When the UK's leading wine writer meets a legendary Hollywood writer and film director for dinner at The Square in London, what do you think they would drink? Francis Ford Coppola is of course a renowned wine producer in his own right, but as he said to Jancis Robinson MW before their first course, "we brought only reds." So, as Jancis recounts in her article Dinner with Coppola on www.jancisrobinson.com, it was left to her to choose a suitable white wine. She says:
"Serious study of The Square's wine list could have distracted me for a good hour, which would have been impolite. But I remembered a stunning bottle, actually two, of Trimbach's Clos Ste Hune Riesling 1990 that I'd enjoyed at The Square with my German editor once, so I stopped at the Alsace section and went for the same producer's 375th anniversary (get that, Napa Valley) bottling of their Cuvée Frédéric Emile Riesling 2001 that in the event had Heather swooning, and Coppola quite satisfied enough..."
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