First impressions of Bordeaux 2017 barrel samples


Read Jane Anson's initial report on the key emerging characteristics of the Bordeaux 2017 vintage, and which areas look set to come out on top.

Jane Anson tastes Haut-Brion 2017 samples for Decanter. Credit: Miguel Lecuona

So has Bordeaux 2017 given us the best ‘7 vintage’ wines since 1947? Well, based on the en primeur tastings, it’s not immediately obvious how to get the shape and feel of 2017, because there is no one style or character.

Translated by Sylvia Wu / 吴嘉溦

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