Bordeaux 2014 – St-Julien

Bruno Borie of Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou with winemaker Virginie Sallette

See Bordeaux 2014 – the guide for the rest of our extensive coverage. 

We are publishing two Bordeaux 2014 tasting articles today because neither St-Julien nor St-Estèphe have that many properties of serious interest for buying en primeur. The range of St-Juliens I tasted blind under the auspices of the Union des Grands Crus was the most impressively consistent of my trip to Bordeaux. This happens reasonably often because this is a relatively small appellation and many of the high achievers continue to show their wines in UGC tastings rather than insisting we taste them, sighted, at the château (thank...