Wine

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James Suck­ling chooses 10 of the best 2015 Pomerols after tast­ing al­most 800 in Bordeaux. 160 Mal­becs from Ar­gentina’s Men­doza re­gion are be­com­ing more re­fined, el­e­gant wines that em­pha­sise pedi­gree and style. James Suck­ling picks five of the best. 161 The 2015 Bordeaux vin­tage is ex­tra­or­di­nary—and you’re go­ing to want to get your hands on some en primeur. 162 Two ma­jor ac­qui­si­tions, a port fit for a queen and a new Chi­nese wine hol­i­day make James Suck­ling’s monthly round-up of wine in­dus­try news

The 2015 har­vest in Bordeaux pro­duced some of the most ex­cit­ing young wines in re­cent mem­ory. While the vin­tage isn’t at quite the same level as the 2009 or 2010, wines of great depth and en­ergy were pro­duced. James Suck­ling chooses 10 of the best 2015 Pomerols after tast­ing al­most 800 in Bordeaux. Since these are cur­rently in bar­rel in the châteaux, scores are on a slid­ing scale. The wines are now avail­able to buy as en primeur, or fu­tures

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