Cave De La Tour
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History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...
History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...
Chasselas maintains a very modest acreage in North America. It is most associated with Switzerland, where it is by fa...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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I always was under the impression that non-vintage champagne and other sparklers have to be drunk shortly after release and usually never keep them more then a few months. Now a friend of mine claimed that he ages non-vintage champagne for about 5 years, as they would develop a "nuttier" and less fruity taste. So is there any advantage in aging ... Read More
Hello, I was just wondering which restaurants have the best wine menus in NYC? Le Cirque's rotating wine thing is looking a little empty these days... Read More
Well I have plans to include several Syrahs in this thread over the next 2 weeks but let me begin with one of my favorite Syrah producers. J L Chave and his lovely 1996 Hermitage:Richly aromatic from the moment this is opened offering up an array of gamy tones to the earthy, blackberry fruit. Integrated in the mouth with the acidity seemingly qu... Read More
I really enjoyed the full-bodied flavor of the bottle that the Snooth team cracked open on Friday:http://www.snooth.com/wine/domaine-du-pegau-chateauneuf-du-pape-cuvee-reservee-rouge-2000/ As someone with a so-far limited knowledge of wine, I'm wondering if there's any particular aspect of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines that exist in some of the ... Read More