Wine reports

2014 Bordeaux Report

Published - 112 pages

This spring, JJ Buckley took its customary trip across the Atlantic to attend the annual en primeur tastings in Bordeaux. Tasting the new wines was even more important this year as 2014 provided some of the best wines that we have encountered in this decade. What we found were more success stories than we expected and many story lines that make for interesting reading. Our annual report includes JJ Buckley’s top 15 picks for the vintage, over 200 tasting notes and articles that give guidance and context to the vintage.

2012 Burgundy Report

Published - 28 pages

Every two years, Burgundy’s wineries get together and pour their latest releases. This special event brings the world’s wine industry to the region to sample wines from Chablis to the Macon with frequent stops along the famed Cote d’Or. With the acclaimed 2012’s as a focus of the week’s tastings, JJ Buckley sent Burgundy specialist Jeff Loo to get a feel for the vintage and report on his favorite wines.

2013 Bordeaux Report

Published - 41 pages

This spring, JJ Buckley took its customary trip across the Atlantic to attend the annual en primeur tastings in Bordeaux. With the many difficulties thrown to winemakers because of the poor weather conditions in 2013, tasting the latest wines was even more important this year. What we found were more success stories than we expected and many story lines that make for interesting reading. Our annual report includes JJ Buckley’s top 15 picks for the vintage, over 200 tasting notes and articles that p give guidance and context to the vintage. Published June 2014.

2011 Bordeaux Vintage Update

Published - 33 pages

Each January, the Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux, the region's trade organization, conducts a nationwide tour promoting the most recent vintage. JJ Buckley is on the scene in Los Angeles to taste the newly released wines. This report has the staff's top ten selections, tasting notes for all the wines and articles on the current market, the quality of the vintage and more.

2012 BORDEAUX PREVIEW REPORT

Published - 19 pages

Each year, JJ Buckley's Wine Specialists travel to Bordeaux to taste the most recent vintage during en primeur week. Visits to wineries and negociants, along with educational seminars on viticulture and winemaking provide us with a firsthand look at the new crop of wines, expanding our understanding of the vintage. This report preview presents our top 15 wines from the 2012 vintage, as well as regional favorites and informative article. Stay tuned for our more comprehensive report – complete with tasting notes – due out in July.

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