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Cabernet Sauvignon (2/14)

2nd Tuesday

Chateau Randle - Blind Tasting

Group preference, in order:

1.    ’1.   '00 Elyse “Morisoli” Cab Sauv, Napa 13.8% (Kazoo)

2.    ’2.   '98 Raymond Reserve, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.8% (Bandolin)

3.    ’3.   '07 Darioush, Napa 14.8% (Cello)

4.    ’4.   '07 Von Strasser, “Estate Vyd”, Diamond Mtn District, Napa 14.2% (Fluglehorn)

5.    ’5.   '00 Quilceda Creek, Cab Sauv, Washington 14.9% (Pitchpipe)

5.   ’02 Juslyn, Perry’s Blend, St. Helena 14.7% (Vuvuzela)

6.   ’08 Burgess, “Triere Est Vyd” Merlot, Napa 14.4% (Guitar)

7.   ’00 Leoville Barton, St. Julien, Bordeaux 12.5% (Clapsticks)

8.   ’10 Amavi, Cab Sauv, Walla Walla, Washington 14.1% (Dulcimer)

8.   ’97 Penfold’s, 707, Cab Sauv, S. Australia 13.5% (Harmonium)

9.   ’09 Trivium, “Les Ivrettes Vyd”, Cab Sauv, St. Helena 14.8% (Steel Drum)

10.  ’96 Pichon Longueville, Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac 13% (Taiko)

10.  ’10 Summers, Cab Sauv, Knights Valley, Son. Cty. 14.1% (Juiceharp)

11.  ’11 La Sirena, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.6% (Xylophone)

12.  ’96 Vine Cliff, Cab Sauv, Oakville Estate, Napa 14% (Clavinet)

12.  ’06 Harris Est Vyds, “Jake’s Creek Vyd”, Cab Sauv, Napa 15% (Marine Band Harmonica)

13.  ’01 Smith Madrone, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (Piano)

14.  ’99 Merryvale, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (Steel Guitar)

15.  ’03 BR Cohn, “Olive Hill Est. Vyd”, Cab Sauv, Son. Vly. 14.2% (Dobro)

16.  ’95 Gallo of Sonoma, “Stefani Vyd”, Cab Sauv %? (Zither)

17.  ’02 White Oak, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.5% (Conch Shell)

18.  ’99 Mondavi, “To Kalon”, Reserve, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (French Horn)

19.  ’05 Carmelo Patti, Cab Sauv, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina 14% (Hurdy Gurdy)

19.  ’99 Karl Lawrence, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.2% (Superbone)

19.  ’06 Castello di Querceto, Cignale, Cab Sauv, Tuscany, Italy 13.5% (Didjeridoo)

 

 

My preference, in order:

1.    ’96 Pichon Longueville, Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac 13% (Taiko) $220 A -80 ***

2.    ’00 Leoville Barton, St. Julien, Bordeaux 12.5% (Clapsticks) $155 A+ -24 ****

3.    ’00 Quilceda Creek, Cab Sauv, Washington 14.9% (Pitchpipe) $150 A -64 ****

4.    ’07 Darioush, Napa 14.8% (Cello) $95 A -39 ***

5.    ’07 Von Strasser, “Estate Vyd”, Diamond Mtn District, Napa 14.2% (Fluglehorn) $65 A -4 ***

6.    ’10 Amavi, Cab Sauv, Walla Walla, Washington 14.1% (Dulcimer) $28 A- +18 ***

7.    ’97 Penfold’s, 707, Cab Sauv, S. Australia 13.5% (Harmonium) $225

8.    ’09 Trivium, “Les Ivrettes Vyd”, Cab Sauv, St. Helena 14.8% (Steel Drum) $70

9.    ’02 Juslyn, Perry’s Blend, St. Helena 14.7% (Vuvuzela) $60

10. ’05 Carmelo Patti, Cab Sauv, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina 14% (Hurdy Gurdy) $28

11. ’99 Merryvale, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (Steel Guitar) $65

12. ’06 Harris Est Vyds, “Jake’s Creek Vyd”, Cab Sauv, Napa 15% (Marine Band Harmonica) $120

13. ’08 Burgess, “Triere Est Vyd” Merlot, Napa 14.4% (Guitar) $30

14. ’11 La Sirena, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.6% (Xylophone) $150

15. ’10 Summers, Cab Sauv, Knights Valley, Son. Cty. 14.1% (Juiceharp) ……. (big drop off after here) $30

16. ’99 Mondavi, “To Kalon”, Reserve, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (French Horn) $145

17. ’99 Karl Lawrence, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.2% (Superbone)

18. ’00 Elyse, “Morisoli” Cab Sauv, Napa 13.8% (Kazoo) $50

19. ’03 BR Cohn, “Olive Hill Est. Vyd”, Cab Sauv, Son. Vly. 14.2% (Dobro) $46

20. ’96 Vine Cliff, Cab Sauv, Oakville Estate, Napa 14% (Clavinet) $65

21. ’95 Gallo of Sonoma, “Stefani Vyd”, Cab Sauv %? (Zither) $27

22. ’98 Raymond Reserve, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.8% (Bandolin) $35

23. ’02 White Oak, Cab Sauv, Napa 14.5% (Conch Shell) $23

24. ’01 Smith Madrone, Cab Sauv, Napa 13.5% (Piano) $43

25 ’06 Castello di Querceto, Cignale, Cab Sauv, Tuscany, Italy 13.5% (Didjeridoo) – 2 corked bottles $63

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