Some winemakers in Bordeaux are calling the 2016 vintage part of “the second coming of Bordeaux” due to their unique character and excellent quality. The wines have a classicism that reminds the great ones of the 1980s, but they have much more precision and clarity due to advances in viticulture and winemaking since then. They also seem much less manipulated than some Bordeaux from the first decade of this century, when some producers were making more marketing-driven wines.
“It is a second coming of age of Bordeaux” says Mathieu Chardonnier, head of the negociant house of CVBG which also owns several top Bordeaux wine estates and sells millions of cases of Bordeaux each year. “It takes confidence to do less to get more in your winemaking and to believe in what you do. But that’s what many of us are doing in Bordeaux now. We made great wines in Bordeaux in 2015 and 2016. They are some of the best ever.”
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