Bordeaux 2022 – left-bank reds

Racking off at Léoville-Poyferré

11 May 2023 James today had chance to taste a cask sample of Ch Meyney – his review now added to those below.

8 May 2023 This completes our reviews of the cask samples tasted in Bordeaux last month. Tasting notes on 2022 right-bank reds and whites were published at the end of last week. Above, racking off at Ch Léoville-Poyferré. See this guide to our coverage of Bordeaux 2022.

James writes 2022 was one of the earliest harvests ever, with most of the Cabernet Sauvignon (and Merlot) on the left bank picked before the end of September. Yet...