Fifty Best Wine Trade Tastings
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Best Selections of Wine Trade Tastings
from various wine industry portfolio tastings during the year.

 

 

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David Bowler Wine Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Burgundy) Domaine Joseph Voillot- Volnay Pinot Noir Vielles Vignes '12, Volnay 1er Cr les Fremits '11, Volnay 1er Cru les Champans '12; Dom. Arnoux-Lachaux- Vosne-Romanée '11, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru les Chaumes '11; Dom. Vincent Latour- Meusault "Cuvee St. Jean" '12, Meursault "Grands Charrons" '12, Meursault "Clos de Magny" '12; Dom. Chandon de Brialles- Corton Bressandes Grand Cru '12, Corton Blanc Grand Cru '12; Dom. Philippe Gavinet- Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru les Chaboeufs '11 & '12, Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru les Pruliers '12; Patrick Piuze- Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent '12, Chablis Grand Cru Bougros '13
(France/Rhône, Provence) Chante Cigale Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vielles Vignes 12; Dom. de Cristia- Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vielles Vignes 12; Dom. la Barroche- Châteauneuf-du-Pape Signature '11 & '12, Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Pure" '12; Dom. la Monardiere- Vacqueras Vielles Vignes '12; Dom. L'Ameillaud- Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne '12; Dom. de la Tour du Bon- Bandol Saint Ferreol '11; Mas de Cadenet- Sainte Victoire Provence Rosé '14; Jeannine Boutin- Hermitage "Arena Mica" '12.
(California) Calder- Napa Zinfandel Rose '14, Charbono Napa '12; Togni- Napa Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Eric Kent- Sonoma Sauvignon Blanc "Cuvee Renee" 14, Chardonnay Sangiacomo "Green Acres Hill" '12, Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast "Small Town" '13; Chasseur- Pinot Noir Russian River '12; Holdrege- Sonoma Pinot Noir "Judgement Tree" '13; Porter Creek- Sonoma Pinott Noir "Fiona's Hill" '12; Mount Eden- Pinot Noir "Estate" '12, Cabernet Sauvignon "Estate" '10; Black Kite- Mendocino Pinot Noir "Stony Terrace" '12, Mendocino Pinot Noir "Angel Hawk" 12, Cap's Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir '13.
(Washington) Andrew Hill- Champoux Bordeaux-Blend '11, Sorella Bordeaux-Blend '11; Gramercy Cellars- Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauv. '11, Syrah "Lagniappe" '12; Leonetti Cellars- Cabernet Sauv. '12, Reserve '12; Doubleback- Cabernet Sauv. '12.
(Italy) Montesecondo- Chianti Classico '13; Candialle- Pli IGT Toscana '11; La Gerla- Brunello di Montalcino '09 & '10; Gianni Gagliardo- Barolo GG '10; Schiavenza- Barolo Broglio '10.
(Austria) Weingut Gindl- Grüner Veltliner Bufeo "Twelve" '12.
(Germany) J.J. Prum- Riesling Spatlese Wehlenner Sonnenuhr '10.
(Champagne) Playez-Jacquemart- Extra Brut Vintage '05, Liesse d'Harbonville '99; Pierre Paillard- Bouzy Blanc de Blancs "Les Maillerettes" Grand Cru '09, Bouzy Grand Cru Millésimé; Jacquesson- Cuvée 737 Extra Brut NV; Libert-Fils- Grand Cru Blanc "Perle" NV, Blanc de Blancs Cramant Grand Cru '08.



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Skurnik Wines Grand Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Burgundy) Boyer-Martenot- Meursault 1er Charmes '13, Meursault 1er Perrières '13; Domaine Marc Roy- Marsannay Blanc Les Champs Perdrix '13, Gevrey-Chambertin La Justice '13, Gevrey Chambertin Cuvée Alexandrine '13; Hudelot-Baillet- Chambolle-Musigny Vielles Vignes '13, Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes '13, Bonnes Mares '13; Domaine de L'Arlot- Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St. Goerges '13 & '09; Domaine Vincent Dampt- Chablis 1er Côte de Lechet '13, Chablis Les Clos '13.
(France/Rhône, Provence) Château de Pibarnon- Rosé '14, Bandol Rouge Les Restanques de Pibarnon '10; Domaine Saint Préfert- Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc '14, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Collection Charles Giraud '13, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Colombis '13; Domaine J.P. Lafond- Tavel '14, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc '13, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge '12; Domaine Clusel-Roch- Côte-Rôtie Viallière '12, Côte-Rôtie Grandes-Places '12.
(California) Paul Hobbs Winery- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12, Cab Sauv Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard '12, Cab Sauv Nathan Coombs Estate '12; Joseph Swan Vineyards- Pinot Noir Trenton Estate Vineyard '12; Wind Gap Wines- Pinot Noir Sun Chase Vineyard '12, Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard '12; Morgan Winery- Chardonnay Double L Vineyard '12; O'Shaughnessy- Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain '11; Talbott Vineyards- Chardonnay Sleepy Hollow '12, Pinot Noir Sleepy Hollow '12.
(Champagne) Domaine Egly-Ouriet- Brut Tradition NV, Prestige Vintage Brut Grand Cru '04; P. Gimonnet- Sélection Belles Années Brut NV; Jean Milan- Spéciale Brut NV; Varnier-Fannière- Grand cru Brut NV; René Geoffroy- Expression Brut NV; Gaston Chiquet- Tradition Brut NV; Moussé Fils- Noire Réserve Brut NV; L. Aubry Fils- Brut NV; Pehu-Simonet- Selection Brut NV; Vilmart- Coeur de Cuvée '06.
(Spirits) Greenhook Ginsmiths- American Dry Gin, Old Tom Gin, Beach Plum Gin; Hans Reisetbauer- Single Malt Whiskey 7 yr; Charles Medley Distillery- Wathen's Single Barrel Bourbon, Old Medley Bourbon 12 yr; Bomberger's Distillery- American Straight Whiskey; El Dorado Rum- Super Premium 12 yo, Special Reserve 15 yr, Sp. Resv. 21 yr; Château de Pellehaut- Armagnac Reserve; Château de Briat- Armagnac Hors d'Age; Calvados Adrien Camut- Pays d'Auge 12 yo; Calvados Lemorton- Reserve; Huard-Guillouet- Calvados Hors d'Age; Giffard Liqueurs.



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Provence in the City - Rosé Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Côtes de Provence/La Londe, Fréjus & Seashore Terroirs) Château Pas du Cerf '14; Château Saint Maur- Clos de Capelune Cru Classé '14, L'Excellence Cru Classé '14; Château Les Valentines Organic '14; Maitres Vignerons de Saint Tropez- Cep D'Or '14, Château de Pampelonne '14; Château D'Esclan Whispering Angel '14; Château D'Esclan Garrus '13.
(Côtes de Provence/Pierrefeu & Inland Valley Terroirs) Barton & Guestier- La Villa Barton '14, Passeport '14; Château de Saint Martin- Eternelle Favorite Cru Classé '14, Grande Réserve Cru Classé '14; Château La Mascaronne Rosé Quat'Saisons '14; Château Sainte Roseline- Château Des Demoiselles '14, Lampe de Méduse '14; Domaine de la Fouquette- Rosée D'Aurore; Domaine du Grand Cros- Jules '14; Domaine Longue Tubi '14; Estandon '14.
(Coteaux Varois en Provence & Côtes de Provence Highlands Terroirs) Château L'Arnaude- Nuit Blanche '14; Château Roubine- Cuvée "R" '14, Cuvée Premium Cru Classé '14; Estandon- Terres de Saint Louis '14.
(Côtes de Provence Saint-Victoire Mountain Terroirs) Château Coussin '14, Château Coussin Cuvée César '14; Domaine Terre de Mistral- Rosalie '14; Domaine Houchart '14.
(Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Terroirs) Château Pigoudet- Classic '14, Pigoudet Première '14; Gassier en Provence- Château Beaulieu '14; Les Quatre Tours "Classique" '14; AIX '14.



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Polaner Selections Annual Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Burgundy) Fontaine-Gagnard- Chassange Boudriotte 1er Cru '13, Chassange Maltroie 1er Cru '13; Antione Lienhardt- Nuits Saint Georges '13; Trapet- Gevrey-Chambertin '12.
(France/Rhône) Domaine de Piaugier- Sablet Côtes du Rhône Villages Rouge '13.
(Italy/Piedmont) Cascina delle Rose- Barbaresco Tre Stelle '11 & '12; Giuseppe Mascarello- Barolo Monprivato '10.
(Italy/Campagna) Cantina Lonardo- Taurasi Coste '09.
(Italy/Abruzzo) Emidio Pepe- Pecorino '10, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo '07, '00 & '83.
(Italy/Tuscany) Stella di Campalto- Brunello di Montalcino '08, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva '09; Salicutti- Brunello di Montalcino Tre Vigne '09; Cerbaiona- Brunello di Montalcino '09.
(California/Napa & Sonoma) Peirson Meyer- Chardonnay Charles Heitz Sonoma Coast '11, Pinot Noir Bateman Vyrd Sonoma Coast '12, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12; Cultivar- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12; Kongsgaard- Syrah Hudson Vyrd Napa '12; Drinkward Peschon- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12; Gemstone- Estate Red '12, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12; Grassi- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12; Radio-Coteau- Chardonnay Savoy Anderson Valley '13, Pinot Noir Albergi Russian River Valley '13; Rivers-Marie- Pinot Noir Silver Eagle Sonoma Coast '13.
(Oregon/Willamette Valley) Eyrie- Pinot Noir Original Vines Dundee Hills '12; J.K Carriere- Pinot Noir Antoinette '12, Pinto Noir Anderson Family Vyrd '12, Pinot Noir Shea Vyrd '12.
(Spain) Valdespino- Palo Cortado VORS Cardenal, Amontillado VORS Coliseo.
(Hungary) Királyudvar- Tokaji 6 Puttonyos Aszu '06.
(Rosé) Domaine Saint-Ser Côtes de Provence Sainte Victoire '14, Cuvée De L'Ermite '13.
(Champagne) Pierre Moncuit- Blanc de Blanc Grand Cru; Gatinois- Vintage Brut Grand Cru '08, Brut Rosé Grand Cru NV.



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Baron Francois Annual Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Rhône) Domaine du clos des Cazaux- Cuvée des Templiers '12 Vacqueras; Domaine de Font Sane- Terrasses des dentelles '12 Gigondas; Caves de Rasteau- Ortas Prestige '10; Domaine de Nalys- Châteauneuf-du-Pape reserve '10; Ferraton Père et Fils- Châteauneuf-du-Pape Le Parvis '10, La Matiniere Crozes Hermitage '12.
(France/Bordeaux) Château Paveil de Luze '11; Château Larmande Grand Cru Classé '10; Château Léoville Poyferré 2eme Grand Cru Classé '10; Château de Côme '10; Château La Bonnat White Graves '13; Château Haut Selve White Graves '13; Château Piada Sauternes '10.
(France/Burgundy) Domaine Bader Mimeur Chassange Montrachet White '11. (Rosé) Ferraton Père et Fils- Samorens '14 Côtes du Rhône; Château de Pourcieux '14 Côtes de Provence; Château de la Deidiere '14 Côtes de Provence; Château de la Clapiere '14 Côtes de Provence; Domaine de Grangeneuve '14; Domaine Sautereau Côtes de Reigny '14 Sancerre.
(Cognac) Cognac Park- VSOP, Blanche XO.



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Jenny & François Selections Natural Wine Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Burgundy) Domaine Oudin- Chablis 1er Cru Vaugiraut '11; Dufaitre- Côte de Brouilly '13.
(France/Cahors) Clos Siguier- Les Camilles Malbec '11.
(France/Gaillac) Domaine Plageoles- Mauzac Vert '12, Braucol '13, Le Duras '12.
(France/Languedoc-Roussillon) Jean-Marie Rimbert- Travers de Marceau '13, Mas au Schiste '10.
(Italy) Quantico- Etna Bianco '12.
(Oregon/Willamette Valley) Montebruno- Crawford Beck Pinot Noir '11.
(California/Napa) Dirty & Rowdy- Alder Springs Chardonnay '13.
(Sparkling/Champagne) Ca' dei Zago- Prosecco Col Fondo '13; Champagne Sylvie Paulhiac-Delalot- Extra Brut Explosion NV, Instant Baroque '08.



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The State of Washington Wine Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Reds) Pepper Bridge Winery- Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Trine Bordeaux Blend '11; Andrew Will- Sorella Bordeaux Blend '11; Betz Family Winery- Bésoliel Red Rhône Blend '12, La Côte Rousse Syrah '12, Pere de Famille Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Cadence Bel Canto Bordeaux Blend '10; Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon '12; Chateau Ste. Michelle- Artist Series Meritage '11; Col Solare- Columbia Valley Red Blend '10, Red Mountain Red Blend '11; Columbia Crest- Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Columbia Winery- Oasis Vineyard Syrah '12; Côte Bonneville- Estate Syrah '12; DeLille Cellars- D2 Bordeaux Blend '12, Four Flags Cabernet Sauvignon '12; Doyenne- Aix Red Rhône Blend '12; L'Ecole- Estate Perigee Bordeaux Blend '12; Long Shadows Vintners- Feather Cabernet Sauvignon '12, Sequel Syrah '12; Mark Ryan Winery- Dead Horse Cabernet Sauvignon '12; Tenor- Syrah '11, 1:1 Bordeaux Blend '10; Milbrandt Vineyards- Sentinel Bordeaux Blend '11; Revelry Vintners- Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Block 19 Syrah '12; Robert Ramsey Cellars- Lo Mien Red Blend '12; Rotie Cellars- Northern Rhône Blend '12, Southern Rhône Blend '12; Sparkman Cellars- Evermore Cabernet Sauvignon '12, Hallelujah Port Style Fortified Wine '12; Spring Valley Vineyard- Katherine Corkrum Cabernet Franc '11, Nina Lee Syrah '11; Waters Winery- Forgotten Hills Syrah '09, Tremolo Syrah '10, 21 Grams Bordeaux Blend '10; Woodward Canyon- Estate Reserve Bordeaux Blend '11. (Cider) Finnriver Farm & Cidery- Pear Cider NV, Black Currant Sparkling Cider NV, Artisanal Sparkling Cider NV.



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Massanois Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (France/Burgundy) Begue Mathiot- Chablis 1er Cru Vaucopins '12; Frederic Magnien- Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru '12, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru '12, Clos Vougeot Grand Cru '12; Henri Boillot- Meursault 1er Cru Les Charmes '13, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchere '13, Batard Montrachet Grand Cru '13, Volnay 1er Cru Les Chevrets '13, Pommard 1er Cru Les Rugiens '13; Domaine Michelot- Meursault Les Charmes 1er Cru '12, Merusault Les Perrieres 1er Cru '12; Jayer GIlles- Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Hauts Poiret Village '10; Daniel Rion- Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Hauts Pruliers '12, Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Les Chaumes '12; La Croix Montjoie- L'Elegante Bourgogne Vezelay '12; Domaine de Vodanis- Vouvray Petillant Brut NV.
(Italy/Piedmont) Mauro Molino- Barolo Bricco Luciani '10; Molino di Saint'Antimo- Brunello di Montepulciano VARCO '10; Fanti- Brunello di Montepulciano Riserva Le Macchiarelle '09; Poderi Aldo Conterno- Barolo Cicala '09.
(Italy/Tuscany) Viticcio- Chianti Classico Riserva '11.
(Rosé) AIX Coteaux d'Aix en Provence '14; Jean-Max Roger Sancerre '14; Graci Etna Rosato '14; Pasquale Pelissero Nebbiolo Rosato "Crosé" '14; Seven Hills Columbia Valley '14.
(Champagne) Charles Ellner- Rosé Brut NV, Brut Seduction '02; Lallier- Rosé Brut Grand Cru NV, Millesime Grand Cru Brut '05.



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Panebianco Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Campagna) Luigi Maffini- Kratos Fiano '13; Pietracupa- Fiano d'Avellino '13.
(Liguria) A. Macci- Pigato '12.
(Piedmont) Musso- Pora Barbaresco '09; Pugnane- Barolo '08.
(Sicily) Fla'Nobile- Cerasuolo di Vittoria '12, Nero d'Avola '09; Girolamo Russo- San Lorenzo Etna Rosso '09.
(Tuscany) La Togata- Brunello di Montalcino '09.
(Veneto) Drusian Francesco- Prosecco Brut NV; Loredan Gasparini- Veenegazzu' della Casa '09.



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Kosher Wine & Spirits Experience - NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Israel) Alexander the Great Cabernet Sauvignon '10, Alexander the Great Grand Reserve '09; Barkan- Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Reserve Altitude +624 Cab Sauv '09, Special Reserve Cab Sauv '11; Carmel- Kayoumi Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Psagot- Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Yatir- Forest '10.
(California) Covenant- Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Herzog- Variations Three Cabernet Sauvignon '12, Variations Four Cab Sav '12, Special Reserve Napa Valley Cab '12, Special Reserve Alexander Valley Cab '12, Special Edition Chalk Hill Cab '12; Weinstock- Cellar Select Cabernet Sauvignon '12.
(France/Bordeaux) Baron Edmond & Benjamin Rothschild- Haut-Medoc '12, Les Lauriers '13; Château Tertre Daugay '12; Château Malartic-Lagravière Pessac-Leognan '12; Château Leoville Poyferre '12; Château Rollan de By '12.
(France/Rhône) Coteaux de Tricastin- Cellier des Dauphins Special Reserve '10; Domaine des 3 Celliers- Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12; Domaine Lafond Tavel Rosé '12.
(Spain) Capçanes- Peraj Ha'Abib '12, Petita Rosat '13; Cardova- Crianza '11.
(Argentina) Baron Edmond & Benjamin Rothschild- Flechas de Los Andes Grand Malbec '13.
(Champagne) Laurent-Perrier- Brut NV.
(Spirits) AVIV Vodka; Jaral de Berrio Mezcal; Los Arango Tequila; Tomintoul Single Malt Scotch Whisky; Sabra Chocolate Orange Liqueur.



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Gambero Rosso - Tre Bicchieri 2015- Italian Wine Tasting- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Piemonte) Machesi di Barolo- Barolo Cannubi '10; Cascina Fontana- Barolo '10; Ca' Del Baio- Barbaresco Pora '10; Fiorenzo Nada- Barbaresco Rombone '10; Giulio Accornero- Barbera del M. to Sup. Bricco Battista '11; Elvio Cogno- Barolo Bricco Pernice '09; Bel Colle- Barolo Monvigliero '09.
(Tuscany) La Lecciaia- Brunello di Montalcino V. Manapetra '09; Mastrojanni- Brunello di Montalcino V. Loreto '09; Badia a Coltibuono- Chianti Cl. '12; Poliziano- Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone '11; Colle Massari- Brunello di Montalcino '09; Lamole di Lamole- Chianti Cl. Vign. di Campopungo Gran Selezione '10; Brancaia- Chianti Cl. Ris. '11; Poderi Boscarelli- Nobile di Montepulciano Nocio dei Boscarelli '10; Pietroso- Brunello di Montalcino '09; Tenuta di Capezzana- Vin Santo di Carmignano Ris. '07; Famiglia Cecchi- Chianti Cl. Riserva di Famiglia '10; Damilano- Barolo Brunate '10; Castello di Meleto- Chianti Cl. V. Casi Ris. '11; Tenute del Cerro- Nobile di Montepulciano '11; Tenuta di Lilliano- Chianti Cl. Ris. Gran Sel. '10.
(Umbria) Antonelli San Marco- Montefalco Sagrantino '11; Barberani- Orvieto Cl. Sup. Luigi e Giovanna Villa Monticelli '11.
(Veneto) Ottella- Lugano Molceo Ris. '12, Lugana Le Creete '13; Domini Veneti- Amarone '08; Masi- Amarone '09; Nino Franco- Brut Grave di Stecca '11; Brigaldara- Amarone '10; Ruggeri- Valdobbiadene Extra Dry Giustino B. '12.
(Abruzzo) Tiberio- Pecorino '13. (Friuli) Le Monde- Friuli grave Pinot Bianco '13. (Trentino) Ferrari- Trento Brut Giulio Ferrari Ris. del Fondatore '04.
(Lombardy) Monsupello- Brut Cl. Nature.
(Alto Adige) Cantina Produttori Colterenzio- Cabernet Sauv. Lafoa '11, Sauvignon Lafoa '13; Cantina Convento Muri Gries- Lagrein Abtei Muri Ris. '11; Erste+Neue- Anthos Bianco Passito '10; Cantina Tramin- Gewürztraminer Nussbaumer '13.
(Marche- La Monacesca- Verdicchio di Matelica Mirum Ris. '12.
(Lazio) Tenuta di Fiorano- Fiorano Rosso '07.
(Liguria) Cantine Lunae Bosoni- Colli di Luni Vermentino Et. Nero '13.
(Sicily) Pietradolce- Etna Rosso V. Barbagalli '11; Donnafugata- Passito di Pantelleria Ben Rye '12; Cusumano- Moscato dello Zucco '10; Feudo Principi di Buteria- Deleilla Nero d'Avola '12.
(Sardinia) Pala- Cannonau di Sardegna Ris. '12.



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Vino 2015- Italian Wine Week- NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Piemonte) Crissante Alessandria- Galina Barolo '10, Crissantino Barolo '11; Le Ginestre- Barolo '08; Borgogno & Figli- Cannubi Barolo '08, Liste Barolo '09, Barolo '09; Casa de E. Mirafiore- Lazzarito Barolo '08; Castello di Neive- Santo Stefano Barbaresco '11; Damilano- Cannubi Barolo '10, Lecinquievigne Barolo '10; Nada Fiorenzo- Rombone Barbaresco '10; G.D. Vajra- Ravera Barolo '10, Cerutta-Luigi Baudana Barolo '10; Pecchenino- Le Coste Barolo '10; Attilio Ghisolfi- Barolo; Cogno- Cascina Nuova Barolo '10; Brandini- Resa 55 Barolo '10.
(Tuscany) Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro- Fontarca Toscana '12; Agotino Petri- Chianti Classico Riserva '09.
(Umbria) Tabarrini- Colle alle Macchie Sagrantino '10.
(Veneto) Corte Moschina- Amarone '11, Ripasso '12; Villa Erbice- Amarone '08; Corte Sant'Alda- Amarone '10, Soave '13; Palazzo Maffei- Amarone '11.
(Lombardy) Barone Pizzini- Franciacorta Nature '01; Franco Ziliani- Roée '12.
(Abruzzo) Torre dei Beati- Cocciapazza Montepulciano d'Abruzzo '12.
(Friuli) Volpe Pasini- Pinot Grigio '13; Vistorta- Friuli Grave '13.
(Lazio) Casale della Ioria- Campo Nuovo Cesanese Superiore '13, Espero Frusinate Rosso '11.
(Apuglia) Tinassi- Feudo di Santa Croce Primitivo '10. (Marche) Collestefano- Verdicchio di Matelica '13; Can tine Belisario- Del Cerro Verdicchio di Matelica '13.
(Sicily) Tenute Galfano- Nero d'Avola '09.



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Grands Crus de Bordeaux - 2012 Vintage Tasting - NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Rouge) Château Carbonnieux; Domaine de Chevalier; Château Haut-Bailly; Ch. Latour-Martillac; Ch. Malartic-LaGravière; Ch. Olivier; Ch. Pape Clément; Ch. Canon-La-Gaffelière; Ch. La Gaffelière; Ch. La Tour Figeac; Ch. Clinet; Ch. Gazin; Ch. Fourcas Hosten; Ch. Chasse-Spleen; Ch. Brane-Cantenac; Ch. Cantenac Brwon; Ch. Prieuré-Lichine; Ch. Beychevelle; Ch. Gloria; Ch. Gruaud Larose; Ch. Langoa Barton; Ch. Léoville Barton; Ch. Léoville Poyferré; Ch. Talbot; Ch. Clerc Milon; Ch. Grand-Puy-Lacoste; Ch. Lynch Bages; Ch. Phélan Ségur.
(Blanc) Château De Fieuzal; Ch. Malartic-LaGravière; Ch. Pape Clément.
(Sauternes) Château Climens; Ch. Guiraud; Ch. La Tour Blanche.



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Benvenuto Brunello - NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Brunello di Montalcino) Argiano 2010; Banfi '10; Barbi '10; Belpoggio '09; Col D'Orcia Riserva Poggio al Vento '07; Il Marroneto Madonna delle Grazie '10; Il Poggione '09; Le Chiuse- '06 & Riserva '09; Le Macioche- '03, '05, '08, '09 & Riserva '06; Lisini '08; Palazzo- '10 & Riserva '07; Podere Le Ripi Riserva '09; SassodiSole Riserva '07; Collosorbo '10; Uccelliera '10; Villa i Cipressi- Selezione Zebras '10, Zebras '09; La Poderina Riserva Poggio Abate '09.



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DSWS Annual Grand Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Piedmont) Giacomo Borgogno- Barolo Liste '08, Barolo Fossati '08, Barolo Cannubi '08; Mirafiore- Barolo Lazzarito '08, Barolo Riserva '05.
(Tuscany) Grattamacco- Rosso '11; La Maialina- Chianti Classico Riserva '08; Poggio di Sotto- Brunello di Montalcino '09.
(Umbria) Tabarrini- Sagrantino Colle Alle Macchie '06.
(Friuli) La Castellada- Friulano '09, Ribolla Gialla '08, Rosso della Castellada '01.
(Sicily) COS- Cerasuolo di Vittoria '10, Contrada '08; Terazze dell'Etna- Cirneco '09.
(Germany) Peter Jakob Kühn- Oestrich Doosberg Riesling '12.
(Hungary) Tokaj Hétszölö- Aszu 6 Puttonyos '04.
(Armagnac) Castarède- Réserve de le Famille, Vintage '85, Vintage '75, Vintage '65.
(Champagne) Alfred Gratien- Brut Classique NV, Cuvée Paradis Brut '06; Fleury- Bolero '04, Sonate No. 9 '10; Philippe Gonet- Millesime Blanc de Blancs Brut Grand Cru '07.
(Sake) Kirinzan- Junmai Daiginjo; Tsukinowa- Yoi no Tsuki Daiginjo.
(Spirits) Diplomático Rum- Exclusiva, Single Vintage '00, Ambassador; Rhum J.M- Rhum Agricole XO, Rhum Agricole 15 yr.; Tuthilltown Spirits- Half Moon Gin, Indigenous Vodka; G'Vine Gin- Floraison, Nouaison; Akashi Whiskey; WhistlePig Rye; Samaroli Single Malt Scotch- Evolution, Tomintoul '67, Isle of Jura '97; Suze Saveur d'Autrefois.



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APVSA Wine Tasting Tour - NYC 2015
Best Picks: (Champagne) Bonnevie-Bocart- Cuvée Réserve; Chaudron- Chardonnay Brut Grand Cru; Fluteau- Cuvée Symbiose; Gaidoz-Forget- Cuvée Rosé; Gaultier-Christophe- Cuvée Mathilde Blanc de Blancs; Gratiot- Millésimé '06, Désiré '05, Désiré Rosé de Saignée '09; Liébart-Régnier- Chardonnay Brut, Excelia '08; Philippe Fourrier- Prestige Blanc de Blancs, Millésime; Piot Sévillano- Brut Rosé; Poissinet- Spéciale, Grande Réserve, Rosé.
(Bordeaux) Château Brande-Bergère Cuvée O'Byrne '09; Château Mayne-Vieil '11.
(Burgundy/Mâconnais) Château Vitallis- Macon Fuissé '13, Pouilly-Fuissé '13, Pouilly-Fuissé Vielles Vignes '13.
(Prosecco) Savian- Evento Rosé Extra Dry, Extra Dry D.O.C.
(Cognac) Pierre de Segonzac- XO Selection des Anges 30 y.o.

 

 

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Crush Wine & Spirits - 8th Annual Champagne Gala - NYC 2014
Best Picks: Gimonnet Oenophile '08; Moet & Chandon- Grand Vintage '06, Imperial Rosé NV, Grand Vintage Rosé '04; Dom Perignon- '04, Rosé '03; Ruinart Rosé NV; Krug- Grande Cuvee MV, Vintage '03; Veuve Clicquot Rosé NV; Charles Heidsieck- Blanc de Millenaires '95, Brut Reserve Rosé NV; Roederer Cristal '06; Taittinger Comtes de Champagne '05.

 

 

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Taste of Oakville - NYC 2014
Best Picks: B Cellars- Cabernet Sauvignon Ehrlich Vineyard 2012; Far Niente- Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon '05; Ghost Block- Estate Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Single Vineyard Cabernet '11; Groth Vineyards- Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve '10, Cabernet Sauvignon 1996; Nickel & Nickel- Cabernet Sauvignon John C. Sullenger Vineyard '12, Cabernet Sauvignon Rock Cairn Vineyard '12; Oakville Ranch- Cabernet Sauvignon '10, Robert's Cabernet Franc '11; Opus One- Cabenet Sauvignon '11; Paradigm Winery- Cabernet Sauvignon '12; Tamber Bey- Oakville Estate Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Teaderman Vineyards- Cabernet Sauvignon '08; Turnbull Cellars- Oakville Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon '12.

 

 

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Ambassador Wines & Spirits - Annual Champagne Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: Gisèle Devavry- Blanc de Blancs, Extra Quality Brut; Simon-Selosse- Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs; Philipponnat- Brut Royal Réserve, Resérve Rosée Brut; Nicholas Feuillatte- Blanc de Blancs Millésimé 2005; Marion-Bosser- Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Low Dossage, Brut Tradition, Rosé; Mumm- Cordon Rouge Brut; J. de Telmont- Grand Vintage 2004, Grand Rosé, Blanc de Blancs Brut; Roland Campion- Blanc de Blancs Brut; Paul Goerg- Blanc de Blancs.

 

 

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Porto Douro - International Wine Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (Port) Niepoort- Vintage 2009 Porto, 10 Y.O. White Porto; Taylor Fladgate- 20 Y.O. Porto, 2009 Late Bottled Vintage, 2009 Vintage Port; Sandeman- Porto 20 Y.O., 30 Y.O.; Graham's- Porto 10 Y.O., 20 Y.O.; Ramos Pinto- RP30 Tawny 30 yrs; Dalva- Porto Colheita 1963 Golden White, Porto 40 Yrs Old Dry White; Kopke- Porto Colheita 1941, 1965, Porto 20 Y.O. White; Calem- Porto Colheita 1961; Burmester- Porto Colheita 1963, 1985, 40 Y.O. White; Barros- Porto Colheita 1957; Poças- Porto Colheita 1964; Douro Portal- Auru 2009. (Douro Still Red) Douro Portal Grande Reserva '07 & '08; Quinta Da Leda- Douro 2011.

 

 

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Gabriella Fine Wines - Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (France - Burgundy - Red) Seigneurie de Posanges- Nuits Saint Georges '06, Pommard 1er Cru Les Epenots '08; Domaine Sylvain Loichet Clos de Vougeot '06, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers '10. (France - Burgundy - White) Domaine Sylvain Loichet- Puligny Montrachet '11, Corton Charlemagne '07 & '11. (France - Bordeaux) Château Petit Bouquey Saint-Emilion Grand Cru '10; Château Du Parc Saint-Emilion Grand Cru '10; Château Monregard La Croix Pomerol '09; Clos Du Clocher Pomerol '09; Château Pauillac '08. (France - Rhône) Domaine Galévan- Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12; Domaine de Chantegut- Vacqueyras '10. (France - Rosé) Chateau Roubine Provence '13. (Portugal) Fiuza Ikon Red '11; Monte de Penha Tinto Red Reserva '07. (California - Sonoma) Forchini- Pinot Noir '10. (Dessert) Le Prieuré de la Veuve- Muscat de Rivesalte '09; L'Etoile Banyuls Cuvee Reserve '91; L'Etoile Banyuls Select Vieux '89.

 

 

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Opici Family - Annual Fall Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (California - Napa) Alpha Omega- Era '10, Proprietary '11; Bennett Lane- Cabernet Sauvignon '06, Cab Sauv Reserve '06; Burgess- Cab Sauv Library '98, '02 & 07; Celani- Tenacious red '11, Napa Cab '10; Parallel- Fortune Teller Cab '10, Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Red Mare- Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Roy Estate- Cabernet Sauvignon '09 & '10; Trinitas- Cabernet Sauvignon '07; Whitehall Lane- Cabernet Sauvignon '10 & '11; World's End- Crossfire Cabernet Sauvignon '09, Good & Bad Times Cabernet Sauvignon '10. (Oregon - Willamette) Stoller- SV Pinot Noir '09, Reserve Pinot Noir '10; Van Duzer- Flagpole Pinot Noir '11. (France - Burgundy) Blasons de Bourgogne- Chablis Grand Cru Château Grenouilles '10; Domaines Roux- Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru “Les Macherelles” '11, Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru ' 11, Gevrey-Chambertin '11, Pommard '11. (France - Bordeaux) Château Teyssier- Les Asteries '11, Le Dome '11. (France - Rhône) Notre Dame- Vacqueyras '12, Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12. (Italy - Piemonte) Viberti San Pietro Barolo '06. (Italy - Tuscany) Ridolfi- Brunello di Montalcino Riserva '07; Montervero- Tinata '10, Toscana '10. (Italy - Veneto) Cesari- Amarone Bosan '05, Amarone Classico '08. (New Zealand) Sileni- Sauvignon Blanc '14. (France - Champagne) Collet- Collection Privee Millesime '06, Esprit Couture NV; Canard-Duchêne- Brut Rosé Charles VII NV. (Spirits) Koval Rye; Don Felix Añejo Tequila; Slovenia Vodka; Redemption Rye, Redemption White Rye, Redemption Bourbon; Puro Verde Silver, Reposado & Añejo Tequilas; Monopolowa Gin, Monopolowa Vodka; Papagayo Silver Rum; Stalk & Barrel Cask #13; James Pepper 1776 Bourbon; Prichard's Rye, Prichard's Tennessee Whiskey; Masterson's 10 yr Rye; Bib & Tucker Bourbon; Valentine Vodka, Valentine White Blossom Vodka, Valentine Liberator Gin; Square One Cucumber Vodka, Square One Organic Vodka; Vdka 1600 Vodka; Bunnahabhain 18 yo single malt scotch; JR Ewing Bourbon; Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe; Kelt Commodore 20 yr Cognac.

 

 

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Georgian Wine Tasting- NYC 2014
Best Picks: (Red) JSC Telavi- Ojaleshi '12, Satrapezo Saperavi Qvevri '08; Orgo- Saperavi '12; Orovela- Saperavi '04; Pheasant's Tears- Saperavi '12; Vinoterra- Saperavi '10, Kisi '11; Wine Man- Mukuzani SVA '09; Teliani Valley- Mukuzani '10. (White) JSC Telavi- Satrapezo Rkatsiteli Qvevri '09; Orgo- Rkatsiteli '12; Schuchmann- Mtsvane '13; Vinoterra- Mtsvane '11; Teliani Valley- Tvishi '12. (Pink) LaGvinari- Chkhaveri '13. (Sparkling) Bagrationi- 1882 Royal Cuvée. (Brandy) Sarajishvili XO.

 

 

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Martine's Wines - Fall Portfolio Tasting- NYC 2014
Best Picks: (France - Burgundy) Bernard-Bonin- Meursault 1er Cru Charmes-Dessus '12. Buisson-Charles- Meursault VV '12; Morey-Coffinet- Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru '11; Bruno Lorenzon- Mercurey 1er Cru Clos des Barraults '12, Mercurey Le Chapitre '12, Mercurey 1er Cru Champs Martin Rouge Cuvée Carline '11; Charles Audoin- Marsannay Blanc Au Champ Salomon '12, Fixin Le Rozier '11; Monthelie Douhairet Porcheret- Pommard 1er Cru Les Chanlins '11; Denis Mortet- Gevrey-Chambertin '12, Gevrey-Chambertin VV '12. (France - Rhône/Côte-Rôtie) Feraud-Brunel Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12; Bernard Burgaud- Côte-Rôtie '11. (France - Cahors) Château de Cèdre- Cahors de Cèdre '11. (France - Bordeaux) Jean Gautreau- Cuvée Jean Gautreau Haut-Médoc '96. (California / Napa Valley) Scott Palazzo- Proprietary Red Napa Valley '08. (Champagne) Saint-Chamant- Millésime Blanc-de-Blancs '04 & Rosé NV. (Dessert Wine) Domaine de la Bergerie- Quarts de Chaume '09. (Cognac) A. Edmond Audry- XO, Réserve Spéciale.

 

 

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House of Burgundy - Grand Annual Tasting - 80th Anniversary Celebration - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (France - Bordeaux) Château Coutelin Merville '09; Château Maison Blanche '09; Louis de Melac '11. (France - Rhône/Luberon) La Font des Garriques- Vacqueyras '12, Châteauneuf-du-Pape '11; Domaine de Fontavin "Terre D'Ancètre"- Châteauneuf-du-Pape '12, Gigondas '12; Palais Privé Rosé. (Italy - Tuscany) Casa Sola Chianti Classico Gran Selecizione '10. (Italy - Veneto) Piera Martellozzo- Terre Magre Pinot Grigio '12, Carati Prosecco. (Argentina - Mendoza) Pannunzio Malbec Reserva '12. (Australia - Barbossa Valley) Schild Estate- Cabernet Sauvignon '10, Reserve Single Vineyard Siraz '09. (Lebanon) Domaine Wardy- Château les Cèdres '08, Private Selection Red '07. (Spirits) Dunc's Mill Bakwoods Reserve Rum; Miodula Honey Vodka; Sloane's Gin; Pancracio Chocolate Vodka.

 

 

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Banville Wine Merchants - Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (Italy - Alto Adige) Cantina Terlano- Winkl Sauvignon '13, Porphyr Lagrein Riserva '10, Nova Domus Riserva '11. (Italy - Veneto) Zýme 60/20/20 '09. (Italy - Tuscany) Tolani Picconero Toscana '09; Col dei Venti Barbaresco '11. (Italy - Abruzzo) San Salvatore Paestum Aglianico Gillo Dorfles '10. (France - Burgundy) Domaine Gérard Quivy Gevrey-Chambertin Village En Champs '09; Dom. Vallet Frères Pernaud-Vergelesses Blanc '10; Dom. Jean-Jacques Confuron Côte de Nuits-Villages La Montagne Blanc '11; Dom. Jacques Cacheux Vosne-Romanée Village Aux Reas '10. (Germany) Dr. Lippold Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese '09. (United States - California) Longoria Pinot Noir fe Ciega Sta. Rita Hills '11; Dutton-Goldfield Fox Den Vineyard Pinot Noir '12; Kathryn Kennedy Winery Estate Cabernet Sauvignon '09; Bressler Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley '06 & '10. (Sparkling) Ca' del Bosco Saten Franciacorta '09.

 

 

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Vignaioli Selection - 15th Annual Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (Italy - Piemonte) Scarzello- Barollo Sarmassa '06, Barolo "Vigna Merenda" '05; Rocche Dei Manzoni- Barolo "Big 'd Big" '05, Barolo "Vigna Capella di S. Stefano" '05, Barolo "Vigna d'la Roul" '05; Pianpolvere Soprano- Barolo '04 & '06; Seghesio- Barolo "Pajana" Riserva '06 & '07; San Giuliano- Barbaresco '09; Cascina Ebreo- Torbido! '04, '03 & '00, Segreto '04; Hilberg Pasquero- Nebbiolo d'Alba '07, Barbera d'Alba Superiore '08. (Italy - Toscana) Col di Lamo- Brunello di Montalcino '06; La Fornace- Brunello di Montalcino '07, '06 & '05; Collemattoni- Brunello di Montalcino '06. (Italy - Veneto) Begali- Amarone Cru "Monte Ca' Bianca" '09, Amarone Classico '10; Nicolis- Amarone "Ambrosan" '06 & '05; Progettidivini "Millesimato" Prosecco.

 

 

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Montcalm Wine Importers - Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (Italy) Sant'Agata/Cavallero- Ruché di Castagnole Monferrato "Pronobis" '10, Cavallero Barolo "Bussia" '09; Poderi Colla- Langhe "Bricco del Drago" '07; Lunae- Colli di Luni Vermentino Grey Label '13, Colli di Luni Vermentino Black Label '12, Colli di Luni Rosso "Niccolo V" '10; Villa Girardi- Amarone Classico "Opere San Pietro" '08; Ricci- Brunello di Montalcino Riserva '07; Cennatoio- Chianti Classico Riserva "Gold" '09; Grignano- Chianti Rufina Riserva "Poggio Gualtieri" '06, Vin Santo del Chianti Rufina '03; Il Marroneto- Brunello di Montalcino Selez "Madonna della Grazie" '08 & '09; Lavacchio- Chianti Rufina Riserva "Cedro" '09; Illuminati- Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane Riserva "Zanna" '08; Mesa- Vermentino di Sardegna "Opiale" '12, Isola dei Nuraghi "Buio Buio" '10; Spadafora- Sicilia "Sole dei Padri" '07. (Argentina) Benegas- Estate Malbec '11.

 

 

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Winebow - Vintners' Harvest 25th Anniversary Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (California - Napa/Sonoma) Blackbird- Illustration Merlot '11, Paramour Cab Franc '11; Parcel 41- Sauvignon Blanc '12; Cain- Five 2004 & 2009; Hall- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '11; Frog's Leap- Sauvignon Blanc '13; Ladera- Sauvignon Blanc '12; Miner- Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Shafer- One Point One Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Spottswoode Estate- Cabernet Sauvignon '11, Sauvignon Blanc '13, Lyndenhurst Cabernet Sauvignon '11; Tres Sabores- Petite Syrah '11; Trefethen- Estate Cabernet Sauvignon '11; (Oregon - Willamette) Adelsheim- Pinot Noir '12, Elizabeth's Reserve Pinot Noir '11; High Hook Wines- Pinot Noir '12; Yamhill Valley Vineyard- Estate- Estate Pinot Noir '12 & '09; Dobbes Family Estate Patricia's Cuveee '11. (France - Burgundy) Dom. Jean Chartron- Puligny Montrachet '12, Puligny Montrachet "Clos du Cailleret" '12, Meursault "Les Pierres" '12; Dom. Seguin-Manuel- Beaune "Champimonts" 1er Cru '10; Dom. Bernard Defaix- Chablis Grand Cru Bougros '10. (France - Rhône/Provence) Château St. Cosme- Gigondas '12; Catherine Le Goeuil- Cairanne Côtes du Rhône Villages '11; Les Pallieres- Gigondas "Terrase du Diable" '11; Vieux Telegraphe- Châteauneuf-du-Pape "La Crau" '11. (Italy - Piemonte) Ceretto- Barolo Brunate '09, Barolo Prapo '09, Barolo Bricoo Rocche '09; Roberto Voerzio- Barolo La Serra '09, Barolo Cerequio '08; Castello di Neive- Barbaresco Albesani Santo Stefano '09. (Italy - Veneto) Zenato- Amarone Classico Riserva Sergio Zenato '07. (Italy - Trentino/Alto Adige) Tramin- Terminum Gewürztraminer Vendemmia Tardiva Late Harvest '09. (Hungary) Dobog&eocute;- Puttonyos Tokaji '07. (France - Champagne) Lanson- Black Label Brut NV, Brut Rosé Rose Label NV; Philipponnat- Cuvee 1522 Rosé '03, Clos de Goisses Extra-Brut '00; Fleury- Notes Blanches NV; Veuve Fourny- Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature 1er Cru NV, Rosé Brut 1er Cru NV, Cuvee R Extra Brut 1er Cru, Clos Notre Dame Extra Brut '05. (Spirits) Duncan Taylor- Glen Moray 25 y.o. Dimension; McKenzie Rye Whiskey; Tequila Fortaleza- Blanco, Reposado, Añejo; Sorel Artisanal Liqueur; Mezcal Marca Negra Tobala; LiV Vodka; Rough Rider Bourbon; Lost Distillery- Stratheden Deluxe Scotch Whiskey; Tequila Siete Leguas- Reposado, Añejo; Catskill Provisions New York Honey Whiskey.

 

 

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Frederick Wildman & Sons Portfolio Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (California - Napa/Sonoma) Heitz Cellar- Cabernet Sauvignon "Trailside" '05, Cabernet Sauvignon "Martha's Vineyard" '09, '05 & '04; Bond Estate- Pluribus '10; Futo- Red Wine "O.V." '11; Lewis Cellars- Cabernet Sauvignon Napa '12, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve '11; Chapellett- Cabernet Sauvignon "Pritchard Hill" '10; Clos du Val- Cabernet Sauvignon "Napa Valley" '11 & '95; Hanzell Vineyards- Chardonnay '11; Merry Edwards- Sauvignon Blanc "Russian River" '12, Chardonnay "Olivet Lane" '10; (Oregon - Willamette) Bethel Heights- Pinot Noir Estate "Aeolian" '12, Pinot Noir Estate "Casteel Reserve" '12; Kings Ridge- Pinot Noir "Alchemist" '12; The Four Graces- Pinot Noir "Dundee Hills" '11; Brooks- Pinot Noir "Janus" '11; Bergström- Pinot Noir "Bergstrom" '12; Solena Estate- Pinot Noir "Grand Cuvée" '`12. (France - Burgundy) Olivier Leflaive- Chassange-Montrachet "Abbaye de Morgeot" 1er Cru '11, Meursault "Bouchères" 1er Cru '11, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru '11; Dom. Alain Burguet- Vosne-Romanée '11, Gevrey-Chambertin "Mes Favorites" '12, Vosne-Romanée "Les Rouges du Dessus" 1er Cru '11; Dom. Sylvain Cathiard- Vosne-Romanée "Aux Malconsorts" 1er Cru '11, Nuits-St.-Georges "Aux Thorey" 1er Cru '11; Dom. Lignier Michelot- Clos de la Roche Grand Cru '11; Dom. François Lamarche- La Grande Rue Grand Cru '11; Dom. Méo-Camuzet- Corton Grand Cru "Les Perrières" '11, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru '11; Dom. Faiveley- Chanmbolle-Musigny '11, Nuits-St.-Georges "les Pruliers" 1er Cru '11, Latricières-Chambertin Grand Cru '11, Corton "Clos des Cortons Faiveley" Grand Cru '11; Dom. Armand-Rousseau- Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru '10. (France - Bordeaux) Château Carbonnieux Blanc '12; Château Phélan Ségur '06; Château Pichon-Longueville '10; Château Suduirat Sauternes. (France - Rhône/Provence) Paul Jaboulet Ainé- Gigondas "Pierre Aiguille" '10, Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Domaine de Terre Ferme" Rouge '09; Hecht & Bannier- Côtes de Provence Rosé. (France - Champagne) Pol Roger- Brut Vintage '04, Brut Rosé '06, Cuvée Prestige "Sir Winston Churchill" '00. (Cognac) Maison Prunier- X.O.; Léopold Gourmel- Age de Fleurs 15 Carats. (Whisky) Copper Fox Rye Whisky.

 

 

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Verity Wine Partners - 5 Year Anniversary Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (California - Napa/Sonoma) Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon Estate '05; Noble Tree California Chardonnay '13; Thomas George- Sons & Daughters Estate Vineyard Chardonnay '13, Chardonnay Russian River '10; Storybrook Mountain- "Mayacamas Range" Zinfandel '11, Cabernet Sauvignon '09; Darioush "Signature" Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Ehlers Estate "1886" Cabernet Sauvignon '10; Turnbull Cellars- Oakville Sauvignon Blanc '12 & '13, Cabernet Sauvignon '10 & '12, "Oakville: Cabernet Sauvignon '11; PlumpJack Reserve Chardonnay '13; Starmont Winery Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley '13; Merryvale Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley '13; Stuhlmuller Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Block 6 South '10. (Oregon - Willamette Valley) Penner-Ash Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir '12. (Italy) Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino Riserva '07; Massolino Barolo Vigna Rionda Reserva '07. (France - Rhône) Perrin Gigondas La Gille '11; Domaine des Bosquets Gigondas '11; Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape '11; Domaine des Senechaux Châteauneuf-du-Pape '11. (France - Burgundy) Liger-Belair Aloxe Corton Premier Cru la Toppe Au Vert '11; Henri Gouges Nuits St Georges Clos Des Porrets St Georges '11; Benjamin Leroux Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Champ Gain '11. (France - Cahors) Crocus Cahors Malbec '11. (France - Champagne) Delamotte Brut Blanc de Blancs '04. (Germany) Georg Breur Berg Schlossbery Reisling '12; Dr. Loosen Urziger Wurzgarten Spatese '12. (Canada) Stratus Ice Wine '08.

 

 

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Lugana D.O.C. Wine Tasting - NYC 2014
Best Picks: (100% Turbiana grape, a variety of Trebbiano) Zenato San Benedetto Lugana '13; Sergio Zenato Lugana Riserva '11; Pilandro Terecrèa '13; Cà dei Frati I Frati '13; Montresor- Gran Guardia '13; Le Morette Lugana Riserva '11; Sgreva Lugana Sirmio '13; Feliciani Felugan Lugana '13; Bulgarini Lugana '13.

 

 



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