2001 bordeaux in bottle - mainly right bank...
I recently had the chance to fill in one of the gaps in the tasting notes list of major horizontals with this look at many of the most significant right bank 2001 red bordeaux. I tasted a total of nearly 50 wines, mainly St-Emilion and Pomerol but virtually all the most important left bank 2001s too, including all five left bank first growths blind which was very interesting. (Latour, Margaux and Mouton showed best on the day.) This is a vintage that is probably underpriced at present. The best wines are really very good, even if in quite a different style from the opulent 2000s and more angular 2002s . It seems likely that, next...
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