Bordeaux 2014 vignettes


This year’s en primeur circus was fun. Not a series of disappointments as perhaps Richard, who tasted all the embryonic 2013s for, found last year, but a very mixed bag. I will be publishing my tasting notes and overview next week, along with musings on the all-important question, the price of the 2014s. But in the meantime here are some of the tangential things that struck me.

What a wonderful time to be a builder in Bordeaux’s wine country! Admittedly, because I didn’t go last year and missed half of the exercise the year before because Nick suddenly did...