Funny how far the pendulum swings sometimes. Twenty years ago, if a red wine wasn’t rich, black, oaky, dense, and with a high score, many didn’t even want to hear about it. Now, some won’t give a wine a chance unless it is fresh, light, easy, and off the radar. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for fresher, livelier reds with whole-cluster fermentation, lighter extraction, and less new wood. But let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater. At times you need a wine you can chew on a bit.
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