Blind Tasting

Blind Tasting
Farpointe Cellar
Tasted Saturday, October 23, 2010

FLIGHT 1

2007 Seven Hills Malbec – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley The nose had tobacco and blueberry, bouquet garni and shaved chocolate. The palate was rich, with dark chocolate and blueberry, herbs and pepper, and a good tobacco finish. (93 Points)

2005 Giovanni Manzone Barolo Castelletto – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo The nose had licorice and herbs, cough syrup and cherry, and some spice at the end. The palate was smooth, with dried cherries and licorice, herbs and cough syrup, and a good spicy finish.

2007 Carr Cabernet Franc – USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley The nose had pickles and thyme, black currant and oak, and a touch of vanilla. The palate was rich, with cedar and sage, black currant and mocha, and a good vanilla finish. (91 Points)

2006 Rusden Shiraz Stockade – Australia, South Australia, Barossa, Barossa Valley The nose had spice and pepper, blueberry and flowers. The palate was soft, with blueberry and spice, floral notes and pepper, and a slight oak finish. (91 Points)

2007 Honig Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley The nose had berry pie and spice, floral notes and vanilla, and some sweet oak at the end. The palate was soft, with blueberry pie and spice, sweet oak and floral notes, and a nice vanilla finish. (90 Points)

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