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Re: WOTY 2008

Postby JC (NC) » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:57 pm

Bottles I purchased and consumed (not in order of preference):
2002 Daniel Boquenet Nuits-St-Georges "Aux Saint Julien" (Burgundy)

2005 Longoria Pinot Noir, Fe Ciega, Santa Rita Hills, CA

2005 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, CA

2005 Gary Farrell Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, CA

2005 Argyle Cowhouse Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, OR

2005 Frederic Gueguens Chablis 1er Cru "Fourchaumes"

2005 Ferrari-Carano Emilia's Cuvee Chardonnay, Sonoma County, CA

2006 Heredad de Baroja Cautivo Rioja Blanca, Spain (white Rioja)

2005 Catena Alta Chardonnay, Bodega Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina

Tastes or glasses of wine at restaurants or events:

1989 Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Clos Windbuhl (Alsace)

1996 Dauvissat-Camus Chablis "Les Preuses"

2005 Antinori "Tignanello" Toscana IGT, Italy (Supertuscan)

2006 Tenuta dell'Ornellaia "Le Serre Nuove"
Bolgheri DOC, Italy

2005 Aalto Ribera del Duero, Spain

2006 Babcock Nook and Cranny Syrah, Santa Rita Hills, CA

2006 Melville Estate Pinot Noir, Terraces, Santa Rita Hills, CA

2002 and 1999 Robert Chevillon Nuits St Georges "Les Vaucrains" (Burgundy)

1998 Fourrier Griottes Chambertin V.V. (Burgundy)

2002 Digioia-Royer Chambolle-Musigny "Groseilles" (Burgundy)

2005 Merry Edwards Pinot Noir Russian River Valley, CA

2005 Carr Pinot Noir, Clos Pepe, Santa Maria Valley, CA

numerous Bordeaux and some Burgundies tasted at Mo'Cool 2008
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Re: WOTY 2008

Postby Dan Donahue » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:43 pm

One wine stood out. A perfect match of occasion, company, atmosphere and food and the bottle was definitely a pointe: 1988 Drouhin Griottes-Chambertin.
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Re: WOTY 2008

Postby Ruth B » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:31 pm

David M. Bueker wrote:One wine: 1998 DRC Richebourg

Then I wish you could have tasted the '59 Richebourg we were lucky enough to have Friday -- it took my breath away.
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