Bordeaux is a region where prices diverge wildly depending on the hype created around “vintages of the century.” So much so, that the wines from the exact same estate can double in price if they were grown in the right year. In no other region in the world does vintage affect price so much. As such, any appreciator of the wines of Bordeaux must decide for themselves whether these “vintages of the century” are worth the premium they carry. At Le Du’s we are offering you the ability to decide for yourself.
At this seminar, we will taste through the wines from three great estates of Bordeaux, and explore two wines from each estate, one from a “vintage of the century” and one from a vintage that failed to garner the same level of excitement. The seminar will explore the ways in which vintage variation can alter the profile of a wine, and you can decide for yourself if these “vintages of the century” are worth the hype! The following wines will be opened: