Wine reports

2011 Bordeaux Futures Special Report

Published - 119 pages

JJ Buckley did it again this year for En Primeurs in Bordeaux. We sent 14 of our wine specialists and wine buyers to see firsthand what this vintage is all about. The week was whirlwind which resulted in hundreds of tasting notes, in-depth interviews with owners and wine makers of the most prestigious Chateaus, and a deep understanding of the vintage. Download our comprehensive report for a first look into what to expect from the wines of 2011.

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2009 Bordeaux Report - Update

Published - 26 pages

JJ Buckley's first published wine report focused on the 2009 Bordeaux vintage tasted from barrel in April of 2010. Now in bottle, this update showcases tasting notes of some of the finished '09s presented at the Union des Grands Crus tasting in Los Angeles in January of 2012. Also included are observations on the current market as well as vintage commentary.

2011 Champagne Report

Published - 70 pages

JJ Buckley's Champagne Report is out in time for bubbly season... and beyond! The 2011 edition expands on last year's report with new articles, more wine reviews, overviews of additional domaines and the occasional point of opposition.


Published - 38 pages

Syrah truly hits its mark in the northern Rhone, an area that often goes unnoticed beside its more popular neighbor to the south. Yet here appellations such as Hermitage and Cote Rotie have rich histories of making beautifully long-lived wines. JJ Buckley's latest report highlights the acclaimed 2009 vintage while digging deeper to gain an in-depth perspective on the regions and wineries that comprise this noble region.

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2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Report

Published - 48 pages

Chateauneuf du Pape, despite producing some of the world's most evocative wines, still flies under the radar compared to other regions in France. After JJ Buckley's recent visit to the Southern Rhone, we were inspired to give this AOC the attention it deserves. Included are aging and vintage guides, extensive tasting notes on the just released 2009s and in-depth winery profiles.

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