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Extract from Drinking Now - Three picks from British Airways' First Class wine list
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste 2001
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
A British airline couldn't chosen a more British-style claret if it had tried. The Borie family produces a wine that is refined and understated - a favorite of those in the know. With earthy notes of cassis and cedar, this will pair well with hot airline food.