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Magazine Archives: Sept. 30, 2011

Racy Thoroughbreds

The best 2008 white Burgundies are out of the gate with bright, pure flavors and savory accents
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: September 30, 2011

Fans of pure-tasting white Burgundy should prepare to stock up. The best wines of the recently released 2008 vintage are the finest young whites from the region since the 2002 harvest. These are wines that crackle with acidity and are lean and taut, yet they have concentration and a mineral essence that lends a juicy, savory quality. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 23, 2011.

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