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Buddies: Malbec, Zin, Syrah: Oct 4 & 5

Wines:

  • 2016 Cavallotto Tenuta Bricco Boschis, “Pinner” Vino Bianco Ottenuto da Uva Nera, Castiglione Falletto, Piemonte, IT
  • 2016 Johannes Zillinger, “Reflexion” Cabernet Sauvignon, Niederösterreich, AT
  • 2016 Newsome-Harlow Wines, “Big John” Zinfandel, Calaveras County, CA, US
  • 2017 Zuccardi, “Concreto” Malbec, Paraje Altamira, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Cujo, AR
  • 2012 Two Vintners, “Some Days are Diamonds” Syrah, May’s Discovery Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills, WA, US
  • 2012 Bodega Alta Vista, “Temis” Malbec, Alta Vista Single Vineyard, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Cujo, AR
  • 2012 Murphy Vineyards, “Integrity, Sonoma Country Day School” Syrah, Vivio Vineyards, Bennett Valley, Sonoma County, North Coast, CA, US
  • 2015 Turley, “Duarte” Zinfandel, Contra Costa County, North Coast, CA, US
  • 2013 Tolo Cellars, “Tolo” Zinfandel, Paso Robles, Central Coast, CA, US

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Archetype Tasting – Roulot, Leroy et Clair Sep 27

Wine Tasting – September 27, 2018

Wines:

  • NV Domaines Vinsmoselle, Crémant de Luxembourg Brut, Moselle Luxembourgeoise, LU
  • 2016 Dominique Lafon, Bourgogne Blanc
  • 2015 Domaine Gérard Thomas et Filles, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru “Murgers des Dents de Chien”
  • 2011 Domaine de la Tour, Chablis 1er Cru “Côte de Cuissy”
  • 2015 Domaine William Fèvre, Chablis Grand Cru “Les Clos”
  • 2006 Domaine Bruno Clair, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
  • 2015 Domaine Alain Chavy, Puligny-Montrachet “Les Charmes”
  • 2013 Domaine Bernard Moreau et Fils, Chassagne-Montrachet
  • 2006 Domaine Roulot, Meursault “Les Meix Chavaux”
  • 2002 Domaine Leroy, Meursault

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Blind Wine Classics, Sep 20 & 21

Wine Tasting, September 20th & 21st, 2018

Wines:

  • 2014 Nederburg, “The Winemakers” Pinotage, Western Cape, ZA
  • 2010 Château Montlandrie, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, FR
  • 2005 Arthémis, Côtes de Castillon, Bordeaux, FR
  • 2015 L’Ecole No. 41, Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, US
  • 2015 Garzón, Tannat Reserve, Uruguay
  • 2016 Jules Taylor Wines, Pinot Noir, Marlborough, NZ
  • 2015 Torii Mor, Olson Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, US
  • 2015 Fumanelli, Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Veneto, IT
  • 2010 Trevelen Farm, Frankland Reserve Shiraz, Great Southern, AU
  • Trimbach Riesling, Alsace, FR
  • Leacock’s, Rainwater Madeira, PT

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Pinot Noir Spotlight: September 6 & 7

Wine Tasting, September 6th & 7th, 2018

Wines:

  • Venica, “Jesera” Pinot Grigio, Collio Goriziano DOC, Friuli–Venezia Giulia, IT
  • 2015 Montenidoli, “Tradizionale” Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Toscana, IT
  • 2016 Allimant-Laugner, Pinot Noir, Vin d’Alsace, FR
  • 2015 Frédéric Magnien, Bourgogne Pinot Noir, FR
  • Pyramid Valley Vineyards
  • 2014 Benziger, “Signaterra” Pinot Noir, La Reyna, Sonoma Coast, US
  • 2014 Domaine Bachelet, Côte de Nuits-Villages Pinot Noir, Burgundy, FR
  • 2016 Jules Taylor, Pinot Noir, Marlborough, NZ
  • Blandy’s, “5 Year, Rich” Malmsey, Madeira, PT

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Blind Wine Classics: August 30 & 31

Wine Tasting, August 30th and 31st, 2018

Wines:

  • Leacock’s Rainwater Madeira, Medium Dry, PT
  • Cossart Gordon, 5 Year Sercial Madeira, Fine Dry, PT
  • 2015 Domaine des Baumard, Savennières, Loire Valley, FR
  • 2014 Jean-Yves Péron, Roche Blanche, Vin de France Jacquère, Savoie, FR
  • 2012 Domaine Albert Mann, Alsace Grand Cru “Schlossberg” Riesling, Haut-Rhin, FR
  • 2008 Château Rieussec, Sauternes, Graves, FR
    • 1er Grand Cru Classé 1855
  • 2015 L’Ecole No 41, Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington State, US
  • 2015 Durigutti, Malbec, Mendoza, AR
  • 2008 R. López de Heredia, “Viña Cubillo” Rioja DOCa Crianza Tinto, La Rioja, ES
  • 2015 Prats & Symington, “Post Scriptum de Chryseia”, Douro DOP, Duriense, PT
  • 2005 Château Rauzan-Ségla, Margaux, Médoc, FR
  • 2014 Château Gloria, Saint-Julien, Médoc, FR
  • 1997 Castello Banfi, Poggio All’Oro, Brunello di Montalcino, Toscana, IT
  • 2014 Château La Lagune, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, FR
  • 2015 Cardedu, “Nùo” Vermentino di Sardegna DOC, IT
  • 2002 Château Lanessan, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, FR
  • 2015 Marchesi Fumanelli, Valpolicella DOC “Classico Superiore”, Veneto, IT
  • Blandy’s, 5 Year Verdelho Madeira, Medium Dry, PT

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Archetype Tasting – Château Angélus Aug 23

Wine Tasting – August 23rd, 2018

Wines:

  1. 2012 Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan Blanc, Graves
    • Grand Cru Classé de Graves en 1959
  2. 2017 La Playa Vineyards, Sauvignon Blanc, Curicó Valley, CL
  3. 1998 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, Saint-Julien, Médoc
    • 2ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855 – Médoc
  4. 2014 Château Léoville-Poyferré, Saint-Julien, Médoc
    • 2ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855 – Médoc
  5. 2010 Château Montlandrie par Denis Durantou, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux
  6. 2005 Arthémis, Côtes de Castillon
  7. 2014 Château La Lagune, Haut-Médoc
    • 3ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855 – Médoc
  8. 2002 Château Lanessan, Haut-Médoc (Delbos-Bouteiller)
  9. 2000 Château Angelus, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Libournais
    • 1er Grand Cru Classé (A) de Saint-Émilion en 2012
  10. 2014 Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac, Médoc
    • 5ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855 – Médoc
  11. 2014 Château Gloria, Saint-Julien, Médoc
  12. 2000 Château Monbousquet, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Libournais
    • Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Émilion en 1955
  13. 2009 Château Gruaud-Larose, Saint-Julien, Médoc
    • 2ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855 – Médoc
  14. 2008 Château Rieussec, Sauternes, Graves
    • 1er Cru Classé en 1855 – Sauternes

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Blind Wine Classics: August 3

Wine Tasting, August 3

Wines:

  • 2014 Tensley Syrah, Santa Barbara County, CA
  • 2016 Domaine Le Colombier, Vacqueyras “Tradition”, Southern Rhône, FR
  • 2014 Nederburg, “The Winemasters” Pinotage, ZA
  • 2016 Saint Cosme, Cotes-du-Rhone, Rhône, FR
  • 2016 Domaine Félines Jourdan, Picpoul de Pinet, Languedoc, FR
  • 2016 Les Frères Couillaud, Château de la Ragotière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie “Sélection Viellies Vignes”, Loire Valley, FR
  • 2016 Forge Cellars, “Classique” Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, NY
  • 1999 Gerard Neumeyer, Grand Cru Bruderthal, Tokay Pinot Gris, Alsace, FR
  • 2002 Blandy’s, Sercial Madeira Colheita

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Archetype Tasting: Champagne Rooftop Soirée July 19

Wine Tasting, July 19, 2018

Wines:

  • NV Bollinger, “Special Cuvée”, Brut Champagne
  • 2007 Bérêche et Fils, “Le Cran” Ludes 1er Cru, Extra Brut Champagne
  • MV Pierre Peters, “L’Étonnat Monsieur Victor, Edition MK.09”, Champagne
  • 2004 Boizel, “Grand Vintage”, Champagne
  • NV Egly-Ouriet, “Brut Tradition” Grand Cru, Brut Champagne
  • Agrapart et Fils, “7 Crus”, Brut Champagne
  • 2011 Gallimard Père et Fils, “Cuvée Prestige”, Brut Champagne

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Blind Wine Classics: July 12 + 13

Wine Tasting, July 12th and 13th, 2018

Wines:

  • 1983 Franz Kramer, Zeltiner Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese, Mosel, DE
  • 1976 Michel Schneider, Wehlener Münzlay Beerenauslese, Mosel, DE
  • 1998 Domaines Schlumberger, Alsace Grand Cru Kitterle, Pinot Gris, Haut-Rhin, FR
  • 2015 Bodegas Escudero, Rioja DOCa Blanco “Becquer, Fermentado en Barrica”, La Rioja, ES
  • 2016 Domaine Le Montoire, Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, FR
  • 2015 Benziger Family Winery, “Frank Johnson Vineyards” Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley, US
  • 2016, Marchese de’ Petri, “Villa Luisa” Chianti DOCG, Tuscany, IT
  • 1985 Podere Il Palazzino, “Grosso Sanese” Vino Rosso da Tavola, Tuscany, IT
  • 2014 Muga, Rioja DOCa Reserva Rosado “Unfiltered”, La Rioja, ES
  • 2013 Yalumba, “The Cigar” Cabernet Sauvignon, The Menzies Vineyard, Coonawarra, AU
  • 2015 Moulin de la Gardette, “La Cuvée Tradition” Gigondas, Southern Rhône, FR
  • 2015 UNTI Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, North Coast CA, US
  • 2014 Andrew Murray Vineyards, “Alisos Vineyard” Syrah, Santa Barbara County, US
  • Blandy’s, 5 Year Malmsey “Rich” Madeira, PT

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Blind Wine Classics: June 7 & 8

Wine Tasting, June 7th and 8th, 2018

Wines:

  • Cotes de Provence Rosé
  • Olivares Rosé
  • Beringer Rosé
  • Aqueria Rosé
  • Saint Véran
  • Chablis
  • Montes Alpha
  • Trimbach Riesling
  • Trinity Hill Syrah

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