Bordeaux 2020 En Primeur - "A Trilogy of Excellence"

Having released his first batch of in-barrel scores, alongside broader commentary on the Bordeaux 2020 vintage, James Suckling has become the first major critic to declare 2020 “excellent”. The veteran taster’s initial impressions suggest that this is every bit the worthy successor to the rich, lush 2018 and the beautifully classical 2019.

 

Suckling’s tasting in Hong Kong saw him joined by the legendary consultant Michel Rolland via video, and the internationally celebrated winemaker provide fascinating insights into Bordeaux 2020 En Primeur. Rolland himself believes that 2018, 2019 and 2020 represent a new trilogy of outstanding years, similar in this respect to 1988, 1989 and 1990. We believe that the narrative of a “Trilogy of Excellence” for these three vintages (especially given the devastating reports regarding 2021) will be a highly compelling one. Collectors and investors should take note.

 

We have a reputation in Bordeaux to say the last vintage is the best one...But we did 2018, 2019 and now 2020 … after we did our tastings in the Spring I can say it is a really great vintage. It is different than 2019 with more freshness, more tension, more balance. It’s a good one. Maybe a bit less powerful than 2019 but it made really great wine. I think that we can call it a trilogy now [three consecutive high-quality vintages: 2018, 2019 and 2020].
Michel Rolland

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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Coutet (St Emilion) 2020 (6x75cl)

SG$332 - SG$393

2020

Coutet (St Emilion) 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - -

SG$332 - SG$393

If a product is only available on pre-order then the suggested prices are to be used as a guide, and are based on release prices from previous years. The final release price will be confirmed later
Croix Cardinale 2020 (6x75cl)

SG$2,030 - SG$2,395

2020

Croix Cardinale 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 91-93 (WA)

SG$2,030 - SG$2,395

If a product is only available on pre-order then the suggested prices are to be used as a guide, and are based on release prices from previous years. The final release price will be confirmed later
Croix de Labrie 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$769.00
2020

Croix de Labrie 2020 (6x75cl) 100% organic, the grapes are harvested by hand and yields are extremely low. 80% of the vineyard is Merlot, averaging 50 years old, but some of the Cabernet Sauvignon vines that make up the blend are over 100 years of age. With only just over 2000 cases made in 2020, this is certainly a boutique winery in the context of Bordeaux. Delivery to Storage from 31 Oct 2023

Bordeaux 6x75cl 3 98-99 (JS) In Bond: SG$769.00
Haut Rocher 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,882.05
2020

Haut Rocher 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 91-93 (WA) In Bond: SG$1,882.05
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L'If 2020 (3x75cl)

SG$898 - SG$1,060

2020

L'If 2020 (3x75cl)

Bordeaux 3x75cl - 17 (JR)

SG$898 - SG$1,060

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L'If 2020 (6x75cl)

SG$1,810 - SG$2,140

2020

L'If 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 17 (JR)

SG$1,810 - SG$2,140

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Le Dome 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,370.00
2020

Le Dome 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 97-99 (WA) In Bond: SG$1,370.00
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Le Nardian 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$240.00
2020

Le Nardian 2020 (6x75cl) Delivery to Storage from 31 Oct 2023

Bordeaux 6x75cl 10 93-94 (JS) In Bond: SG$240.00
Les Angelots de Gracia 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,882.05
2020

Les Angelots de Gracia 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 91-93 (WA) In Bond: SG$1,882.05
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Les Gravieres 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$209.00
2020

Les Gravieres 2020 (6x75cl) 100% Merlot performing exceptionally in 2020, the newly released Les Gravières 2020 is “a terrific bottle of wine in the making” in the words of Jeb Dunnuck. It receives a huge 93-95 points from the Wine Advocate's Lisa Perrotti-Brown and 91-93 points from Dunnuck.

The 2020 strolls out of the glass with “ready-for-business scents” of black cherries, plum jam, cassis, crushed violets, spices and “a waft of tree bark” (WA). Dunnuck highlights the “wonderful purity of fruit” on the palate that seems to be so characteristics of the wines of the Right Bank in 2020, offering “both richness and freshness” in abundance.
Delivery to Storage from 31 Oct 2023

Bordeaux 6x75cl 5 93-95 (WA) In Bond: SG$209.00
Magrez Fombrauge 2020 (6x75cl)

SG$945 - SG$1,120

2020

Magrez Fombrauge 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 94-96 (JD)

SG$945 - SG$1,120

If a product is only available on pre-order then the suggested prices are to be used as a guide, and are based on release prices from previous years. The final release price will be confirmed later
Sichel Saint Emilion 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,882.05
2020

Sichel Saint Emilion 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 91-93 (WA) In Bond: SG$1,882.05
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Sol Beni 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,882.05
2020

Sol Beni 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 91-93 (WA) In Bond: SG$1,882.05
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Teyssier 2020 (6x75cl)

SG$142 - SG$168

2020

Teyssier 2020 (6x75cl)

Bordeaux 6x75cl - 89-91+ (WA)

SG$142 - SG$168

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