Thoughts on Judgment of Paris II
25 May 2006 by JR
Stephen Browett, Farr Vintners: Re Judgment of Paris II , some people might be surprised that the Bordeaux wines were trounced by the Californians but I think that it's worth pointing out that these Bordeaux wines are not great or famous examples. In fact, the early 1970s were a real low point in the history of Bordeaux wine with high yields, poor weather, no selection and uninspired wine-making. I think it's ridiculous to put Léoville Las Cases 1971 in an international tasting because it is a famously rubbish wine made pre-Michel Delon in a mediocre vintage for St Julien. Parker's score of...

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