Blind Tasting Buddies, by Medium Plus

Fri May 19

Wine Tasting, May 19th 2017

Wines:

  1. 2005, Château de Beaucastel, “Vielles Vignes” Chateauneauf-du-Pape Blanc, 100% Roussanne, Southern Rhône, FR
  2. 2014, Do Ferreiro, Rías Baixas “Salnés” Albariño, Galicia, ES
  3. 2016, Hess Family Latin America, “Colomé” Torrontés, Valle Calchaquí, Salta, AR
  4. 2015, Vita SRL, ILauri, Pinot Grigio, Delle Venezie IGP, IT
  5. 2011, Roland Lavantreux, “Fourchaume 1er Cru” Chablis, Burgundy, FR
  6. 2008, Domaine François Raveneau, “Butteaux 1er Cru” Chablis, Chardonnay, Burgundy, FR
  7. 2012, Carpe Diem Cellars, Chardonnay, Anderson Valley, Sonoma, California, US
  8. 1998, R. Rostaing, “La Landonne” Côte-Rôtie, Syrah, Northern Rhône, FR
  9. 2004, Shafer Vineyards, Merlot, Napa Valley, California, US
  10. 2000, Falletto di Bruno Giacosa, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Piedmont, IT
  11. 2001, Sandrone Luciano, “Cannubi Boschis” Barolo, Nebbiolo, Piedmont, IT
  12. 2007, Mongeard-Mugneret, Echezeaux Grand Cru, Pinot Noir, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, FR

Attendance:

  • Janet B.
  • Nick D.
  • Erin K.
  • Taylor L.

Cellar Selections – May 11

Wine Tasting, May 11th, 2017

Master Sommelier Exam, prep group. Hosted at Canlis Restaurant.

Thanks to Rob R. for offering the wines for this epic tasting.

Wines:

  1. 2003, Domaine William Fevre, “Le Clos” Chablis Grand Cru, Chardonnay, Burgundy, FR
  2. 1997, Mathilde et Yves Gangloff, Condrieu, Viognier, Northern Rhône, FR
  3. 2004, Weingut Bründlmayer, “Langenloiser” Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Niederösterreich, AT
  4. 2005, Domaine de Chevalier, Pessac-Leognan Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon, Bordeaux, FR
  5. 1997, Bott-Geyl, “Tokay, Sélection de Grains Nobles” Pinot Gris, Alsace Grand Cru Sonnenglanz, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, FR
  6. 1998, R. Rostaing, “La Landonne” Côte-Rôtie, Syrah, Northern Rhône, FR
  7. 2006, Dominus by Christian Moueix, Cabernet Blend, Napa Valley, California, US
  8. 2007, Mongeard-Mugneret, Echezeaux Grand Cru, Pinot Noir, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, FR
  9. 2004, Shafer, Merlot, Napa Valley, California, US
  10. 2001, Sandrone Luciano, “Cannubi Boschis” Barolo, Nebbiolo, Piedmont, IT

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Madeira Analysis

Wine Tasting, May 10th, 2017

Styles

  • Rainwater
  • Sercial
  • Verdelho
  • Rich
  • Boal
  • Malmsey

Attendees:

  • Hayley B.
  • Nick D.
  • Autumn V.

Tasting with Anthony Anselmi

Wine Tasting, Monday May 15th, 2017

Master Sommelier Anthony Anselmi presents his theories on deductive tasting.

  • Alsace Riesling
  • Grüner Veltliner
  • Napa Viognier
  • Amarone
  • Northern Rhône Syrah
  • Washington Cabernet Sauvignon

Westland Whiskey Distillery

Field Trip Report: Westland Whiskey Distillery
April 28th, 2017

Attendance:

  • Nick D.
  • Emily E.
  • Erin K.
  • Taylor L.
  • Garret N.

Tour Leader: Dave

 

Palm Bay International, Portfolio Tasting

Portfolio Tasting, April 26th 2017

Hosted by Palm Bay International

Coterie Worklounge, Seattle

April Archetype – Traditional Method Bubbles

Wine Tasting, April 26th 2017

Hosted at The Estates Wine Room

Wines:

Attendance:

  • Nick D.
  • Emily E.
  • Julien H.
  • Trisha M.
  • Donna M.
  • Susan W.

Madeira Delights

Wine Tasting, April 24th 2017

Madeira Delights, hosted at The Barrel Thief

With co-host Mackenzie Parks

Wines:

Attendance:

  • Bennett B.
  • Todd B.
  • Janet B.
  • Colleen B.
  • Mark C.
  • Nick D.
  • Rob G.
  • Christopher G.
  • Leslie M.
  • Mackenzie P.
  • Karissa P.
  • Gavin P.
  • Angie S.

GuildSomm Party, Vancouver 2017

Party, April 23rd 2017

Hosted by GuildSomm

Provence Marinaside

Seattle Wine Awards 2017

Wine Evaluation, April 22nd 2017

Hosted by Christopher Chan

Seattle Swedish Club