Picking Up From Last Week's Notes on OTT
So, last week, you may recall the impromptu diatribe about the wines of Bernhard Ott. As promised, here are the tasting notes. All of these wines were from the fabulous 2010 vintage. Rosenberg Gruner Veltliner Of all the wines that were opened, this one seemed to have lost the most from being over the course of 36 hours. But even that is speculative, since the Rosenberg still retained...
Mas Daumas Gassac Podcast
The story of Mas de Daumas Gassac reads like a fairy tale. A newlywed couple, upon learning that the farmland they have purchased happens to have the unique soil structure and microclimate of a grand cru vineyard site, sets out to produce a wine to prove it. The resulting wines have few, if any, direct comparisons. The red is primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, but has a total of 25 varieties. The...
Lil' B NYU Speech Transcribed →
Some (perhaps most) of his music sucks. Unequivocally, undeniably, just not that good. By that’s mainly okay. He’s 22 years old and has already released a ton of it, so that is not surprising or damning. It used to shock me that Lil’ B was so revered by such a vast and unassuming audience. But after reading this transcript, I am less surprised. Yesterday, in front of 500...