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  • Jancis Robinson
  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Jancis Robinson
  • & Julia Harding MW
26 Oct 2011


I delayed my departure to New York last week by a couple of days so that I could attend the annual presentation by Bordeaux's Union des Grands Crus of the latest vintage to go into bottle. The 2009s had been so unusually ripe and luscious en primeur (see this guide to…