2000 bordeaux - another good look
20 Jan 2005 by JR
These 58 important 2000 red bordeaux were tasted in London in nov 04 and looked, generally, pretty gorgeous - although there are more exceptions to this rule than one might want or expect (see below). Because the wines were assembled by the Institute of Masters of Wine, the selection of wines is pretty classic and the tasting a garagiste -free zone. Nonetheless on the right bank there were very clear stylistic differences, as between, for example, Belair and Figeac on the side of the ancients and Clinet and Beauregard representing the modernists, with Angélus and Hosanna tasting like an interesting and intelligent amalgam of...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10479 articles (two new most days) and 96482 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson