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Daily Archives: December 11, 2011

Drink Naked

One of my favorite sayings. Many years ago, Naked Mountain was featured at a White House dinner, proving Virginia wine had come of age. We started collecting reds from our favorite vineyards, making us locavores or locawinos (is there such a word) long ago.

We started collecting them in 1990, and many have proved to be spectacular years later.

Besides the few Maryland wineries we love, like Black Ankle and Boordy, we have many favorites in Virginia.

Here are just a few samples of excellent big wines years after cellaring.

The Linden 2000 was amazing, not even ready to drink.