Soviet wine archive - the conclusions
Soviet wine archive - the video explains the background to an extraordinary tasting of 120 of what were supposed to be the finest wines produced in the Soviet Union between the early 1950s and its break-up, plus a few more in the 1990s. Soviet wine archive - the tasting notes shows what I wrote as we tasted the first 60 wines underground and then, after a snack lunch and an encounter with the microphones shown here, above ground. Overall, I would have to say that I do not think this collection of tens of thousands of bottles is an unremitting treasure trove. Many of the wines are a long way past their prime - as of course one...
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