Nick's blog over there at Bordeaux Undiscovered got me hooked on this stuff and The Quest was undertaken to get me some of that. I took the leap into my first futures, and waited like a kid for Christmas.
And then it sat in the locker. Truth is, I was too worried to open it, that it was over-hyped, that it could only disappoint. And then I'd have to either have a really bad palate and be a rube and admit to that, or worse, think Nick might be pulling my leg.
Well, we can all relax, because as I discovered around 7:03 last night, this stuff absolutely does not disappoint, nor is Nick a quack. Au contraire, Nick is exactly right to be so passionate about this stuff because it's exactly right, everything about it, the price, ($20) the wine, the completely charming orange label...it's a gem.
The bottle is here should by some miracle someone actually come in today, but mostly, as much as I love my job (which I do) I can't wait to get out of here tonight and have another glass. Cheers.