A Question of Balance
The best Burgundies aren't always from the top vintages
Issue: January 31, 2002
Burgundy batted its normal average in the 1990s. That is to say, the region produced only three classic vintages—two for reds (1990, 1996) and one for whites (1996). Three out of 20 (counting 10 vintages each for reds and whites) may not sound impressive.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2002.