Seeing Isn't Quite Believing in Priorat Perhaps you’ve heard the old saying: “Just as great art arises from suffering artists, great wine stems from suffering vines.” Old sayings often prove true, but sometimes they turn out to be nonsense, so it’s wise to subject them to examination. If you want to put this one to the test, there’s no doubt that the best place to do it is in the astonishing Spanish region of Priorat.
The state of Washington is poised to become America's premier source for Syrah. If you doubt the truth of that statement, I've got some wines that will likely turn you into a believer. And if you question the significance of the statement, you should consider how rare it is for any state to surpass California in vinous achievement with a major grape variety. My recent tastings of Washington Syrahs have certainly made a believer out of me.
Three decades is not a long time when considered in relation to wine history--even modern wine history. During this relatively short span, wines from France’s Rhône Valley have risen from peasant status vinous royalty, with top bottlings from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Côte-Rôtie and Hermitage often ringing up for more than $100 and sometimes more than $500.
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Selecting a term
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