Blind Tasting Buddies, by Medium Plus

Sweet & Strong – Fortified Wines, Feb 13 & 15

Wine Tasting, February 13th and 15th 2019 Group favorites indicated in bold. Flight 1, Sherry: NV Valdespino, Equipo Navazos, Fino Sherry “La Bota de Fino”, “Macharnudo Alto #68”, Jerez DO, Jerez de la Frontera, ES, 15% ABV NV Bodegas César Florido, Amontillado Sherry “Cruz del Mar”, Jerez DO, Chipiona, ES, 17.5% ABV NV Bodegas César […]

Old World Funk, Jan 10 & 11

Wine Tasting, January 10th and 11th, 2019 Wines: 2017 Barbi, Ciliegiole, Umbria IGT, IT 2015 Januik Winery, “Champoux Vineyard” Malbec, Horse Heaven Hills AVA, WA 2015 Antoine Ogier, “Dentellis” Gigondas AOC, Sud Rhône, FR 2016 Bledsoe Family Winery, “Flying B” Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley AVA, WA 2015 Paitin, “Campolive” Barbera d’Alba DOC, Piemonte, IT […]

Chardonnay Everywhere, Blind Tasting Buddies

 Wine Tasting, January 4th, 2019 Wine List: 2017 Tenuta Stella, Malvasia, Collio DOC, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 2015 Château du Basty, Régnié, Beaujolais, FR 2015 Michel et Sylvain Tete, Domaine du Clos du Fief, “Les Capitans” Saint Amour, Beaujolais, FR 2017 Vignaioli del Morellino di Scansano, Vigna Fiorini, “Vendemmia Tardiva” Vermentino, Toscana IGT, IT 2014 Planeta, Menfi […]

Beaujolais Exploration Nov 14 & 16

Wine Tasting, November 14th and 16th 2018 Wines: 2007 Stéphane et Vincent Perraud, Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine “Clisson”, Pays Nantais 2017 Raisins Gaulois, Marcel Lapierre 2015 Michel Tete ‘Les Capitans’ Saint-Amour Beaujolais 2016 Domaine de Grand Pré Cuvee Le Loup Brouilly 2017 Chateau Thivin Cote de Brouilly Cuvee La Chapelle, Beaujolais, France 2017 Envínate Benje 2016 Domaine […]

Loire Valley White Wines: Oct 11 & 12

Wine Tasting, October 11th and 12th, 2018 Wines: 2015 Brendan Stater-West, Saumur Blanc “Les Chapaudaises”, Anjou-Saumur 2017 Arnaud Lambert, Saumur Blanc “Brézé, Clos de Midi Lieu Dit”, Anjou-Saumur 2014 Domaine du Closel, Savennières “La Jalousie”, Anjou-Saumur 2016 Domaine de la Noblaie, Chinon Blanc, Touraine 2016 Marc Brédif, Vouvray “Classic”, Touriane 2007 Stéphane et Vincent Perraud, Muscadet […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]