Bordeaux 1999s - how do they look now?
31 Dec 2003 by JR
  The 1999 red bordeaux are beginning to appear on wine lists, so I though it would be useful to publish my assessments of how individual wines seem to be performing. Below are tasting notes and a rating out of 20 for a wide selection of important 1999 red bordeaux tasted towards the end of 2003. This is a vintage, unlike its successor, that varies considerably both in terms of quality and style. This variation of style is especially notable in St-Emilion and Pomerol on the right bank of the Gironde where, for example, you would hardly believe that, say, Figeac and Beausejour-Bécot were made within the same...

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