It was the first night of Wine Spectator's 2010 Grand Tour, the first of three chances for wine lovers to taste what more than 200 of the world's best wineries were pouring. Everyone had their favorites. In New York on May 4, many targeted Lafite's first-growth rival, Château Haut-Brion, which was pouring its 1999. In Washington, D.C., the buzz was about Château Margaux 2001. And no one was complaining that yet another first-growth, Mouton-Rothschild, offered its 2003 for comparison.
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