Thursday February 20, 2020

Bordeaux at a price that’s right

Bordeaux became the bitcoin of the 1980s, with prices leaping out of the reach of ordinary wine lovers, but sellers are finally taking steps to make the produce more accessible again

5th August, 2018
Bordeaux wines: still a delight, but often treated as investments Pic: Getty

The great Bordeaux châteaux are all still standing, and the beautiful 2,000-year-old city of Bordeaux is gleaming in cleaned honey coloured stone and resplendent with its new public transport system, extended TGV railway station and the architecturally startling Cité du Vin museum.

And yet, as wine lovers will have noticed, the number of wines available from Bordeaux on the shelves of local wine shops or on restaurant wine lists has fallen steadily...

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