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.

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