Writin' about wine & spirits for: First We Feast, LA Mag (Liquid LA) & Liquor.com. At The SOMM Journal + Tasting Panel I'm Deputy Editor. Named "Wine Prohpet" ...
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Ethereal earthen notes, like an old dusty leather book, aged tobacco spice and still some dark chocolate covered sour cherries, subtle smoky meat character, still juicy, holding onto fine-grained tannins, acid is refreshing and zippy even at 28 years old. Long finish of tobacco, leather, dried violets and chalky mineral character. — 3 years ago
This: a 1985 Le Corton Grand Cru from Maison Bouchard Père & Fils. Sour cherries and overripe strawberries, Mediterranean spice, tobacco, leather, black olives, mushrooms, savory, meaty, like bacon-wrapped roasted cherries, iron-like minerality and a balsamic note on a long, long finish. — 2 years ago
Great NYS expression of Riesling. — 2 years ago