2015 Bordeaux

Far more complicated than the actual quality of any vintage is the perception of its quality. It’s not about whether it’s any good or not, it’s about whether or not the customer thinks it’s any good.

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2008 Bordeaux – relative value

A month or so after the annual Southwold tasting, a similar group join up for the annual “Ten Years On” tasting.  This year was thus the time for the 2008 Bordeaux vintage, a vintage that I’ve never really “got”, so I was looking forward to it.

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2013 Bordeaux

When I first started this drabble, I made a simple rule: no negativity.  If I had nothing positive to say about something then I wouldn’t write about it.  Which leaves me in a bit of a pickle with these 2013 clarets.

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