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Overlooked Treasures

Six wine categories that represent the smartest buys in the world of wine
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 15, 2001

With an unlimited budget, wine shopping appears easy. You can afford the pick of the litter at your local wine shop , from first-growth Bordeaux at $200 a bottle to California Cabernet at $100 to your old friend California Chardonnay, which is pushing $50 a bottle.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2001.

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