2009 bordeaux reassessed

JR taking notes at 2009 Bdx dinner at The Savoy

Johnny Goedhuis's Bordeaux Dinner at The Savoy hotel in London last year offered an ideal opportunity to look at this famous vintage now that it's a teenager – thanks to the stiff tasting sheet shown above with one diligent taster hard at work.

Few wine insiders will forget the 2009 vintage (see this guide to our coverage). Thanks to sudden interest from China, it made a fortune for many a merchant and trader. Prices reached unsustainable levels so that many years afterwards it was possible to buy the wines at en primeur prices.

It was also notable for being an...