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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2010 Bordeaux

At the end of Summer 2010, Ed Milliband was elected leader of the Labour Party.  A few weeks later, the harvest in Bordeaux was coming in.  A harvest that many proclaimed to be the greatest ever, and one that was certainly the most expensive ever.

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2012 Bordeaux: Pomerol

If you’ve got as far as this and you don’t own Neal Martin’s “Pomerol” then I’d suggest buying a copy.  There is something rather special about Pomerol – there is something Burgundian about both the region and its wines.  And the 2012s are rather good.

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2012 Bordeaux: St Emilion

Some comments on St Emilion, not exclusive to the 2012 vintage: The appellation is fragmented, no one really understands the terroir, and no one really knows what it should taste like (apart from me, obviously).  The wine making is occasionally extreme, and a lot of it is hard to taste.

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