Tag Archives: W. Gillett Johnson

Drawing Blancs: Three From Marlborough

You can slice them and dice them, rank them and spank them, praise them or raze them, but there are really only three region on the planet that regularly produce Sauvignon Blanc of any true splendor—the Loire, Bordeaux and Marlborough, … Continue reading

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Calçada Vinho Verde: Perfectly Imperfect

André Estácio Pinto poured a glass of miniscule-production Vinho Verde from Calçada, made from some of the oldest vines in the Minho, and loosed a disclaimer: “It’s not a perfect wine.” “No problem,” I answered. “I’m not a perfect wine … Continue reading

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