Have I gone soft on porty bordeaux?
27 Apr 2005 by JR
Charles W Froehlich Jr, San Pasqual Imports, San Diego: I am an importer of Bordeaux to the Southern California region.  I recently returned from a tasting of the current 2004s, and eagerly received and read your Bordeaux tasting notes and fine wine report .  I write to comment on your apparent retreat from the fight against reduced wines.  Your strike against reduced wines and Gérard Perse’s products of a year ago was a startling testimonial of truth which I copied and sent to my customers.  The wines and the wine making process which you criticized has not changed.  Pavie, Pavie Decesse, Prieuré Lichine, the wines of the...

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