauld2022Haut-MédocCB39··········94······
Bouscaut2022Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.3990-92·········94····€ 32+14%
Liversan2022Haut-MédocCB39·······91-93·········
l'Aura de Cambon2022Margaux·0·················
Brillette2022MoulisCB40·················
Grand-Puy-Ducasse2022Pauillac5th GCC4089-92······92-94··93····€ 43+23%

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