Ch Greysac 2008 Médoc


From £9.99, €14, 17.30 Swiss francs, $21.99, 214 Brazilian reais 

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I recently tasted a range of wines chez the biggest UK wine retail chain Majestic. They have a long history of buying wines direct from Bordeaux and of mopping up parcels of unwanted wine. There’s a heck of a lot of that in Bordeaux at the moment – not least in the négociants’ warehouses. But this was a purchase direct from the château, apparently. 

The Médoc Château Greysac is far from the most exciting estate in Bordeaux. It’s a medium quality Cru Bourgeois (you will recall that...