With August coming to a close, we once again welcome kids returning to school. But they’re not really “returning,” are they? Not with a global pandemic going on. The challenges that parents and teachers face with Remote Learning are at once unknown and a bit scary, and having to follow-up a summer of lockdown with an autumn of the same, it may seem like we’re all experiencing a malady that’s all too well known in the wine world…
Pairs With Le Grand Courtage and “Going” Back To School
- by John Taylor
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.
The 2018 Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley has all the character of one of the most… Read More »Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard