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Bordeaux Roars Back

Following the lean 2008 vintage, 2009 provides lush fruit and classic quality
James Molesworth
Issue: March 31, 2012


With the 2009 Bordeaux vintage now bottled and on its way to retail shelves in the United States, France's premier wine region has cemented the reputation of its first classic-quality vintage since 2005. Consumers who gambled and bought what were at the time the most expensive futures ever offered can breathe a sigh of relief. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 2012.

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