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Magazine Archives: Oct. 15, 2005

White Heat

Torrid temperatures in Burgundy during 2003 did not guarantee great whites
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 15, 2005


The heat that pounded Burgundy during the summer of 2003 hurt the Chardonnay crop. Although the best 2003 whites are opulent, charming and very precocious, they lack the vibrancy and intensity characteristic of a great vintage.

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