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Cru Bourgeois

My finisher’s prize for 2013 Marathon du Médoc. And a very pleasant mid-week glass. Tannins perhaps still in need of a bit more time …

From Princess’ dad’s stash, I think, and into the Wine Club. A nice, well-matured Left-Bank Bordeaux. Coming to the end of its life, but …

The first of my first ever en primeur Bordeaux rouge. Yet still youthful – a ‘sleeper’ as RP might say. Surprisingly still ruby – …

Have to write this from memory as I didn’t note anything down at the time! Andy & Sarah came down to stay, so I …

So, austere, uncooperative, takes years to become accessible… and that was just the label… Bordeaux… surely not! Anyway, I saw this in Boston and …

Suffered from comparison with the 1975 Latour we’d been drinking previously. Was somewhat similar in style – oaky, smoky finish over woody dark fruit, …