Victorwine wrote:It’s the “third tier” or “third ranking” that makes the “wine world” so darn interesting.
Rahsaan wrote:That said, why such a harsh tone towards melon de bourgogne? It makes some pretty serious wines. Do you not admit the glory of the Granite de Clisson, Clos de Briords, or other wines mentioned in this thread?
Oswaldo Costa wrote:OK, I give up, here are my candidates:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Touriga Nacional, Tempranillo, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
Bill Spohn wrote:For Touriga, given that they use several different grapes in Portugal (an understatement) I'd be interested in hearing your rationale for singling out nacional.