Bordeaux 2006 tasting notes – Saint-Émilion etc
Here are my, and sometimes Julia’s, notes on well over 100 Saint-Émilions and satellites as well as those wines which are AC Bordeaux or Bordeaux Côtes - Francs, Castillon, that sort of thing, which didn’t generally shine in 2006. As usual the wines of Saint-Émilion are extremely mixed, partly because they are so numerous but also because there are several different styles: classical (eg Belair, Figeac), ultra modern (eg Péby Faugères) and many wines somewhere in between. Too many wines seem to have been marked by very drying, rasping tannins on the finish, suggesting that many grapes,...
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