The two years since the 2018 vintage was released en primeur have been eventful. Tariffs, Brexit and a pandemic have disrupted global markets, resulting in mixed returns from the 2018 en primeur wines. However, critics’ recent in-bottle scores could provide a catalyst for some wines’ performance to improve. In this report, we explain why we think the 2018 cohort could offer opportunities for long-term gains by utilising a research-based, selective approach.
In this report you will find:
✔ Performance analysis of the 2018 Bordeaux vintage
✔ Leading critics’ in-bottle vs in-barrel scores
✔ Market outlook for 2018 vintage
Chateau Palmer 2018 saw many of its critic scores jump when the in-bottle reviews. This has already impacted its price. Our report details this and other top wines from the recent in-bottle critic scores for the Bordeaux 2018 vintage.