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2013 Bordeaux: That's Why They Call Them The First Growths

by Chuck Hayward

The first growths are designated so because they are considered to have the best terroirs in the Haut-Medoc. But what happens in the more difficult years? Do the supposedly superior terroirs actually allow the first growths to produce wines better than their neighbors?

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