Forging Ahead

The Southern Rhône overcomes a challenging spring in 2017 to produce outstanding wines, while the Northern Rhône delivers another classic vintage

Forging Ahead
The higher elevation and cooler climate of Gigondas moderated the summer heat in 2017 to yield some of the Southern Rhône’s best wines from the vintage. (Jon Wyand)
From the Feb 29, 2020, issue

The Rhône Valley serves up another strong vintage in 2017, with powerful, ageworthy reds and complex, distinctive whites from north an south.

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