Bordeaux's Classic Cabernets
The benchmarks of the wine world come in many forms—a region such as Bordeaux, admired for centuries; a much-loved grape such as Pinot Noir finding new expression in an emerging terroir; a family winery leading an ancient country to modern success.
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