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Magazine Archives: Aug. 31, 2018

Sun Shines on Washington

The 2015 vintage, another in a series of hot years, brings big, ripe reds
Tim Fish
Issue: August 31, 2018


In Washington, the 2015 growing season was difficult due to it being the hottest growing season on record. The 2016 vintage looked to be a twin of 2015, with an early hot start but that changed in June, when, to everyone's relief, the weather reverted to more typical cooler temperatures. Wine Spectator's Tim Fish explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 17, 2018.

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