Bordeaux en primeur 2005
European editor Roger Voss gives daily assessments and tasting notes on the wines at the week-long event.
Bordeaux en Primeur 2005
Bordeaux 2005 is already touted as one of the greatest vintages since 1945, the victory vintage. This week Wine Enthusiast Magazine will find out if that's true. Is it another wine of the century, or just a very good year?
I will be tasting barrel samples of Bordeaux 2005 and will assess the quality, the drinkability and the collectibility of
From the first growths of chateaux Lafite, Latour, Mouton, Margaux and Haut-Brion to Pétrus, Cheval Blanc, Cos d'Estournel and many more, the red wines, the sweet Sauternes and the dry whites will be tasted and scored. I will report on speculation on price for the great, the good and the good value.
Climatologists are suggesting that the recent succession of excellent vintages in
Watch this space for the latest from Bordeaux 2005, the diamond vintage.
Day 2: Margaux
Day 4: Saint-Emilion, Pomerol
Day 5 (final day): Graves, Haut-Brion and Latour