What's really best value of 2000 red bordeaux?
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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