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Using the wide-angle: A macro assessment of the '09 vintage

by Chuck Hayward

There is rain, wind and sun coming in cycles throughout the day. It's March in France and the French call it the ‘jubilee’ season. For us, it is just wet and cold weather, which makes it a challenge to travel from one appointment to the next. But thankfully, there is joyous work at each stop— this is en primeurs week in Bordeaux and we're here to taste.

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