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Sheep in Wolves' Clothing

Issue: July 31, 1994

July 31, 1994 Sheep in Wolves' Clothing I thought the rich red wine in front of me was definitely a Northern Rhône from a top vintage like 1978 or 1983. It arrived in an unmarked decanter at the dinner table but its dark color, opulent spicy, and crushed black pepper aromas and flavors suggested a top Syrah, perhaps from Hermitage or Côte-Rôtie.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 1994.

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