Steve Slatcher wrote:First and foremost, I want to know how acidic, sweet, full-bodied and astringent the wine is.
Jeff B wrote:I tend to write tasting notes for my own purposes. Meaning, that I try to write a note that will help me remember my own impressions. And if somebody else gets something from the note, then it's just a flattering bonus.
John Treder wrote:Good question. I wish I knew the answer for myself. For myself, if my note says, "GBNG", I may recollect the occasion and that may help. Or maybe I won't remember, and it'll be four consonants.
I was always a lousy note-taker.
Tom Hill's condensed, slashed and comma-ed notes sometimes are very evocative and other times are just (long/boring).
I tend to like notes that sort of express the "personality" of a wine. Dave Bueker, though his tastes and mine tend to differ (massive understatement warning), does a good job at that.
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