Rare Bordeaux Vintages from 1982 & 1986

Rare Bordeaux Vintages from 1982 & 1986
October 22, 2014 admin

Fine & Rare Bordeaux from the 1982 & 1986 vintages to be featured at Anderson’s Live Wine Auction in 2015

Highly acclaimed British wine merchants, Berry Brothers & Rudd, have this to say about the 1982 vintage from Bordeaux, “One of the great vintages of the last century and, with the possible exceptions of Margaux and Graves, these are the most complex and profound wines produced since the classic 1961 vintage. The weather was beneficial to producers throughout the growing season but what made the vintage outstanding was the exceptionally warm weather that Bordeaux enjoyed in September, with average temperatures ranging between 29-40 degrees. This produced a huge crop of wines of exceptional richness and ripeness, with some wines possessing an almost Californian- like character.

The Merlot-based wines of Pomerol and St-Emilion are outstanding, with P