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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The 2013 Bordeaux vintage: vins de bistro

500 words on 2013 Bordeaux.  Because it’s like a punishment..  There are tastings that you go to where, a few wines in, you divine that you could have written the notes without tasting the wines first.  This isn’t a sign of bad quality, more a sign of predictability which, in some fields (like accountancy) is […]

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