UGC 2017s in bottle, part 2 – Graves and the right bank

Pessac 2017s lined up

A lighter vintage but with some attractive and aromatically open wines. For Jancis's review of the left bank and sweet wines from this UGC tasting in London, see part 1. For links to all our coverage of 2017 in Bordeaux, see this guide

For other Bordeaux articles this week, see Bordeaux 2019 weather and harvest report and Julia's insights into the ISVV.

The overall style of this vintage seems to have suited the reds of Graves and Pessac-Léognan. As I suggested in my en primeur report on these wines, ‘most of the châteaux had been...