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Financial Times

Published:  23 July, 2008

The great thing about the 2005 Burgundies is how very good many of the humbler wines are, says JANCIS ROBINSON. There is something almost a little absurd about the current rush to acquire the grandest, most expensive wines of the vintage. Not only were the 2005 grapes unusually ripe and unusually healthy, this European winter has been unusually mild in Burgundy, so the 2005 cask samples have been fruity and easy to taste.