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TastersGuildNY Exclusive Tour of Top Wines From France, California and Italy

TastersGuildNY Exclusive Tour of Top Wines From France, California and Italy

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Speaker: Charles Master
Owner: Master Wine

We tasted 11 superb wines from Master Wine.
Prices are medium NY area prices found the web.

All the wines showed well. It was an amazing tasting of great wines. Monterey Jack of Cabot Cheese of Vermont was provided with the tasting.

Flight I: Tortoise Creek Full Retail Price $
Sauvignon Blanc “Cuvée Jeane” 2017 Central Coast
Cuvée Jeane is beautifully balanced and aromatic with suggestions of passion fruit, grapefruit and melon. The palate is crisp and dry, but not too acidic, with a good depth of flavor.
Pinot Noir “Mission Grove” 2017 California
This wine has lovely aromas of violets and ripe cherries. It is soft on the palate, delicate, with delightful impressions of raspberries and other red fruits.
Cabernet Sauvignon “Cherokee Lane” 2017 Lodi, California
Aromas and flavors of red and black cherries, vanilla and cedar. It is beautifully balanced with both fruit and tannins.
Chardonnay “Jam’s Blend” 2017 Lodi, California
Fresh bright aromas and flavors of citrus, pear, apple and white flowers. Its creamy texture is supported by fresh acidity and a long, clean finish.
Zinfandel “The Chelonian” 2017 Clement Hills, California
Grapes: (Zinfandel 90%, Petit Syrah 5%, Tannat 5%) Aromas of cherry and spice with black current and plums on the palate, and vanilla and cinnamon toast on the finish. The wine is very elegant and would be perfect with any spicy foods, game or beef.

Flight II: Le Charmel Full Retail Price $
Côtes de Provence Rosé 2017
Grapes: 30% Syrah · 30% Cinsault · 20% Mourvèdre · 10% Grenache · 10% Rolle
The nose has beautiful aromas of raspberries and wild flowers, and the palate has notes of strawberry and pear. Perfect for all occasions.
Pays d’Oc Pinot Noir, 2017 France
100%Pinot Noir
Deep ruby color. Aroma of red and black berries with some spice and vanilla Crushed black fruits such as raspberries, black currants, cherries and black-cherry on the palate. This wine is complex, rich and long with well-integrated tannins.
Syrah - Grenache Costieres de Nimes 2017 Rhone Valley from France
70% Syrah, 30% Grenache
Deep dark red color. Aromas of blackberries, chocolate and spice. On the palate, it is smooth and long with a rich finish.

Flight III: Mont Gravet Full Retail Price $
White Côtes de Gascogne 2017 Gascony, France
Grape:100% Colombard
Aromas of pineapple and passion fruit with fruit flavors on the palate Crisp acidity on the finish.
Red 2017 IGP Pays d’Hérault Gascony, France
Grape: 100% Carignan
Blackberries and fig aromas. Rich, full bodied wine with a long finish.

Flight IV: Tiamo Full Retail Price $
Prosecco 2017 Veneto, Italy
Grape: Prosecco
The Valdobbiadene region is ideally suited for the prosecco grape. Grapes come from certified organic vineyards Straw yellow color. Fruity aromas of apple and pear with a hint of citrus fruit that fade into the floral bouquet. Fresh and fruity with fine bubbles A lovely wine.