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Wine of the Week: 2010 Bobby Mondavi Napa Valley Chardonnay

"We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other." ~ Ernest Hemingway 
If I've heard this once, I've heard it a thousand times, basic quick turns wines cannot benefit from aging, especially Chardonnay; from wannabe self-appointed wine gurus using their smug, I know it all face, puh-leese.Take a look at this quote from an article, entitled 10 Myths About Wine, published in The Independent.

"Most wine is produced to be drunk when it's released, explains Peter Mitchell. "Whilst a small percentage of wine does, and this is often not that enjoyable when it is very young, the vast majority of wine today has been made to be ready to drink on release and will not benefit from aging. Most will keep (if stored properly) for a few years, but few will be as good, let alone have improved."

Sadly, when information like this is tweeted out, by those who should know better is a disservice to the wine communit…

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