Sarah’s Vineyard Estate Chardonnay 2018 is a flat-damned marvelous bottle of white wine that avoids all the tired Chardonnay clichés and delivers California sunshine by the bucket load.
This is the best American Pinot Blanc I have ever tasted. Period. Hunt over, piss on the fire and call in the dogs.
Virtually ever since I started in the retail wine biz, back there in 1996, I have kept an ongoing list of wines that offer genuinely spectacular value for the prices charged. Here are eight all-time reds.
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These are SHOCKING Whiskeys. That is the only possible capsule description. This is like the first astronauts from another planet coming back and saying, “Hey, they make Whiskey on MARS! Ain’t that a HOOT? Taste this!!”
I firmly believe that, for the majority of Americans our tastes in wine, liquor, and beer are largely determined by the early information we receive when being exposed to these beverages for the first couple of years.
Crux is one of the true American sources for real brewing ingenuity and innovation and with these two new ales, they are really hitting on all cylinders.
THINK – HARD – before you sign up with any online wine club. Think about what you’re getting…and what you’re missing.