Daily Wine News: Average Wines

wine_pour_glass-651694.jpg!dOn JancisRobinson.com, Richard Hemming MW makes the case for “average” wines. “Because there is great pleasure and satisfaction to be found in the average. Well-made Côtes du Rhône and Muscadet, for example, offer a satisfying, expressive and appetising glass of wine. They remind us that wine provides a simply daily pleasure, that it needn’t always be rarefied or expensive or legendary.”

As his wines’ prices skyrocket, Loïc Pasquet speaks to Remi Marty about where Bordeaux has gone wrong in Wine-Searcher.

In Wine Enthusiast, Tammie Teclemariam pens a guide to skin-contact white wines.

In VinePair, Emily Saladino discovers the beauty of Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo.

In Decanter, Matt Walls gets to know white Hermitage. (subscription req.)

On the Cork Report, Gina Shay offers an introduction to Michigan wine country.

On his blog, W. Blake Gray explains why he thinks that Bordeaux, for once, is evolving faster than Napa.

Stephen Tanzer explores Paul Hobbs’ Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon wines spanning 1999 through 2016 in Vinous.

Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2019/07/daily-wine-news-average-wines/