With the San Diego wine tasting group at Sbicca in Del Mar on Saturday:
2010 Philippe Fourrier Brut, Champagne
2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay, Platt Vineyard, Sonoma Coast
2013 Peter Michael "Mon Plaisir" Chardonnay -- FIRST PLACE by group vote (white wines)
2000 Mount Mary Vineyard "Quintet" Yarra Valley, Australia. Tasted blind in the venerable Shebang jug; guesses were all over the northern hemisphere, with no guesses in the correct hemisphere.
1992 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon -- THIRD PLACE (reds)
2004 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon, The Montelena Estate -- FIRST PLACE (reds)
1999 Clarendon Hills Astralis
2009 Morlet Passionnément Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley -- SECOND PLACE (reds)
2014 Melville Block M Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hilla
2011 Paul Lato "The Prospect" Pinot Noir, Sierra Madre Vineyard
1985 Churchill's Vintage Port
Wines and people all showing well.