January 2nd 2009
…my true love gave to me nine bottle of Chateauneuf du Pape Clos des Papes Blanc 2004.
The default setting for Chateauneuf is red – rich, ripe, the ruler of the Southern Rhone.
January 1st 2009
…my true love sent to me eight Bloody Marys.
I have never been a great one for New Year’s Eve
In the words of Johnny Goedhuis, 2008 was a “miracle vintage” in Burgundy. For the ten days we were there, we tasted wonderful wines that were juicy, fresh, balanced and minerally pure.