2018 was a rocky vintage across Bordeaux, France’s largest and most prominent winegrowing region. Inconsistent growing conditions led many winemakers to depend on their distinct terroir to account for any gaps in quality. Overall, recent releases show promise, especially from the Left Bank, and makes for a vintage worth stocking up on, both for serious collectors and more casual drinkers.
From the Mar 31, 2021, issue
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