Our Scoring System
Our scoring system rewards the following qualities: harmony, texture, layers of complexity, finesse, nuance and surprise.
All tasting notes and scores are a snapshot of the wine in the glass on that day, at that moment in its evolution. The best wines and domaines offer consistency, but all wine is constantly evolving, and even the best can be capricious. Similarly, the drink dates offered are an indication of the wine’s development rather than a hard law of physics.
Scores alone are not everything and can be misleading in isolation. Scores should always be read alongside the notes in order to fully understand the critic’s view.
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