Posted by Wine News | Posted on 02-27-2018| Posted in
In the New York Times, Eric Asimov discovers wines of grandeur from modest estates in Pomerol. “Even as the wines of Pomerol are celebrated in much of the world, and the best are among the most expensive on the planet, the region operates on an approachable, direct human scale that is rare in Bordeaux’s exalted precincts.”
In Decanter, Andrew Jefford compares and contrasts winemaking methods in the Jura, Jerez and Tokaji. “The urge to classify these wines as cousins if not siblings is almost irresistible – but does this really help consumers? There is, after all, one colossal difference between them.”
“Despite being identified as a potential quality wine-producing region a decade earlier, Great Southern has long lived in the shadow of its more famous neighbor to the west, Margaret River… But times are changing.” In Wine Enthusiast, Christina Pickard takes a look at Australia’s underdog region.
Antonio Galloni shares his impressions of the 2015 Bordeaux vintage in Vinous.
2018 Premiere Napa Valley raised more than $4.1 million, reports the Napa Valley Register. The top bid was for the 2016 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon— $110,000 for a 20-case lot, or more than $458 a bottle.
In Wine-Searcher, Oregon wine pioneer Harry Peterson-Nedry reminisces about the early days of the state’s wine industry.
On his blog, W. Blake Gray explores whether private label wines are good for consumers.
Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2018/02/daily-wine-news-celebrating-pomerol/