The 2018 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Two More Firsts, and the 2018 Poster Child

Châteaus Margaux, Palmer, Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion finish strong
The 2018 Bordeaux Barrels Diary: Two More Firsts, and the 2018 Poster Child
A difficult spring took a heavy toll at Palmer in 2018, but quality is spectacular. (Courtesy of Château Palmer)
Apr 3, 2019
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth is in Bordeaux to taste the 2018 vintage, and visit top châteaus. Here are his tasting notes on the newest vintages from Châteaus Margaux, Palmer, Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion.

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