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Assorted mature clarets
25 Feb 2009 by Jancis Robinson
The following wines, all about to be sold in small lots by Bid for Wine , were tasted earlier this month over a delicious lunch at The Ledbury in London W11. All the wines from the 1960s and 1970s reminded me immediately of Christie's wine auctioneer Michael Broadbent – just his era. Delicious if discreet blasts from the past. I have listed the wines in the order they were served. They had all been double decanted at 12.15 . The wines marked Wilts will be in the featured auction of wines from a private Wiltshire cellar for a week from 10 Mar about which I write in A new online auctioneer . The others will also be...

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