2012 Bordeaux: St Julien

Taste any remotely difficult vintage in Bordeaux and St Julien will always provide some comfort.  Whilst Pauillac might be the King of the Médoc, St Julien is always the most consistent appellation, and the one that is the easiest to taste.

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2012 Bordeaux: Margaux

Margaux: the most difficult appellation on the left bank.  Often the most inconsistent.  With some jewels nonetheless.  2005 Ch. Margaux is one of the best young wines I’ve ever tasted.  1961 Ch. Palmer the very best wine I have ever tasted. 

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