It’s one thing to pucker up and eat raw rhubarb; it’s another to drink wine with something this sharp.
Pirmin Umbricht runs the family winery in Aargau; his younger brother runs the thriving family fresh vegetable shop and delivery business. The pair, in their early 30’s, are popular restaurant suppliers.
This was a walkabout tasting of fine wines that let me compare different Swiss wineries’ Pinot Noirs. It was also an opportunity to make other types of comparisons among wines that have been given at least 90 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
This has been a busy travel week with visits to wineries in several cantons. The many faces of this country’s physical landscape are a never-ending pleasure, even in winter.