Aged White Wine Comparative

Wine Tasting, Feb 23rd 2017

Master Sommelier Prep Group
Canlis, Seattle, WA

Format: Comparative. Each participant brings a wine, which is poured in a blind flight of 5-wines. Rountable style, each person tastes through one wine out loud in front of the group, with a 3-minute time limit. Following their conclusion, each person around the table adds a tasting note for that wine, then says their conclusion on the wine in as second rotation around the table.

The wines from today:

  1. ’02 Daniel-Etienne Defaix “Vaillon 1er Cru” Chardonnay, Chablis, Burgundy, FR
  2. ’11 Remi Niero, “Chéry” Viognier, Condrieu, Northern Rhône, FR
  3. ’03 R. López de Heredia, “Viña Tondonia Reserva” Virua, Rioja Alta, La Rioja, ES
  4. ’10 Marqués de Murrieta, “Capellanía Reserva” Virua, Rioja Alta, La Rioja, ES
  5. ’06 Georg Breuer, “Terra Montosa” Riesling Trocken, Rüdesheim, Rheingau, DE
  6. ’04 Didier Dagueneau, “Blanc Fumé de Pouilly” Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, FR
  7. ’08 Vieux Télégraphe, Grenache Blanc Blend, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc, Southern Rhône, FR
  8. ’99 P.S. Bäumler Becker, “Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese” Riesling, Bernkastel, Mosel, DE
  9. ’98 Château d’Epiré, “Cuvée Spéciale” Chenin Blanc, Savennières, Anjou-Samur, Loire Valley, FR
  10. ’03 Nikolaihof, “Steiner Hund” Riesling, Wachau, Niederösterreich, AT
  11. ’02 Didier Dagueneau, “Pur Sang, Blanc Fumé de Pouilly” Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, FR


Participants:

  • Martin B, Wild Ginger
  • Nick D, Medium Plus
  • Robert L, Wild Ginger
  • James L, Stoneburner
  • Elton N, Canlis
  • Jackson R, Canlis
  • Dawn S, Stoneburner

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