I opened the last bottle of a batch of 2006 Seven Deadly Zins that I laid down 9 years ago. I had been reticent to open that last bottle, but I am glad I did -- it is well-nigh perfect, but I think it is indeed on the downslope. It is rich and jammy and meaty. Perfect for the grilled lamb I am preparing.
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. -Kahlil Gibran, poet, and artist (1883-1931)
My "bucket list" (AKA, what I've made so far....)