Is a Tasty Wine a Good Wine?

A newspaper wine reviewer often uses the word “tasty” to refer to excellent wines.

But is tastiness justification for a praiseworthy comment? Indeed, for most savory wines, it rarely is.

Just think in terms of classic Sancerre, young Barolo, Dr...

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