Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt
cpratt

First draft: Wine list for tasting at Salmonberg

Last month, we did white wines. This Friday, we'll do red. [If you're interested, contact me privately.]

This is my first stab at a list of Stuff To Taste:

Grape

Wine

Old world

New world

Barbera

2000 Barbera d'Asti Superiore 'Wink', Italy

Italy

-

Cabernet franc

2000 Kalinda Cabernet Franc, California

Bordeaux [Cheval-Blanc]

-

Cabernet sauvignon

1999 Leasingham Bin 56 Cabernet Sauvignon, Clare Valley, Australia

Bordeaux

California, Australia, Washington

Gamay noir

2003 Louis Jadot Beaujolais, France

Beaujolais

Oregon

Grenache

2003 Las Rocas de San Alejandro, Calatayud, Spain

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Spain

South Australia

Malbec

2001 Altos Las Hormigas "Viña Hormigas Reserva" Mendoza, Argentina

Cahors

Mendoza, Argentina

Mataro

2000 DEWN Mourvèdre, Oakley, California [flash/détente method]

Bandol

California, Australia

Merlot

2001 Sarah's Vineyard Besson Vineyard Merlot

Pomerol

California, Washington

Montepulciano

2001 Il Circo "Il Domatore di Leoni", Montepulciano

Tuscany

-

Nebbiolo

1999 Seghesio Barolo "La Villa"

Barolo, Barbaresco

-

Norton

2000 Mount Pleasant Norton, Augusta, Missouri

[Not a vinifera grape - V. aestivalis]

Missouri

Pinot noir

2000 Berry Bros. Reserve, Burgundy, France

Burgundy

New Zealand, Oregon

Pinotage

2001 Welmoed Pinotage, Stellenbosch, SA

[1925 cross between pinot noir and cinsault]

South Africa

Sangiovese

2003 Bonny Doon Sangiovese "Il Fiasco"

Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino

-

Syrah [Shiraz]

2002 Milton Park Shiraz, Australia

Hermitage, Côte-Rôtie

Australia, Washington

Zinfandel

2003 Ridge Paso Robles, California

[Originated in Croatia, but nearly extinct there]

California

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