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23 Sep 2011 by Jancis Robinson
Herewith a roundup of news from Bordeaux, including a detailed report on the 2011 vintage so far. 2009 Crus Bourgeois As I have pointed out with doubtless annoying frequency such as in this initial set of tasting notes , 2009 was a great vintage throughout the Médoc, right down to the petits châteaux that can offer such great value – particularly in comparison with the 2009 and 2010 crus classés. The identity of those 2009s granted the right to call themselves Crus Bourgeois was revealed this week and Julia and I are hard at work tasting our way through them so that we can direct Purple pagers to the best of...

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