Jacques Seysses quote of the day: “Before harvest, only journalists know if its going to be a good or bad vintage”. #dontwriteoff2013yet
So please, natural wine enthusiasts, stop serving me brown, oxidized filth while telling me that these wines truly reflect their origins.
When it comes to expressing terroir, a non oxidized wine does this better than the same wine, oxidized. Oxidation results in convergence.
It bothered me when RMP disliked wines I admired. Now that he has given 100pts to Clape, I would prefer it if he paid them no attention.
This is important. Pls take the time. Judge Sides with Monsanto, Ridicules Farmers’ Rights bit.ly/yUQpkY Pls RT @fooddemocracynow
Tour de France Jura stage won by Frenchman named Pinot shortly before the peloton heads to Burgundy. #varietallynamedcyclists
Reflection of the day: why am I talking about terroir on Twitter? Trying to summarize a few centuries of viticulture into 140. #shootmenow
France's collection of 7,000 rare grape varieties, a universal viticultural treasure, is at a risk of disappearing. petitions24.net/defense_vassal
A # of people are confusing harvest updates with an opportunity to prejudge the vintage. Vintage conditions draw only part of the picture.
Côte de Nuits spared by last night's hail. Only 14mm of rain in Morey. I hope the other Côtes didn't get hit too hard.
"Il faut vivre le vin au niveau du corps" says Jacques Lardière. Beautifully put. Great wines are about emotion, the reaction is physical.