Tuesday, September 9, 2008


In thinking about our upcoming wine tasting, I thought I'd toss out some wine names that have been favorites of ours. Often, the occassion on which we discovered something was a large part of what made it special, so your mileage may vary.

Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Rubicon Estate Rubicon (Francis Coppola)
  • Cousino-Macul Antiguas reservas, Chile
  • Halter ranch 
  • Sterling vintners collection
  • Errazuriz
  • Los Vascos - Colchagua
  • Marquis Philips S2
  • Nappanook
    (discovered during our summer in Portland)
  • Heitz Cellar
  • Continuum
  • Klinker brick lodi old vine
  • Peachy Canyon, CA
    (discovered when we stumbled into Restaurant 1881 in Bridgeport, CA - good eats) 
  • Valley of the Moon 2002 
    (one of two favorite wineries in Sonoma Valley)
Pinot Noir 
  • Andrew Rich, Willamette Valley
  • Lorca 
  • Ledson (Sonoma) 2004
    (one of two favorite wineries in Sonoma Valley - we stop in every time)
  • Iron Horse (Sonoma) 2002 
  • A to Z
  • Duckhorn Goldeneye - Anderson Valley
    (special treat to celebrate Verena's birth)
  • Rosenblum hillside
    (hands-down favorite from a Caffe Boa wine dinner)
Petite Syrah  
  • Bogle
    (a favorite everyday wine)
  • Bierzo Descendientes de Jose Palacios "Petalos"
  • Vina rey "70 Barricas"
  • Jose Maria da Fonseca, Portugal 
I'd love to hear from others what some of their favorites are.

1 comment:

Mike said...

PS - there may be a link between the previous post and this one. Hmmmmmm....