Bordeaux 2005 12 years on – left bank


See also my reports on the whites and right-bank reds in this retrospective blind comparative of the most significant wines of the 2005 Bordeaux vintage, and this overview of the tasting. See this guide to our considerable coverage of Bordeaux 2005 over the years. 

The 2005s of the left bank were in general more appreciated by our group of 18 tasters from in and around the UK wine business than those of the right bank. As usual. They are classicists, after all. 

Calon Ségur and Montrose were my stars of the St-Estèphes, with Meyney doing very well...