Blind Tasting Buddies, by Medium Plus

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: Couly-Dutheil, Brut de Franc Blanc Couly-Dutheil, Brut de Franc Rosé 2015 Domaine Changarnier, “Les Dressoles” 2015 Domaine Changarnier, Monthelie 2015 Schlossberg Pinot Gris 2016 Huet Le […]

Apr 26 – European Ciders

Cider Tasting, April 26th, 2018 An exploration of wines made with white/pink grapes, fermented/aged on the skins.  Countries represented: Italy, Greece, Spain, Austria, Germany, France, Australia, United States. Ciders: Domaine Dupont, “Cidre Dupont Reserve”, Calvados, Normandy, France Frédéric et Catherine Pacory, “Cidre Le Costaud”, Mantilly, Normandy, France Aspall, “Dry English Cider”, Suffolk, England Sidrería Isastegi, […]

Apr 19/20, Skin-Contact White Wines

Wine Tasting, April 19th and 20th, 2018 An exploration of wines made with white/pink grapes, fermented/aged on the skins.  Countries represented: Italy, Greece, Spain, Austria, Germany, France, Australia, United States. Wines (Thursday pouring order): 2015 Azienda Agricola COS, Pithos Bianco, Sicily, IT – 😊 Apricot, saline, sardine, orange rind, aggressive palate, sour, high tannin, nori, earthy, […]

Apr 12/13: Blind Wine Classics

Wine Tasting, April 12th and 13th, 2018 Wines: 1907, Alkaline Water, Kaimanawa Ranges, North Island, NZ 2014 Trimbach, Gewurztraminer, Alsace, FR 2016 Tyrrell’s Wines, Semillon, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, AU 2014 Altos Las Hormigas, Malbec “Reserve”, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, AR 2006 Malvirà, “S. Guglielmo” Rosso, Langhe DOC, Piemonte, IT 2014 14 Hands Winery, Merlot, […]

Mar 29/30: Aussie White Wines

Wine Tasting, March 29th and 30th, 2018 Wines: Starkey, Still Spring Water, Council, Idaho, US 2016 Notable, Chardonnay, Australia 2016 Tolpuddle Vineyard, Chardonnay, Coal River Valley, Tasmania, AU 2015 Pikes Wines, “Traditionale Dry” Riesling, Clare Valley, South Australia, AU 2016 Jim Barry, “The Lodge Hill” Riesling, Clare Valley, South Australia, AU 2007 Schloss Schönborn, “Hattenheimer […]

Mar 22/23: Tannin Sequence

Wine Tasting, March 22nd and 23rd, 2018 Wines: Mountain Valley Spring Water, Sparkling, Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States Selters, “Classic” Natural Sparkling Mineral Water, Löhnberg, Hesse, Germany 2014 Charles Joguet, “Cuvée Terroir” Chinon, Cabernet Franc, Loire Valley, France 2015 La Crema, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States 2009 Rocca Felice, Barolo DOCG “Riserva”, Nebbiolo, […]

Mar 15/16: South Africa

Wine Tasting, March 15th and 16th, 2018 Wines: Sant Aniol, Still Mineral Water, Garrotxa, Catalonia, ES 2017 A.A. Badenhorst Family Wines, Cinsault Rosé, Swartland, Coastal Region, ZA 2016 Southern Right, Sauvignon Blanc, W.O. Walker Bay, Cape South Coast Region, ZA 2015 Boekenhoutskloof, Porcupine Ridge, Sauvignon Blanc, W.O. Western Cape, ZA 2016 Creation Wines, Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon, […]

Feb 22/23 – Blind Wine Classics

Wine Tasting, Feb 22 and 23, 2018 Wines: 2016 Louis Michel, “Vaillons 1er Cru” Chablis, Chardonnay Burgundy, FR 2016 Domaine Delaporte, “Chavignol” Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, FR 2015 Marc Brédif, “Classic” Vouvray, Chenin Blanc, Loire Valley, FR 2015 Damien Laureau, “La Petite Roche” Savennières, Chenin Blanc, Loire Valley, FR 2002 Lucien Albrecht, “Cuvée Marie” […]

Thu Feb 23

Wine Tasting, Feb 23rd 2017 Blind Tasting Buddies, 8pm Session ’12 Cloudy Bay, Chardonnay, Marlborough, South Island, NZ ’14 Cakebread Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California, US ’99 P.S. Bäumler Becker, “Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese” Riesling, Bernkastel, Mosel, DE ’14 Bodega Colomé, “Vino Blanco de Gran Altura” Torrontés, Valle Calchaquí, Salta, AR ’13 Four Roses, “Small […]

Thu Feb 16

Wine Tasting Lustau, “Papirusa” Manzanilla Fina Sherry, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, ES Lustau, “Los Arcos” Amontillado Sherry, Jerez, ES Lustau, “Solera Superior, Rare Cream” Sherry, Jerez, ES Yalumba, “Museum” Fortified Muscat, Victoria, AU The Rare Wine Co, “Historic Series, Charleston” Sercial, Madeira, PT The Rare Wine Co, “Historic Series, New York” Malmsey, Madeira, PT Kopke, “10 Years Old” […]