Dear Robert, I've had a query from the son of a friend of mine who wants to know a high quality wine to buy for about €8. He's interested in red wines that are multi-dimension
al - he tasted a wine I took to his mother's place for dinner, not realising that it cost about €40. I'm going to suggest Rhône. Any other suggestions?
I received this query this morning. My immediate responses were to agree wholeheartedly regarding the Rhône, to add Languedoc to his list, to say that Bordeaux is generally NOT the place to look - and to say that, maybe for real "multi-dimensional" qualities, he may need to spend a little more than €8 (though not necessarily €40).
I'd be interested in how other people would have answered the question...