Tuesday Tipplers

January 9, 1990

 

Location: Holliday's House

 

Theme:    An Evening of Red Wine Tasting

 

Start Up Wine:

    

    The assembled tasted a California white - recognized immediately by Flan - Dry Creek Vineyard, Fume Blanc 1988 - $14.40 LCBO 931592

 

The red wines were brown bagged and the host announced that all were from one area of the world. Throughout the evening, multiple guesses did not identify California Red until bottle #6. All agreed that all the wines were outstanding - one even a bargain. A successful evening concluded with dessert and INNISKILLIN RIESLING B.D.

 

California Reds:

 

1. Louis Martini - 1981 Barbera $9.95 unfortunately sold out)

2. Raymond - 1982 Cabernet Sauvignon $11.55

3. Lambert Bridge - 1985 Merlot $17.30

4. Segheshio - Chianti Station $21.00

5. Pinot Noir - $24.00

6. Zinfandel - $13.00

 

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