Friday, October 18, 2013

Remembrance of wines past

In my 30 Second Wine Advisor column this week, a balanced, flavorful South African white wine prompts a reverie on the way our wine choices have expanded so dramatically over a generation.

Delicious South African Sauvignon Blanc
It's funny how we turn into our parents as we get older. When I was younger, I never understood what my father and mother got out of sitting around and droning on about the way things used to be ... and now I do it! I fell into this reverie, curiously enough, upon contemplating my second glass of Mulderbosch 2011, a really delicious Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa's Western Cape.So why would a South African white, however tasty, act like Marcel Proust's famous madeleine cookie to yank a long rumination out of my easily distracted mind?It's pretty simple, really ...
Click to read this week's 30 Second Wine Advisor, with my tasting report on Mulderbosch 2011 Western Cape Sauvignon Blanc.