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2012 Bordeaux Peaks & Valleys

A difficult growing season results in a very erratic set of wines
James Molesworth
Issue: June 30, 2013

Wine Spectator's James Molesworth's first look at 2012 Bordeaux revealed a vintage marked by mixed quality, with the successful châteaus often riding far ahead of the pack in their respective appellations. Among reds, Merlot in Pomerol and the wines of Pessac-Léognan stand out as the most consistent performers, based on preliminary barrel tastings of the vintage.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 4, 2013.

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