Bibendum's Bordeaux 2011s


Thursday is a public holiday in France so it seems likely we will see more releases today and tomorrow after yesterday's flurry, which included dramatic price reductions for Chx Margaux and Lynch Bages.

Here's Pierre Lurton pouring Ch d'Yquem 2008 for the hundreds who attended Bibendum's Bordeaux 2011 primeur tasting at Lord's cricket ground in London last week. Even if there seems a marked reluctance to buy 2011 in quantity, there is no shortage of interest in tasting it, it seems. Although I had had the chance to taste a selection of right bank 2011s last March and a handful...