Now Kisch

Remember rubber band fights with your sister and the cute girls next door? Remember tree houses and rope swings and grass stains and big wheels skidding and the click of sidewalks and slush pops that stained your tongue and dripped on your belly and it’s too hot to do anything, mom? Remember long treks in the woods or up the river, oblivious of snakes or bums or global warming or saturated fat. Remember the blush of Vacation Bible School and the sting of dodgeball and lunch pails never quite clean and station wagons without seat belts and the smell of television after dinner?

I don’t know why this grape makes me feel so young. Younger than cab-franc does, younger than Beaujolais does. Writhe, lithe, and muddily alive, the right coast made a winner here, and you can buy it in California.

2014 CHANNING DAUGHTER Blaufrankisch Hamptons Long Island New York 12.0

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