Bordeaux 2011 - More Médocs, tasted in London
22 May 2012 by Jancis Robinson
These 80 or so generally very well-made wines at the bargain end of the Bordeaux price range were all tasted in London over the last two weeks or so. Most of the cask samples shipped to me were undated but I noted that one or two carried worryingly old dates, some as old as late March. I have always spelt this out when I could and noted that if the sample was unimpressive, it may not necessarily be the wine's fault. These are typically the sort of wines likely to be classified as Crus Bourgeois when the tastings and subsequent certification come to be undertaken. But there are also some other, special bottlings such as the...

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