Different opinions on how the 2003s will age
6 Oct 2005 by JR
Howard Knill, Essex: I like to store as many notes from different sources as I can on wines that I have bought. Reviewing my 2003/04 Bordeaux purchases I notice that your recommendations appear to recommend earlier drinking than other wine reviewers. How do you calculate in early tastings the projected drinking dates and why in extreme cases may recommendations vary by as much as 19 years? eg Léoville Barton 2003 JR 2010-2016 , "an american" 2013-2035? me: I don't know whether the American is RP or WS but I am personally cautious about the potential longevity of French 2003s in general. It was such an abnormal year, with many...

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