Bordeaux 2015: Drum Roll, Please

St.-Emilion and Margaux take center stage in a successful vintage
Bordeaux 2015: Drum Roll, Please
The medieval village of St.-Emilion lies at the heart of this famed Right Bank appellation, which excelled in the 2015 vintage. (RossHelen/Alamy)
From the Mar 31, 2018, issue

Growing conditions in 2015 were ideal for Bordeaux's leading red grapes. The accommodating weather yielded wines that were ripe, vibrant and fresh without the firm tannins typical of hot and dry years, making it a fantastic vintage. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.

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