Is Finesse Finished?
Issue: November 30, 2004
For all the handwringing about scoring wines, the naysayers miss—forgive me—the point. It's not the numbers; it's the words. Words give wine meaning; numbers give wine (and readers) order. Because of this, it's a big mistake to brush off words as "mere semantics.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2004.