Yacht Rock: The mere mention of the name brings to mind either mellow vibes of the 70’s and 80’s or the urge to violently empty the contents of your stomach. This week, I’m joined by musician, writer – and licensed 3rd Mate – Steve Taylor to count down The Top 4 Yacht Rock Songs of All Time. What makes a song Yacht Rock? Which bands are disqualified from the label? And what does this have to do with 70’s porn? We discuss it all, while sipping on one of the ultimate Yacht Rock wines, the Louis Bouillot Crement de Bourgogne sparkling rosé. Looks like Muskrat Love…
Pairs With Louis Bouillot Cremant Rosé and Yacht Rock
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
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.