Soviet wine archive - tasting notes
29 Oct 2009 by Jancis Robinson
I described in Soviet wine archive – the video , the extraordinary tasting of 120 'treasures' from the Soviet era that I took part in during my recent visit to Russia's Black Sea coast. Below are my tasting notes on these extraordinary wines dating from the early 1950s, entered in the right-hand column of the grid with which I was issued. (Deuced efficient, these Russians.) Also see my tasting notes on over 50 more modern Russian wines tasted on the same trip. Since I feel that interest in these wines will be fairly academic (you are unlikely to run into them at your local wine retailer), we will not be entering them into...

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