April 2, 2019 – At the Monterey Trade tasting event recently held at the Sunset Center, two things were abundantly obvious: everyone was ecstatic to see the sun (except for the people whose tables were set up in front of the wall of gleaming glass on the west side of the building) and the wines from 2016 are showing really well, except for the ones that have smoke taint. The 2017, and even 2018, whites and rosés, are in general, terrific. It bodes well for fine spring drinking, whenever spring decides to show up.
The knock your socks off rosé of the day goes to the sassy fresh and spicy 2018 Sangiovese rosé from Folktale: David Baird has a true winner there. He should also get an award for giving … Read More