DIGGING DEEP IN THE CELLAR

DIGGING DEEP IN THE CELLAR

Properly aged wine may be an anachronism, but if you have the time and patience, the rewards can be stupendous. True, in aging wine you never know what you’re going to get. More often than not it’s a disappointment. But like digging in a mine, you will occasionally...
2014 PINOT NOIR SUMMIT

2014 PINOT NOIR SUMMIT

To arrive at the wines for this year’s PINOT NOIR SUMMIT we tasted over 400 Pinots. We weedled that list down to the top forty-four wines, which ranged from $20 to $60 with an average price of $32. My favorite dozen were: Asuncion Ridge Vineyards, 2010 Estate, Central...
Wine Reviews November 2014

Wine Reviews November 2014

  2012 Dry Creek Vineyard, Clarksburg, Chenin Blanc: In the mid-1970s Chenin Blanc was more popular than Chardonnay. But as it fell out of fashion Dry Creek Vineyards never gave up on it. They’ve been producing a Clarksburg Chenin for decades, and the current...