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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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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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Blind Wine Classics: May 31 + June 1

 Wine Tasting, May 31st and June 1st, 2018

Wines:

  • Conte Fini Pinot Grigio
  • Tanunda Grand Barossa Riesling
  • Petite Ruche Crozes-Hermitage Blanc
  • Amayna Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pine Ridge Chardonnay
  • Ontanon Reserva Rioja
  • Ardal Ribera del Duero
  • Trinity Hill Syrah
  • Indian Merlot
  • J Hofstatter PG
  • Trimbach Riesling
  • Saint-Véran
  • Clos Floridene
  • Grand Barossa Shiraz
  • Rust en Vrede Shiraz
  • Damilano Barbera

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May 24+25: Blind Wine Classics

Wine Tasting, May 24th and 25th, 2018

Wines (Thursday pouring order):

  1. Spy Valley
  2. Brundlmayer
  3. Val do Sosego
  4. Pazo Señorans
  5. Torii Mor
  6. Les Granits
  7. Clos de la Bergerie
  8. K Gris
  9. Sancerre Rouge
  10. Bedrock
  11. Henschke
  12. Robert Margaret
  13. Fonbadet
  14. Seghesio
  15. Mist
  16. Yellow Tail Bubbles

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May 17/18: Blind Wine Classics

Wine Tasting, May 17th and 18th, 2018

Blind Wine Classics: A tasting focused on hallmark styles from around the wine world, and the top quality wineries who produce them.

Wines:

  1. Couly-Dutheil, Brut de Franc Blanc
  2. Couly-Dutheil, Brut de Franc Rosé
  3. 2015 Domaine Changarnier, “Les Dressoles”
  4. 2015 Domaine Changarnier, Monthelie
  5. 2015 Schlossberg Pinot Gris
  6. 2016 Huet Le Haut Lieu
  7. Les Chanteaux
  8. Vouvray Thorigny
  9. Torbreck Woodcutter’s Shiraz 2016
  10. 14 Hands Merlot 2014
  11. 2014 CD Chinon
  12. Sancerre Rouge
  13. Aglianico 2009 Seghesio
  14. Chateau Indage
  15. Bel avenir Saint-AMour 2015
  16. Pommard 2015

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