The wines of Pessac Leognan are sublime in 2010. Most are showing better in bottle than in barrel! They have style, substance, character, ripe fruits and the ability to age and evolve for decades!
2010 St. Julien is extremely successful in every commune, from top to bottom. The wines are rich, deep, vibrant, powerful, yet refined and display great purity of fruit.
2010 Margaux wines are not as lush as 2009, but the wines have more freshness, good concentration and display a great purity of fruit, with ripe, round tannins.
While the Pomerol selection for the UGC is small, the best wines displayed great quality, character and style in the 2010 Bordeaux vintage.
At their best, the top 2010 Bordeaux are rich, powerful, tannic, fresh and pure wines with the structure to age. There are great wines in every price range from the Left Bank, Pessac Leognan, Pomerol and St. Emilion.
Values in 2010 Bordeaux wines are hard to find, unless you know where to look. Many of the top 2010 Bordeaux value wines are going to come from Cotes de Castillon, Fronsac, Lalande de Pomerol and Bordeaux Superieur appellations,
2010 St. Emilion Bordeaux wines are the best since 2005. At their best, they are rich, opulent, plush, pure and powerful at all ends of the price spectrum.