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Magazine Archives: Jun 30, 2006

This Issue: Bordeaux 2005

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: June 30, 2006

The excitement over Bordeaux's 2005 vintage began building last summer, as the grapes were ripening under ideal conditions. Vintners grew even more enthusiastic once fermentation began. By winter, when the wine had been racked into barrels, there was a general belief that 2005 was destined for greatness.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2006.

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