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2006/2005: Should We Buy? Part 2

by Chuck Hayward

"With the continuing rise of Bordeaux prices, should I still be buying 2005 futures, will I be better off waiting until they are actually released, or should I skip this vintage all together?" -Dave G.

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Why is 2005 Bordeaux such a big deal?

by Chuck Hayward

The 2005 vintage is already getting a lot of hype. Many are comparing it to the 1982 and 2000 vintages. Critic Robert Parker will formally review the vintage in the April 2005 edition of The Wine Advocate, but he has already posted his initial impressions online:

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