Coining a vintage ‘classic’ or ‘one that will appeal to
British palates’ can be laced with euphemism. But with the 2014s, it never has
it been so true. We loved the style of these wines when we tasted from barrel
and now that they are in bottle, they are looking more ravishing than ever.
Tasting a star-studded line-up of 2014s at BAFTA on Tuesday evening, more than
confirmed that these wines press all the right buttons.
were delighted to be joined by representatives from Château Lafleur, Château La
Fleur-Petrus, Château Belair-Monanage, Château L’Eglise-Clinet, Vieux
Château-Certan, L’If, Château Canon, Château Rauzan-Segla, Château
Pichon-Lalande, Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste, Château Haut Batailley and Château
Calon-Segur. With such a list of celebrity wine-makers and revered Châteaux it
would be unfair and improper
to hand out gongs – each wine from the humble Grand Village to the momentous