Bordeaux 2005 12 years on – whites


See also these tasting notes on the right bank and left bank reds, this overview of the tasting, and this guide to our considerable coverage of Bordeaux 2005 over the years.

The week before last 18 of us gathered in Farr Vintners offices to taste nearly 200 significant bordeaux from the famous 2005 vintage. Most of them were reds – pretty tannic, concentrated reds – about which I will report in detail tomorrow (right bank) and on Thursday (left bank) reds, all supplemented by an overview on Saturday. This was the usual 10-years-on tasting (see this report...