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The best 1996s offer plenty of flavor, but their ranks are thin

Issue: October 15, 1999


October 15, 1999 Waiting for Merlot The best 1996s offer plenty of flavor, but their ranks are thin By James Laube With Merlot from California, you get a few great wines but seldom a great vintage. That accounts for the slim pickings when you're searching for that special bottle of wine.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 1999.

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