No greater feast of wine befits this Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (MWWC5):It is 7:48 am. I should be in bed. Instead, my job in wine sales has me walking into a conference room. No one told me why. My waxen eyes fall on some bottles:
But beyond this glass regiment, at the table’s end, sits a decanter and a bottle.
Grange. Bin 95. 2008.
But before Penfolds’ big turkey, an hour-long lecture drags like the NFL Pre-Game Show.
Finally, the feast begins with the “appetizers”:
We start light with cheddar on crackers: Bin 2 Shiraz/Mouvèdre 2010: It is simple, chocolaty, berried, short but approachable (3 of 5) for under $15.
A veggie pinwheel comes in the form of Bin 8 Cabernet/Shiraz 2011. It has more color, more aromas of…
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