How do Neal Martin, Jancis Robinson, Tim Atkin, James Suckling, Jane Anson, Ronald de Groot and others rate Bordeaux 2017?
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Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC)
AOC stands for “Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée”. It tells you where the wine comes from, its origin. It also tells you that the wine is made according to the criteria of this AOC.
Classification (Class.)
Most of these wines belong to one of the Bordeaux classifications:
1st-5th GCC - The famous 1855 Médoc Grand Cru Classé Classification (61 wines). The list starts with the top 5 of 1st Classed Growths.
1st GCC a & b and GCC - The St-Emilion Premier Grand Crus (class a and class b) and the Grand Cru Classés.
CB - The Médoc Cru Bourgeois Classification (1932). Last renewed in 2003 (with at the top the 9 Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel followed by the Cru Bourgeois Supérieur classed wines, this 2003 classification is used for the overviews 2004 - 2006). In February 2007 the classification was annuled by the Bordeaux Administrative Appeals Court, and in November 2007 it was decided that the classification would be continued but without the sub-classes at the top.
CC Grav. - All Graves wines classified (1959) as Cru Classé de Graves are located in the Pessac-Léognan region (as individual AOC established in 1987).
Size in hectares (Size)
This column tells you what the size is of the property in hectares (ha). Note that seldomly all land is used to make the first wine of the estate. Most châteaux also make a second and even a third wine on the estate.
Winemaker, consultant, manager or owner (By)
Some people are playing a decisive role in the wine-making process. From more to less influential with respect to the style of the wine we can distinguish:
1. consulting oenologist
2. oenologist
3. cellar master (and vineyard manager)
4. (general) manager
5. owner
Not all roles are necessarily played by different people, e.g. there is no oenologist supporting the cellar master, or the owner himself is in fact the winemaker. For this column the person fulfilling the first role is mentioned: he or she is in fact the person who most determines the overall style of the wine.
Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (WA)
American wine critic publishing on, starting with the Bordeaux 2017 vintage. She rates the wines on a scale from 75 to 100. An asterisk (*) means that it is the best wine from the château that was ever tasted as a barrel sample. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Jancis Robinson (JR)
English wine critic publishing on her website, wines are also often rated by Julia Harding. Wines are rated on a scale from 10 to 20. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Michel Bettane & Thierry Desseauve (B&D)
French wine critics publishing in TAST. They rate the wines on a scale from 10 to 20. Not all wines are (already) rated.
James Suckling (JS)
American wine critic James Suckling published in the American magazine Wine Spectator up to and including the Bordeaux 2009 vintage. From Bordeaux 2010 vintage he publishes on his own new website Wines are rated on a scale from 75 to 100. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Jane Anson, Decanter (De)
English wine magazine. Wines were given 1 to 5 stars, from the 2007 to 2014 vintage the 10 - 20 scale was presented, and since 2015 Jane Anson is using the 100 points scale. Before 2015 the wines were tasted by Steven Spurrier, James Lawther MW and Beverley Blanning MW. Not all wines are (already) rated.
La Revue du Vin de France (RVF)
French wine magazine. Wines are rated on a scale from 10 to 20. The wines are tasted by Olivier Poels, Hélène Durand and Philippe Maurange. Instead of a single number, always a range is given with a 1 point span. Presented here is the mean. E.g. 16,5-17,5 becomes 17. In the exceptional case where the span is just 0,5 point, the average ending in .25 or .75 is presented. Not all wines are (already) rated.
Le Point (LeP)
French magazine. The leading taster is Jacques Dupont. Wines are rated on a scale from 10 to 20. Ratings indicated as "ranging from .0 to .5" are presented as .25; ratings indicated as "ranging from .5 to .0" are presented as .75 (e.g. 17-17,5 becomes 17.25 and 17,5-18 becomes 17.75). Not all wines are (already) rated.
Consumer price in euro (Price)
The price shown is the average initial consumer "en primeur" price with tax included. Use it as a guideline, as an indication to assess the prices that you encounter.
Price change percentage (+/–)
This column compares the initial consumer price of the displayed year with the consumer price of the preceding year. If both consumer prices are known, a percentage is shown for the price increase (+) or price drop (–).
Haut-Brion2004Pessac-Léognan1st GCC43Masclef, J-P92181892-945918€ 135·
Lafite-Rothschild2004Pauillac1st GCC103Boissenot, J.95181892-945919€ 140·
Latour2004Pauillac1st GCC67Ardouin, F./Boissenot95191995-10051018.5€ 155·
Margaux2004Margaux1st GCC81Boissenot, J.93191992-945918.5€ 140·
Mouton-Rothschild2004Pauillac1st GCC83Dhalluin, Ph.92+1818.592-945917.5€ 135·
Brane-Cantenac2004Margaux2nd GCC90Boissenot, J.90151685-8847.517€ 26·
Cos d'Estournel2004St-Estèphe2nd GCC64Boissenot, J.92171892-944817.5€ 60·
Ducru-Beaucaillou2004St-Julien2nd GCC55Boissenot, J. & E.9316.518.592-9448.517.5€ 52·
Durfort-Vivens2004Margaux2nd GCC30Lurton, G.·1616.585-8847.517.5€ 20·
Gruaud-Larose2004St-Julien2nd GCC82Pauli, G./Boissenot87?16.51689-914816€ 28·
Lascombes2004Margaux2nd GCC84Rolland, M.93171585-8848.515.5€ 34·
Léoville-Barton2004St-Julien2nd GCC47Boissenot, J.92+1617.589-9148.517.5€ 39·
Léoville-Las-Cases2004St-Julien2nd GCC97Boissenot, J. & E.9318-18.595-1005918€ 68·
Léoville-Poyferré2004St-Julien2nd GCC80Rolland, M./Davin, I.9317+1789-9148.516.5€ 32·
Montrose2004St-Estèphe2nd GCC68Ribéreau-Gayon, P.9117.51892-944917.5€ 47·
Pichon-Longueville Baron2004Pauillac2nd GCC50Llose, D./Boissenot, J.9316.51789-9148.517.5€ 49·
Pichon-Longueville Comtesse2004Pauillac2nd GCC85Ribéreau-Gayon/Boissenot9217.517.589-9148.518€ 59·
Rauzan-Gassies2004Margaux2nd GCC30Camps, J-L8717.515.5·37.516.5€ 25·
Rauzan-Ségla2004Margaux2nd GCC51Boissenot, J. (J. Kolasa)891716.589-9147.516€ 35·
Boyd-Cantenac2004Margaux3rd GCC17Guillemet, L.91···3817€ 23·
Calon-Ségur2004St-Estèphe3rd GCC74Capbern-Gasqueton, D.8917.51889-914·16.5€ 33·
Cantenac-Brown2004Margaux3rd GCC42Boissenot, J. & E.86?15.51585-883817.5€ 21·
Desmirail2004Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, J.······14€ 19·
Ferrière2004Margaux3rd GCC8Boissenot, J.·15.51689-913816.5€ 19·
Giscours2004Margaux3rd GCC80Boissenot, J./Rolland91171689-914817.5€ 29·
d'Issan2004Margaux3rd GCC30Boissenot, J.91171689-914·16.5€ 22·
Kirwan2004Margaux3rd GCC35Rolland, M.9016.516.585-8838.514€ 23·
Lagrange2004St-Julien3rd GCC113Boissenot, J.89+161789-914817.5€ 22·
la Lagune2004Haut-Médoc3rd GCC80Dubourdieu, D.90161585-884816€ 23·
Langoa-Barton2004St-Julien3rd GCC17Barton, A.901615.589-914816€ 27·
Malescot-Saint-Exupéry2004Margaux3rd GCC23Rolland, M.9016.516.589-9148.516.5€ 35·
Marquis d'Alesme-Becker2004Margaux3rd GCC16Zuger, C.·1615·26···
Palmer2004Margaux3rd GCC52Boissenot, J.9418.51789-9158.517€ 84·
Beychevelle2004St-Julien4th GCC74Boissenot, J.8916.5·85-8836.515.5€ 23·
Branaire (Ducru)2004St-Julien4th GCC52Boissenot, J.9014.51689-914·16.25€ 23·
Duhart-Milon-Rothschild2004Pauillac4th GCC71Chevallier, Ch.9116.51585-884816.75€ 22·
Lafon-Rochet2004St-Estèphe4th GCC40Couasnon, M-B901716·4816€ 20·
Marquis de Terme2004Margaux4th GCC38Hugon, J-P881416·3·15.5€ 24·
Pouget2004Margaux4th GCC10Guillemet family····3815.5··
Prieuré-Lichine2004Margaux4th GCC68Derenoncourt, S.90161585-882816€ 23·
Saint-Pierre2004St-Julien4th GCC17Boissenot, J.9214.51785-884817€ 25·
Talbot2004St-Julien4th GCC102Ribéreau-G/Boissenot88151689-9147.515€ 24·
la Tour-Carnet2004Haut-Médoc4th GCC48Rolland, M. (B. Magrez)9014.516·37.515€ 19·
d'Armailhac2004Pauillac5th GCC50Dhalluin, Ph.8916.515.585-883815€ 23·
Batailley2004Pauillac5th GCC57Dubourdieu, D.90161785-884815.5€ 25·
Belgrave2004Haut-Médoc5th GCC60Bonnaffous, F.8816.515.5·3814€ 11·
de Camensac2004Haut-Médoc5th GCC65Rolland, M.87-8915.515·3614.5€ 14·
Cantemerle2004Haut-Médoc5th GCC87Pauli, G.87161685-8837.516.5€ 16·
Clerc Milon2004Pauillac5th GCC30Dhalluin, Ph.901716.589-9147.515.75€ 24·
Cos-Labory2004St-Estèphe5th GCC18Audoy, B.891615·3814.5€ 23·
Croizet-Bages2004Pauillac5th GCC30Cintrat, L.861414.5·3613€ 18·
Dauzac2004Margaux5th GCC45Boissenot, J.87?16.51589-913814€ 22·
Grand-Puy-Ducasse2004Pauillac5th GCC40Dubourdieu, D.901616·3715€ 23·
Grand-Puy-Lacoste2004Pauillac5th GCC55Boissenot, J. & E.8917.51789-914·17€ 30·
Haut-Bages Libéral2004Pauillac5th GCC28Ruini, S.9017+1585-883716.5€ 26·
Haut-Batailley2004Pauillac5th GCC22Boissenot, J.8816.51485-884815.5€ 19·
Lynch Bages2004Pauillac5th GCC94Llose, D.891616.589-9148.517.5€ 35·
Lynch-Moussas2004Pauillac5th GCC57Boissenot/Dubourdieu88161685-8837.515€ 18·
Pédesclaux2004Pauillac5th GCC28Boissenot, J.··15·26.514€ 15·
Pontet-Canet2004Pauillac5th GCC80Boissenot/Rolland90+1718.592-944·16.75€ 35·
du Tertre2004Margaux5th GCC50Boissenot, E.8815.516.580-843815€ 20·
Bouscaut2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.39Cogombles-Lurton861614.5·47.514.5€ 17·
Carbonnieux2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.47Dubourdieu, D.901615·37.515.25€ 18·
Domaine de Chevalier2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.33Derenoncourt, S.9017+1885-8848.516.5€ 29·
de Fieuzal2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.35Dubourdieu, D.89+1715.5·36.513.5€ 22·
Haut-Bailly2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.32Ribéreau/Dubourdieu9317.518.585-8848.518.5€ 32·
Latour-Martillac2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Dubourdieu/Rolland851415.585-883814€ 15·
Malartic-Lagravière2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.41Rolland, M.891415.585-884814€ 24·
la Mission Haut-Brion2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.21Masclef, J-P9017.516.589-9148.518€ 105·
Olivier2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Dubourdieu, D.851515.580-8447.515€ 17·
Pape Clément2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.30Rolland, M. (B. Magrez)91171889-9138.517€ 59·
Smith Haut Lafitte2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.45Rolland/Derenoncourt931717.589-914816€ 33·
la Tour Haut-Brion2004Pessac-LéognanCC Grav.5Delmas, J-P881716.589-914815.5€ 38·
Alter Ego de Palmer2004Margaux2nd wine52Boissenot, J.88-9017·85-884··€ 30·
Bahans Haut-Brion2004Pessac-Léognan2nd wine43Masclef, J-P881716.589-914··€ 30·
Carruades de Lafite Rothschild2004Pauillac2nd wine103Boissenot, J.89-9017-·85-8847.5·€ 30·
Clos du Marquis2004St-Julien2nd wine97Boissenot, J. & E.87-8916.5·89-9148·€ 22·
la Croix de Beaucaillou2004St-Julien2nd wine55Boissenot, J. & E.·16··37·€ 15·
la Dame de Montrose2004St-Estèphe2nd wine68Ribéreau-Gayon, P.86-8817-··38·€ 18·
les Forts de Latour2004Pauillac2nd wine67Ardouin, F./Boissenot9017+1689-9147.5·€ 40·
Haut-Bages Averous2004Pauillac2nd wine94Llose, D.····3··€ 15·
les Pagodes de Cos2004St-Estèphe2nd wine64Arangoits, D.86-8814.5·85-883··€ 20·
Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux2004Margaux2nd wine81Boissenot, J.8918-1589-914··€ 30·
Chasse-Spleen2004MoulisCB Exc.107Boissenot, J.88161585-884817€ 19·
Haut-Marbuzet2004St-EstèpheCB Exc.58Saintout, B.881517.585-884816.5€ 30·
Labégorce Zédé2004MargauxCB Exc.27Boissenot, J.8515.516·3716€ 20·
les Ormes de Pez2004St-EstèpheCB Exc.33Llose, D.85171585-8837.516€ 20·
de Pez2004St-EstèpheCB Exc.24Dubourdieu, D.··16·4····
Phélan-Ségur2004St-EstèpheCB Exc.89Boissenot/Rolland87161785-8847.516€ 21·
Potensac2004MédocCB Exc.67Boissenot, J. & E.84-8615.5·89-913816.5€ 14·
Poujeaux2004MoulisCB Exc.55Boissenot, J.90161685-883716.5€ 17·
Siran2004MargauxCB Exc.24Dubourdieu, D.89171689-913717€ 21·
Beaumont2004Haut-MédocCB Sup.113Boissenot, J.861513····€ 10·
Citran2004Haut-MédocCB Sup.90Schätzle, Chr.·151485-8836.5·€ 12·
Fonbadet2004PauillacCB Sup.20Peyronie, P.··11··6.514€ 16·
Fonréaud2004Listrac-MédocCB Sup.34Chanfreau, J.8416+14.5·3714.5€ 10·
Fourcas-Dupré2004Listrac-MédocCB Sup.46Pagès, P.·14.514·37.515€ 10·
Fourcas-Hosten2004Listrac-MédocCB Sup.47Boissenot, J.8014··36.515€ 10·
Fourcas-Loubaney2004Listrac-MédocCB Sup.25Lubberhuizen, M.··13····€ 11·
la Gurgue2004MargauxCB Sup.10Villars-Lurton, C.·161585-883716.5€ 17·
Labégorce2004MargauxCB Sup.36Medeville, A.80?16.515.5·3716€ 20·
Lanessan2004Haut-MédocCB Sup.45Boissenot, J.871512····€ 12·
Malescasse2004Haut-MédocCB Sup.37Pauli, G.·1511·3615€ 11·
Maucaillou2004MoulisCB Sup.68Guimberteau, G.85-871515·37.513.5€ 13·
Meyney2004St-EstèpheCB Sup.51Pauli, G.8416.516.5·37.5·€ 19·
Monbrison2004MargauxCB Sup.13Boissenot, J.8415.515.5·3715€ 18·
Rollan de By2004MédocCB Sup.40Raynaud, A.89·15.5··7.515€ 14·
Sénéjac2004Haut-MédocCB Sup.37Boissenot, J.88-891715·4715€ 9·
la Tour de By2004MédocCB Sup.74Boissenot, J.861712·36.516€ 11·
la Tour de Mons2004MargauxCB Sup.43Boissenot, J.··13··6.516€ 12·
Tronquoy-Lalande2004St-EstèpheCB Sup.17Castéja Texier, A.8514.513····€ 11·
Brown2004Pessac-Léognan·23.5Derenoncourt, S.·····7·€ 15·
les Carmes Haut-Brion2004Pessac-Léognan·4.5Furt, D.89+1516·38·€ 35·
Larrivet-Haut-Brion2004Pessac-Léognan·45Rolland, M.891615.585-8838·€ 22·
la Louvière2004Pessac-Léognan·35Dubourdieu, D.8817-15.585-883··€ 19·
Sociando-Mallet2004Haut-Médoc·72Couasnon, M.9016.51789-91·8.517€ 32·

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