Bordeaux 2014 – Pauillac


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Thanks to the glory, and sometimes floral nature, of northern Médoc Cabernet, some Pauillacs were actually richer than some Pomerols in 2014. Of course, with three of the five left-bank first growths, this commune fielded some decidedly superior wines at the top estates that insist you go and taste sur place rather than tasting blind under the auspices of the Union des

Grands Crus as I like to do. And the number of Pauillacs that refuse to show their wines under these circumstances continues to increase. But...