Off the Radar

A baker’s dozen of estates show there’s much more to Bordeaux than the famous names
James Molesworth
Issue: March 31, 2012

With over a quarter of a million acres of vineyards and more than 7,000 producers, Bordeaux is France's largest winegrowing region. Despite its massive size, however, the region's reputation is most often defined by the performance of a few dozen elite châteaus. But there is much more to Bordeaux. 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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