Bordeaux 2006 at 10 – right bank


This is the first of two collections of tasting notes taken at a major blind tasting of the ten-year-old 2006 bordeaux on my birthday in late April at the smart new Thames-side offices of fine-wine traders Farr Vintners. Last year our group of wine professionals tasted a similar array of almost 100 wines from the precocious 2007 vintage. Next year it will be the turn of the much more stately 2005s.

See my overview of the vintage at this stage and of the blind tasting, but I thought you might also be interested in how the results compared with...