Southwold 2014s tasting – left-bank reds

Farr Vintners view of Thames

See also Southwold 2014s tasting – right-bank reds and Southwold 2014s tasting – whites, as well as this guide to all of our coverage of Bordeaux 2014

Good news for those who took the plunge and invested in 2014 left-bank reds. They are looking even better now than they did en primeur. 

Long-standing Purple Pagers will know that every year at around this time a group of about 20 of us wine merchants and wine media conduct a two-day blind tasting of all the most important bordeaux harvested three and a half years previously. 

Because this annual...