Bordeaux 2019s retasted blind – whites

Château de Myrat

The first of three tasting articles devoted to the 270 top bordeaux from the stupendous 2019 vintage tasted blind recently. Right-bank reds will follow tomorrow, left-bank reds on Wednesday. Above, Ch de Myrat in Barsac. See also this guide to 2019 bordeaux.

Long-standing members will be familiar with the annual Southwold blind tastings of all the most famous (and some not-so-famous) bordeaux at three and a half years old. We have covered them for longer than I care to remember, starting when this three-day event was held in the Suffolk seaside town of Southwold and moving with it to...