Judgment of Princeton puts NJ on the map
New Jersey didn't win, but it showed it's in the game. Unlike in 1976, when a Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon outscored French wines in the now-famous Judgment of Paris and catapulted American wines onto the world stage, New Jersey bottlings weren't quite as scene-stealing at last Friday's 'Judgment of Princeton' tasting at Princeton University. Yet Jersey's Chardonnays did the state proud, taking three of the top four spots against five grand cru/premier cru burgundies. Its Bordeaux-style reds were less successful against real-deal Bordeaux, some of them lacking in depth and complexity, and one...
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