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(WT120920-01) PAUL LAURENT CUVEE DU FONDATEUR BRUT CHAMPAGNE  $39.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (SPARKLING) 12%; NM at Bethon, south of Epernay; 62% pinot noir, 28% meunier, 10% chardonnay; 21 months en tirage. Not the bottle bouquet of the longer aged Champagnes. It's biscuity enough though, and has pinot body./ A little heavy, suggesting Cote de Barr pinot noir. Good enough value. Well liked by the group. 16.6.
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(WT120920-02) 18 BOURGOGNE CHARDONNAY CUVEE FLAVIE, DOMAINE GUY AMIOT  $28.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE BURGUNDY) 13%; 45 year old vines on the lower slopes of Chassagne Montrachet. Signifies Burgundy barrel aging regimen. Ample, complex, grand./ Full and flavorful. Complicated and lasting. Might as well be a Chassagne itself. The group was impressed. 17.4+.
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(WT120920-03) 18 ALSACE GEWURZTRAMINER, THE FURST  $15.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE ALSACE) 13.5%; winery at Riquewihr; medium dry. Nice and waxy. Well pomaded. Rose and ginger./ Yes, cold cream, RS, and glycerol all perform on the palate. Proper bitter twist at the finale. A top vintage of this from the Riquewihr source. 16.9.
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(WT120920-04) 19 AVERAEN WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR  $19.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 13.6%; on volcanic Jory & marine sediment soils of the Dundee Hills region; 10 months in Bemond, Damy, Cavin & Stockinger barrels. Fresh, alert, bright, racy. Pure and cool cherry aroma of OR pinot. Suggestion of oak and barrel time./ Medium bodied in this cool, wet vintage. Nonetheless, the acidity is well managed. Useful now and will round out with further aging. Kudos to the winemaker in 2019. 16.6+.
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(WT120920-05) 18 KEN WRIGHT WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR  $27.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 13.2%; from Abbott Claim, Canary Hill, Carter, Freedom Hill, Guadalupe, McCrone, Meredith Mitchell, Nysa and Savoya vineyards. Significantly richer and fuller bodied than the 2019 Averaen. Another winner in the series. Shows more oak impact too./ Large presence in the mouth. Racy acidity to balance the richness. Lasting finish. Take to the table or cellar for more suavity and complexity. 17.0+.
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(WT120920-06) 18 MAREMMA SANGIOVESE, TENUTA SASSOREGALE  $16.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 13.5%; aged a few months in barriques. Wham, bam sangiovese aroma. 18 rich and ripe, Maremma seaside racy./ Plenty rich fruit on the palate too, plus that always vivid sangiovese acidity. Medium bodied, versatile. Slightly bitter finish plays well. Enjoyed by the group. 16.6+.
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(WT120920-07) 17 CHIANTI CLASSICO, SOC. AGR. ROCCA DI CASTAGNOLI  $21.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 14%; at Gaiole; 90% sangiovese, 5% ea canaiolo, colorino; aged 1 year in large casks; unfiltered. Just a tad less intense a nose than the 2016. Elegance, spread, significance. Time in cooperage has added suavity and range./ 2017 racy and revealing. Great acidity. Surprising tannin for the vintage deems it cellar worthy. I'm impressed! The group was also. 16.8+.
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(WT120920-08) 17 PUGLIA NERO DI TROIA, GIORGIO RIVETTI  $16.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 13%; 15 year old vines in clay; difficult to grow variety, so disappearing; unoaked. Oh, unique, high toned, even floral. Certainly doesn't suggest feet in clay./ Nice fluidity and ease of 2017. Gentle acidity. A bottle will disappear quickly at the table. 16.4.
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(WT120920-09) 16 CHATEAU HAUT MAZIERES, BORDEAUX  $9.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE BORDEAUX) 12.5%; at Rauzan; 65% merlot, 20% cab sauv, 15% cab franc. The cheapest wine of the set gets the most expensive cork. While 2016 reticent at age four, it's actually sweeter fruited than the 2015./ Good 16 texture, tailoring. Youthful or in a trough. Keep longer. The material and balance are both present. Deemed a great claret value by the group. 16.2+.
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(WT120920-10) 15 DESCENDANTS LIEGEOIS DUPONT ESTATE HOMMAGE DE MARCEL DUPONT LES GOSSES VINEYARD RED MOUNTAIN SYRAH  $26.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 13.5%; In 1976, Miss Liegeois of Champagne married Tom Hedges, creator of the Red Mountain AVA, and joined him in WA.; aged 19 months in barrels (70% French, 30% American), 25% new. Large, ripe, black fruited. Presence and depth. Not a thug like some California syrahs, it can't be easily dismissed, though there are only vague suggestions of northern Rhone syrah./ Full bodied, full flavored. While it lacks in finesse, it provides in scale. 16.4+
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(WT120920-12) 14 COCKBURN'S LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE PORTO  $23.99
12/09/20 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FORTIFIED) 19.5%; from Cockburn's Quinta dos Canais & Quinta do Vale Coelho in Douro Superior. Ah, that Cockburn's special combination of aromatic dryness and strength. A power player./ Full sweetness on the palate, assuaged by power and tannin. One to lay down. 17.2+.
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