For most of us, Wine Spectator's Matt Kramer included, wine tasting is an exercise in impressions. Only now, in reviewing his notes and recollections, does he realize that, quite unconsciously, he has been gravitating to wines made from grape varieties different—sometimes radically so—from the typical offerings. He now reveals three of his favorite wines of the year.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 4, 2012.
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