Marcel DuPont Descendants Liegeois DuPont Les Gosses Vineyard syrah 2014.
2014 Martinelli Charles Chardonnay - part of a birthday gift
2016(?) Perrin Gigondas
2018 Bedrock Pagani Ranch Heritage
Not affliated expected that I enjoy their services when they were working at the restos in person and now doing it online.
Tonight was hosted by a somm named Chris Struck that was informative, fun and engaging.
There was more than enough w ine in with the 6oz bottles they shipped, and t he convo with random tasters are surprisingly fun.
Though, to be honest, I loaded up on 2 btls of Dassai 50 sake and 1 bottle of Nanbu bijin daiginjo afterword.s
2013 Den Hoed Cab Andreas Wallula Vineyard - ounr 4th bottle of this wine - all have been excellent
2016 Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard
Good. Burgundian-styled earthiness.
2016 K Vintners The Beautiful Powerline Vineyard syrah.
Fun port virtual tasting tonight
yesterday had a 2010 Lan Gran Reserva Rioja. Was really terrific. I think I just bought it last year at a local store up in McHenry Maryland.
1995 Leoville Barton
2016 Wayfarer Chard
2018 Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc
Better now than when first released. Will be better, still in a year. But the “deliciousness” factor on this wine, vintage after vintage, just continues to impress. Not a particularly elegant or cerebral wine, but delicious.
2011 Hedges Family Estate Red Mountain. Big wine. I won't be in a hurry to open the next bottle.
2017 Vinatigo Vijariego Negro
A couple of absolutely delicious 2016’s:
J. Boulon Brouilly
Little Wings Syrah
2016 Quaintrelle Pinot noir- this is excellent. From the assistant winemaker at brickhouse, Savannah. Her personal label.
2018 cuvée Anne Walter Scott Chardonnay
2014 big basin vineyards Alfaro Pinot noir
2017 Cameron abbey ridge Chardonnay - maybe the best o
2018 Cameron Dundee hills Pinot
Yikes. Posted before I was done. Regarding the Cameron 2017 Abbey Ridge. Maybe the best Oregon chard I’ve had in a while
201& Luke Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope
NV Gloria Ferrer BdN
1977 Fratelli Mainerdo barolo. A beautiful surprise from a parcel of old Italian wines bought at auction, imported by Vinbrucke, Napa CA.
2015 Carlisle Zinfandel Limerick Lane Vineyard
Served the other night with drive thru Brisket, Pulled Pork, Boracho Beans, Potato Salad and Coleslaw. Tasting note posted on CellarTracker and blogged.
2019 A Sunday in August Piquette Rouge
2001 D'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz. Best ever Dead Arm?
2015 Château de Nages Costières-de-Nîmes Blanc JT
Veuve Clicquot 2002. Popped last night for my wife's birthday. Quite nice.
2018 Domaine La Suffrene, Bandol, Rosé (corked)
2017 Thorne & Daughters, Chenin Blanc, Cat's Cradle
2007 Petrolo, IGT, Galatrona
2018 Markus Huber, Gruner Veltliner, Obere Steigen
2015 Sette Ponti, IGT, Crognolo
2018 Susana Balbo, Torrontes, Signature
2016 Vincent Careme, Vouvray, Brut
2016 DeMorgenzon, Maestro White
2014 Hyde De Villaine Chardonnay
Served the other night with Zucchini Pie. Tasting note posted on CellarTracker and blogged.
2013 Recaredo Terroirs
1994 Les Domaniales Hermitage Beaudefond
2016 Mollydooker Carnival of Love shiraz. Wonderful. And so nice with a thick grilled perfectly seasoned rib steak. Unless you're an Aussie shiraz hater of course ...