Bordeaux 2010 tasted blind – left-bank reds

View from GPL tasting room 2019

A tannic assault: 90 left-bank reds from the 2010 vintage. See this guide to all our previous coverage of the vintage.

Following on from yesterday’s Bordeaux 2010 tasted blind – right-bank reds and sweet whites, below are my reviews of the left-bank reds tasted in London in February, an annual event brilliantly organised by Farr Vintners in conjunction with the hard work of Bill Blatch and Hamish Wakes-Miller on the ground in Bordeaux to collect the wines that many of the châteaux kindly provided.

Compared with the St-Émilions in particular, the left-bank wines put on a much better show...