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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
30 May 2001


Young Hong Kong wine fanatic Paulo Pong organised a 24-bottle battle (sounds like Dr Seuss) over dinner in London recently. The point was to see how the two great Châteaux of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rayas and Beaucastel, performed when tasted blind alongside each other, with suitable food.

I was astounded by many of the…