Tuesday, May 27, 2008

A night at Billo's House

After tasting 13 wines from Burgundy and California at the VITIS Burgundy tasting last week, a few of us headed to Billo's house for a relaxing night of wine tasting.

Here is the list of wines we enjoyed.

1995 Domaine Beaurenard Chateuneuf-de-Pape
2001 Turley Petit Sirah, Library Vineyard, Napa Valley
1992 Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
1993 Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
2003 Hess Collection Mountain Cuveé, Napa Valley
1988 Delicato Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
2004 Ridge York Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma
2005 Frank Family Zinfandel, Napa Valley
1999 Argyle Brut
2004 Chateau Pesquié Quintessence
1999 James Irvine Merlot, Eden Valley
2005 HdV Syrah, Los Carneros
2004 Lamborn Family Zinfandel, Howell Mountain
1994 Chateau Montrose
1994 Phillip Togni Cabernet, Napa Valley

and the last wine I missed :(

1977 Gould Campbell Vintage Port

Another great night.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

1926 Mouton Rothschild

1926 Mouton Rothschild
Originally uploaded by monkeycat!.
A 125L Savor Wine. I'd be willing to bet that I won't taste this wine again. Old...very old. Tasted like cigars, leaves, and soy with just a glimmer of fruit. Apparently not a good Bordeaux year, either.