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1995 red bordeaux - 50 wines at 16 years old
2 Mar 2011 by Jancis Robinson
For an overview of 1996 Bordeaux, see 1996 Bordeaux - a classic for now , and Bordeaux '96s today - the tasting notes . It gives me great pleasure to publish such a comprehensive set of tasting notes on a Bordeaux vintage that is fully mature - so much more useful for those who have wine collections than a frenetic pick over en primeur samples that have yet to be bottled. You can read my overview of how this vintage is tasting now here , but I can report with delight that most of these wines, with the exception of the first growths, have shed much of the tannin that characterised them for so long and can now be drunk with...

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