Several methods exist for scoring the quality of wine.
At the BWC we adopted, of course, the scoring system used by the AIS.
- from 60 to 70 (just drinkable, a wine below 70 has serious problems and we usually do not consider it at all);
- from 70 to 79 (average to good);
- from 80 to 89 (good to excellent);
- from 90 to 94 (excellent);
- 95+ (exceptional).
Whether a wine can ever be PERFECT, and score 100, is a question that is not definitively answered...
In assigning a score, we will take into consideration the visual, olfactory and taste/olfactory qualities of our wines, as well as their balance and aging potential.
The "absolute" score of a wine should be as objective as possible, given the inevitable personal sensitivity of each of us.
However, it is also of the utmost importance to evaluate the "Quality/Price" ratio of a wine. It is relatively easy to find a good expensive wine, but it is more difficult, and interesting, to find an excellent wine at a reasonable price!