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Save your money

by Christopher Fielden

Posted: 02 May 2014 @ 12:07

I ATTENDED a memorial service recently, at St Bride's, Fleet Street, for a leading personality in the wine world. A number of people I might have expected were not there - where were they? They were in Bordeaux, as part of the annual ritual of tasting the past vintage.

The message that is coming back is that one should not invest too much money in 2013 vintage claret: the quality overall is varied, and on the whole the wines are lightweights. Inadequate ripeness at the time of ...

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