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A First Look at Burgundy's 2007 Vintage

In a year that produced pure, elegant wines, Chardonnay has the edge over Pinot Noir
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 31, 2008


Twenty years ago, a vintage like 2007 in Burgundy would have been a disaster. Lousy weather for much of June through late August tested growers' skills and patience. But a precocious April and a warm, dry September, plus advances in vineyard management and meticulous sorting of grapes, saved the year.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 29, 2008.


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