They say great vintages taste great throughout their lives and 2017 will be in this camp. But they also say great vintages are ‘inheterogeneous’ or consistent. This was a complex vintage analysis and eventually, I would not class 2017 as a ‘great’ vintage. It is more likely a very good one which offered many pleasant surprises but also disappointments. It may of course continue to put on weight but in general it lacks the proportion and concentration of the great vintages in recent years, 2005,2009,2010,2016. However, it does have supreme elegance and the charm it will bring may actually bring more personal pleasure than the power of the so called great vintages.
The first property we visited this year was Chateau L’Eglise Clinet in Pomerol. From the off with some of these 100% Merlot wines it was quite apparent that ‘silk’ was a word which would reverberate through this vintage. Another, perhaps even louder, would be ‘freshness’ ........ Read More
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