Bordeaux 1990 and 2000 compared
The Wine Society plundered its famously useful Stevenage cellars (see our recently updated wine storage survey ) to provide 250 of its members with a look at the five left bank first growths from a pair of top notch vintages 10 years apart, 2000 and 1990. At £195 a ticket, including excellent service at Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the City (though only ISO glasses) it was a bargain – as you can see from the approximate prices per bottle given in italics for each wine below. Alas, now that first growth prices are truly silly, at hundreds and almost into the thousand pounds per bottle, it is only at events such as...
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