Most Memorable Wines of 2006

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Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Bill Spohn » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:49 pm

In no particular order:

1995 Huet Vouvray Cuvee Constance
1981 Lafite
89 and 90 Beaucastel
1987 Dunn Napa Cab
1970 Haut Brion
1929 Ch. Margaux
1975 Ch. d'Yquem
1970 Grand Puy Lacoste
1976 Schloss Eltz Eltviller Sonnenberg Riesling Beerenauslese
1970 Taylors
1995 Petrus
1982 Sassicaia
1991 Shafer Hillside Select
1991 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet
1986 Talbot
1986 Gruaud Larose
1990 Castello di Rampolla Sammarco
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Brian K Miller » Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:52 pm

1997 Stags Leap Fay Vineyards
2001 Smith Haut Laffite
1999 Cafaro Riserva 1999
Scholium Project Babylon Petit Sirah Tenbrink Vineyard (Solano County) 2004
1998 Chateau Beau Sejur Becot St. Emillion Grand Cru
1999 Riecine Chianti Classico Riserva
2002 Rubicon (I know, Infanticide, but just amazing)
2003/1998 Tasting at the Verite Winery in Alexander Valley, CA (six wines, all delicious)
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Sam Platt » Tue Jan 02, 2007 10:22 pm

1998 Jadot Clos des Ursules
1983 Fonseca VP
1994 Smith-Haut-Lafitte
2000 Doisy-Daene Sauternes (better than Sauternes that were 4x the cost).
1996 Trimbach Gewurztraminer
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Bill Buitenhuys » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:10 pm

no real order here.

Whites
1997 Bründlmayer Grüner Veltliner Alte Reben
1992 Joh. Jos. Christoffel Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Auslese***
1992 Karthauserhof Eitelsbacher Kartauserhofberg Riesling Spatlese #9 auction
1995 René & Vincent Dauvissat “La Forest” Chablis 1er Cru

Reds
1982 CVNE Viña Imperial Gran Reserva
1970 R. Lopez de Heredia Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva
1999 Marcoux Vieilles Vignes Chateauneuf-du-Pape
1990 G. Mascarello Monprivato Barolo
1989 Chapoutier Le Pavillon Ermitage
1978 Ceretto Barolo Prapò
1958 Antonio Vallana & Figlio Spanna del Piemonte Vino da Tavola
1990 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle
1981 CVNE Viña Real Gran Reserva

Dessert
1999 Kracher Muscat Ottonel Trockenbeerenauslese No. 4 Zwischen den Seen
1998 Maculan Torcolato

Buy by the Case
2004 Domaine Manoir du Carra Beaujolais-Villages Non-Filtre
2005 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Cuvée Granit Vin de Pays du Jardin de la France
2005 Paul Filliatreau Saumur
2005 Marc Ollivier, Domaine de la Pepiere Clos des Briords Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
2001 Taurino, Salice Salentino Riserva
2004 Kesseler Estate Riesling QbA
2005 Domaine du Vissoux (Pierre-Marie Chermette) Cuvée traditionelle Beaujolais vieilles vignes
2005 Chateau Lamothe de Haux Blanc
2005 Clos Roche Blanche Cuvée Gamay Touraine
2004 Jean Paul Brun Terres Dorees Beaujolais L’Ancien Vieilles Vignes

Most Sentimental
1997 Chapoutier La Bernardine Chateauneuf-du-Pape – our “first date” wine revisited
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby JoePerry » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:13 pm

Bill Buitenhuys wrote:1958 Antonio Vallana & Figlio Spanna del Piemonte Vino da Tavola


I forgot we drank that this year :shock:

I need to update some lists.
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Bill Buitenhuys » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:18 pm

I need to update some lists.
I was surprised at the number of really good wines that we did have this year. My "next tier" for '06 could have made my "Best of" list for 2005.
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Re: Most Memorable Wines of 2006

Postby Jenise » Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:51 pm

My "next tier" for '06 could have made my "Best of" list for 2005.


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