Tag: Bordeaux En Primeur 2010

Record breakers

Today has been an excellent day in Bordeaux, not only because the weather has been better than anyone can remember during en primeur week, but also because of the quality of wines we have been tasting. The likes of Ch. Pichon-Lalande, Batailley, Lynch Bages, Ch. Branaire-Ducru (below)¬†and Gruaud Larose are producing some classically elegant wines […]

Tackling the tannins

And so day two drew to a close and, having tried many Left Bank wines, things are starting to fall into place. It is very clear that the wines are not as consistent this year, you have to search through a few over-extracted, over-alcoholic examples to find the real beauties, but when they come along […]