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Values

Burgundy has always been considered a wine for the wealthy. It’s been highly sought after by the aristocracy, the bourgeois, the rich. Yet it is a region of great value. Values abound. Wines of character and finesse can be found for under $ 50/bottle. One has to compare that to New World wines and Bordeaux for example.

Burgundy buying requires work though. Quantities are low; but there is a multitude of wines available. If you like looking for rare finds, Burgundy is for you. You have to look though. Anne Gros Bourgogne can be found for under 20 euros here and around $ 30 in the US. Jean Grivot’s Vosne Romanée is amazing and available here for 35 euros and $ 50 in the US. When you consider both are elite producer’s in Burgundy’s most respected village, these are true values. The list is endless.

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