Bordeaux 2014 ten years on – right-bank reds and Sauternes

Bordeaux 2014 right-bank

Hot on the heels of the Southwold blind tasting of the 2020s last month comes this review of 118 wines from the 2014 vintage, all but a handful tasted blind. Left-bank reds follow tomorrow. See this guide for all our coverage of this generally mediocre and quickly evolving vintage.

In a pre-tasting ranking of the last dozen bordeaux vintages by the Southwold tasters – a mix of 20 or so bordeaux specialist wine merchants and critics that used to gather annually in this eponymous Suffolk seaside town but now meet in Farr Vintners’ light, spacious Thameside tasting room – 2014...