Bordeaux 2009 – left-bank reds 10 years on


This is the first of three tasting articles and an overview devoted to a cool, calm look at the most expensive current vintage of bordeaux. Tasting articles on the right bank and sweet whites follow on Wednesday and Thursday. See also our guide to 2009 bordeaux coverage on

Two weeks after our comprehensive  blind tasting of 250 top 2015 bordeaux, virtually the same group met, in similar circumstances, to blind taste 168 of the most important 2009 bordeaux at London fine wine traders Farr Vintners, overlooking the Thames with views like this. The week before, their rivals BI...