If you like it, drink it.

  • constituents: supertasters (circa 25% of people) can consistently identify subtle flavours in wines
  • preference: most (including ~90% of competition judges) disagree – even with themselves on repeat tests – on quality ranking
    • (personal opinion) also, why should the 10% elite consensus matter to you? You drink for your own nuanced tastebuds and wear clothes your size; not someone else’s
  • objectivity: tastebuds are easily fooled by expectations, circumstance, and random chance