You are here:  Home >> Tasting articles >> A Bordeaux vertizontal
Latest articles
A Bordeaux vertizontal
5 Oct 2011 by Jancis Robinson
The enterprising Kensington wine store Roberson has a particularly good programme of evening wine tastings that Julia and I are often lucky enough to participate in. At the end of last June their chief tasting host Mark Andrew organised what they called a Vertizontal - a horizontal tasting of three particularly significant vintages (1990, 1989 and 1988) crossed with a vertical tasting of one significant wine from each of the major Médoc communes (Chx Palmer, Léoville Barton, Cos d'Estournel and Mouton-Rothschild). As you can see from my notes and scores (the latter much discussed in this current thread on our...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10648 articles (two new most days) and 99325 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson