With the 2010 vintage now resting in barrels, Bordeaux has a compelling duo of vintages in the wings. Compared with the round, fleshy, flattering '09s, the '10s are in stark contrast, with superracy acidity, powerful yet fresh tannins and ripe, muscular fruit. Many producers are calling the new vintage a modern classic. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth reports.
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