Bordeaux 2012 - sweet whites
30 Apr 2013 by Julia Harding MW
This is the last of 11 tasting articles devoted to Bordeaux 2012 and including more than 500 tasting notes. See The Guide  to our extensive coverage of this very varied vintage - JR. Much has been written about the difficulties in Sauternes this year, highlighted by the fact that a few châteaux, including Yquem, Suduiraut and Rieussec, have not made a 2012 grand vin. However, these producers are all clustered in one area, mostly in the centre and west of Sauternes (though two other 2012 absentees, Ch d'Arche and Ch de Fargues, are further west and east respectively) and almost all on what is known as the quatrième...

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
  • 10657 articles (two new most days) and 99476 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