Here is a little bit about how I review and rate wines using QPR, which is short for quality-price ratio:
I rate a wine’s QPR at excellent, good or fair, depending on what I determine its value to be when considering the quality of the wine compared to its price.
In order for a wine to achieve a rating of Excellent, it has to go far beyond what I would expect at the price point in terms of flavour, structure, and complexity.
A Fair rating means the wine is clean and non-offensive, but I’d likely not buy it for myself or serve it to others.
Good is attributed to a bottle of wine that delivers flavours typical of the grape, has some layers of complexity, and would be easy to pour for guests, given the right circumstances.
Good+ means the wine delivers just that little bit more than a wine rated Good.
Good++ means the wine delivers even more than the Good+, has more complex flavours and aromas, but does not have as much going for it as I'd expect from one rated Excellent.
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