From yesterday’s L.A. Times:A 2000 Bordeaux…for $9.00???
2000 Ch�teau Sainte Marie “Vielles Vignes,” Bordeaux Sup�rieur – L.A. Times Wine of the Week.
The 2000 Bordeaux vintage is considered one of the best ever, according to The Wine Advocate’s Robert Parker.
Robert Parker is an American wine critic who basically controls the ranking (& thus pricing) of each year’s Bordeaux wines — much to the dismay of the entire French wine industry. He practiced law for 10 years before starting his newsletter, The Wine Advocate.