I don’t understand why Carignan is so polemic. Anyone who’s a regular reader of this site knows that I’m a huge fan of the variety as shown with the large Carignan tasting I did awhile back. But what amazes me is that time again in various professional settings I see people either rating it too high or too low. Middle ground, where are you? It’s like there’s something about the variety that just scrambles people’s minds who are otherwise fine tasters. Perhaps Carignan exists outside the realm of what is […]

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