Bordeaux primeurs 2008 blog 2
A few very brief observations before dashing off to taste. Have to be at Mouton by nine. You might like to take a look at a New York Times article about the problem of finding the right Bordeaux 2008 prices. My favourite bit is the last paragraph: But Angélique de Lencquesaing, one of the founders of iDealwine, an online auction site in Paris, said it was hard for producers to accept lower prices. “In England and other countries people have a view of wine as a financial product that can go up or down in value,” she said. “In France, wine is sacred.” Yes, it's just us crude anglo-saxons who...
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