Monthly Archives: December 2012

Châteauneuf Rouge, Round Two: The Champ Walked Away, Stunned but not Defeated

That champ would be me after tasting through yet another line-up of 21 2007, 2009 and 2010 Châteauneufs.  Most of these wines were not just flammable, they seemed downright in danger of spontaneous combustion.  I will only note three that were … Continue reading

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EVOLUTION OF AND AT THE WINE ADVOCATE

And the end of all our exploringWill be to arrive where we startedAnd know the place for the first time  (TS Eliot, from The Four Quartets) In many ways, this isn’t news; it’s been anticipated for so long:  The Wine Advocate’s … Continue reading

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