Wine Word of the Week: Vertical Tasting



By Kori ~ September 24th, 2009.

Wine Word of the WeekThis week’s Wine Word of the Week is vertical tasting.

Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine:
A vertical tasting is a comparison of different vintages of the same wine.

Layman’s terms from Kori:
A vertical tasting is one in which you taste different vintages of the same wine from the same winery. For example: 2005 Fielding Hills Syrah, 2006 Fielding Hills Syrah, and 2007 Fielding Hills Syrah.


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