Spring ’08: a catalog of wines tasted

* favorites, however would revisit all the unstarred except the pinot grigio.

france
*2003 Jacques Puffeney Arbois Poulsard
*2004 JL Chave, Saint-Joseph, “Offerus”

italy
*2003 Barrua, Tenuta San Guido, Toscana
*2005 Guidalberto, Tenuta San Guido, Toscana
2004 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido, Toscana
2003 Tassinaia, Castello del Terricio, Toscana

2003 Montepulciano Riserva Zanna, Illuminati, Abruzzi
*2003 Montepulciano Riserva Pieluni, Illuminati, Abruzzi
NV Franciacorta Prima Cuvee, Monte Rossa, Lombardia
NV Franciacorta Cabochon, Monte Rossa, Lombardia
*2004 Barbera d’Asti, Bricco dell Uccellone, Braida di Giacomo Bologna, Piemonte
2003 Ai Suma, Braida di Giacomo Bologna, Piemonte
2004 Montefalco Rosso, Colpetrone, Umbria
2003 Sagrantino di Montefalco, Colpetrone, Umbria

2005 Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, Bisol, Crede Brut
2006 Pinot Grigio, Elena Walch, Alto Adige, 2006
*2006 Fiano di Avellino, ‘Colli di Lapio’, Clelia Romano, Campania
2004 Chianti Classico Riserva, Badia e Coltibuono, Toscana
2003 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Il Feuduccio, Abruzzo
*La Montecchia, ‘fior d’arancio’, Colli Euganei, Veneto (moscato giallo) – sparkling

california
*2006 roussanne, tablas creek
*2000 “noir” terre rouge
*2005 lagier meredith
2006 lagier meredith
2006 “la bruma”, peay
*2006 “les titans”, peay
2005 “la bruma”, peay
2005 “les titans”, peay
*2006 Nielsen Vineyard, qupe
*2005 “shell and bone”, edmund st john
2005 “rocks and gravel”, edmund st john
*2003 red willow vineyard syrah, columbia winery
*2005 judge family vineyard grenache, novy family,

wine-food pairings
*castelvetrano olive, fresh, with fiano
allichi crostini, with fiano
*roasted red pepper with chianti classico from badia e coltibuono
*moliterno with truffle with montepulciano d’abruzzo
*honey coated hazelnuts with moscato giallo

foods
marcel et henri truffle and cognac pate

unlisted: a group of grenaches that forgot to take down the names.

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