Lonely Planet Writer

Bordeaux 2015 hailed as magnificent vintage after excellent growing conditions

Wine experts have been celebrating the 2015 Bordeaux vintage as one of the best in recent years.

2015 was a good year for wine in Bordeaux.
2015 was a good year for wine in Bordeaux. Image by Karen

Excellent growing conditions in the region had prompted speculation that it was going to be a particularly good vintage, and the wine won high praise at the region’s annual futures tastings. Oenologist Michel Rolland said: “It’s a great vintage with precise wines, better than any we’ve ever made…It has the power of the 2005s and… the body and sunny charm of the 2009s.”

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