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A Viader vertical
3 Nov 2004 by JR
Berlin-based wine writer Stuart Pigott persuaded Delia Viader to open up a vertical of her Napa Valley red when he published his new book Planet Wine in London in September – chiefly I think because she took to him when he arrived to interview her on her Howell Mountain property. This is one of the Napa Valley ’s most terroir-driven and most consistent wines and in the end I found it pretty useless to mark the wines, as you will see below. They varied by vintage characteristics but not by quality.   I have long been a fan of this wine, even before I knew for sure it was so dependent...

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