Here's a little Christmas present from us at JancisRobinson.com: completion of our survey of this reasonably priced vintage in bottle. The following 53 significant 2004 red bordeaux were tasted...
Please read these tasting notes in conjunction with Bordeaux 2004 at four - Part 2.
A couple of weeks ago we asked you here to vote on whether tasting notes on 2004...
Here are the notes I made at the London tasting of 2004s in bottle organized by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (so no first growths and few super seconds) held late last month. See also...
Below are very brief notes on some 2004s tasted at the Bibendum 2005 primeur tasting in London last month. You will see that this was not the most relaxed of tastings (parking ticket...
Paul Curtis, Surrey:
Can you please confirm that the 2004 Bordeaux are improving beyond original expectations. Various merchants are suggesting I buy more en primeur...
This is just in from Fine & Rare Wines of London. It’s just one trader’s experience but I thought it might be of some interest to purple pagers. Top 10 Wines of 2004 Now that...
Simon Hanley, Twickenham, UK: Being bombarded with offers re 2004 en primeur. Are there significant savings to be made by going direct to the merchants in Bordeaux? Thanks. me: It's...
Charlotte Blofeld, London: I have a question to do with money, which I am not sure you will like to publish - but here goes anyway. I recently bought a case of Vieux Château Certan 2004...
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...
Now that most of the prices for the 2004 bordeaux are out, here’s a selection list of those wines I rated relatively highly which are offered relatively reasonably. Obviously the score out of 20...
See also the first half of my overview of the 2004 bordeaux vintage and then the second . Here's a summary of the eight articles which comprise all 365 of my tasting notes from tasting...
David Lester, Manchester University: You wrote in More bordeaux 2004 prices dribble out : 'In fact, please, please, please overwhelm them with your enthusiasm for this wine so that other...
“How good it feels for the boot to be on the other foot with the merchants this vintage!!” was a typical comment from one Yorkshire subscriber to my website last week. After the short,...
No-one could say that the Bordeaux 2004 campaign has got off to a cracking start but of the few more properties to have released their prices today or very recently, one or two are worthy of...
This range of 2004 sweet wines was extremely varied, much more varied than in the ‘fat’ year of 2003 or the glorious 2001 and pretty consistent 2002 vintages. There were some...
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