The lesson here is to be wary of wine critics over-generalizing on an entire vintage, whether good or bad.
"This is exactly why Large Format bottles generally can age for a longer period of time."
"It can hardly be called wine; it is more like fizzy grape juice. It is very sweet and contains no alcohol because the yeast has not yet consumed the sugar".
Every lot of red wine I've seen this year has more depth of color of than any year that I can recall..
As Sherlock would say, the game is afoot. In this case, pounds. That's right. If you can guess how many pounds of grapes we will harvest this year from our own Kerry's Vineyard, you have a chance to win a certificate good for a 3Liter bottle OR 2 Magnums of the 2004 Tom Eddy Cabernet. [...]
Taking the mystery out of wine words like veraison, brix and total acidity, assistant winemaker Jason Gerard gives it up in simple language.
So let me stick my neck out and say that 2010 could very well be a “classic” Cabernet vintage.
2007 Tom Eddy Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Harvest Information: Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon(99%) , Petit Verdot (1%) Appellation: Napa Valley Vintage: 2007 Harvest Dates: September 10th – October 9th Ranch Breakdown: Bella Vista 63% Diamond Mt. Stagecoach 21% Atlas Peak Meteor 13% Mount George Spanos/Berberian 3% Napa Valley (Pritchard [...]
Trellis wires are added to our organic vineyard to give support to new grape shoots and eventual grape clusters.
Where grapevines are concerned, love means "bloom". And those tiny clusters that look like miniature grapes? Those are encapsulated flowers just waiting to make love.