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September-December, 2012 Tasting Notes

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1990 Léoville-Barton; 1988 Léoville-Barton; 1990 Les Forts de Latour; 1995 Chateau Saint-Pierre; 1989 Chateau Pape Clement



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2005 Pinot Noir "Summa" (Rivers-Marie); 2009 "White Coat" (Turley); NV Pleiades V (Sean Thackrey); 2001 Merlot "Epic" (Newton)



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2007 Port "Late Bottled Vintage" (Real Companhia Velha); 2007 Port "Late Bottled Vintage" (Quinta do Portal); 2007 Port "Late Bottled Vintage (Sandeman)



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May-August, 2012 Tasting Notes

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2000 Meursault "Désirée" (Comtes Lafon);1997 Batard-Montrachet (Sauzet)



yellball.gif 0.1 KCalifornia / USA (except dessert/sparkling)
2002 Firebreak (Shafer)
; NV Nautique "Esprit de Blanc" (Peconic Bay); 2010 Riesling (Peconic Bay); 2007 "Lowerre Family Estate Red" (Peconic Bay); 2010 Chardonnay "Stainless Steel Fermented" (Peconic Bay); 2010 Chardonnay "La Barrique" (Peconic Bay);2001 “Home Ranch” (Ridge Vineyards); 2000 Monte Bello (Ridge)


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NV Blanquette "Risqué Vin Vivant" (Toad Hollow); 2007 Port "Late Bottled Vintage" (Quinta do Portal)




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2008 Barbaresco "Curra" (Sottimano);2009 Barbaresco "Fausoni" (Sottimano); 1997 Brunello di Montalcino "Manachiara" (Nardi); 1997 Brunello di Montalcino (Valdicava); 2007 Fontalloro (Felsina); 1998 Barolo "Rocche - Marcenasco" (Ratti); 2007 Barbaresco (Cascina Bruciata); 2000 Barbaresco "Bric Balin" (Moccagatta); 2008 Chianti Riserva (Renzo Masi)



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March / April, 2012 Tasting Notes

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2003 Hard Core (Core); 1999 Zinfandel "Hayne" (Turley);2002 Isosceles (Justin); 2003 Pinot Noir "Fiddlestix 728" (Fiddlehead); 2006 Syrah "Booker" (Saxum); 2007 Pinot Noir "Emmaline Ann Vineyard" (Cobb)




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2001 Riesling Kabinett "Trittenheimer Apotheke" (Ansgar Clusserath); 2001 Riesling Kabinett "Wehlener Sonnenuhr" (Meulenhof); 2001 Riesling Spatlese "Koberner Weisenberg" (Von Schleinitz)



yellball.gif 0.1 KRhone/S/SW France (except dessert/sparkling)

1998 Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Pegau); 1999 Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Cuvée Barberini" (Domaine de la Solitude); 1999 Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Cinquantenaire" (P. Usseglio); 1998 Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Vieux Donjon); 2001 Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Vieux Donjon); 2009 Cornas "Empreintes" (E. & J. Durand)




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January/February, 2012 Tasting Notes

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1995 Chateau Haut-Marbuzet; 1995 Chateau Potensac; 1995 Chateaux Tayac "Prestige"


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2002 Cabernet Sauvignon "Hillside Select" (Shafer); 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon "Paradise Hills" (Blankiet); 2004 Pinot Noir "Marcassin Vineyard" (Marcassin); 2003 Pinot Noir "Reserve" (Saintsbury); 2004 Pinot Noir "Cuvée Catherine" (Kistler); 2004 Petite Sirah "Peterson Vineyard" (Switchback Ridge)


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2003 Riesling Spatlese "Dorsheimer Pittermanchen" (Diel); 2001 Riesling Spatlese "Wehlener Sonnenuhr" (Studert-Prum)




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1977 Port (Fonseca); 1999 Brut "Cuvée Creation" (Vilmart); 1998 Chateau Yquem




yellball.gif 0.1 KItaly (except dessert/sparkling)
1997 Barolo "Bric del Fiasc" (Scavino); 1997 Barolo "Sori Ginestra" (Conterno-Fantino); 1997 Barolo "Bricco Rocche Prapo" (Ceretto); NV Barolo Chinato (L. Einaudi)




yellball.gif 0.1 KRhone/S/SW France (except dessert/sparkling)
1988 Cote Rotie "Cote Brune Reservée" (Gentaz-Dervieux); 1995 Madiran "Cuvée Prestige" (Chateau Montus)



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