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Vintage Analysis: Northern Rhône 2005 and 2006

The region is back on form after the inconsistent 2004, excelling with the two latest vintages
James Molesworth
Posted: November 28, 2006


Though the Southern Rhône has hogged the recent spotlight during its unprecedented run of high quality vintages, the Northern Rhône is set to return to center stage with a vengeance. 2005 is a classic vin de garde vintage, offering ripe, authoritative Syrah driven by powerful, tannic structures, ideally built for cellaring.

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