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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2006

Barbera Shines in the Difficult 2003 Vintage

James Suckling
Issue: March 31, 2006

The 2003 vintage was not an easy one in Piedmont. The abundance of heat and sun during the growing season was just too much for many of the vineyards. The grapes literally baked on the vine. Barbera, however, is the big exception.

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

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