Should you put the Umami Dust a new Mediterranean inspired seasoning produced by the flavorist, Laura Santtini in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?
Great winemakers can make relatively ordinary indigenous grape varieties sing with flavour. For example, Spain’s white, thick skinned, heavily pipped and low yielding Albarino grape would not be vine of choice for any of the world’s viticulturists or oenologists.
Are we going mad? We have a hosepipe ban, the wettest April in history and we are drinking rosé 52×7!
Chateau Latour pulls out of en-primeur selling. This is very big news indeed if you are a buyer or drinker of blue chip claret! In the wine world this is the equivalent of Manchester United leaving the premier league! And the same sort arguments are fermenting and bubbling around Bordeaux and the fine wine world.Continue reading “Chateau Latour the Manchester United of the wine-world leaves the en-primeur league!”