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Burgundy's grandest premiers crus
2 Mar 2009 by Richard Hemming
London wine merchant Roberson has a reputation for holding fine tasting events, as discussed on the forum here . Their latest was an intriguing billing: pitting some of the most highly rated Burgundy premier crus against their neighbouring grand cru rivals. This prompted some fascinating comparisons, and an intelligent, well-informed debate around the table, led by the impressively knowledgeable and eloquent Roberson's staff, who must be amongst the very best in the business. The wines were served semi-blind in flights of two - we were told the names, but not which was which. Guessing the grand cru was the main game, but the...

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