понеделник, 5 юли 2010 г.

Best Wines of 2010 So Far - VINI Sauvignon Blanc makes the list

Best Wines of 2010 So Far

by Fred McMillin


We sip a lot of wines in our Fort Mason (S.F. City College) classes. In alphabetical order, here are the best we have tested so far this year. That is, the best Chardonnay, best Cabernet Sauvignon, etc.


Whites, Pinks, Sparklers, and Desserts

Best Chardonnay:
Under $20: Steele Wines, California, 2008, $18
Over $20: Grgich Hills Estate, Napa Valley, 2007, $42

Best Dessert:
Under $20: Woodbridge (Robert Mondavi), California, 2008, $8
Over $20: Deaver Vineyards, Amador County, NV, $26

Best Gewurtztraminer:
Under $20: Daniel Gehrs, Monterey, 2008, $19

Best Pink:
Under $20: Pedroncelli Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley, 2008, $10

Best Pinot Gris:
$12 Maximum: Tiamo, Veneto, Italy, 2008, $12
$12 Minimum: King Estate, Oregon, 2008, $16

Best Riesling:
Under $10: Bogle Vineyards, California, 2008, $9
Over $10: Shooting Star (Steele Wines), Lake County, 2008, $14

Best Sauvignon Blanc:
Under $10: VINI, Bulgarian Master Vintners, Bulgaria, 2008, $8
Over $10: Kenwood Vineyards, Sonoma County, 2008, $13

Best Sparkling Wine:
Under $10: Crane Lake, California, NV, $8
Over $10: Prosecco di Valdobbiadene,Tiamo, Veneto, Italy, $15

Happy July 4th - Sonoma Vintage 2010





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