6 Jan 2014
Chile woos China, proves top Cabs can age
Welcome back to fulltime work with the Christmas and New Year holidays well and truly over.
Today I'm publishing the notes I promised on that tasting of top Chilean reds put on in New York when I was there in late October, the one I wrote about in Grüner fights NY faddishness where I was surprised by how few of the best-known New York wine writers chose to attend.
They missed a really interesting tasting of five pairs – one young vintage, one old – of some of Chile's most admired wines with a track record. The wines had apparently...