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Maddening, Mesmerizing Burgundy

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: June 30, 2002

No one is neutral when it comes to Burgundy. Naysayers argue that the region's wines are too expensive and too often disappointing. Burgundy's advocates admit both points, but are willing to pay outrageous prices for inconsistent wines in hopes of uncorking a great bottle.

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