10 White Wines of 2020 -- How Are They Doing?
Pretty darned well.
Remember that something like 95% of the wine made in the world is intended to be consumed within one to maybe three years of harvest. Grab it, glug glug glug, on to something else. A minuscule amount of the next five percent belongs to that rarefied stratum of wines intended for aging 30, 40, 50 years in the cellars of collectors or restaurants possessing the budgets to acquire such wines. I mean the Grand Crus of Burgundy, the First Growths of Bordeaux, certain wines of the Northern Rhône Valley, some of the cult cabernet sauvignons of California and Australia; a handful of Barolos from Piedmont; a handful of German rieslings at the level of Beernauslese and Trockenbeernauslese.
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