Bordeaux 2019s at some top right-bank addresses

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Continuing our look at this exciting vintage, we provide tasting notes on another 36 wines, some of them very famous, as well as some reports on 2021. See our guide to coverage of 2019 bordeaux.

My brief tasting of right-bank 2019s in bottle (see below) confirmed my en primeur conclusion that this is a very appealing vintage, with the ripeness of the fruit and tannins matched by classic freshness. The fruit is present, textures are smooth, the tannins without aggression, and there’s a minerally freshness and length that makes the wines very digestible despite alcohol levels being relatively high...