Best Barrel Ever

James Laube
Issue: November 30, 2004

In the June 15, 2004, issue of Wine Spectator, a letter to the editor asked how I could possibly rate a wine so high out of barrel (the 2001 Viader Napa Valley, with a projected rating of 92—94 points) and then so "low" as a finished wine (84 points).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2004.

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