Current red bordeaux vintages - a progress report
14 Feb 2007 by JR
Here's my Valentine's Day present to lovers of red bordeaux. The following 80 tasting notes were taken during two blind tasting sessions at the end of 2006 assessing red bordeaux currently for sale, many of the wines being tasted more than once. I have already tasted many of these wines en primeur and some of them in bottle but since most are made in reasonably large quantities, I thought you might be interested to see how they are coming along.     It seems to me that many of the 2003s are maturing quite fast and some can provide attractive drinking already. On the whole the 2002s , especially on the right bank, are...

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