Bordeaux 2021 in bottle – left-bank reds

UGCB Haut-Médoc

Sixty-three of a possible 131 members of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB) were in London earlier this month to show off their recently bottled 2021s. (See a small selection of the wines above.) Whites and right-bank reds follow tomorrow. See also this guide to our coverage of 2021 bordeaux.

Tom writes 2021 has had a rough ride since its release in 2022. Following 2020, 2019 and to a lesser extent 2018 was never going to be easy, and a failure to reduce prices enough to make the wines enticing to drinkers or collectors saw sales struggle...