Reply to "It’s October folks - what wines are you guzzling?"

Last night at my place with a group of the Toronto crew. WOTN for me was the 1990 Bollinger. But everything showed exceptionally well. All the reds were fantastic. 

FYI we opened the 2016 Piantonaia - the wine that Galloni gave 50 points, calling it abysmal and horrendous. We drank it alongside the 2009. The 09 was superb. The 16 lacked the structure and depth of the 09, but it was a perfectly enjoyable, fruit forward, early drinking vintage of Piantonaia. The general consensus was that it’s a 88-90 point wine.

Here’s the full lineup from last night:

2014 Laieta Gran Reserva Brut Nature

2014 Caballo Loco Grand Cru Brut Nature

2008 Philipponnat Blanc de Noirs Brut

1990 Bollinger Grande Année

2018 Ridge Adelaida Vineyard

2010 William Fevre Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent - Magnum

2000 Chateau Chasse-Spleen

1997 Podere Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione - Magnum

2003 Il Poggione Brunello du Montalcino Reserva Vigna Paganelli - Magnum

2004 Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis - Magnum

2007 Le Macchiole Paleo

2008 San Giusto a Rentennano La Ricolma

2011 Petrolo Galatrona

2009 Podere Poggio Scalette Piantonaia

2016 Podere Poggio Scalette Piantonaia

2008 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux 1ère Trie Le Mont

NV Equipo Navazos Manzanilla de Sanlúcar de Barrameda La Bota de Palo Cortado "Bota Punta" Nº 48

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