This soon-to-be released wine is from one of the most distinctive wineries in California (see my profile here). Winemaker Scott Sampler’s vision is to make
I have great respect for wineries that hold back release dates until the wine is ready and that pour aged wines in their tasting rooms.
Those of us who love aged wines sometimes feel like we face an extinction event. Well over 90% of the wine purchased in the U.S.
“With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony and the deep power of joy we see into the life of things”, wrote the
Low and slow usually applies to barbecue and Italian red sauce. Winemaker Scott Sampler thinks it applies to wine as well. A taste of this
Texas’ deserved reputation for big—big steaks, big hats, big territory (and yes sometimes a big head)—is belied by their wines which are often elegant and