Off the Radar

A baker’s dozen of estates show there’s much more to Bordeaux than the famous names
From the Mar 31, 2012, issue

With over a quarter of a million acres of vineyards and more than 7,000 producers, Bordeaux is France's largest winegrowing region. Despite its massive size, however, the region's reputation is most often defined by the performance of a few dozen elite châteaus. But there is much more to Bordeaux. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.

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