Germany's Golden Vintage
Riesling benefits from rising temperatures in 2005, but there's a catch
The 2005 vintage is a stunning year for German Riesling. The vintage produced dozens of magnificent wines, and quality is high in every style and category. Yet a significant shift is taking place, as warmer weather and earlier ripening settles in across the country.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 15, 2007.