My Wines of the Year
Issue: December 31, 2008
Fine wine, like compound interest, takes a while to make itself felt. This is most obvious with aging a finished bottle. Less obvious is the effect of the gestation of vineyards. Only now are we seeing—and tasting—the results of new vineyards planted a decade ago.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 1, 2008.