Wine: Dichotomy

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    Happy 2019!

    News from New Orleans…we were so pleased that our wines did well at the first New Orleans International Wine Competition held in late November.  Dichotomy (2017 white pinot noir) was awarded a gold medal and our 2016 Zinfandel earned a Bronze.  What was even more exciting than the awards was that our wines were poured at the four Grand Dames restaurants in the French Quarter the night after the competition ended.    We were thrilled!    To refresh your memory those four restaurants are Gallatoire’s, Arnaud’s, Antoine’s, and Brennan’s, all world famous and restaurants that have produces some of the finest chefs.  We’re looking forward to entering the 2019 competition…

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    Good to the last sip….

    We knew this would happen. We are sold out of 2017 Dichotomy White Pinot Noir. How did this happen? Easily when Dichotomy became a Bookshelf Wines fan favorite! But, don’t despair. We have plenty of 2019 Dichotomy available to taste and purchase. Very similar to 2017 Dichotomy, the 2019 has hints of apple and honey. Its been described by early tasters as perhaps a bit brighter and fresher. You might ask why there are differences from one vintage to the next. As we have discovered, grape growers are farmers and at the mercy of Mother Nature. Here are some examples of what might go wrong in any given year. In…