Daily Wine News: Underrated Antiques

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Chinon_wineJancis Robinson takes an interest in aged Loire wines, tasting Chinon wines from the 1980s and 1990s. “We were all knocked out by the quality, consistency, and freedom from TCA, of these underrated antiques.”

After a tasting of 14 vintages of Chateau Mouton Rothschild dating from 2009 back to 1952, the Washington Post’s Dave McIntyre reflects on the historical perspective in a bottle. “It flows through the history of civilization. It connects us to a year, an era, a tradition. That helps explain why wine lovers seek out the variety wine offers and build collections that defy logic.”

In Wine Spectator, Pascal Marchand describes Burgundy’s evolution over the past 30 years.

Eater talked to several wine professionals about what climate change means to the wine industry right now.

Alfonso Cevola remembers his first encounter with Puglia’s wines. “One I remember, a 1979 Salice Salentino from Barone Malfatti, was a large, lumbering bear of a wine. Unfiltered, it possessed a sort of animale nature, one that naturalistas today would love, for it was grapes into wine with nothing in between.”

Jamie Goode helps spread Felicity Carter’s message about the importance of wine tourism.

In VinePair, Courtney Schiessl considers the importance of the man-made Landes Forest to Bordeaux’s climate.

Wine Enthusiast offers a primer on Nova Scotia wines.

In Bon Appétit, Marissa A. Ross recommends sparkling reds for summer.

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