When Second Comes First
Issue: November 15, 1996
November 15, 1996 When Second Comes First By Thomas Matthews Sometimes it makes more sense to take second than first. Most of the top châteaus in Bordeaux now make second wines that are much less expensive than the estate's grand vin but often not far behind in quality.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 1996.