November 15, 1998 North Stars 1996 favored the Syrahs of the Northern Rhône; in the South, stick with 1995 By Per-Henrik Mansson Different wines, same phenomenon. What happened in '96 with red Burgundy and with the top-ranked Nebbiolos of Piedmont also happened with the Syrahs of the Northern Rhône.
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