вторник, 5 април 2011 г.

Best wines of 2010 - Wine Report from the Fort

Wine Report from the Fort
Best wines of 2010

By Fred McMillin

http://www.northsidesf.com/jan11/fw_winereport.html

We taste a lot of wine at our Fort Mason classes, and here are last year’s favorites by color, type, varietal, and price.

Whites, pinks and sparklers

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

Chenin Blanc
Under $20: Ballentine Vineyards Napa Valley 2009, $15

Pink
Under $20: Pedroncelli Vineyards Sonoma County Dry Rosé of Zinfandel 2008, $10

Pinot Gris
Under $20: King Estate Oregon “Acrobat” 2008, $12

Riesling
Under $20: Steele Wines Shooting Star Lake County 2008, $14

Sauvignon Blanc
Under $20: Vini Wines Black Sea (Bulgaria) 2009, $8
Over $20: Peju Province Winery Napa Valley 2008, $22

Sparklers
Under $20: Tiamo Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Veneto (Italy) NV, $15

Traminer
Under $20: Targovishte Winery Black Sea (Bulgaria) 2009, $11

Viognier

Maximum $20: Handley Cellars Dry Creek Valley 2007, $20

White dessert
Under $20: Shenandoah Vineyards California White Port “ReZerve” 2002, $12