Category: Perfect 10s

The Best Grenache in The World?: A Tasting With Robert Parker

“Grenache has basically been disregarded for the last century,” said Robert M. Parker, Jr. on his recent visit to Napa

2001 Chateau Haut-Brion, Pessac-Leognan (Bordeaux), France

I’ve actually had a number of people tell me something approximating, “I just don’t understand what all the fuss is

1995 Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret, Napa

OK. Time to trot out another one of the classics from the cellar. I try and review a range of

My Conversation With Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Regular readers know that I have both a good amount of respect for Robert Parker, the founder and author of

1997 Heitz “Martha’s Vineyard” Cabernet , Napa

What’s life without a little splurging? What’s California without a little Cabernet? California cabs put us on the map when

2003 Domaine Tempier Bandol Rose, Bandol (Provence), France

It’s almost futile to really try and do justice to Domaine Tempier as a vintner from any perspective — historical,

2002 Adrian Fog “Savoy Vineyard” Pinot Noir, Sonoma

So you think you know a varietal. You’ve had it hundreds of times in its various and varied incarnations. Old

2001 Rudd Proprietary Red, Oakville Estate

I’ve already reviewed the Rudd Jericho Canyon Red Blend here, and therefore I was excited when last week I had

2002 Aubert Chardonnay, Ritchie Vineyard, Sonoma Coast

Mark Aubert has quite the resume: Rutherford Hills, MontiCello Cellars, Peter Michael Winery, Colgin Cellars, and since 2000, proprietor of

1998 Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay – Margaret River

I’ve had a fondness in my heart for Australian Chardonnays since the first time I visited Tyrrell’s winery and had