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Old 02-19-2010, 03:03 PM   #11
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Default Re: Starting to like wine...the Red version

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Originally Posted by shilala View Post
Seems like Lisa likes Napa Valley stuff the most, Australian stuff the least.
There is a reason for that :-) I am sure there is an old thread on the subject, but in simple terms: Napa - clean, well made wines, OZ - all sorts of manipulation and additions plus way to much oak and at prices we're discussing, not oak barrels but oak chips to simply flavor the wine...

Just to put things in perspective, Michael Twelftree, the Two Hands guy, was bad mouthing CA wines and winemaking expertise big time in press. Take a wild guess where he is making wine now, or rather, who makes it for him and where...
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