Le Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 is undrinkable and I just did the unthinkable....
Let me explain.
Yesterday, at a really neat, moderately new and un-New York Times-annointed place, En Vrac, a sort of wine bar plus-bistro a vins-cave a manger, located in a most un-New York Times area (Metro: Marx Dormoy in the 18th), I had a very fine meal with my pal Tahoe Tech, during which he declared that his friends had reported that the Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 was undrinkable.
Never one to fink out of a challenge, I then bought two bottles, the first of which I opened tonight. And had one sip of. Yuck!
As my son in law has taught me to say - "You're right, I'm wrong, I'll never do it again," But, having poured the first bottle down the drain, what do I do with the second?
Leaving it on the street for our local bum seems unethical, throwing it away - uneconomical and returning it unpossible.
Randy Cohen, where are you now that we need you?
OK, nobody need write "what was I thinking about sipping such sh*t"
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