Smith-Haut-Lafitte’s 2015 dry white wine proved to be something of a surprise package by coming in level with Haut-Brion’s 2015 white, on 96 points.
Believe it or not, Bordeaux used to produce more white wine than red wine, as Decanter contributing editor Jane Anson highlighted in a recent column for Decanter.com.
Today, some critics worry about the encroachment of Sauvignon Blanc on Bordeaux’s signature white grape, Semillon. Yet, there has been something of a resurgence in recognition for Bordeaux’s dry whites in recent years.
The best Bordeaux 2015 white wines: