I found this fascinating quote today on Palate Press:
Gourmet market Vine & Table played host, and Laurent chatted amiably with the attendees. “Do you let anyone pick your food for you?” he asked, when questioned about the 100-point rating system popular in the wine world. “Then why let them pick your wine? Trust your palate,” he said, with a twinkle in his eye, adding that this will eventually lead you to Burgundy.palatepress.com, An Evening With Laurent Drouhin, Apr 2010
You should read the whole article.