Southwold 2018s – right-bank reds

Ch Pavie from above

The first of our three reports on this year's blind-tasting marathon. See also this overview, tasting notes for left-bank reds and whites and this guide to our comprehensive coverage of the vintage. A top performer, Ch Pavie, is seen above in an image © S Duverge.

As long-standing Purple Pagers know, every year we participate in a giant blind tasting of about 250 of the most significant bordeaux, presented in suitable flights of similar wines. You can read our many articles about previous Southwold tastings. They are called after this Suffolk seaside town because that's where they used...