OW Holmes wrote:Are bordeaux producers - generic bordeaux and not the fancy stuff - allowed the use of oak chips? Can they use American oak?
OW Holmes wrote:By the way, this is wine for the pointy people - big extraction, big oak, almost no acid, no finesse.
OW Holmes wrote:Walt, I don't know how you can buy wine never knowing the points. I wish that were possible here. All the shelf hangers, and special displays of "90 point wines under $20" make that impossible.
Thomas wrote:honey, have we any of that high fructose, oak chipped to death, blueberry tasting, alcohol-infused Zinfandaze?
wrcstl wrote:OW Holmes wrote:By the way, this is wine for the pointy people - big extraction, big oak, almost no acid, no finesse.
I think you should post this on the RP board. I never know the points of wines I buy and have stopped subscribing to any wine mags but "no finese" cuts pretty deep. I like it but this is how civil wars get started.
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