Anson: Bordeaux 2014 wines re-tasted
Jane Anson goes back to the Bordeaux 2014 wines to see how they’re developing in the bottle, with a focus on the Left Bank. Below, she picks 10 of her favourites from a recent tasting and talks about how the vintage has shaped up since the en primeur campaign two years ago.
There are many well-reasoned arguments against tasting extremely young, or en primeur, wines, not least from the winemakers themselves who point to the instability of the fledgling samples and the stress of having to make new blends camera-ready at a time when they should instead be focusing on their long-term development.
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