Types Of Tastings; Tasting Order
How the experts compare wines and get them to show their best
Types Of Tastings Horizontal tastings compare wines from the same vintage, usually from within the same region. Example: Pétrus, Haut-Brion, Mouton-Rothschild, Latour and Lafite Rothschild, all from 1961.
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