2018 Bordeaux En Primeur

St Emilion Tower

En Primeur is basically wine futures - you pay upfront for wine that will be delivered a couple of years later. What's in it for you, you ask? Well, it allows you to get your hands on rare and highly sought-after wines at very advantageous prices (sometimes 30% cheaper!), with guaranteed provenance, no extra taxes and with peace of mind that the wines were well cellared in their Châteaux of origin before being cold shipped to Australia.

As we had many questions regarding this topic in the past few weeks, we're opening up once again registration for our separate En Primeur Newsletter / Offers - you can find the link below. We're also joining links to our previously sent offers so you don't miss out on anything!

THE VINTAGE

Yes, yes. Every other vintage in Bordeaux is hailed as the vintage of the century and every time they tell you it's really the one... Well, we don't condone that sort of thing, but we can tell you 2018 is as good as it gets thanks to the dry, cool back season. Expect dark, brooding wines, concentrated and extracted, richly textured and dense, but balanced by excellent acidity - all qualities that promise a very long bottle life!

In terms of appellations to look out for, the cooler parts of the Left Bank saw some spectacular Cabernet Sauvignon (think Saint-Estèphe, Pauillac and Saint-Julien), but the Right Bank is where the action is, especially on the limestone plateau of Saint-Émilion and the gravely clays of Pomerol. 


HOW TO ORDER

The best way to place your order is to email Phil Stanton the following details at phil@thewineemporium.com.au 

1. Full Name
2. Phone Number
3. Wines and Volumes

We will then contact you to confirm the order and take payment. Orders are not confirmed until payment has been taken. With all the wines this year there is a six bottle minimum for 750ml bottles and a 12 bottle minimum for 375ml bottles. Full payment is due upon confirmation of your order and wines are due to arrive in the middle to end of 2021.


THE WINES

Our first round of picks can be found HERE

Our second round of picks can be found HERE

Our third round of picks can be found HERE

Our fourth round of picks can be found HERE

Our fifth round of picks can be found HERE

Our sixth round of picks can be found HERE

The full listing can be found HERE

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