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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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The 2009 Bordeaux Vintage

by Chuck Hayward

There is general agreement that the weather conditions leading up to the the harvest for 2009 were perfect. Winemakers and government technocrats charged with weather statistics have continuously referenced the best of the past century's greatest vintages.

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