A Note on En Primeur

Our commitment to getting Bordeaux tastings right during pandemic troubles

A Note on En Primeur
Senior editor James Molesworth (Michelle McSwain Photography / The Vinum Collective)
From the Jul 31, 2021, issue

In March 2020, senior editor James Molesworth was prepared to head over to Bordeaux to taste the 2019 barrel samples. That came to a screeching halt as the world shut down due to the pandemic. In his July 31, 2021, issue column, Molesworth breaks down how he reviews wines from one of the world's most prestigous regions and why reviews of the 2020 vintage will have to wait.

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