Bordeaux 2004 - St Emilion, Pomerol and other right bank
16 Apr 2005 by JR
As usual, most of these 168 wines were tasted blind, the exceptions being Chx Ausone, Cheval Blanc, Lafleur, Eglise Clinet (and other Durantou wines), some of the wines made by Stéphane Derenoncourt, Tertre Roteboeuf and Roc de Combes, and the JP Moueix wines. Occasionally, where different samples have been very different, I have made this clear. See earlier tasting notes for remarks on the youthfulness of the vintage and likely developments. St Emilions were even more varied than usual according to soil type, ambition, competence and consultant, while in Pomerol there were many well-made wines struggling to cover up...

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