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  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Richard Hemming MW
3 Feb 2014

Novelty is an irresistible force. Each year, every wine region gives birth to their new vintage and presents it, barely out of swaddling, to the world. This is the cue for an immediate assertion of the fineness of its features and its striking resemblance to particular forebears. Pronouncing on what's new is part of human nature.