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On Cos d'Estournel & Tasting 9 Vintages

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Cos d'Estournel has emerged as one of the best and most consistent producers of Bordeaux. This article details the changes there over the past 20 years and covers a tasting by Fred Swan of nine wines with technical director Dominique Arangoits.

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Trial by Jury: Aged 'Value' Bordeaux

by Chuck Hayward

Over the course of the past few months, evidence has been put forth that Bordeaux, as Rodney Dangerfield might say, “ain’t got no respect”. It's an observation that Matt Kramer made in a recent Wine Spectator piece as well as by Eric Asimov in the The New York Times. These articles attempt to discern the "whys" of it all.

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Bargain Bordeaux Hits Big

by Chuck Hayward

Earlier this year, an article in the New York Times by wine critic Eric Asmiov created a tidal wave among his fellow critics, members of the trade and consumers when he declared, "For young Americans in particular, Bordeaux has become downright unfashionable."

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