Information & scores : 1986 Bordeaux

  • Red 18/20
  • Sweet 18/20
  • Still white 18/20

Vintage description 1986 Bordeaux

An extraordinary vintage both in quality and quantity. Perfectly mature grapes, particularly the Cabernet Sauvignon, made phenomenally strong wines with an unlimited cellaring capacity. The red wines are extremely rich with an impressive tannic structure. The great wines of Médoc and Graves are majestic and comparable to the best vintages of the century: 1982, 1961 and 1929. The dry white wines are incredibly long on the palate. The sweet wines have an unforgettable richness.

Best in 1986 France, Bordeaux, Red

Château Canon - Château Chasse Spleen - Château Cheval Blanc - Château Haut Brion - Château Latour - Château La Mission Haut-Brion - Château Palmer - Château Lafite Rothschild - Château Lynch Bages - Château Lagrange - Château Gruaud Larose - Vieux Château Certan - Château Clinet - Cos d'Estournel - Château Léoville Las Cases - Château Clerc Milon - Château Ducru Beaucaillou - Château Lafleur - Château Figeac - Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande - Petrus - Château Montrose - Château Mouton Rothschild -

Best in 1986 France, Bordeaux, Sweet

Château de Fargues - Château Filhot - Château Raymond Lafon - Château Rieussec - Château Lafaurie Peyraguey - Château Guiraud - Château d' Yquem - Château Suduiraut - Château Climens - Château Coutet -

Best in 1986 France, Bordeaux, Still white

Château Carbonnieux - Château Bouscaut - Château Haut Brion - Château Malartic-Lagravière -

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