2008 Bordeaux – relative value

A month or so after the annual Southwold tasting, a similar group join up for the annual “Ten Years On” tasting.  This year was thus the time for the 2008 Bordeaux vintage, a vintage that I’ve never really “got”, so I was looking forward to it.

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Château Pavie

If you are a particular sort of wine merchant there are certain wines that you are not supposed to like.  Nor are you supposed to encourage your customers to buy them.  It’s a strange sales technique though makes perfect sense to those that employ it.  

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