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Magazine Archives: Nov. 30, 1997

Rheingau Rebounds

Issue: November 30, 1997


November 30, 1997 Rheingau Rebounds An underachieving region stands out in our blind tasting of Germany's best 1996 Rieslings, while quality elsewhere is variable By James Suckling If the 1996 vintage in Germany were judged solely on the merits of wines from top estates in the Rheingau region, the harvest might be counted among Germany's best ever, perhaps even better than such legendary years as 1990, 1976, 1971 and 1959.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 1997.


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