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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31 - Feb. 28, 2002

The Right Stuff

Bordeaux's Right Bank appellations of St.-Emilion and Pomerol star in the 1990s
James Suckling
Issue: January 31, 2002

Bordeaux wine lovers who appreciate opulent, generous reds have been almost spoiled with all the great wines available during the 1990s. Despite generally weak vintages in 1991, '92, '93, '94 and '97, the 1990s has been one of the great decades for the Right Bank of Bordeaux, the region that includes the superlative Merlot and Cabernet Franc—based wines of St.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2002.

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