By Dan Berger Every now and then we pull out some older wines, usually reds, to see how they have been doing. We need to do this a lot more often than we do, we always say, and a few weeks ago we tried this again with the same result. Numerous … Want to read more? … Continue reading “Vintage Experiences with Great Wines”
Staging a tasting of older wines for yourself and a small group of friends can easily be a place where pitfalls can ruin the moment, so what here are a few thoughts on preparation. The People Invite people who understand the risky nature of suc… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back … Continue reading “Doing an ‘Old Soldiers’ event”
Much as I love great old Burgundy, mature Bordeaux, and even one of my secret passions (well, not so secret, really!), Riesling, there is at least one other great wine that delivers as much enjoyment for me as any other wine that I have regularly tas… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome … Continue reading “The Greatest Red”
Months ago, we rated as Exceptional here the 2014 Gary Farrell Pinot Noir from the Hallberg Vineyard in the Russian River Valley. Just for fun, and because we were in the mood, we opened another bottle of that incredible wine a few nights ago, decant… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – … Continue reading “Final Tip”
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Exceptional 2012 Sobrero Barolo, Ciabot Tanasio DOCG ($50): Decades ago a book entitled Tar and Roses was published about Barolo to discuss the basic aroma of classic, mature wines from this Piemonte district. There may be a trace of each of those… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”