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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: 2003, Domaine William Fevre, “Le Clos” Chablis Grand Cru, Chardonnay, Burgundy, FR 1997, Mathilde et Yves Gangloff, Condrieu, Viognier, Northern Rhône, FR 2004, Weingut Bründlmayer, “Langenloiser” Grüner Veltliner, […]

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

Aged Red Wine Comparative, Mar 23

Wine Tasting, March 23rd 2017 Master Sommelier Prep Group Canlis, Seattle, WA Comparing Red Wines, with the influence of bottle age. The Classic Options: Bordeaux Médoc Libournais Graves Rhône Côte Rôtie Hermitage Cornas Châteauneuf-du-Pape Tuscany Chianti Classico Brunello di Montalcino Piedmont Barolo Barbaresco Burgundy Côte de Nuits Côte de Beaune Rioja Rioja Reserva, Gran Reserva South Australia […]

White Wines with Sea Influence – Comparative

Wine Tasting, March 2nd 2017 Master Sommelier Prep Group Canlis, Seattle, WA Comparing White Wines, with the influence of Maritime Seas, or styles simply with a saline quality. The Options: Classics: Melon, Muscadet-Sèvre-et-Maine “Sur Lie”/Clisson/Gorges/Le Pallet, Loire Valley, France Albariño, Rías Baixas, Galicia, Spain Grüner Veltliner, Wachau/Kamptal/Kremstal, Niederösterreich, Austria Pinot Grigio, Alto-Adige/Veneto/Friuli, Italy Others: Assyrtiko, Santorini, Aegean […]

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 […]