Daily Wine News: Digestible Reds

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-09-2012

In the Financial Times, Jancis Robinson explains why so many Crus Bourgeois “deserve the attention of wine drinkers who value complex, digestible, dry reds for drinking rather than trading.”

“It’s an exciting time for those with an adventurous palate, with new grapes, new wine regions, and new wine styles emerging almost daily.” So proclaims Dan Berger.

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti recently announced that it would be adding a wine from Corton to its lineup. In the Wall Street Journal, May McInerney explains why this “rustic appellation seems likely to undergo gentrification with the arrival of its glamorous new star.”

In Palate Press, Evan Dawson profiles Randy Dunn – and takes a look at Napa’s “cult” wines.

“If I could, I’d drink a $100 bottle of Champagne every day.” Alder Yarrow attends a tasting of some of the world’s best Champagne.

High-alcohol wines are falling out of favor! Jeff Siegel explains why.

“The beauty of a Gloria Ferrer Royal Cuvee is the price. Suggested retail is about $35, but I’ve seen it on sale for much less.” In WineReviewOnline, Robert Whitley praises domestic sparklers.

In Bloomberg, John Mariani writes about the “robust reds” he’s been drinking so far this fall.

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