Report from Bordeaux 1
I spent yesterday afternoon tasting 2010s made by some of the better-run petits châteaux of the Médoc and found much to enthuse over – especially at the relatively modest prices that these wines are likely to be offered at. These are just the sort of wines for drinkers rather than investors, many of them the sort of wines that are likely to end up being labelled Cru Bourgeois, typically with the appellation Haut-Médoc but sometimes Médoc or one of the famous communes but not a cru classé. (Note to self: organise a blind tasting of some of the best of this type of wine with some of the less exciting crus classés one of...
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