A Challenge for Bordeaux
In 2002, the top vintners triumphed over a difficult growing season
Issue: March 31, 2005
Bordeaux struggled with a difficult growing season in 2002, but the region's best wine producers proved their skill by making numerous outstanding reds. If the strength of the euro and the rift in Franco-American relations continue, however, Americans will not be drinking many of these wines.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2005.