2014 Bordeaux Release in BC on Saturday Oct 14 2017

If you are a fan of red and white Bordeaux blends, the 2014 vintage is said to be exceptionally good.  Below is the announcement about the Bordeaux release which happens at BC Liquor stores on Saturday, Oct 14, 2017.


After a wait of almost three years, the 2014 vintage of Bordeaux will be released in BC Liquor Stores on Saturday, October 14, 2017. This is the day that wine lovers and avid collectors will line up to secure their purchases of 2014’s most desirable wines.

Below is a selection of great-value finds hand-picked by our Master of Wine, Barbara Philip.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to purchase these sought after wines!

NEW for the 2014 Bordeaux release! Visit our Bordeaux inventory site to plan your purchases, save your favourites and get up-to-the minute information of what’s available at each participating release store. Click here now!


“A ripe and friendly style, with creamed gooseberry and white peach flavours, lined with lemon curd notes and backed by a whiff of shortbread on the finish. Has a lovely verbena echo that lengthens the finish. Hard to lay off now, but this has the zip for a little bit of aging.”

91 pts, Wine Spectator


“This delivers wave after wave of piecrust, dried pineapple, warm marmalade, singed almond, glazed peach and apricot flavours, with a hint of brioche. Despite the heft, this has a breezy feel within, thanks to riveting acidity buried deep on the finish.”

97 pts, Wine Spectator


“Lush, with lots of warm fig and boysenberry confiture flavors. Shows ample muscle thanks to lots of brambly grip. Mouthfilling licorice root and fruitcake notes grace the finish. Fleshes out well in the glass. A bit of a hefty style, but well done. Best from 2020 through 2030.”

90 pts, Wine Spectator


“Polished, with a relatively fresh mix of cherry and raspberry coulis flavours. Light incense, tea and a flash of minerality chime in on the finish. This is mercifully far from the extracted side of the scale. Drink now through 2024.”

90 pts, Wine Spectator


“The 2014 Lagrange has indeed pulled its socks up, as I opined when I tasted the wine from barrel. Now in bottle, it has a conservative, tertiary nose with introverted black fruit mixed with cedar and sandalwood aromas. It feels tight at the moment but there is satisfying focus here. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin on the entry, though the Merlot component becomes more prominent towards the finish and offers a lovely fleshy, poised finish with a dab of black pepper on the aftertaste.”        92 pts, Wine Advocate


“The 2014 Latour-Martillac Blanc builds upon its promise en primeur, offering succinct aromas of citrus fruit, linseed and a touch of jasmine. I appreciate the detail and the focus of this white Pessac. The palate is fresh and vibrant with really lipsmacking salinity on the entry, a wine determined to grab your attention straight from the off. And why not when it is this good?”

93 pts, Wine Advocate


“Fleshy, with gentle tannins carrying the bitter plum, black cherry, loam and humus hints through the lightly toasted finish.”

87-90 pts, Wine Spectator


“Good direct fresh nose with some energy. Racy and round and very polished. Quite a charmer for early drinking. Tannins lurk almost unseen underneath.”

16.5/20 pts, Jancis Robinson


“This has a lightly firm singed alder frame, which works well with the core of dark currant and plum fruit, melding easily with a velvety back end that lets alluring black tea and anise notes emerge steadily. A bit flashy in style, but will certainly have fans.”
91 pts, Wine Spectator
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“With green plum and crisp citrus, this is a deliciously fruity wine. A touch of spice accompanies attractive acidity and a fragrant, perfumed aftertaste. Drink from early 2016. This family estate of oenologue, consultant and Bordeaux university wine professor Denis Dubourdieu produces white wines from 87% Sauvignon Blanc and 13% Sémillon vineyards. He is in the process of abandoning chemicals in the vineyards.”
87 pts, Wine Enthusiast

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