A 2004 bordeaux to drink in 2029
8 Jun 2005 by JR
Mark Prust, Powys, Wales: I was lucky enough to get married last year so I am looking at 2004 bordeax en primeur, for a wine that we will be able to drink still on our 25th anniversary. Any suggestions with a budget of no more than £300? me: I'd suggest Calon Ségur 2004 at around £220. Calon, being a sturdy, quite traditionally-made St Estèphe, always takes quite a time to develop and has a good long life even in much earlier-maturing vintages than 2004. (Good job you didn't rush into wedlock the year before.)   Not only is this wine made by an exceptional woman, as your wife undoubtedly is, it has a great big heart...

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