Cellar Notes: Northern Rhône 2005 and 2006
After an inconsistent 2004, the region is back in form, excelling with its two latest vintages
Though the Southern Rhône has dominated the spotlight during its recent unprecedented run of high quality vintages, the Northern Rhône is set to return to center stage with a vengeance. 2005 is a classic vin de garde vintage, offering ripe, authoritative Syrahs driven by powerful, tannic structures and built for cellaring.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 15, 2007.