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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2006

A Great Vintage for Bordeaux

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: March 31, 2006

Europe sweltered in the extremely hot summer of 2003, and the high temperatures put their stamp on the vintage's wines. Some regions wilted, but Bordeaux triumphed. This issue, European bureau chief James Suckling reports on his comprehensive tastings of the 2003 Bordeaux.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2006.

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