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The Cost of Hedonism Goes Down

Issue: February 28, 1997

February 28, 1997 The Cost of Hedonism Goes Down By James Suckling The bubble has burst for Château Le Pin, Bordeaux's rarest and most expensive young red wine. After a year of prices escalating to insane levels, the luscious Merlot-based wine is no longer attracting massive bids in auction as well as hugely speculative prices from global wine traders.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 1997.

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