Why Great Wines Often Go Bad

Issue: August 31, 1995

August 31, 1995 Why Great Wines Often Go Bad By James Laube If you like to drink ancient wines, Bordeaux is as good a place as any to conduct your research. Actually, it's better than most since the château owners, barons and counts, routinely stockpile dozens of cases under pristine conditions--stacked in dark, cool cellars until someone decides it's time to drink them.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 1995.

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