Posts Tagged ‘Vintage’

Quarles Harris Vintage Porto 1994 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Fragrant wild berries and prunes on the nose Full bodied and densely packed on the palate Dark, dense finish of stewed berries, anise, and pepper Summary: It’s incredible how youthful this Port tastes at 18 years of age!  The flavors are still rich and the core is dense.  I wish I had a […]

Dom Perignon vintage 2000 Brut Champagne review by Billy

Nose: Lemon flowers with yeast and warm crust notes.  After some time this amazing champagne opens up with additional layers.  At the end of this review I tasted again and pear, peach and honey are very evident smells that delight and tantalize.Palate: Perfect, delicate, tiny bubbles that emerge from the wine, prickle your palate, then […]

How Useful are Vintage Charts?

I’m going to spend a lot of time in this post tearing down Vintage Charts. So why don’t I begin with a few supportive remarks about the general concept. Clearly, most wines are different from year to year. At least wines are that haven’t been blended for consistency. Wines from marginal growing areas, say northernEurope, […]

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