• Drink young and beautiful: wines that needn't wait

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Received wisdom says good wines improve with age, yet some are so delicious right now, there's little point in waiting A conventional wisdom that is imparted when you begin to learn about wine is that serious wines benefit from age. But I reckon that's a tenet that needs re-examining. The other week, for example, I went to a vertical tasting of wines by Felton Road , a New Zealand producer I love and whose products I buy when I'm feeling particularly extravagant. Although these wines age impressively, they're just so goddamn delicious when they're young.
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