August 13, 2010

0 Latour ’82 Bested by ‘81?

How is it possible that this 1981 Château Latour was better than the last bottle of 1982 I had?  For anyone who knows me, the answer is predictably simple: provenance.  Without even jumping into the sticky dilemma that is counterfeit wine (the s...

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August 11, 2010

0 Signet—Glenmorangie

Last night, I had the great fortune of being introduced to John Skipworth—CEO of the Glenmorangie Company—by Lucas Paya at the Bazaar.  Under his arm, a bottle of the much coveted Signet.  As a rule, I am generally what one would call a puris...

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August 7, 2010

2 WhistlePig: Pure Rye Whiskey

WhistlePig Rye Last Thursday night, I had the pleasure of tasting one of the most exciting (new-release) whiskeys that I’ve had in the past several years.  And, I have the great fortune of tasting a lot of whiskey above and beyond the pre-Prohi...

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