Ryan Maderak wrote:It seems almost a cliche, but if there is a king of reds, then it is in fact Cab Sauv. On the other hand, as I have said before, Cab Sauv may be kingly, but only the 'Blood of Jove' is godly! (Sangiovese => Sanguis + Jovis = Blood of Jove = Blood of Zeus)
Tim York wrote:I disqualify Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot on the grounds of their needing blending for best results.
Robin Garr wrote:But I wonder if some folks in the Tuscan PR industry prefer invoking a good Catholic saint over a pagan deity.
David M. Bueker wrote:Now if you ask what is the queen (or crown prince, etc.) of red wine varieties I would have to say Pinot Noir.
Bill Spohn wrote:Using the relational metaphor, if cab is king and Pinot queen, what would Foch or Pinotage be, the illigitimate cousin of a court hanger-on.....
Neil Courtney wrote:Why is Red in a Monarchy and White in an Empire?
Mark Noah wrote:Grenache......... How could you not include this?
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