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Southern Rhône Vintage Analysis: Châteauneuf Leads in 2007 and 2006

The region racks up more hits with two excellent years that show different styles
James Molesworth
Posted: July 15, 2008

It seems the Southern Rhône Valley can do no wrong. Fine weather plus skilled vintners equals great wines year after year. Every vintage from 1998 through 2004 was outstanding (rated 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator 's 100-point scale), with the sole exception of rain-drenched 2002—and 2005 earned a classic score.

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