Tag: Stephen Tanzer

  • Be So De Vino Old Vine Garnacha, 2014

    OK, guess this is what I’m drinking when I retire.  Wine that with tax comes in under $20.  Wine that at least one reviewer liked (and so they put his name on the neck).  Gets you drunk.   I couldn’t relate.  On any level.  Not with the juicy brashness of it, the overloaded notes of […]

  • Raats Original Chenin Blanc, 2014

    Depending on whom you rely on for points accountability, this is anywhere between an 88 and 92 pointer, with the Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator at opposite ends of the spectrum and Tanzer in between.  Which underscores more about how people think of Chenin Blanc than perhaps the subjective nature of wine scores.   It […]