Bordeaux 2012 - AC Bordeaux and Côtes
17 Apr 2013 by Julia Harding MW & Jancis Robinson
For our full Bordeaux 2012 coverage, see The Guide . For the 42 wines described below, generalisations are even more difficult than in general for the troubled 2012 Bordeaux vintage because the wines come from such different parts of the very large Bordeaux region. Even the more specific Côtes appellations are quite widely scattered, from Premières Côtes in the north, on the opposite side of the Gironde estuary from Pauillac and St-Julien, over to Castillon, east of St-Émilion. Blends are varied too, of course, and although the varietal make-up of the wines is not always specified, most of the wines tasted were...

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