Exceptional 2013 Corison Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley ($90): The classic 1980s Napa Cabernet aroma of sage, red cherry, cassis and a trace of tar. This is a superb example of a Napa Valley Cabernet at its best, a wine that will age for at least… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”
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Most of the young wines we all buy are too young to drink that day. But this doesn’t deter most wine buyers. Anecdotally, most wines are consumed within hours of purchase. No one ever tells wine buyers of the potential for trivial (or major) flaws… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back … Continue reading “Decanting”
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A grape grower I know said that some wine-grape farmers were preparing to tear out vineyards in anticipation of the coming boom in marijuana farming. Could be, of course. Money trumps art in most instances, and there may well be more money in pot-far… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – … Continue reading “Pinot to Pot?”