Martian Ranch, Alesco Canyon, Santa Maria. I loved the albarino! Interesting Spanish and Rhone varietals.
A quick stop at Laetitia for some bubbles! # SommJourney
Attended the Domaine Select Icon tasting at Republique today. Standouts were the 82 Barolo Reserva, The Super Tuscans and Brunello di Montacino. Also, the ‘63 Armangnac was heaven. Cheers!
Alfred Gratien, Philippe Gonet and Fleury
Barolo from Borgogno 2008 Vintage, Cannubi, Liste & Fossati Vineyards, and Mirafiore 2010
Castello Terriccio & Poggio di Sotto Brunello
Grattamacco. Maremma with Colle Massari
COS and their new Single Vineyard “Della Fontane”
Also showing other estates such as Gravner, Vodopivec, La Roncaia, Movia, Velenosi, Josmeyer, & Seltz.
Samaroli 1967 Tomintoul, Bunnahabhain 1978, Glen Scotia 1992 and Isle of Jura 1997, Castarede Armagnac, Grosperrin Cognac, Varnelli Amaro, Whistle Pig and 1997 Vintage Rhum JM
Wine maker #2 for the day. Met with Baptiste Cuvelier of France/Argentina for a tasting of the full line. Completely interested in the “Earthquake Harvest” 09. It’s relevant.