This wine is a little harsh and the oak stands out a little more than this taster would like but for the price it's a solid choice and along with Bocage Chardonnay, a perennial dinner guest at my home.
The hotel's original chef, Victor Hirtzler, a former food taster for Czar Nicholas II, is credited with creating the original "California Cuisine".
The single 'Real Gone Kid' was released as a taster of their upcoming album and was met with public approval, reaching number 8 in the UK charts.
Another taster was released, 'Wages Day', whilst the band tried to finish their album amidst another mad touring session.
Use good stemware, but allot a single glass to each taster to save on washing.
This was not readily apparent to this taster.
One taster who loved this wine commented that the Wesmar " had a wonderful dark fruit nose, a nice balanced cherry that persisted throughout the tasting but that never dominated, and tannins that provided a nice structure."
There seems to be no relationship between the commercial value and the analysis, the arbitrary personal methods of the expert tea-taster being controlled by factors that chemistry does not appear to deal with.
In the days when China green teas were more used than now, the risks to a professional tea-taster were serious, because of the objectionable facing materials so often used.
In the modern days of machine-made black tea, produced under British supervision, both the tea-taster and the ordinary consumer have to deal with a product which, if carefully converted into a beverage and used in moderation, should be harmless to all normal human beings.