A complete detailed guide to the best 2014 Bordeaux with 425 Tasting Notes with Ratings, current prices, detailed vintage and harvest reports, plus links to buy wines at the lowest prices.
Post views, opinions, tasting notes, ask wine questions or just chat about wine and food with friends. A fun, easy going place to talk about any wine and food related topic or issue.
While not as ostentatious as some previous vintages, 2014 Pomerol wines display a fresh, pure, sweet and silky character that is hard not to like.
While the cool conditions produced mixed results for the 2014 Pessac Leognan red wines, due in part to the high levels of acidity that naturally accompanies cooler vintages, it was perfect once again in helping create bright, fresh, searing, crisp, white Bordeaux wine.
Margaux is large with more than 1,300 hectares under vine. With an appellation of that size, as you would expect, there are a myriad of different terroirs and styles of vineyard management. With that in mind, it’s easy to understand how 2014 Margaux wines can range so much in quality.
In the best terroir, due to the gravel soils and the level of ripeness achieved with the Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 can be a good year to selectively purchase Cru Bourgeoisie and other wines from the Haut Medoc. There is no immediate need to buy those wines En Primeur, but when they reach the stores in bottle, savvy consumers could have an ocean of well-priced Cabernet Sauvignon based, Bordeaux wines to choose from.
Joseph Phelps one of the original Napa Valley pioneers dies at the age of 87.
2014 St, Julien wines are charming, elegant, polished, fresh, bright and complex. As a generalization, they are classic in style. But in this case, stating 2014 St. Julien wines are classic is not a pejorative term, it can be a positive.
2014 Pauillac wines are stylish. The tannins have a silky quality. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes ripened well, delivering richly textured, round, smooth wines that feel great on the palate.