What we tasted in August 2010

AGM and Members Tasting
Many thanks for your input and patience during the AGM.  Also, many thanks for the time, research and presentations from all of the presenters who took part.  The tasting was a New World v. Old World comparison of a number of grape varieties.
Wine Presenters August 2010 – Linda, Peter, Caroline, Liz, Sue, Chris, David, John
Sparkling  
     La Marca Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene Extra Dry NV, Italy
    Available from Majestic
    Presented by Margaret Connor 

Chenin Blanc

  1. Le Clos des Forges Clos du Papillon 2008 Savennieres Demi-Sec, Loire Valley France
    Presented by Peter Sinclair
  2. Bellingham The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2008, South Africa
    Available from Evington Wines
    Presented by Liz & David Farmilo

Riesling

  1. Louis Guntrum Riesling Kabinett 2007, Mosel Germany
    Available from Weavers of Nottingham
    Presented by Linda Moss
  2. Main Divide Riesling 2008, Waipara New Zealand
    Available from Majestic
    Presented by Sue Lobb

Shiraz

  1. Cave du Tain Crozes-Hermitage 2007
    Available from Waitrose
    Presented by Chris Lewis
  2. Viña Mayu Reserva Syrah Elqui Valley 2007, Chile
    Available from Majestic
    Presented by John Malpass

Merlot

  1. Friuli D.O.C Grave Merlot
    Available from Marks & Spencer
    Presented by Caroline Moles
  2. Casa Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Merlot 2007, Colchagua Valley Chile
    Available from Majestic
    Presented by John Malpass

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