Second wines are not uncommon in Bordeaux with many of the top estates offering one or two other labels in addition to their red, white or sweet grand vins.
Sometimes they are produced from specific vineyard plots or produced as a more approachable wine for earlier drinking but still with estate signature.
Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the best Bordeaux 2020 second wines
Far from being an afterthought using up leftover grapes, some second wines have garnered critical acclaim and have emerged as fine wines in their own right.
See the best Bordeaux 2020 second wines
The following wines have all been scored 93 points and above.