Sunday, August 13, 2006

Wine Ratings Might Not Pass the Sobriety Test - New York Times

Wine Ratings Might Not Pass the Sobriety Test - New York Times

Great article from the New York Times showing that:
You don't sell your wine if it get less than 90
Parker and Wine Spectator have the same taste for full-body, over-extracted monsters
The scale never works for lightly flavored grapes (Riesling, Chenin, Pinot)
It's time to trust the tasting notes and not the score.

So next time you like a wine, try to find the tasting notes. After a couple of notes, you will find out that the same adjectives are coming back. You are on your way...

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