Bordeaux 2013 – the most disappointing


Please note that tomorrow we will start publishing my tasting notes on this much-discussed vintage in Bordeaux. We'll kick off with the most successful wines, the sweet whites.

With some trepidation, I present here a selection of Bordeaux 2013 that seemed least impressive to me during my primeur tastings. I haven't simply selected the lowest scoring wines here (many of which are inexpensive and not deserving of unwarranted criticism), but instead have chosen the most surprisingly low scores. 

It comes with all the usual provisos about the nature of tasting young wines, and I've included a little explanation as to...