Formula for a perfect score
31 May 2004 by JR
Michael Havens, Napa Valley: Having found your site, I've been following with interest the astonishing debate your '03 Pavie review generated. Old-style Pavie, à la J P Valette and before, was one of my favourite wines and a model for my own ventures in Merlot-based wine. So I have felt that the new developments there descend to the tragic. I recently gave a series of seminars on the East Coast (along with Mark Vlossak of St Innocent in Oregon) on "American Terroir: How Not to Mess With It." Choosing...

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