Bordeaux 2020 four years on – right-bank reds

Bordeaux 2020 right-bank bottles

In the second of three tasting articles, Julia reviews the largely Merlot-based wines of the right bank, all tasted blind. Still to come – left-bank reds. For background to the tasting, see Bordeaux 2020 revisited; see also Bordeaux 2020 four years on – whites and our guide to the 2020 vintage in Bordeaux. (Note that although a couple of the bottles in the photo above are labelled échantillon/sample, this is simply to make clear that they were not for commercial sale; they are finished wines rather than samples.)

The 96 wines are grouped by appellation as follows: