Articles from March 2011



Breathing is Important

So I opened a bottle of Domaine Jean Fournier Marsannay ’05 Burgundy.  I was pairing it with my go to meal for Pinot, grilled tuna.  Intially, it was tight and dry, not unexpected.  2005 was a great vintage for Burgundy – it made many of the entry level wines, well, more drinkable  for the “american” [...]

Older Chardonnays Still Rock

Now, we all know that some white wines are made to age – especially French whites.  And of course Chardonnay is one of the best white wines to age, especially when it has seen oak treatment.  But when you’re talking about the American market, most consumers are wary of older vintages, and when given a [...]