In Bordeaux's 2005 vintage, you can count on finding wines of very good to outstanding quality in every category from simple, wine merchants' blends to prestigious château bottlings. This is largely due to exceptional weather during the growing season in France's premier wine region; the grapes picked in September 2005 were of fantastic quality and produced excellent wines.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 21, 2008.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Passionate about wine? WineSpectator.com seeks a highly motivated digital journalist for an assistant editor position in its New York editorial department.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash