Reply to "April 2019 - What Are You Drinking?"

csm posted:
sunnylea57 posted:

Friday lunch and post-lunch (a total of 7+ hours) to celebrate a trio of April birthdays. I think this list is complete.

1959 Drappier Carte d’Or
2004 Philipponnat Brut Clos des Gousses
2005 Chapoutier Blanc Le Meal
2005 E. Guigal Ermitage Blanc Ex-Voto
2011 Hanzell Chardonnay
2006 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc
2010 J.F. Ganevat Cuvee Florine
1978 CVNE Imperial Rioja Reserva
1982 Chateau Brane-Cantenac
1995 Ridge Monte Bello
2002 Staglin Family Cabernet Sauvignon 20th Anniversary Selection
2005 Favia La Magdalena
2005 Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red
1959 Chateau de Malle
1996 Zind-Humbrecht Gewurtztraminer Clos Windsbuhl
1998 Castello Rampolla Vinga D’Alceo
1987 Dunn Howell Mountain


And only one (very mildly) corked wine!

A lot of surprises though, the colour of the N. Rhone whites, the freshness of the 60 year old champagne, the awesomeness of the CVNE (not a surprise but...still amazing wine).