Day 1 of En Primeur Week

Day one in sunny Bordeaux after the Noble Rot team had descended upon the home of wine late on Sunday night. On Monday we were up early to head to Chateau Lafite Rothschild, one of the First Growths and a wine of investment grade quality in all years.

We were highly impressed with Lafite's most recent offering and with its second wine, Carruades de Lafite.

From Lafite we made the short trip across sun-drenched fields of vines to Mouton Rothschild, where we tried several wines, including the Grand Vin