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Vintage Chart

Vintage charts are summaries of the growing conditions in various regions for each year. They're broad generalizations that provide high-level guidance. However, there are always exceptions, with particular wineries performing well (or not) despite vintage conditions. Your best guide is your own palate.

  • 10
  • 8-9
  • 7
  • 5-6
  • 0-4
  • Exceptional
  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good
  • Fair to Poor
  • Needs more time to age
  • Starting to drink well
  • At peak, drink now
  • Past peak, drink now
  • Not Rated





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