JC WINE CRITIC, RICHARD EHRLICH, ON GOOSE BAY AND MEVUSHAL
THESE WINES overwhelmed me with what they showed about the quality to be found nowadays in mevushal wine. In the bad old days, you could spot mevushal a mile away by its “cooked”, jammy fruit. The heat is now applied so lightly and deftly that you’d barely know it had been there. Jones said that mevushal is now merely the equivalent of a year’s ageing. And other mevushal wines at the tasting bore him out: they were simply a little more mature than you’d expect them to be. This is the most exciting development in kosher wine that I’m aware of.