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Magazine Archives: Sept. 15, 1996

Thirst for Firsts

James Suckling
Issue: September 15, 1996

September 15, 1996 Thirst for Firsts In London, the first-ever auction of futures yields astronomical prices for the big names in '95 Bordeaux By James Suckling Turning up the heat on one of the hottest markets for young Bordeaux ever, bidders paid well above current retail prices for top name 1995s during the first auction of en primeur wines, or futures, at Christie's London July 11.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 1996.

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