What's really best value of 2000 red bordeaux?
31 Jan 2003 by JR
Britain's biggest fine wine trader is currently pushing hard its offer of second wines from Bordeaux top châteaux in the much-vaunted 2000 vintage. (See below for details of that offer.) But the current, February, issue of La Revue du Vin de France publishes the results of a fascinating blind comparison of second wines with the better crus bourgeois from the 2000 vintage which proves a walkover for the crus bourgeois . Scores go from one and half to five stars and not a single second wine makes it into the top two categories of five stars (Sociando Mallet) and four and half stars (de Pez,...

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