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Wine of the Year (12/10)

2nd Tuesday

This was our 8th year doing Wine of the Year in December. Always an unknown treat.

Chateau Randle. Blind Tasting.

Group Preference.

1. '02 Trefethen Cab Sauv Oak Knoll District 14.1% (Pegasus)

2. '06 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 14.5% (Odysseus)

3. '09 Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu 13% (Silenus)

3. 'nv Earl Peillot Montagnieu Bugey 12% (Daedulus)

4. '07 Cristom Pinot Noir Mount Jefferson 13.5% (Cadmus)

5. '08 Domaine Mugneret Bourgogne Rouge Vieilles Vignes 12% (Achilles)

5. '08 Zepaltas Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Suacci Vyd 13.7% (Hector)

6. '04 Bressan Schiopettino 13.7% (Athena)

7. '07 Daou Celestus Paso Robles 13.7% (Poseidon)

7. '05 Marchesi Alferi Monferratto Sostegno 13.5% (Narcissus)

8. '94 Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle 13% (Cerebus)

9. '06 Chateau Famaey Cahors Classique 12% (Calypso)

9. '08 Vina Caneiro Ribeira Sacra 13% (Ajax)

10. '08 Alto Moncayo Garnacha Veraton 15.5% (Kracken)

10. '05 Vistalba Corte B (Hercules)

11. '05 Rustenberg Cab Sauv Peter Barlow 14.5% (Dionysus)

11. '09 Novy Blanc de Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 13.9% (Apollo)

11. '99 Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 13.5% (Prometheus)

12. '05 Chateau de Carles Fronsac 13.5% (Echo)

13. '04 Chateau Quinault St. Emilion L'Erclos 13.5% (Sysyphus)

14. '09 Pala Vermentino Sardenia 13% (Artemis)

starter sidenote:

'nv Rare Wine Co. Madeira Sercial Charleston 19%

'07 Naveran Cava Brut 11.5%

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My favorites, in order of preference:

1.  '06 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 14.5% $35 A+ +41 **** (Odysseus)

2.  '04 Bressan Schiopettino 13.7% $44 A+ -2 **** (Athena)

3.  '94 Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle 13% $95 A -31 *** (Cerebus)

4.  '09 Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu 13% $38 A -12 *** (Silenus)

5.  '06 Chateau Famaey Cahors Classique 12% $14 A +22 *** (Calypso)

6. '08 Domaine Mugneret Bourgogne Rouge Vieilles Vignes 12% $20 A +9 *** (Achilles)

7. '07 Cristom Pinot Noir Mount Jefferson 13.5% $28 A +8 *** (Cadmus)

8. '07 Daou Celestus Paso Robles 13.7% $37 A- -11 ** (Poseidon)

9. '08 Alto Moncayo Garnacha Veraton 15.5% $25 A- +1 *** (Kracken)

10. '08 Vina Caneiro Ribeira Sacra 13% $23 A- +1 ** (Ajax)

11. '05 Marchesi Alferi Monferratto Sostegno 13.5% $23 A- +1 ** (Narcissus)

12. '05 Rustenberg Cab Sauv Peter Barlow 14.5% $28 A- -2 ** (Dionysus)

13. '02 Trefethen Cab Sauv Oak Knoll District 14.1% $80 B+ -55 ** (Pegasus)

14. 'nv Earl Peillot Montagnieu Bugey 12% $19 A- -2 ** (Daedulus)

15. '09 Pala Vermentino Sardenia 13% $14 B+ -1 * (Artemis)

16. '05 Chateau de Carles Fronsac 13.5% $22 B+ -3 ** (Echo)

17. '08 Zepaltas Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Suacci Vyd 13.7% $42 B+ -24 ** (Hector)

18. '09 Novy Blanc de Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 13.9% $22 B+ -16 * (Apollo)

19. '04 Chateau Quinault St. Emilion L'Erclos 13.5% $32 B+ -16 * (Sysyphus)

20. '05 Vistalba Corte B $19 B+ -5 * (Hercules)

21. '99 Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 13.5% $67 F (Prometheus) "ISSUES"

starter sidenote:

'nv Rare Wine Co. Madeira Sercial Charleston 19% $50 A = ***

'07 Naveran Cava Brut 11.5%$15 A- +6 **

 

 

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