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Bordeaux 2010s reassessed
10 Apr 2012 by Julia Harding MW
To get her palate in shape for the assault of the 2011s all last week, Julia went to Bordeaux last month for a wide-ranging reassessment of the 2010s organised by cosmopolitan négociants Millésima. Here are her impressions: I loved the vintage on the left bank. A few of the wines I wanted to taste were not there (eg Gruaud Larose, Angélus) for some reason. I think my favourite was Pichon Longueville (Baron) but I also loved Haut-Bailly. The biggest surprise and pleasure to me was how fragrant so many of the Margaux and Pessacs were - that characteristic that you are always told to expect but don't always get, at least...

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