A first peek at bordeaux 2014


The advance party came to London last week – 40 or so producers from the winegrowers' association known as the Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux – and pulled aside the edge of the curtain that Jancis will rip away at the end of this month when she goes to Bordeaux for the 2014 primeurs.

My notes from this tasting will be included in our main reviews of the vintage that will be published after Jancis has tasted exhaustively (and, by the end of each day, exhaustedly) in Bordeaux but here are my first impressions of this small selection criss-crossing...