2004 is an overlooked vintage that offers mature drinking at reasonable prices, concluded our tasters. But don’t leave the wines too much longer – they’re surprisingly evolved. See the top wines here
Decanter average score:
Fine concentration of red and black fruits on the nose – a very good natural intensity and depth. Moderate tannins give some structure, leading to a medium to intense finish. A classic Médoc.
Price: £55-£83 Widely available via leading Bordeaux merchants