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Extreme packaging
23 Feb 2006 by JR
Patricia, London: I admit to scepticism (cynicism?) every time I require both hands to lift a bottle of (supposedly) top quality red wine in a so-called blind tasting, in many of which I am regularly asked to participate as a sometime-expert. If the producer is spending so much on the weight of the bottle, what's the liquid inside like, I ask myself? Prejudice? Probably. But even the top Bordeaux châteaux do not go to these sorts of lengths, or weights, to market the product. Is heavier better? Possibly. But I am short of gym-time! As for Warre's Otima , good for them! Whilst the product may not be...

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