Determining a winner is of academic interest only. Both are elegant wines with precision, presence and a personal expression. Both are top class chardonnays. But they’re for sure different, the 2010 White Bones and the 2009 White Stones from Catena in Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina.
You can’t neglect the risk-taking at the Adrianna vineyard. [...]
On the plate; a generous lobster salad. My way of saying thank you to my in-laws for a great gift. The salad is a bit creamy in order to pair well with the wine of my choice; the 2011 Felton Road Block 2 Chardonnay. Although pretty confident this will suit my guests preferences, I’m [...]
Enter a wine bar in Tain l’Hermitage, in the northern parts of the Rhône Valley. The Cave du Taurobole for example. Ask for the wine list. The charming and enthusiastic owner Nathalie Monterastelli and her husband will of course help you to chose if asked, but as a true fan of Raveneau you know [...]
The approach appeals to me. It’s honest and doesn’t undermine man’s significance when it comes to wine production. After twenty years of wine passion I’m true to my taste. I know what I like. I’ve also learnt [...]
Californian wines guest starring on Wine Virtuosity! When Sweden’s leading US wine importer invites me to taste through his portfolio of exciting and dynamic names in California, I know it’s going to challenge the best from the rest of the world. And how they did it! Here’s to Californian greatness!
Meaning “word of mouth” but [...]
Californian wines guest starring on Wine Virtuosity! When Sweden’s leading US wine importer invites me to taste through his portfolio of exciting and dynamic names in California, I know it’s going to challenge the best from the classic wine regions of France. And how they did it! Here’s to Californian greatness!
There’s something about Chardonnay. Think you’ve heard me saying that before. No other grape has shown such adaptability around the world [...]
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