Otto Nieminen wrote:Aaaargh! Why do I actually bother thinking about this stuff instead of putting my feet up and stuffing my mouth with bloody chunks of meat and Gargantuan glugs of wine and enjoying life? (Ok, apart from the obvious answer that an enormous part of the enjoyment of wine is the "intellectual" [if it can be called that in this case] part of thinking about what one puts in the mouth...)
Otto the Disillusioned
Otto wrote:I'm afraid I don't know anything about wine. I don't know why a wine is good. I don't know why it's bad. I don't know why I bother writing TNs. I don't know if the TNs are useful to anyone.
Sam Platt wrote: I refuse to resort to emply hyperbole like "...infused with a dust of mint laden honey-suckle floating on a lush carpet of cinnamon toast crumbs...". What the heck does that mean?
Ugly.OW Holmes wrote:My God, if someone of your ability is disillusioned, what of the rest of us?
I guess if we work at it we could reduce it to two descriptors. It sucks. It doesn't suck. Much easier, lots less space taken on the board, And, of course, voiding of the reason most of us look in here from time to time - to absorb the wisdom of the great ones, including the great Musaraholic.
Spoiled grape juice, at that!Robin Garr wrote:You're too young to be so world-weary, Otto!
Never forget that wine is the one beverage that appeals to all the sensory organs, including (especially?) the brain.
Also try to remember that beneath it all, wine is only grape juice. But it rocks.
OW Holmes wrote: I guess if we work at it we could reduce it to two descriptors. It sucks. It doesn't suck.
Bob Parsons Alberta. wrote:C`on Otto, keep tasting and spoofing us!! She will be back soon!! Have a glass of port and start writing.
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