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by Tom DeBiase
January 18th, 2020, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Idlewild Cortese Fox Hill Vineyard
Replies: 0
Views: 67

2017 Idlewild Cortese Fox Hill Vineyard

2017 Idlewild Cortese Fox Hill Vineyard : It's always fun (at least for me) pairing wine with food. Looking for that special pairing can bring some disappointments but every so often you nail one. Like last night :) The wine is 75% direct press and 25% fermented on the skins for several weeks. Ston...
by Tom DeBiase
January 13th, 2020, 7:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast
Replies: 20
Views: 990

Re: TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast

I bought Littorai for several vintages based on multiple positive sources of information. I don’t get it. I keep trying to like the wines, and I just don’t get it, especially at the price points. Fruit is certainly sweet but bottles we have had show a good acid spine. Although I enjoy Littorai youn...
by Tom DeBiase
January 13th, 2020, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast
Replies: 20
Views: 990

Re: TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast

I bought Littorai for several vintages based on multiple positive sources of information. I don’t get it. I keep trying to like the wines, and I just don’t get it, especially at the price points. Fruit is certainly sweet but bottles we have had show a good acid spine. Although I enjoy Littorai youn...
by Tom DeBiase
January 13th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast
Replies: 20
Views: 990

TN: 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast

Pretty much everything from Littorai is balanced and delicious. Their wines have that desirable quality of being able to be enjoyed young but also being able to age and gain complexity. The 2016 Littorai fits that description. 2016 Littorai Pinot Noir The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast : Upon opening a...
by Tom DeBiase
January 2nd, 2020, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sierra Foothills Wine Visits, December 2019 – Part 1: La Clarine Farm, Cedarville, Scott Harvey, and more
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: Sierra Foothills Wine Visits, December 2019 – Part 1: La Clarine Farm, Cedarville, Scott Harvey, and more

Fantastic write up Ken. Reading your winery visits is a highlight of this board. Keep em coming!

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
January 1st, 2020, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Hipster Wines for Mechanics GoFundMe - Dec 25 - Jan 3
Replies: 57
Views: 1679

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Hipster Wines for Mechanics GoFundMe - Dec 25 - Jan 3

Lots of friends and family over from Christmas to New Years. Consumed many wines and some fit into Brian's "category". Just a few simple thoughts on each as there was too much fun happening to take serious notes. 2014 Dirty & Rowdy Old Vine Mourvedre, Evangelho Vineyard: This was a special bottle w...
by Tom DeBiase
January 1st, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Hipster Wines for Mechanics GoFundMe - Dec 25 - Jan 3
Replies: 57
Views: 1679

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Hipster Wines for Mechanics GoFundMe - Dec 25 - Jan 3

Lots of friends and family over from Christmas to New Years. Consumed many wines and some fit into Brian's "category". Just a few simple thoughts on each as there was too much fun happening to take serious notes. 2014 Dirty & Rowdy Old Vine Mourvedre, Evangelho Vineyard: This was a special bottle wh...
by Tom DeBiase
December 30th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Caves des Onze Torrette Val d'Aosta '16....(short/boring)
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: TN: Caves des Onzes Torrette Val d'Aosta '16....(short/boring)

Thanks for the note Tom. Sounds like a lovely, energetic Alpine red.

Added bonus is the silly good price.

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
December 29th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Idlewild Dolcetto Fox Hill Vineyard
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: TN: 2017 Idlewild Dolcetto Fox Hill Vineyard

2017 Idlewild Dolcetto Fox Hill Vineyard - USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County (12/27/2019) I have been following this wine since 2013, and the 2017 is the best vintage I have tasted. The tannins are more refined, and there is more aromatic complexity. It’s still a gutsy wine, but that’s...
by Tom DeBiase
December 25th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: In Memoriam: A Tribute to my best friend, Claudine Kargere
Replies: 52
Views: 2277

Re: In Memoriam: A Tribute to my best friend, Claudine Kargere

A heartwarming post Dan. Thank you

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
December 24th, 2019, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Sunday School - Christmas in the Valle d'Aosta 12/15/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: Actually...

TomHill wrote:
December 23rd, 2019, 5:21 pm
Actually, Tom...I was going to suggest to Thomas he do a non-Italian Nebbiolo tasting. Calif/WashState/Virginia/Baja/Oz/etc. From my NEB connection, I could solicit a bunch.
Tom
Good idea Tom. Send an email with the details and I will also run it past Sam and Thomas.

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
December 23rd, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Sunday School - Christmas in the Valle d'Aosta 12/15/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: Very Nice Lineup...

Very nice lineup that Thomas put together. Wish I had been given more of a head’s up & I would tried to have made it. Had a Vd’A Nebb a few weeks ago from Enoteca Vino Nostro (3 Nebbs TN’s) that was outstanding. Tom Hi Tom, it was a very good line up of Valle d'Aosta wines that Thomas put together....
by Tom DeBiase
December 20th, 2019, 7:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gary V. Again.
Replies: 36
Views: 4166

Re: Gary V. Again.

Gary V came to a couple of off-lines in NJ organized by the old Prodigy/Squires group. He looked like and had the energy and excitement of a 12 year old boy that just found out he’d won tickets to the Super Bowl with his beloved Jets playing. Very charismatic as well. Those were some fun off-lines ...
by Tom DeBiase
December 19th, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Sunday School - Christmas in the Valle d'Aosta 12/15/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Idlewild Sunday School - Christmas in the Valle d'Aosta 12/15/2019

December Idlewild Sunday School was the 17th to date and it was the first time an area has been revisited. Shows how diverse a wine making country Italy is. Valle d'Aosta is the area and the wines from here are special. Many (most) have a crystalline quality to them. A purity if you will. Many peopl...
by Tom DeBiase
December 17th, 2019, 7:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10099

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Hi All, attended pickup and Saturday and got to preview a few spring release wines. The Enz vineyard Mourvedre is a standout and look forward to another take on this vineyard. I'm already a fan of what Ian Brand and Birichino are doing with this fruit. Haven't tried the D&R yet. Need to fix that. G...
by Tom DeBiase
December 17th, 2019, 7:04 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: NY Style Pizza Recs
Replies: 54
Views: 1730

Re: NY Style Pizza Recs

Rubirosa is our favorite. Quick Uber or cab ride to 235 Mulberry st. Book well in advance if possible, extremely difficult to get a reservation within a couple weeks.

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
December 17th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WTN: Natty Dread
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: WTN: Natty Dread

Marc, great notes. Thanks for taking the time to post them. I had that Tenuta Anfosso Antea Vino Bianco at a tasting in June and was equally impressed! Here is my Tasting from last June. " 2016 Tenuta Anfosso 'Antea' Bianco (Rossese Bianco) : This wine is from 170 year old vines (not a typo!). Had l...
by Tom DeBiase
December 12th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Antoniotti Odilio Nebbiolo Coste della Sesia
Replies: 1
Views: 162

2016 Antoniotti Odilio Nebbiolo Coste della Sesia

Recently had this wine with dinner. Decanted for a few hours and consumed over another couple hours. Attractive nose of cherry, earth and rose petals, almost mouthwatering in intensity. In the mouth it was more reserved, lots of coaxing brought red cherry, earth, spice, floral notes and mint. Good a...
by Tom DeBiase
December 12th, 2019, 9:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three With Friends...(short/boring)
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: TN: Three With Friends...(short/boring)

Nice notes Tom, always a good read. Enjoyed the Idlewild Cortese recently at the Open House - Pick Up. I have found the serving temperature is especially important with skin contact whites. the aromatics and flavors come through much better when the wine is poured closer to room temp rather than cel...
by Tom DeBiase
December 9th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What does "pure" mean?
Replies: 47
Views: 1615

Re: What does "pure" mean?

Back in the age of Parker good wines were "ripe", "lush", "opulent" and had "good stuffing". Now good wines are "pure". You can't look at a critical review these days without seeing "pure" and praise of "purity". What does that mean? What makes a wine "pure"? The winemaker didn't spit in it or acci...
by Tom DeBiase
November 24th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019

any idea why he ditched utah? M, I don't know all the reasons but one is that he has a cooperative agreement to manage Wild Ruth Ranch in Mendocino County. That is the combination of Idle Wild and Ruth Lewandowski thus the name Wild Ruth I believe he may also have managing responsibilities for anot...
by Tom DeBiase
November 24th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019

Evan Lewandowski is the Owner - Winemaker of Ruth Lewandowski Wines. In case you are wondering Ruth Lewandowski is not Evan's mother, grandmother, aunt etc etc. Rather it is the name of Evan’s favorite book in the Bible. The book of Ruth is a great depiction of death and redemption. Much of Evan’s p...
by Tom DeBiase
November 23rd, 2019, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019

Great post Tom. I tasted at Idlewild just this week and agree on your overall descriptions of the lineup. I found the Cortese especially enjoyable - a unique white that was highly engaging and very food friendly. Of the reds I thought the Barbera the most interesting of the reds right now. The Nebb...
by Tom DeBiase
November 22nd, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Idlewild Wines - Ruth Lewandowski Pick Up Open House 11/16/2019

Attended the Idlewild - Ruth Lewandowski Open House last week and tasted through the line up of both. Will go through the Idlewild wines first (still gathering my notes on RL :)) and will post those in a day or so. A little background on Idlewild. When we moved to Sonoma Wine Country in late 2012 I ...
by Tom DeBiase
November 14th, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RYME Cellars Open House 11/2/2019
Replies: 0
Views: 230

RYME Cellars Open House 11/2/2019

Just getting around to posting my notes from the RYME Open House as the last few weeks have been crazy busy. The RYME Open House is one I always look forward to attending.. Their portfolio is unique in that you might be tasting a vibrant chardonnay or stony mineral driven pinot noir in one visit and...
by Tom DeBiase
November 14th, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite USA Gamay?
Replies: 39
Views: 1633

Re: Your favorite USA Gamay?

RichardFlack wrote:
November 14th, 2019, 1:19 pm
Just curious what wine making methods are used with Gamay in the US.
See post 11 for how the Jolie Laide Gamay was made.
by Tom DeBiase
November 13th, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite USA Gamay?
Replies: 39
Views: 1633

Re: Your favorite USA Gamay?

Some great producers and wines already mentioned but my choice is the Jolie Laide Gamay made with fruit from the Barsotti Vineyard. Here is my tasting from the Jolir Laide Open House this past May. "2018 Gamay Barsotti Vineyard El Dorado County: Grown at high elevation in the beautiful red granitic ...
by Tom DeBiase
November 10th, 2019, 8:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping companies hates me
Replies: 60
Views: 2660

Re: Shipping companies hates me

I don't get it. Their job is to deliver packages. You get one, your neighbor gets one, and three other neighbors get one each. How is that better or worse than delivering five to you? You're providing a job for the guy. As far as tipping, he's doing his job. He gets paid for it. He should be tippin...
by Tom DeBiase
November 9th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Vienna - Steiereck or something else? Aend?
Replies: 15
Views: 1092

Re: Vienna - Steiereck or something else? Aend?

MAST Wine Bistro was our latest discovery in Vienna. Wonderful food and wine and super friendly people running the place. Outside the main center a bit but a tram (can’t remember which one) stops a block away.

It has become a favorite when we are in Vienna.
by Tom DeBiase
November 4th, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10099

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Initially narrowed down to 5 wines I want to order...need to get it down to 3. Monte Rosso, Dolinsek*, and??? *Dolinsek tends to be tiny allocations, so I might be able to grab a fourth. Without question Farmhouse Heritage. One of the most unique wines I have tasted (tasted 3 times over 2 vintages)...
by Tom DeBiase
October 30th, 2019, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

Just got off the Central Windsor exit and there are about 50 first responders and firefighters waving and welcoming everyone back. Bonus, power was supposed to be back on tomorrow but it came back 30 minutes ago. Air is remarkably good right now. Still no gas but scheduled to be back tomorrow. Life ...
by Tom DeBiase
October 29th, 2019, 1:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: You’re being evacuated from your home, what wine do you grab?
Replies: 84
Views: 2955

Re: You’re being evacuated from your home, what wine do you grab?

You evacuate to friends in Napa, make an appointment at Frogs Leap and have the best 3 hours one could have. Especially considering your house may burn to the ground. PS: I am not minimizing the concern we have nor the highest regard we have for the firefighters and first responders. Just trying to ...
by Tom DeBiase
October 26th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

Mandatory evacuation orders for city of Healdsburg and town of Windsor. Just got the evacuation order, seems a bit early for the order rather than a warning but I guess it’s better to be safe than sorry. Not sure where 30,000+ people are going but we’re going :). Tom Come here, when the evacuate Fo...
by Tom DeBiase
October 26th, 2019, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

Paul Luckin wrote:
October 26th, 2019, 10:42 am
Mandatory evacuation orders for city of Healdsburg and town of Windsor.
Just got the evacuation order, seems a bit early for the order rather than a warning but I guess it’s better to be safe than sorry. Not sure where 30,000+ people are going but we’re going :).

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 9:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

The only way to these fires will disappear will be when the average 45 inches of rain per year Sonoma County gets happens over the course of 12 months instead of 5. When we get a heavy rain winter, they say “lots of bushes and grasses grow, high fire danger.” When it’s a dry winter, they say “very ...
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

The only way to these fires will disappear will be when the average 45 inches of rain per year Sonoma County gets happens over the course of 12 months instead of 5.

I say that in jest of course. Good luck with that happening.

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

I am perplexed that the state doesn't clear brush in these areas. Its sad to see these fires devastate every year. Jeff, the area where this “Kincaid” fire started is DESOLATE. Even a experienced hiker would have trouble hiking to the area where this fire started no less have brush cleared. The pro...
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

Finished up a hike at Foothill Regional Park about an hour ago. At the Alta Vista lookout looking North you could see the clouds of smoke moving due West. In downtown Windsor it’s still clear, no smoke though that is likely to change. Crazy but looking out West from the Alta Vista lookout Windsor is...
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Russian River valley recommendations
Replies: 23
Views: 1169

Re: Russian River valley recommendations

I can't believe Scherrer has not been mentioned. Call for an appointment and enjoy the range of wines that Fred makes. Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Syrah, plus a couple of Rose. Plus you get to talk to one of the most knowledgeable winemakers out there who can talk about the winemaki...
by Tom DeBiase
October 24th, 2019, 7:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19513

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

When my friends from the East Coast ask why these fires are so furious and deadly I tell them "Picture Hurricane Sandy without rain". That really is the only difference. We have fires out here all the time just like other places in the US during "normal" conditions. Fire departments put the fire out...
by Tom DeBiase
October 23rd, 2019, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Pepe!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1360

Re: My first Pepe!!!

Howard Cooper wrote:
October 23rd, 2019, 7:02 am
Had my first Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Emidio Pepe this week, a 2017. Really liked it. Quite rich, but with soul and flavor to it. Nice acidity. I am sure it will age nicely, but it was pretty tasty right now.
Welcome to the Dark Side Howard :)

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
October 23rd, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Frog's Leap Estate Cabernet
Replies: 18
Views: 1868

Re: TN: 2015 Frog's Leap Estate Cabernet

It really is amazing that many people chase the next great Napa cabernet when these guys (Frogs Leap) consistently craft high quality Cab at very reasonable prices. Their other wines are also standouts, had a zinfandel recently that was excellent.

Tom
by Tom DeBiase
October 20th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Harrington Alvarelhao
Replies: 4
Views: 281

TN: 2016 Harrington Alvarelhao

Here is something different but like many of Bryan's wines, damn good. Upon opening a nice dark color as expected. Enticing aromas of dark fruit, violet candy and citrus. Flavors follow of boysenberry, black cherry, white flowers, clove, leather and a bit of citrus. Good acidity. Young but eminently...
by Tom DeBiase
October 19th, 2019, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

Thanks Tom. I signed up for their mailing list, maybe I'll dabble in some of their wines in 2020 if I get an allocation. K&L have some of their wines in stock, but not these fall releases. The Melon de Bourgogne looks particularly interesting. Chalone AVA. The old Chalone Pinot Blancs were actually...
by Tom DeBiase
October 18th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

I asked this question in another thread but not sure anyone saw it, so I'll re-ask here: "Both the project and the wines sound pretty similar to Sandlands. Which I love -- had a 2017 Red Table Wine (blend of carignane and mataro, I think) the other night which was so damn good. Anyone want to comme...
by Tom DeBiase
October 18th, 2019, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

Can you share pricing on these wines? The pricing on the Fall Release wines above: IMO, all are very good values. $30.00 2018 Trousseau Gris Farnucchi-Wood Rd Vineyard RRV $30.00 2018 Trousseau Noir, Poulsard, Gamay, Valdiguie $38.00 2017 Grenache Provisor Vineyard $38.00 2017 Grenache, Syrah, Mour...
by Tom DeBiase
October 17th, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

Last Saturday was Fall Open House and Pick Up for Jolie Laide. Owner - Winemaker Scott Schultz really is dialed in to crafting these wines which really speak of their site. If lively fruit, good acidity, lots of whole cluster, old neutral wood, low ABV, appeals to you then you should be looking into...
by Tom DeBiase
October 17th, 2019, 7:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Jolie-Laide Trousseau Noir Poulsard Gamay Valdiguié (USA, California)
Replies: 7
Views: 410

Re: TN: 2018 Jolie-Laide Trousseau Noir Poulsard Gamay Valdiguié (USA, California)

2018 Jolie-Laide Trousseau Noir Poulsard Gamay Valdiguié - USA, California (10/17/2019) Boy was this good. Pobega’d this one as I came home to a case of wine in my garage. Pop n pour, kinda simple but in a good way. Brightness from the Gamay/Valdiguié, Strawberries and rose petals from the Troussea...
by Tom DeBiase
October 16th, 2019, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the best Pinot Grigio?
Replies: 69
Views: 1901

Re: What's the best Pinot Grigio?

John Morris wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 9:10 am
Tom DeBiase wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 9:08 am
Is there any grape with a worse reputation than Pinot Grigio.
Apart from overcropping, wasn't part of the problem that a lot of what historically was labeled as pinot grigio/gris was actually pinot blanc?
John, no doubt that helped Pinot Grigio earn the "it's bland" reputation.

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