Flat wines, the Mondavi name and snake's bladder
4 Oct 2004 by JR
Simon Tam, Hong Kong: Can a 'flat' on the nose and abruptly, 'off-the-cliff' type finish wine be anything but low level TCA? Bacterial/microbial perhaps? That was the discussion at a Mount Mary Cabernet vertical tasting a few weeks ago. Grateful for your wisdom as always. In light of all the Mondavi 'restructuring' I wonder who would end up with the 'Robert Mondavi' brand and or even the right to use the 'Mondavi' name in the future. Finally, the new season hibernating snakes...

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