Everybody’s got one: the super weird neighbor who says super weird stuff and does super weird things. My fossilized-dog loving, babyless baby carriage-strolling neighbor is mine. Fortunately, there’s the 2017 Clay Shannon Cabernet from the folks at Wine Spies to make life a little better. I also have a few big announcements to share, and a Soapbox to get on, and an awesome new website to talk about!
Clay Shannon Cabernet and My Super Weird Neighbor
- 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.