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Celebrating the wines of the pacific Northwest


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FROM THE CELLARS OF The Herbfarm

Woodinville, Washington

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Celebrating the wines of the pacific Northwest


and fine vineyards of the world

Glass Pours and Wine Flights

Champagnes & Sparkling Wines

The Pacific Northwest & New World


Chardonnay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sauvignon Blanc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Smillon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pinot Gris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pinot Blanc & Mlon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riesling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other White Varietals and Fascinating Finds Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cabernet Sauvignon and Meritage Blends Merlot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Syrah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Red Varietals (the fun stuff) . . . . Zinfandel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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The Old World Classics


White Burgundy & Chablis (France) . . . . . . . . . 91 Riesling from Germany, Alsace, and Austria . 94, 96, 97 Grner Veltliner (Austria) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Loire Valley Whites: Muscadet to Sancerre (France) 99 White Rhne (France) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Red Burgundy (France). Bordeaux (France) . . . Rhne (France) . . . . . Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . Spain & Portugal . . . . South Africa . . . . . . .

Old World White: 91-102

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A Few Cellar Highlights
4,247 different wine selections Over 25,500 bottles in inventory The worlds largest collection of Americas Pacific Northwest wines (Oregon, Washington, Idaho) spanning 30 years 200 Champagnes & Sparklers Over 1,000 selections of Pinot Noir from Oregon, Burgundy & the world Over 1,000 Washington State wines One of the largest collections of singlevineyard Rhnes in America Over 30 years of historic BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Bottles for everyone: $20 to $14,000
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Experience the flavors of the Pacific Northwest

We believe that no dish can be better than its ingredients, and that the best ingredients are usually local. Freshness is ephemeral and geography expresses itself in the taste of the food sometimes subtly and sometimes profoundly. The foods and wines of our region share a similar motherhood of soil and weather, making for happier culinary marriages than those from dissimilar climates. The Herbfarm believes that chefs who cook with local ingredientsseason by season, year after yeardevelop a more complete understanding of their foods than chefs who do not. This understanding can give rise to greater expressions of the food, its preparation, and enjoyment. The Herbfarm believes that supporting local farmers, foragers, cheesemakers, wineries, and fishermen helps preserve and promote the foundation of regional cuisines.

Our cellar of more than 23,000 bottles encompasses what is most likely Americas largest selection of Northwest wines, as well as many rare and hard-tofind bottles from throughout the world. Explore the best the world has to offer. Our sommeliers are pleased to offer advice as well as to fulfill your requests. To the best of our knowledge, the wines in our collection have been kept under controlled temperatures and humidity since their release. Though we believe our older bottles to be sound, each wine has its own history. For some wines of this age, there are often no good wines or vintages per se, just good bottles.
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Most American

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Our cellar American wine lists offer not only offers Wines current vintages current vintages

Old World wine lists offer Wines recent releases

Most American

Drink the Best Wines of this Exciting Region!

OFFICIAL AMERICAN VITICULTURAL APPELLATIONS OF THE NORTHWEST


Washington Oregon
Puget Soundmaritime. Mostly French hybrids. Est. 1985 Columbia Valleylargest appellation. Est. 1984 Wahluke Slopepending appellation, 2005 Rattlesnake Hillspending appellation, 2005 Yakima Valleywarm climate grape varietals. Est. 1983 Red Mountainwarmest Yakima region. Est. 2001 Horse Heaven Hillsest. August 2005 Walla Walla ValleySyrah, Cabernet, Viognier. Est. 1984 Columbia River Gorgeest. 2004

Willamette Valleyest. 1984 Chehalem Mountains AVApending Yamhill-Carltonest. 2004 Ribbon Ridgeest. July 2005 Dundee Hillsest. 2005 McMinnvilleest. 2004 Eola Hillspending Southern Oregonest. 2004 Umpqua Valleyest. 1984 Rogue Valleyest. 1991 Applegate Valleyest. 2001

Idaho

Snake Riverunofficial Similkameen Valley1984 Lower Fraser River Valley Vancouver Island

British Columbia

Okanagan Valley

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Because The Herbfarm showcases the foods of the Northwest, we believe that the wines of this region are typically the best Take some wine home, too accompaniments The Herbfarm is rare among Washington State resto the flavors of taurants in that our liquor license also allows us to the foods on our sell bottles for you to take home. If you see somemenus. Therefore, thing youre interested in for your home cellar (or we do our best to secure as a great gift), let us know. Many of the bottles on the finest and most interesting wines this list are, to the best of our knowledge, available from the 900 wineries within a days drive. nowhere else. We define our region as from the Russian River in California to British Columbia to the Major Divisions of this List north, and from Puget Bubbles start on page vi Sound and the WillaNorthwest & New World Wines begin on page 15 mette Valley in the west Old World Wine Classics start on page 89 to the high vineyards of Dessert Wines begin on page 139 Idaho to the east.

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but also mature wine, both American and Old World

Enjoy cellar-aged wine


Sadly, most wine in America is consumed within a few hours of its purchase. Similarly, most restaurants deal with current vintages and releases to optimize inventory turns. The result is that many people have not experienced the pleasure of well-aged wine with complex organic and earthy aromas and flavors. The Herbfarm offers not only current releases, but great depth of mature wine for you to explore.

Corkage for your bottle

We will gladly open any standard-size bottle not on our list for $20 per bottle. We ask that you make advance arrangements for bringing your special bottle. One bottle per couple; two bottle per party maximum.

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Argyle
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Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle Argyle

Argyle Winerys Roland Soles has a masters degree in enology from UC Davis. He crafts some of the finest sparkling wines in America. Theyve been served on a number of occasions at the White House.

Brut Brut (3-liter, Jeroboam) Millennium, Extended Tirage Brut, Cuve Limited Brut, Extended Tirage Blanc de Blanc, Knudsen Brut Brut, (Magnum) Millennium Blanc de Blanc Brut (Magnum) Brut Brut Ros Brut Brut (Magnum) Brut Brut (Magnum) Brut Brut, Extended Tirage Brut Brut Black Brut, 100% Pinot Noir Brut Brut Ros Brut

Sparkling

$195 $350 $155 $145 $120 $120 $105 $160 $99 $140 $99 $126 $98 $134 $66 $135 $90 $100 $80 $75 $75 $59 $89 $54

Treveri
NV NV NV
NV NV NV

Treveri Cellars Chardonnay Brut WA Treveri Cellars, Demi-Sec, Sparkling Gewrztraminer Treveri Cellars Extra Sec, Sparkling Pinot Gris Blue Mountain Brut BC Blue Mountain Brut Ros BC Sumac Ridge Stellars Jay Brut, Okanagan BC Venturi-Schulze Brut Naturel BC Venturi-Schulze Brut Naturel BC Venturi-Schulze Brut Naturel BC Venturi-Schulze Brut Naturel BC Zenatta, Brut, Allegria, Pinot Nero, BC

$36 $35 $35 $50 $70 $55 $66 $75 $69 $66 $90 $57 $55 $65 $80 $65

British Columbia

2001 2006 2007 2008 2003 1999 1997 1998 2000


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California 1998 Domaine Chandon

Domaine Meriwethers
winemaker is JeanLouis Denois, a fifthgeneration winemaker from Champagne who is now working in Oregon. The Captain William Clark Cuve took gold at the 2003 NW Wine Summit Competition.

Iron Horse Mumms Cuve Napa Roederer Estate Schramsberg Tedeschi Vineyards Gruet Gruet Chateau Biltmore

Brut, Etoile Wedding Cuve Brut, LErmitage Crmant Demi-Sec Ros Ranch Cuve Blanc de Noirs Brut Estate Blanc de Blancs Blanc de Noirs Cuve Fort Brut Brut Oregon Brut
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CA CA CA CA CA

Hawaii New Mexico North Carolina

Hawaii $65 NM NM NC WA WA WA WA WA $35 $35 $60 $40 $49 $30 $35 $40 $45 $60 $40 $40 $390 $65 $65

Capitello
NV

Capitello Brut, Oregon. 72% Pinot, 28% Chardonnay Brut, Cuve Discovery Brut, Blanc de Blanc Brut, Captain Wm Clark Cuve Brut, Thomas Jefferson Premier Brut, Captain Wm Clark Cuve Brut, Thomas Jefferson Premier

$45 $40 $40 $45 $49 $45 $49 $45

Domaine Meriwether
1998 1998 1998 1999 1999
2002

Domaine Meriwether Domaine Meriwether Domaine Meriwether Domaine Meriwether Domaine Meriwether Domaine Meriwether

Washington 1997 Chatter Creek


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Indigo

Indigo, Sparkling Oregon Pinot Noir (Red Sparkling)

Mountain Dome 1998 SilverLake 1987 Ste. Chapelle 1987 Whittlesey-Mark

Much like an Italian Brachetto from the Piedmontraspberries & rose petal. Created expressly for The Herbfarm by the Argyle Winery, Dundee, Oregon.

Karma
2009

Australian NV Fox Creek Sparkling Reds 1996 Barossa Valley Estate


2001 2002
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Karma Vineyards, Pink Mthode Champenoise, Chelane Sparkling Early Muscat

$62 $30

2004 Silvan Ridge


St. Innocents Mark Vlossak was reading an article in Esquire magazine years ago. Andr Tchelistcheff said that Oregon might one day produce Americas best sparkling wines. Inspired, Mark came to Oregon. Unfortunately, the time and economics of sparkling wines mean that these are the last St. Innocent sparklers. Enjoy them while they last!
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1997 Soter Beacon Hill, Brut Ros $90 1999 Soter Beacon Hill, Brut Ros (Magnum) $170 2001 Soter Beacon Hill, Brut Ros $87 See Pinot Noir page 45 for other Soter wines 1989 1990 1991 1996 1996 1997

Italian 1996 1998 Sparkling Red 2004


2007

Vixen, Sparkling Shiraz E&E Black Pepper Shiraz McGuigan Brothers Pokolbin, Sparkling Shiraz McGuigan Brothers Pokolbin, Sparkling Shiraz McLaren Vale, Millenium (a 23 winery cuve) (magnum) Yalumba D Sparkling Brut Shiraz Yalumba D Sparkling Brut Shiraz

Torti Teniment Castelrotto, Hello Kitty sparkling Pinot Noir, Brut $66 Banfi-Vigne, Brachetto, Rosa Regale (sparkling red) (375 ml) $32

St. Innocent

St. Innocent St. Innocent St. Innocent St. Innocent St. Innocent St. Innocent

Sparkling Brut Brut Brut Brut Blanc des Noirs Blanc des Noirs
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only drink Champagne when Im happyand when Im sad. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch itunless Im thirsty. Madame Lily Bollinger (1899-1977)

The Grower-Producers
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The Champagne Houses


The house of Bollinger makes full-bodied Champagnes. Bollinger Champagnes show a smoky, hazelnutty complexity that is hard to beat
Lily Bollinger

Though the best-known names in Champagne are still the venerable Houses, theres a growing trend for the grape growers themselves to make Champagne. What is the difference? The big houses tell us that the greatness of Champagne comes from the ability to blend, to create a distinctive house style that can be experienced bottle after bottle, year after year. The growers counter that they are expressing terrior, a sense of place, in their bottles. Is one right and the other wrong? Not at all. While blending may be the most traditional, theres ample room to find pleasures in both camps. Discover these grower producers: Paul Bara
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Bollinger
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Special Cuve Brut (375 ml) $65 Special Cuve Brut (magnum) $250 R.D. (disgorged September 1989) $570 R.D. (magnum) (disgorged April 1998) $1200 R.D. (September 2003) $289 Grand Anne (magnum) $425 Grand Anne (magnum) $500 Vieilles Vignes Franaises, BdN $1300 Vieilles Vignes Franaises, BdN $1400

Bollinger, founded in 1829,

Paul Bara Paul Bara E. Barnaut Gaston Chiquet Gaston Chiquet

Reserv, Brut, Bouzy (375 ml) Brut Ros

$60 $115

is one of Champagnes few remaining family-owned Grande Marque houses. It is renowned for the high percentage of Pinot Noir and for the extra aging on the lees (spent yeast) that its Champagnes receive.

1979 1985 1988 1995 1996 1992 1997

Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger Bollinger

Billecart-Salmon
Billecart-Salmon NV Billecart-Salmon NV Billecart-Salmon 1997 Billecart-Salmon
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Mareuil-Sur-A
Brut Reserve (magnum) Brut Ros Brut Ros (magnum) Cuve Nicolas-Franois (375 ml) $175 $145 $325 $155

E. Barnaut

Grande Rserve Brut, Grand Cru $70 Brut Tradition, Dizy Brut Ros Brut, Cuve des Caudalies $65 $109 $225 $100 $155

Gaston Chiquet De Sousa

2000 De Sousa

Bruno Paillard
1969 Bruno Pailliard Brut, Artist Label

Reims
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Jos Dhondt Egly-Ouriet


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2002 Dhondt, Blanc de Blancs Brut, Mes Vieilles Vignes Egly-Ouriet Jacques Selosse Jacques Selosse Brut, Vignes de Vrigny

Champagne Deutz
1997 Deutz Brut Ros

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Jacques Selosse

Blanc des Blancs, Cuve Initiale $225 Exquise, Demi Sec $550 Special Club Brut, Epernay Blanc de Blanc Brut Brut, Cuvee Pinot Meunier $78

Jos Michel & Fils


1998 Jos Michel 2000 Jos Michel NV Jos Michel

Special Club is made from grapes planted in 1929! 50% pinot meunier.

Dom Prignon (1639-1715),


was the first Champagne master blender and the first to use corks as stoppers for Champagne.

$80 $69

Moncuit

1996 Pierre Moncuit

Brut, Cuve Millesime

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1964 1966 1976 1980 1985 1990 1993 1995 1995 1998

Dom Prignon

Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon Dom Prignon

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1999 Dom Prignon 2000 Dom Prignon 2003 Dom Prignon $275 $250 $175 Ros de Saigne Grand Ros Brut (375 ml) Grand Ros Brut Clebris Perfection Brut (375 ml) Perfection Ros Brut Signature Brut Avize Grand Cru Avize Grand Cru (magnum) Brut

Champagne

My tastes are simple. I am easily satisfied with the best.Churchill

The house of Krug stands nearly alone for the complexity of its wines and the meticulousness with which they are made. Krug
1979 1985 1995 1996
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Duval-Leroy
Gosset NV Gosset 1995 Gosset
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Jacquesson
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Laurent-Perrier

Jacquesson Jacquesson Jacquesson Jacquesson Jacquesson Jacquesson

Nicolas Feuillatte
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Tours-sur-Marnne Chouilly pernay pernay


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Sir Winston Churchill was a

$42 $80 $175 $190 $240 $500 $125

Dizy

keepers of tradition in prestige Champagne. Krug still ferments its wines in small oak casks and cellars them for at least six to eight years before release. Krugs Champagnes can age for decades anddue to their richness, depth, and complexityare best enjoyed with food rather than as an apritif.

Krug Krug Krug Krug Krug Krug Krug Krug

Reims
Clos de Mesnil

Grand Cuve (375 ml) Grand Cuve (Multi-Vintage) Grand Cuve (magnum) Ros

$1,700 $2,400 $450 $550 $155 $260 $590 $700

1997 Nicolas Feuillatte, Cuve Palmes dOr, Presentation Package $225 Heidsieck Monopole 1988 Heidsieck Monopole

Heidsieck Monopole

Perrier Jout Grand Brut (187 ml) NV Perrier Jout Grand Brut (375 ml) NV Perrier Jout Grand Brut, English Cuve NV Perrier Jout Grand Brut (1500 ml) NV Perrier Jout Grand Brut (3000 ml) NV Perrier Jout Blason de France Ros 1990 Perrier Jout, Fleur de Champagne (Belle Epoque) 1996 Perrier Jout, Fleur de Champagne (Belle Epoque)

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Mot-Chandon

Blue Top (375 ml) Diamant Ros

Philipponnat
NV NV

Mot-Chandon Dom Prignonsee Dom Prignon (p. ix)

friend of the Pol Roger clan, even naming a racehorse after the Champagne house. After Churchills death, Pol Rogers finest Champagne was named for the great leader. It is rich, with power and finesse, much like the great man himself.

Roederer
NV

1998 Pol Roger, Extra Cuve de Rserve, Chardonnay Brut Roederer 1988 Roederer Brut Premier (375 ml) Cristal Ros (magnum) Le Mesnil Le Mesnil

Pol Roger

Philipponnat Philipponnat

Royale Rserve Brut Brut Ros

Mareuil-sur-A pernay Reims


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Thierry Triolet
Salon is one of the worlds greatest blanc de blancs Champagnes (all Chardonnay-based). It may also be the longestlived, and should be at least 5 to 20 years old for maximum enjoyment.

1983 Salon 1988 Salon


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Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Bethon Reims Reims


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Veuve Clicquot
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Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut (375 ml) Demi-Sec Demi-Sec (375 ml) Brut, Carte dOr Vintage Brut Reserve Ros Vintage Brut Reserve Ros La Grande Dame La Grande Dame (magnum) La Grande Dame La Grande Dame $46 $68 $45 $425 $190 $150 $385 $700 $295 $275

NV NV NV

Veuve Clicquot (17781866), Nicole-Barbe Clicquot Ponsardin, La Grande Dame, developed the method by which the cloudy lees (spent yeast) is still removed from bottles of Champagne.

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Other European Sparkling Wines Other French Sparkling NV Monmousseau Brut toile, Sparkling Vouvray $29 NV Eric Bordelet Cider, Poire Authentique $35 NV Domaine dOrfeuilles, Sparkling Touraine Ros, Loire Malbec $38 Sparkling Italian
2007 2003 Banfi-Vigne, Brachetto, Rosa Regale (sparkling red) (375 ml) Try Brachetto with chocolate! $22

Bartenura Moscato dAsti, Blue Bottle (K) 1996 Franciacorta Bellavista Gran Cuve Brut 1998 Franciacorta Bellavista Gran Cuve Brut Ros Mionetto, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, Veneto 2004 Torti Teniment Castelrotto, Hello Kitty sparkling Pinot Noir

$38 $88 $93 $40 $65 $75

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Sparkling German, Sekt 1991 Georg Breuer Sekt, Brut


35% Pinot Noir, 35% Pinot Blanc, 25% Pinot Gris, and 5% Riesling

Sparkling Austrian NV Szigeti, Sparkling Gruner Veltliner Brut, Grand Cru English Sparkling 1994 Nyetimber Vineyard

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Classic Cuve, West Sussex, England $90

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2003 2004 2005 2006 2010 2002 2005 2007 2005 2000 2004 2009 2010 1976 1992 1992 1987 2011 1999 2001 2003 1995 2003 2004 2005 2006 1991 1994 2001 2000 2007 1997 2001 1994 1999 2003 2004 2003 1995 2001 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 1999 1993 1996 2008 1985 1987 1990 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 2000 2002 2006 2010 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur Dundee Domaine Serene Cte Sud Domaine Serene Cte Sud Domaine Serene Cte Sud Domaine Serene Clos du Soleil Dunham Cellars Shirley Mays, Lewis Vin. Dunham Cellars Shirley Mays, Lewis Vin. Dunham Cellars Shirley Mays, Lewis Vin. Efest, Lola, Evergreen Vineyard, Yakima Valley Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Reserve French Creek Reserve Gorman Cellars The Big Sissy Januik Winery Cold Creek Vineyard Januik Winery Elerding Vineyard Jardin Pleasant Vineyard, Yak. Ken Wright Cellars Celilo Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Celilo Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Celilo Vineyards Ken Wright Cellars Celilo Vineyards Ken Wright Cellars Celilo Vineyards Kramer Reserve Latah Creek Lemelson Vineyards Wascher Vineyard Matthews Cellars Elerding Vineyard Mark Ryan Columbia Valley McCrea Cellars Reserve Owen Roe Casa Blanca, Clone 76 Panther Creek Celilo Vineyard Panther Creek Celilo Vineyard Patricia Green Cellars Four Winds Vineyard Patricia Green Cellars Oregon Poplar Grove Winery Reserve, Naramata Bench Raptor Ridge Shea Wine Cellars Shea Vineyard Sparkman Cellars Lumire, Stillwater Vin. Sparkman Cellars Lumire, Stillwater Vin. Sparkman Cellars Lumire, Stillwater Vin. Sparkman Cellars Lumire, Stillwater Vin. Sparkman Cellars Lumire, Stillwater Vin. Stangeland Willamette Val. Estate Ste. Chapelle Vickers Arena Vineyard Winderlea Chardonnay, Willamette Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Rosa Berge Vineyard Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Reserve Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Celilo Vineyard Woodward Canyon Walla Walla Estate Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley Woodward Canyon Washington State Woodward Canyon Washington State OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR WA WA WA WA OR OR OR WA WA WA WA WA OR OR OR OR OR OR WA OR WA WA WA OR OR OR OR OR BC OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR ID ID OR WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $57 $56 $55 $55 $55 $77 $78 $79 $79 $55 $55 $60 $64 $120 $55 $60 $35 $69 $60 $60 $45 $60 $53 $51 $49 $50 $40 $30 $49 $47 $42 $45 $56 $50 $50 $45 $42 $45 $35 $56 $69 $66 $63 $61 $58 $40 $30 $45 $59 $90 $75 $70 $60 $65 $60 $70 $75 $59 $55 $55 $60

Northwest Chardonnays run a range of styles. Washington State Chardonnay tends to be a fuller style than those from Oregon, but the best Oregons can be very sophisticated indeed.
We especially like Washington Chardonnay whose fruit has come from the Celilo Vineyard and Cold Creek Vineyards, though there are some other great sites, too. In Oregon, the new Dijon Chardonnay clones are now expressing themselves. These clones make a huge difference, allowing good producers to make Chardonnays very reminiscent of white Burgundy.

Chardonnay: Adelsheim to Woodward Canyon 1991 Adelsheim Oregon 1992 Adelsheim Oregon 1993 Adelsheim Yamhill County Reserve 1993 Adelsheim Reserve 1994 Adelsheim Oregon 1994 Adelsheim Yamhill County Reserve 1999 Adelsheim Clone 76, Stoller Vineyard 2003 Andrew Will Celilo Vineyard 1988 Argyle 1991 Argyle Nuthouse 1992 Argyle Nuthouse 1997 Argyle Reserve 1998 Argyle Reserve 2001 Argyel Nuthouse 1991 Arterberry 2009 Amalie Robert Heirloom Cameo, Dijon 2005 Maurice Columbia Valley 2006 Maurice Columbia Valley 2007 Maurice Columbia Valley 2004 Baer Shard 1988 Barnard Griffin 1989 Barnard Griffin 2004 Bergstrm Willamette Valley 1986 Bonair Reserve 1990 Bonair Reserve 1992 Bonair Reserve 1994 Bonair Reserve 2002 Boudreaux Cellars Bishops & Homestead 2001 Buty Winery Roze Berg 2002 Buty Winery (Beauty) Conner Lee 2003 Buty Winery Conner Lee 2004 Buty Winery Conner Lee 2005 Buty Winery Conner Lee 2006 Buty Winery Conner Lee 1993 Cameron Vintage Reserve 1994 Cameron Reserve 1994 Cameron Clos lectrique 1999 Cameron Clos lectrique 1999 Cameron Abbey Ridge 1994 Canoe Ridge Columbia Valley 2000 Canoe Ridge 2000 Chteau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Vineyard 1999 Chehalem Ians Reserve 1999 Chehalem Willamette Valley 2002 Chehalem Inox 2007 Chehalem Inox 2008 Chehalem Inox 1988 Chinook Columbia Valley 2000 Chinook Columbia Valley 1986 Columbia Winery Wyckoff Vineyard 1994 Columbia Winery Wyckoff Vineyard 2002 Columbia Winery Wyckoff Vineyard 1992 Covey Run Celilo Vineyard 1993 Covey Run Reserve 1994 Covey Run Celilo Vineyard 1992 Cristom Unfiltered 1993 Cristom Willamette Valley 1994 Cristom Willamette Valley 2008 Crowley Maresh Vineyard, Dundee 1997 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate 1999 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate 2000 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Red Hills Estate 2001 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Estate, Arthur
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Ron Zimmerman

Eric Lemelson was an environmental attorney before opening his own winery near Carlton, Oregon. The 1999 Lemelson Vineyards Wascher Vineyard is a profound Chardonnay. The 10-yearold Dijon clone fruit will change the way you think about Chardonnays from Oregon. Fabulous balance.

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California Chardonnay 2001 Chalone Vineyards Estate Grown, Chalone AVA CA 2002 Chalone Vineyards Estate Grown, Chalone AVA CA 2001 DuMOL Russian River CA 2003 DuMOL Russian River CA 2004 DuMOL Russian River CA 2002 Hanzell Estate, Sonoma CA 2003 Kistler McCrea, Sonoma Mountain CA 2004 Kistler McCrea Vineyard, Sonoma Mtn. 2002 Littorai Charles Heintz, Russian River 2003 Littorai Charles Heintz, Russian River 2003 Navillus Birney, Sonoma Mt., Katherine Vineyard CA 2002 Patz & Hall Napa Valley CA 1998 Peter Michael Le Caprice, Sonoma Valley CA 2002 Peter Michael Belle Cte, Knights Valley CA 2001 Ramey Russian River CA 2004 Ramey Ritchie, Russian River CA 2004 Ramey Hyde, Napa/Carneros CA 2002 Sbragia Gamble Ranch, Napa CA 2005 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast CA 1998 Staglin Rutherford, Napa Valley CA 2001 Chateau Woltner Napa Valley CA Other United States Chardonnay 2000 Chaddsford Winery Philip Roth, Brandywine PA 1998 Hargrave Vineyard Reserve, Long Island NY 1999 Wagner Vineyard Reserve, Seneca Lake NY Australia & New Zealand Chardonnay 1999 Leeuwin Artists Series, Margaret River AU 1996 Penfolds Adelaide Hills, Trial Bin AU 2000 Penfolds Yattarna, Bin 144 AU 1997 Petaluma Tiers, Piccadilly Valley AU Chablis and White Burgundy See page 91

Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc-Smillon Blends


2006 1989 1999 1999 2001 1989 1997 1998 2000 2006 1992 1994 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2006 2008 2009 2010 1990 1991 2003 2010 1989 1990 1993 1997 1999 2003 2004 2004 2003 2002 2005 2005 2006 2009 2006 2011 2001 2002 2004 2005 2008 1997 2007 1988 1993 2002

Northwest Sauvignon Blanc & Blends

$65 $60 $79 $100 $95 $97 $149 $179 $105 $105 $50 $65 $155 $135 $65 $113 $105 $110 $43 $85 $80

make some of the most make some of the most true-to-form varietals true-to-form varietals in in Washington State. Washington State. Their Their Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc always always ranks among ranks among the regions the regions best. Their best. Their winery and winery and charming charming tasting room are tasting room are in in Prosser in the Yakima Prosser in the Yakima Valley. Valley.

Clay Mackey & Kay Clay Mackey & Kay Simon of Chinook Simon of Chinook

$65 $44 $44

$115 $120 $89 $195

Amavi Columbia Valley WA Barnard Griffin WA Caterina WA Chteau Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven V. WA Chteau Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven V. WA Chinook WA Chinook WA Chinook WA Chinook Yakima Valley WA Chinook Yakima Valley WA Columbia Chevrier WA Columbia Crest WA Covey Run WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc WA DiStefano WA DiStefano WA DiStefano WA Efeste Feral, Wild Yeast WA Facelli Fum Blanc WA Facelli Fum Blanc WA Hedges Cellars Red Mt. Reserve White WA Hedges Cellars Fum-Chardonnay WA High Pass Winery OR Proprietors Grand Reserve BC Jackson-Triggs Proprietors Reserve BC Jackson-Triggs Proprietors Grand Reserve BC Jackson-Triggs Jardin Pleasant Vineyard WA J. Christopher Croft Vineyard OR J. Christopher Croft Vineyard OR J. Christopher Cristo Misto OR J. Cristopher Cristo Misto OR J. Cristopher Willamette Valley OR Lone Canary Columbia Valley WA Lullaby Blanc de Virginie, Col V. WA Patricia Green Cellars Ribbon Ridge Estate OR Patricia Green Cellars Estate/Croft OR Patricia Green Cellars Oregon OR Patricia Green Cellars Blacombe/Estate/Croft OR Chelan Estate, Chelan WA Vin du Lac, LEHM Waterbrook WA Woodinville Wine Cellars WA Woodward Canyon Charbonneau WA Woodward Canyon Charbonneau WA Woodward Canyon Charbonneau WA
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New Zealand Sauvignon blanc

Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc


1964 Chr. Arnold & Co 1961 Chteau Margaux Bordeaux Superior Pavillon Blanc $55 Bordeaux $250
These bottles of Pavillon Blanc du Chteau Margaux were once housed in the wine cellar of the great chef Frdy Girardet in Crissier, Switzerland.

Loire Valley France Sauvignon Blanc


See page 101

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is produced in several styles. The most thrilling to its worldwide audience is the stainless-steel fermented version from the South Island (Marlborough in particular). Here you experience the mouthwatering and dazzling flavors of gooseberry, lime, and passion fruit. New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
2003 1997 2001 2001 2002 2003 2005 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2001 1999 2002 2002 Allan Scott Vintage Select, Marlborough Cloudy Bay Marlborough Cloudy Bay Marlborough Cloudy Bay Te Koko, Marlborough Cloudy Bay Marlborough Cloudy Bay Marlborough Cloudy Bay Marlborough Kim Crawford Marlborough Lake Chalice Marlborough Lawsons Dry Hills Marlborough Lynskeys Wairau Peaks Marlborough Omak Springs Estate Marlborough Palliser Estate Martinborough Pegasus Bay Winery Sauvignon/Smillon, Waipara Seresin Estate Marlborough Thornbury Marlborough $45 $60 $60 $100 $60 $60 $60 $55 $55 $40 $35 $50 $40 $50 $45 $45

California Sauvignon Blanc


2002 Crocker & Starr 2002 Duckhorn Vineyards 2000 Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Napa Valley North Coast $40 $45 $30

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc


See page 21

As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans.
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

New Zealand Gewrztraminer


2004 Te Whare Ra
Sauvignon Blanc
grows just outside of the iconic Cloudy Bay winery in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Ron Zimmerman

Gewrztraminer, Marlborough $52

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Washington State may well be the best place in North America for this white grape, a native of Bordeaux. Smillon wine can age well.
1979 1993 1990 1994 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2010 2002 1994 2000 2003 2000 2004 2003 2000 1995 1997 2000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2002 2003 2004 2004 2005 2006 2008 2005 1999 2000 Adelsheim OR Apex Montage WA Barnard Griffin WA Barnard Griffin WA Buty Winery Columbia Valley WA Buty Winery Smillon/Sauvignon Blanc WA Buty Winery Smillon/Sauvignon Blanc WA Buty Winery Smillon/Sauvignon Blanc WA Buty Winery Smillon/Sauvignon Blanc WA Buty Winery, Smillon/Sauvignon-Muscadelle WA Cave B Kimberlys Vineyard WA Chinook WA Chinook WA Chinook Yakima Valley WA Desert Wind Wahluke Slope WA Desert Wind Wahluke Slope WA Dunham Cellars Shirley Mays, Walla Walla WA La Frenz Okanagan Valley BC o LEcole N 41 Walla Walla WA o LEcole N 41 Walla Walla WA o LEcole N 41 Seven Hills Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Fries Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Fries Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Fries Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Fries Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA o LEcole N 41 Fries Vineyard WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA o LEcole N 41 Columbia Valley WA Novelty Hill Stillwater Vineyard WA Matthews Cellars WA Matthews Cellars WA $55 $32 $40 $30 $36 $50 $48 $46 $49 $55 $47 $40 $40 $39 $42 $40 $61 $39 $47 $47 $45 $45 $43 $43 $41 $35 $32 $31 $41 $30 $30 $30 $30 $45 $40

Pacific Northwest Pinot Gris


2002 1994 2001 2002 1997 2000 2000 2002 2000 2001 2002 2001 1999 1999 2000 2001 1998 1982 1993 1994 1995 1997 2006 2003 1998 1998 2000 2004 1999 2002 2000 2011 1988 2002 1997 1998 1998 2001 2004 2002 2006 2003 2004 2005 2006 1994 1992 Andrew Will Celilo Vineyard (magnum) Adelsheim Adelsheim Andrew Will Celilo Vineyard Archery Summit Vireton Cameron Giuliano Electrico Cedar Creek Estate Okanagan/Similkameen Chteau Bianca Willamette Valley Chehalem Reserve Chehalem Willamette Valley Chteau Bianca Willamette Valley Coleman Vineyard Estate Cooper Mountain Willamette Valley Elk Cove Willamette Valley Elk Cove Willamette Valley Elk Cove Willamette Valley ElvenGlade Vineyard Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Eyrie Vineyards Estate Gypsy Dancer Christine Lorraine King Estate King Estate Reserve King Estate King Estate Signature La Bte Lake Breeze Vineyards Okanagan Valley Lemelson Vineyards Tikkas Run Owen Roe Crawford-Beck Ponzi Raptor Ridge Secret House Silvan Ridge Sineann Oregon Sineann Willamette Valley Solena Terrapin Cellars Westrey WillaKenzie Estate Estate WillaKenzie Estate Estate, Cork Free WillaKenzie Estate Estate, Cork Free WillaKenzie Estate Estate, Cork Free Willamette Valley Vineyards Yamhill Valley Winery Willamette Valley WA OR OR WA OR OR BC OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR BC OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR $66 $35 $35 $38 $47 $35 $35 $28 $35 $35 $27 $35 $30 $39 $33 $32 $45 $35 $40 $40 $40 $35 $32 $40 $33 $35 $33 $33 $34 $35 $41 $48 $40 $32 $26 $26 $45 $35 $39 $32 $33 $42 $38 $38 $38 $30 $22

David Lett of the Eyrie Vineyards was the first to introduce Pinot Gris (also known as Pinot Grigio) to the United States.

LEcole No. 41 occupies


the former Frenchtown schoolhouse in Lowden, Washington (Walla Walla). Their barrel-fermented Smillon is consistently one of the best-produced in America.

Ron Zimmerman

Other Smillon: Australia


1994 Penfolds 2003 Torbreck
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Ron Zimmerman

Myron Redford
founded Amity Vineyards in 1976. He is a leading proponent of Oregon Pinot Blanc. His version expresses beautiful fruit and a zesty, mineral-like backbone which makes it one of the most food-friendly wines for the table.

New World Riesling


Oregon
1992 1999 2001 2002 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2003 1988 2000 2005 1990 2006 2009 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2005 2005 1997 2003 2007 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2003 2008 2011 2003 2004 2005 2006 2006 2008 2007 2008 2009 2010 2009 2010 2002 Argyle Argyle Brooks Brooks Chehalem Chehalem Chehalem Chehalem Chehalem Chehalem Henry Estate Holloran Holloran Knudsen-Erath Love and Squalor Love and Squalor

German Riesling, page 94 Alsatian Riesling, page 96 Austrian Riesling, page 97 Nuthouse Reserve, 2.8% Reserve, Dry Willamette, Organic Willamette, Organic Corral Creek Corral Creek, Dry Res. Corral Creek, Dry Res. Corral Creek, Dry Res. Dry Riesling, Reserve Dry Riesling, Reserve Umpqua Valley Le Pavillon Vineyard Le Pavillon Vineyard Dry Willametter Valley Willametter Valley OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR $30 $30 $35 $35 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $45 $39 $39 $28 $31 $31 $35 $32 $31 $30 $30 $30 $31 $39 $31 $30 $28 $38 $45 $44 $43 $42 $42 $42 $42 $29 $35 $35 $49 $48 $47 $46 $77 $60 $45 $44 $43 $42 $39 $33 $39

Pinot Blanc
1994 1995 2001 2004 1992 1993 1994 1995 2000 2002 2000 2000 2008 2009 1999 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2007 1998 2005 2000 2001 2002 2004
Melon what?
Melon is the Melon de Bourgogne grape. It was a native of Burgundy until it was all uprooted in the early 1700s. From there it was introduced in the Loire Valley where today it makes the famous Muscadet wines. Oregon Melons tend to be a bit fuller-bodied and fruitier than those of the Loire in France. They are a nice accompaniment to lighter seafoods and summer vegetables. The best of them can age for some years.

Adelsheim Amity Vineyards Willamette Valley Amity Vineyards Willamette Valley Amity Vineyards Willamette Valley Cameron Abbey Ridge Cameron Abbey Ridge Cameron Abbey Ridge Cameron Bricco Abbazia Cameron Giovanni Chehalem Stoller Vineyard Elemental Cellars OConnor Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Eyrie Vineyards Estate, Original Block Eyrie Vineyards Estate, Original Block Ken Wright Cellars Freedom Hill Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Freedom Hill Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Freedom Hill Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Freedom Hill Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Freedom Hill Vineyard Ponzi Vineyards Willamette Valley Ross Andrew, Meadow (PB, Gewurz, Riesling, PG) St. Innocent Freedom Hill Vineyard St. Innocent Freedom Hill Vineyard WillaKenzie Estate Estate WillaKenzie Estate Estate WillaKenzie Estate Estate WillaKenzie Estate Estate

OR $35 OR $40 OR $31 OR $31 OR $40 OR $40 OR $40 OR $32 OR $30 OR $40 OR $33 OR $35 OR $37 OR $37 OR $44 OR $40 OR $40 OR $38 OR $43 OR $38 WA/OR $30 OR $29 OR $36 OR $44 OR $43 OR $50 OR $42

Germanys Ernst Loosen is one of the worlds experts and proponents of Riesling. He has been so impressed with Chteau Ste. Michelles Cold Creek Vineyard Riesling that he formed a joint venture to make Washington State Riesling, Eroica, an off-dry table version and Single Berry, an awesome dessert-style wine that will age for 50 years.

Ron Zimmerman

Washington

Melon de Bourgogne
2007 2008 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1998 1993 1995 2009 Biggio Hamina Deux Vert Vineyard De Ponte Estate, Dundee Hills Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Ken Wright Cellars Panther Creek Panther Creek Stewart Vineyard Perennial Vintners, Bainbridge Is., Puget Sound Also see Muscadet, page 99 OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR WA $40 $60 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $45 $40 $42 $47

Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Indian Wells WA Ch. Ste. Michelle Saint M, Pfaltz GR Claar Cellars Dry Riesling WA Columbia Winery Cellarmasters Reserve WA Dunham Cellars Lewis Vineyard WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Dr. Loosen/CSM Eroica WA Jardin Winery Carter Vineyard WA Naches Heights Estate WA Naches Heights Estate, Naches Hts. AVA WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap, Carmina Burana, Casked Dry Riesling WA Poets Leap, Carmina Burana, Casked Dry Riesling WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Poets Leap Columbia Valley WA Scarborough, Cease & Desist, Yakima Valley WA Trust Cellars Columbia Valley WA Woodward Canyon Dry Riesling, Col. Valley WA

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Idaho
1994 Ste. Chapelle 1998 Ste. Chapelle Idaho Dry ID ID $30 $30

Other White Wines


2010 1999 2000 2002 2008 2006 2003 2005 1999 2002 2004 2004 2003 2001 2002 2003 Dowsett Family Celilo, 1982 Block Foris Vineyards Rogue Valley Foris Vineyards Rogue Valley Hoodsport Yakima Valley Phelps Creek Vineyards Oakridge Vineyard Pierre Noire Columbia Gorge Terra Blanca Late Harvest Terra Blanca Late Harvest Three Rivers Late Harvest WA OR OR WA WA WA WA WA WA $45 $30 $30 $30 $33 $40 $40 $39 $35 $35 $35 $35 $39 $35 $35 $35

New York: Finger Lakes


2001 Hermann J. Wiemer 2001 Hermann J. Wiemer 2001 Hermann J. Wiemer

Michigan riesling Albario


2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010

Johannisberg Riesling, Dry $37 Johannisberg Riesling, Semi-Dry $40 Johannisberg Riesling, Late Harvest $48

2006 Ch. Grand Traverse, Old Mission Peninsula, Semi-Dry Abacela Umpqua Valley Estate Abacela, Cobble Hill Estate, Umpqua Valley Abacela Southern Oregon Abacela Estate Abacela Estate Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Reserve OR OR OR OR OR OR OR WA OR OR OR OR OR OR

$38 $37 $45 $45 $43 $43 $43 $43 $27 $34 $34 $48 $48 $44 $39 $29 $39 $39 $30 $29 $25 $33 $25 $37 $60 $39 $25 $40 $35

Gewrztraminer, British Columbia

Gewurztraminer, Alsace
2000 Domaine Schoffit

Calliope, Beaumont Vineyard, Okanagan Valley BC Dirty Laundry, Woo Woo Vines, Okanagan Valley BC Joie (Gewrztraminer/Kerner/Muscat) Okanagan BC Sumac Ridge Estate Private Reserve, Okanagan BC Wild Goose Vineyard Okanagan Valley BC Wild Goose Vineyard Okanagan Valley BC Wild Goose Vineyard Okanagan Valley BC

Aligot

Gewrztraminer, New Zealand


2004 Te Whare Ra

Cuve Alexandre, Vieilles Vignes $45

1997 Covey Run 1999 La Bte 2000 La Bte

Grechetto

Marlborough

NZ
IT

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Arneis
1997 2006 2009 2011

Grenache Blanc

Santa Chiara, Italian

Ponzi Vineyards Ponzi Vineyards Ponzi Vineyards Ponzi Vineyards

(500 ml) Aurora Vineyard, Estate Aurora Vineyard, Estate Aurora Vineyard, Estate

Grner Veltliner

McCrea Sirocco (Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Picpoul Blanc, Roussanne) WA McCrea Cellars Sirocco Blanc WA McCrea Cellars, Grenache Blanc, Boushey Vineyard WA McCrea Cellars, Grenache Blanc, Boushey Vineyard WA Bethel Heights Willamette Valley OR Daedalus Cellars, Grner Veltliner, Elton Vineyard OR Reustle at Prayer Rock Umpqua Valley OR Reustle at Prayer Rock Umpqua Valley OR Syncline Underwood Mountain WA Puget Sound Appellation WA Estate, Organic, Puget S. WA

2000 Gray Monk Cellars BC 2008 Adelsheim, Ribbon Springs Vineyard, Ribbon Ridge OR 2009 Adelsheim, Ribbon Springs, Vineyars, Ribbon Ridge OR

Auxerrois

Chenin Blanc: north american


2000 1992 1993 2009 1993 2001 2004 2004 2005 2010 2002

Kevin Cedergreen has


crafted some of the top Chenin Blanc in America in the last several years.

Andrew Rich Tabula Rasa OR/WA Bethel Heights Willamette Valley OR Bethel Heights OR Cedergreen Cellars Old Vine WA Covey Run WA Chteau Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard WA Golden Mile Cellars, Old Vine, Home Vineyard BC Hogue, Terroir, Andrews Vineyard WA LEcole No 41 Walla Voil WA Merriman, Old Vine Chenin Blanc, Brasher Block WA Quails Gate Estate, Family Reserve, Okanagan V. BC Chenin Blanc dessert wines, page 142 See Loire Valley whites, page 99

2003 Hoodsport 2007 Lopez Island

Madeleine Angevine Marsanne

2009 Maison Bleue, Petite Joie WA 2003 Niebaum-Coppola, Blancaneaux, White Rhne Blend CA 2006 Rubicon Estate, Blancaneaux, White Rhne Blend CA 1998 Andrew Will Cuve Lulu Anne Louise WA 2001 La Crotta, Muscat Chambave, Valle dAoste, DOC Italy 2011 2004 2005 2002 2003 2007 2009 2001
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Apex Canoe Ridge Vineyard Corvidae Covey Run

See South Africa, page 136, as well as dessert wines, page 144 Barrel Fermented Snipes Vineyard Gewurztraminer Celilo Vineyard WA WA WA WA $25 $30 $34 $30

Sake

Alexandria Nicole Shepherds Mark (R/M/V) WA DeLille Cellars Doyenne Roussanne WA Isenhower Cellars Snapdragon WA McCrea Cellars Ciel du Cheval Vineyard WA McCrea Cellars Ciel du Cheval Vineyard WA Tranche, Rhone White, Roussanne-Viognier WA Tranche, Slice of Pape Blanc, Roussanne-Viognier WA Tablas Creek Vineyard Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc CA Momokawa Momokawa Momokawa Asian Pear Sake Silver Sake Ruby Sake
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Kikusakari, Asamurasaki Red Rice Sake Japan $65 $30 $30 $30 $45 $33 $38 $38 $38 $45 $42 $42 $42 $42 $65 $35 $38 $45 $39 $55 $45 $44 $44 $54 $49 $58 $45 $49 $45 $37 $37 $45 $38 $35 $40 $40 $40 $42 $35 $39 $45 $95 $22 $55 $50 $30 $27 $45 $45

Oregon Pinot Noir


the Beginning of the modern era in oregon Wine

Torrontes: Argentina Siegerrebe

2007 Susana Balbo, Crios de S. Balbo, torrontes, Cafayete 2006 Whidbey Island Winery Estate, Puget Sound 2008 Whidbey Island Winery Estate, Puget Sound WA WA OR RI OR OR OR WA WA WA WA WA WA ID ID WA WA OR MO OR OR OR OR WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA BC OR CA CA OR OR OR MO

The 1975 Eyrie Vineyards South Block Pinot Noir


David Papa Pinot Lett, The Eyrie Vineyards

Sylvaner

2010 Teutonic Wine Co.

Vidal Blanc
2003 Sakonnet 2004 2005 2006 2005 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2010 2002 1998 2003 2008 2002 2000 2001 2010 2000 2007 2010 2007 1998 1999 2000 2001 2004 2009 2002 2003 2005 2006 2002 2009 2002
NV NV

David Hill Vineyard Estate, Rhode Island

Viognier

Vinegar & Verjus White Blends

Abacela Southern Oregon Abacela Southern Oregon Abacela Estate Grown Maurice Cellars Columbia Valley Brian Carter, Oriana (Viognier/Riesling/Roussane) Brian Carter, Oriana (Viognier/Riesling/Roussane) Brian Carter, Oriana (Viognier/Riesling/Roussane) Brian Carter, Oriana Columbia Valley Cayuse Vineyarda Walla Walla Cinder Dry, Snake River Valley Coeur dAlene Columbia Valley Columbia Winery Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Winery Red Willow Vineyard Cowhorn Vineyard Biodynamic, Applegate Crown Valley Winery Missouri Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Elemental Cellars Deux Vert Vineyard Et Fille Deux Vert Vineyard Griffin Creek Rogue Valley Lullaby Walla Walla Valley Maison Bleue Notre Vie, Viognier Mark Ryan McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars Ciel du Cheval Vineyards Nefarious Cellars, Defiance Vineyard, Chelan Rulo Winery Rulo Winery Rulo Winery Rulo Winery Seven Hills Columbia Valley Tildio Lake Chelan Estate Zefina Serience, White Rhne Venturi-Schultze Balsamic Vinegar Abacela Verjus Conundrum Conundrum Evolution No. 9 Evolution Vireton

In Paris
in 1979, the French food and wine magazine GaultMillau sponsored an Olympics of the Wines of the World. Thirty-three of the worlds wine regions entered 586 wines. In the final blind-tasting competitions, the Eyrie Vineyards 1975 Oregon Pinot Noir placed third in the Burgundy category. For the French, there was a good deal of consternation regarding the number of foreign wines that had outscored the home team in the Olympiads. Twelve of these winners were challenged to a rematch to take place in the heart of Burgundy itself. On the 8th of January, 1980, 20 French, English, and American wine judges gathered in Beaune at the 1,000-year-old Hall of Justice of the Dukes of Burgundy. The six top-scoring foreign Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays from the Olympiads were judged again, this time against the finest Burgundies of the best vintages. The Eyrie Vineyards 1975 South Block Pinot Noir finished just two-tenths of a point behind the 1959 Joseph Drouhin Chambolle-Musigny. The result was seen (at least at the time in America) as a far-reaching victory for the vision of Eyries founder, David Lett, who moved from California to Oregon to pursue his controversial plan to

grow Pinot Noir in cool climatic conditions. As a result of these Wine Olympics, others took notice, and the seeds of the modern era in Oregon viticulture were planted. With the help of David Adelsheim and David Lett, Robert Drouhinscion of the 120-yearold French ngociant firm Maison Joseph Drouhin invested 10-million dollars in the 1980s to create Domaine Drouhin Oregon, which is now overseen by his charismatic daughter, Vronique Drouhin-Boss.

Doug Frost, M.S., M.W.

he Willamette Valley is considered Americas promised land for Pinot Noir. Although there are many that dispute Oregons excellence with the grape, the best producers here make Pinot Noir as good as or better than any in America.

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Myron Redford is a native of Seattle. He worked as a cellar rat at Associated Vintners (now the Columbia Winery in Woodinville) before relocating to Oregon. There he made his first barrel of Pinot Noir in 1976. Myron does things his own way, typically using little or no new oak on his Pinot Noirs. He believes that this approach lets the grape better speak for itself.

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In 1995, Adam Campbell took over winemaking at Elk Cove from his founding parents, Joe and Pat Campbell. The top-of-theline Pinot Noirs are among the best in Oregon.

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Wind Hill Estate Reserve Dundee Hills Reserve Willamette, 5000 ml La Bohme La Bohme Windhill Vineyard La Bohme La Bohme Reserve Reserve La Bohme Reserve, 30th Anniversary

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Patricia Green earned plenty of fans in her years as winemaker at Torii Mor. Now she and Jim Anderson have their own winery, Patricia Green Cellars, on Ribbon Ridge southwest of Portland and adjacent to Beaux Frres. Her wines attract the serious attention of Pinot Noir lovers.

King Estate
1996 1997 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2002 2004

Jim Anderson is the


other half of the brains at Patricia Green. Patty and Jim use only wild, native yeast in making their wines, which is part of the secret of the complexity of the Patricia Green Pinot Noirs.

Lachini Vineyards

King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate King Estate

Bill Kremer is the head


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Lachini Family Estate Ana Vineyard

Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars, Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars Patricia Green Cellars

Eason Vineyard Balcombe Vineyard Shea Vineyard Shea Vineyard Estate Eason Vineyard Balcombe Block 1B Balcombe Vineyard Quail Hill Goldschmidt Vineyard Balcombe Block 1B Shea Vineyard Notorious Singularity Bonshaw Eason Estate Estate, Etzel Block Estate, Old Vine Four Winds Goldschmidt Oregon Quail Hill Whistling Ridge Notorious Oregon Oregon (375 ml) Shea Vineyard Whistling Ridge Goldschmidt Bonshaw Estate, Etzel Block Shea Vineyard Notorious Estate, Old Vines Eason Vineyard Anden Vineyard Croft Vineyard Notorious 20th Anniversary Cuve Notorious Balcombe Whistling Ridge Balcombe Vineyard Estate Old Vines Notorious

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2000 J. Christopher 2001 JK Carriere 2001 JK Carriere Charlies Vineyard, Cuve Saskia OR Provocateur Antoinette Dundee Hills Three Hills Cuve Freedom Hill OR OR OR OR OR $95 $35 $112 $70 $70 $110

The Pinot Noirs of Oregon


2008 Matello 2005 Matello 2006 Matello Souris, Willamette Valley OR Whistling Ridge Vineyard OR Whistling Ridge Vineyard OR Special Selection Shea Vineyard Bednarik Vineyard Freedom Hill Willamette Valley Winemakers Cuve Winemakers Cuve Winemakers Cuve Bednarik Vineyard Freedom Hill Arcus Vineyard OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR $72 $65 $75 $70 $105 $105 $95 $65 $82 $50 $50 $79 $79 $80 $90 $75 $250 $200 $150 $195 $110 $115 $129 $150 $95 $150 $165 $80 $32 $109 $92 $92 $99 $99 $75 $88 $85 $99 $55 $55

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JK Carriere Lange

McKinlay
1994 1994 1994 1995 1995 1996 1997 1998 1998 1999

2000 Lange Winery 2004 Lange Winery 2005 Lange Winery

2002 McKinlay Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek Panther Creek

Panther Creek

LHerbe Sauvage
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LHerbe Sauvage (the Wild Herb) is a wine created once a vintage by Patty Green exclusively for The Herbfarm. Cuves created from Pattys best barrels are blind-tasted to create the annual blend, which, to date, have been rich, rounded, and elegant. Typically only 45 cases are created each vintage.

LHerbe Sauvage Balcombe/Shea Cuve OR LHerbe Sauvage Balcombe/Shea (magnum) OR LHerbe Sauvage Goldschmidt-Shea Cuve OR Goldschmidt-Shea (magnum) OR LHerbe Sauvage LHerbe Sauvage Patricia Green Estate OR LHerbe Sauvage Etzel Grapes of Wrath Cuve LHerbe Sauvage Etzel Grapes of Wrath Cuve LHerbe Sauvage, Etzel Grapes of Wrath Cuve (magnum) LHerbe Sauvage Anden-Balcombe Cuve OR LHerbe Sauvage Anas Vineyard Cuve OR LHerbe Sauvage Balcombe-Croft Cuve OR Laura Volkman Vineyards, Elle Rve OR Laura Volkman Vineyards, Jacob OR Laura Volkman Vineyards, Chatelaine OR Laura Volkman Vineyards, Rachael OR Laura Voklman Vineyards, Jacob (etched magnum) OR Theas Selection Stermer Vineyard Jerome Reserve Theas Selection Stermer Vineyard Jerome Reserve Reed & Reynolds Jerome Reserve Reed & Reynolds Stermer Vineyard Jerome Reserve Reed & Reynolds Theas Selection Theas Selection Stermer Vineyard Jerome Reserve Resonance Vineyard Jerome Reserve Hommage a A&D Hommage a A&D Souris (1500ml) Souris, Willamette Valley Souris, Willamette Valley Souris, Willamette Valley
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Lynn Penner-Ash
worked in Napa Valley before coming to Oregon in 1988 to work at Rex Hill. Her new winery opened in 2005.

1999 Penner-Ash 2003 Penner-Ash 1979 1979 1983 1985 1993 1994 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2001 2009 2001 2003 2003 2004 2004 2005 2005 2006 2006

Penner-Ash

Willamette Valley Estate Yamhill Reserve

Laura Volkman Vineyards

Ponzi Vineyards
Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponzi Ponze Ponzi Priv Priv Priv Priv Priv Priv Priv Priv Priv

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Lemelson Vineyards

Matello

Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Lemelson Vineyards Matello Matello Matello Matello Matello Matello

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Laura Volkman farms three estate acres of Pinot Noir. This is a very Burgundian wine.

Luisa Ponzis father and mother, Dick and Nancy, planted the familys first vineyards in 1970. Luisa, a talented second-generation winemaker, studied enology in France and Italy.

OR OR OR OR Reserve OR Reserve OR Reserve OR Abetina Vineyard OR Reserve OR Abetina Vineyard OR Reserve, 30th Ann. 1500ml OR Reserve OR Rosatto, Pinot Noir Ros OR Le Nord Le Nord Le Sud Le Nord Le Sud Le Nord Le Sud Le Nord Le Sud Vintners Blend Wadenswil
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Marcus Goodfellows Matello Winery makes about 500 cases of wine each year. The Souris (French for mouse) is named for his friend, Tysan Pierce, Herbfarm sommelier. Marcus and Tysan worked together at The Heathman in Portland.

OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR

1995 Raptor Ridge 1995 Raptor Ridge


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1988 1988 1988 1999 1999 2000 2000

R Stuart

Rex Hill Rex Hill Rex Hill Rex Hill Rex Hill Rex Hill Rex Hill

Oregon Archibald Vineyard Medici Jacob-Hart Vineyard Maresh Vineyard Jacob-Hart Vineyard Reserve

OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR

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2001 R Stuart 2002 R Stuart 2002 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004 2006 2008

Scott Paul

Big Fire

$55 $29 $67 $62 $89 $145 879 $105 $54 $65 $109 $105 $105 $108 $125 $95 $75 $50 $80 $80 $95 $90 $55 $77 $77 $45 $92` $145 $145 $150 $140 $90 $130 $135 $90
Tony Soter has made wine for more than 30 vintages. He is the founder of Etude in California and Soter Vineyards in Oregon and was the consulting winemaker to many famous Napa Valley wineries.

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Soter Vineyards

Scott Paul Wright


relocated from Napa Valley to the Willamette Valley to become the general manager at Domaine Drouhin Oregon. Now hes moved on and is making Pinot Noiror rather is letting Pinot Noir make itself. He uses wild yeast and never filters or manipulates his wines.

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Shea Wine Cellars

Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul Scott Paul

Cuve Martha Pirrie OR Cuve Martha Pirrie OR La Paule, Willamette Val. OR Three Barrels OR La Paule, Willamette Val. OR Audrey, Willamette Valley OR Cuve Martha Pirrie OR La Paule, Willamette Val. OR Shea Vineyard OR Shea V., Back Block OR Shea Vineyard OR Shea Vineyard, Pommard OR Shea V., Homer Cuve OR Shea Vineyard, Estate OR Willamette OR All Oregon OR Covey Ridge OR Phelps Creek, Hood River OR Reed and Reynolds OR Resonance OR Oregon OR Covey Ridge OR Phelps Creek OR Resonance (375) OR Resonance OR Resonance Reserve OR Redlands Willamette Valley, mag. Willamette Valley, mag. Estate Dundee Hills, mag. Twelve Row Block, Estate Goosepen Block OR OR OR OR OR OR OR

Sineann

Shea Wine Cellars Shea Wine Cellars Shea Wine Cellars Shea Wine Cellars Shea Wine Cellars Shea Wine Cellars

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St. Innocent

Soter Vineyards Beacon Hill Soter Vineyards Beacon Hill Soter Vineyards North Valley Ros Soter Vineyards North Valley Ros Soter Vineyards North Valley Ros Soter Vineyards North Valley Ros Soter Vineyards North Valley Pinot Noir Also see Soter Vineyards Brut, page vi St. Innocent OConnor Vineyard St. Innocent Seven Springs St. Innocent Freedom Hill St. Innocent Brickhouse St. Innocent Brickhouse St. Innocent Freedom Hill St. Innocent Seven Hills St. Innocent Shea Vineyard St. Innocent Temperance Hill St. Innocent Seven Hills St. Innocent Anden Vineyard Also see St. Innocent sparkling wines, page vi Stangeland Stangeland Stangeland Stangeland Estate Reserve Winemakers Reserve Silverleaf Estate Reserve (375 ml) Estate

OR OR OR OR OR OR OR

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Peter Rosback of Sineann


worked at Elk Cove and was smitten with the desire to start his own winery. He has been able to source the best vineyards of Oregon and Washington for some very interesting wines.

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Sokol Blosser

Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser Sokol Blosser

John Thomas makes only 400 cases of wine a year. His wines are the least-known as well as the most-sought-after Pinot Noirs. For over 25 years, he has done all of the field and winery work himself. Remarkable man. Remarkable wine.
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Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann Sineann

1998 1998 1998 1999

Stangeland

Thomas Winery
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2001 Stoller Vineyards

Stoller

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$75 $75 $80 $27 $85

Susan Sokol Blossers Oregon wine memoir takes us on a 35-year journey as this Reed College graduate learns to farm, to make wine, and participate in the founding of a whole, organic way of life based on the land, the vine, the family, and the human spirit.

Thomas, Estate: sold out. This was the most profound Pinot we ever drank. Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate (magnum) OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate (magnum) OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate (magnum) OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate OR Thomas Estate OR
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A Witness Tree is a surveyors marker point. Witness Tree Winery is named for the ancient oak at the top of the property that has been a survey marker since 1854.

California Pinot Noir


California Pinot Noir
1997 1999 2002 1993 1997 1997 2000 2002 1997 1996 1997 1996 1997 1989 1998 2004 1975 2002 2000 2000 2001 1993 1994 1997 2001 2001 1993 1999 1997 1998 1975 2000 2001 1997 2004 2000 1995 1998 1999 1999 2001 2002 Acacia Winery Adrian Fog Adrian Fog Au Bon Climat Au Bon Climat Babcock Vineyards Bonaccorsi Bonaccorsi Byron Vineyard Casa Carneros Calera Wine Company Calera Wine Company Calera Wine Company Chalone Vineyard Chalone Vineyard Chalone Vineyard Charles Krug Copain Wines David Bruce David Bruce David Bruce Fiddlehead Cellars Gary Farrell Gary Farrell Gary Farrell Goldeneye Etude Etude Flowers Flowers Hanzell Hanzell Hanzell Hartford Court Hirsch Vineyard Iron Horse Kalin Kistler Lane Tanner Lane Tanner Littorai Littorai Beckstoffer Las Amigas, Carneros $95 Floodgate Vineyard, Mendocino $123 Two Sisters Vineyard, Russian Rvr. $120 Ici/La Bas, La Cagoule OR/CA $99 La Bauge Au-Dessus, Santa Barbara $85 Grand Cuve, Santa Ynez Valley $80 Santa Barbara County $120 Santa Rita Hills $110 Santa Maria Valley $80 Los Carneros Estate, Carneros $110 Mills Vineyard, Mt. Harlan $82 Jensen Vineyard, Mt. Harlan $88 Reed Vineyard, Mt. Harlan $82 Reserve, Chalone $120 Chalone Estate $80 Chalone Estate $60 Napa Valley Burgundy $150 Hein Vineyard, Anderson Valley $77 Brousseau Vineyard, Chalone $80 Windsor Gardens, Russian Rvr. $80 Tondr Grapefield, Santa Lucia $80 Santa Barbara $85 Bien Nacido, Santa Barbara $90 Rochioli Vineyard, Russian Rvr. $150 Russian River, Russian River Valley $72 Anderson Valley $95 Carneros $105 Carneros $95 Camp Meeting Ridge Vineyard $110 Pisoni Vineyard, Santa Lucia $108 Estate, Sonoma Valley $175 Estate, Sonoma Valley $160 Estate, Sonoma Valley $155 Sevens Bench Vineyard, Carneros $88 Hirsch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast $105 Thomas Road Cuve, Green Valley $110 Cuve DD, Sonoma $68 Kistler Vineyard, Russian River $250 Bien Nacido, Santa Maria Valley $70 Julias Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley $65 Thieriot Vineyard, Sonoma Coast $130 Thieriot Vineyard, Sonoma Coast $120
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Torii Mor
1994 1997 1999 2001

Van Duzer
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Torii Mor Torii Mor Torii Mor Torii Mor

Yamhill County Oregon Amelia Rose Olson Vineyard Reserve Reserve (magnum) Estate Anderson Family Vineyard Abbey Ridge Abbey Ridge Oracle Vineyard, Estate Oracle Vineyard, Estate Oracle Vineyard, Estate Abbey Ridge Abbey Ridge Aliette Vineyard Aliette Vineyard Oregon Kiana Emery Triple Black Slopes Terres Basses Ailette Pierre Leon

OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR

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Ted Lemon of Littorai in
California was the first and only American ever to be hired as the winemaker and vineyard manager by a reputed firm in Burgundy, Domaine Guy Roulot. His wines are beautifully crafted and have been compared to the wines of Burgundy.
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Westrey
1998 2000 2004 2005 2006 2008 2007 2008

1989 Van Duzer 1989 Van Duzer 2004 Van Duzer Westrey Westrey Westrey Westrey Westrey Westrey Westrey Westrey WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate WillaKenzie Estate

Jim Clendenen is a graduate


with high honors from UC Santa Barbara. On his junior year abroad, he discovered France and wine and never looked back. Today his Au Bon Climat winery has established a reputation for pioneering fine Pinot Noir from the Central Coast of California.

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1999 2000 2001 2001 2000 2001 2001 2008 2008 1993 1993 1994 1994
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Willamette Valley Vineyards


David Autrey is the trey
in Westrey. The Wes is his wife, Amy Wessleman. Both were philosophy majors at Reed College. They contend that philosophers make good winemakers because they are good at holding two contradictory views at the same timea useful ability in a craft thats as much art as science. Autrey says, overcoming Oregons intrinsic problemsa cool, wet climatemeans not looking at stock solutions, but considering the wide variety of options you have.

Willamette Valley Vineyards Founders Reserve Willamette Valley Vineyards OVB (Our Very Best) Willamette Valley Vineyards Founders Reserve Willamette Valley Vineyards OVB

Witness Tree
1988 1994 2001 2001

Witness Tree Witness Tree Witness Tree Witness Tree

Classic (premier release) OR Willamette OR Oregon OR Vintage Select OR OR OR OR

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1992 Yamhill Valley Winery Willamette Valley 1992 Yamhill Valley Winery Estate Reserve 1997 Youngberg Hill Vineyard

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W.H. Smith

Dr. David Bruce bonded his winery in 1964. Situated at 2,200 feet in the Santa Cruz Mountains, David Bruce has 9 acres of estate Pinot Noir (see page 47 for David Bruce wines).

Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams-Selyem Williams Selyem Williams Selyem Williams Selyem Williams Selyem Williams Selyem

Sonoma Coast $60 Allen Vineyard, Russian River $200 Allen Vineyard, Russian River $155 Rochioli, Russian River Valley $300 Olivet Lane, Russian River $170 Precious Mt., Sonoma Coast $300 Precious Mt., Sonoma Coast $260 Precious Mt., Sonoma Coast $240 Allen Vineyard, Russian River $175 Flax Vineyard, Russian River Val. $175 Ferrington Vineyard, Anderson V. $175 Vista Verde Vineyards, San Benito $155 Rochioli Riverblock, Russian Rvr. $185 Precious Mountain, Sonoma Coast $240 Ferrington Vineyard, Anderson V. $172 Central Coast $83 Westside Road Neighbors $170 Russian River Valley $105 Sonoma Coast $88 Sonoma County $88 Vista Verde $98 Bucher Vineyard $108 Flax Vineyard $108 Weir Vineyard $112 Ferrington Vineyard $118 Rochioli Riverblock Vineyard $195 Allen Vineyard $155 Sonoma Coast $107 Russian River $115 Westside Road Neighbors $205 Rochioli Riverblock Vineyard $225 Allen Vineyard $225 Russian River Valley $165 Westside Road Neighbors $195 Estate Vineyard, Russian River $300

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Washington State Pinot Noir
2004 1985 1986 2004 2001 1998 2001 2001 1999 2001 2001 1998 2002 2002 2004 2003 2001 2001 2002 2002 2001 2002 2001 Benson Estate Vineyard Estate, Chelan County, WA French Creek WA Salishan Lot 2 WA Tsillan Cellars Columbia Valley (Chelan) WA Dr. Konstantin Frank Hargrave Vineyard Lamoreaux Landing Lamoreaux Landing Reserve, Finger Lakes Long Island Finger Lakes Reserve, Finger Lakes $55 $45 $55 $57 $65 $70 $40 $49 $50 $42 $45 $45 $35 $70 $85 $50 $115 $105 $46 $105 $43 $75 $120

New Zealand Pinot Noir


Mishas Vineyard in spectacular Central Otago, owned by Misha Wilkinson.

New Zealand Pinot Noir Wairarapa 2000 Ata Rangi


2001 2002 2001 2001 Lawsons Dry Hills Lynskeys Wairau Peaks Mud House Wines Seresin Estate Estate, Martinborough, N. Island $110 $75 $65 $58 $60 $80 $95 $95 $100 $90 $140 $140 $90 $135 $135 $85 $80 $125 $82 $149 $145 $108 $108 $75 $70 $65 $84
Auckland

Marlborough 2001 Isabel Estate Vineyards Marlborough

New York Pinot Noir

Marlborough Marlborough Marlborough Marlborough Moutere Valley Nelson

Nelson 2000 Neudorf Vineyards


2001 Rimu Grove

Other United States Pinot Noir


Chaddsford Winery Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania Chatham Hill Winery North Carolina Barboursville Vineyards Estate, Virginia Mission Mountain Montana State, American AVA Mission Hill Estate Reserve, Okanagan, BC Quails Gate Estate Winery, Okanagan Family Reserve Venturi Schulze Estate, Vancouver Island Winchester, Sharp Rock Vineyard, Vancouver Is. BC Bindi Bindi Coldstream Hills Morningside Vineyard Pipers Brook Pipers Brook Stefano Lubiana Wines Macedon Ranges, Block 5 Macedon Ranges, Original Block Yarra Valley Reserve, Australia Estate, Tea Tree, Tasmania Ninth Island, Tasmania Estate, Pipers Brook, Tasmania Estate, Derwent Valley, Tasmania

Canterbury 1999 Giesen Wine Estate


1999 Pegasus Bay 2001 Pegasus Bay 2001 Pegasus Bay 1999 2000 2000 2001 2001 2002 2002 2003 2004 2004 2008 2000 2001 2004

British Columbia Pinot Noir

Reserve Barrel Selection Waipara Prima Donna Estate (magnum)

Central Otago 1999 Felton Road

Blair Walter is winemaker


at Felton Road, which is about 45 minutes east of Queenstown on the South Island of New Zealand. His delicious Pinot Noirs have received significant international attention.

Sir Anthony von Mandls Mission Hill


Winery in Kelowna, British Columbia, is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful wineries anywhere in the world.
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Australian & Tasmanian Pinot Noir

Central Otago Felton Road Block 5 Felton Road Block 3 Felton Road Central Otago Felton Road Central Otago Felton Road Block 5 Felton Road Central Otago Felton Road Block 3 Felton Road Block 5 Felton Road Block 3 Felton Road Block 3 Mishas Vineyard The High Note Olssens of Bannockburn Garden Vineyard Syren Central Otago Valli Waitaki Vineyard

NEW ZEALAND
Nelson Marlborough
AL PS
Christchurch

Hawkes Bay Wairarapa


Wellington

Tomi the Grape Dog at


Lawsons Dry Hills knows when the Pinot Noir is ready to pick. He can taste the physiological ripeness of the grapes and never eats them at less than 22 Brix.

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To Angelo Pelligrini, who got it first.

Washington Cabernet Sauvignon & Proprietary Blends

To the casual observer, it might seem unlikely that the Northwest corner of the United States could produce powerful red wines of distinction. After all, isnt this a region famous for its rain? Yet the massive peaks of the Cascade Mountains block the ocean storms and keep the inland vineyards warm and dry. Amazingly, there is far less rainfall than in Napa Valley. These are wines of both power and of polish, typically falling somewhere between the boldness of California and the elegance of Bordeaux. Abacela
Ron Zimmerman

Chris Camarda started Andrew Will Winery in 1989. His wines are amazingly expressive, with vibrant, round, and lively fruit. Robert Parker, the wine reviewer, calls Andrew Will outstanding. We agree wholeheartedly.

Andrew Will
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2003 Abacela

Abeja

Claret, Southern Oregon OR WA WA

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Andrake

1999 Andrake Cellars, Klipsun

Maurice
Abeja (a-Bay-hah) is a beautiful winery and country inn just outside of Walla Walla, Washington.

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Facelli Winery
Lou Facelli has 25 years of experience making wine in Washington. His fine wines always receive his personal touch. Lou and his family are usually in the winery to greet you.
Hours: Weekends, 12-4 Phone: 425-488-1020 Web: facelliwinery.com email: facelliwinery@msn.com 16120 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE, Suite 1, 98072

Highbridge Estate
Highbridge is a winery in the making. Their 2006 vintage was made with DeLilles Chris Upchurch as consulting winemaker. Highbridge is presently seeking building permits at their permanent location.

Chris Upchurch has crafted some of the best Bordeaux-style wines in America during his 15 years at DeLille Cellars.

spring of 2007.
Hours: by appointment until new facility opens Phone: 19730 144th PL NE Web: www.noveltyhillwines.com email: info@noveltyhillwines.com 19730 144th Place NE, Woodinville 98072

The Wineries of Woodinville


Mount Rainier, one of the worlds most massive volcanoes, dominates the view to the south of the Woodinville Wine Country.

Hollywood Hill Vineyards


Hollywood Hill is the first Woodinville winery dcated to making Burgundian style, cool climate wines from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes grown in Woodinville. Their first release will be in 2007.
Web: hollywoodhillvineyard.com email: steve@hollywoodhillvineyards.com

Sparkman Cellars
Sparkman Cellars has made vineyard sourcing its highest priority and only source fruit from growers whose commitment to quality is extraordinary. The heart of our production is from Red Mountain
Hours: not currently open to the public Phone: 425-398-1045 Web: sparkmancellars.com email: wine@sparkmancellars.com 19501 144th Avenue NE, D-700, Woodinville 98072

In 1976, Chateau Ste. Michelle moved from Seattle to the Woodinville estate of former lumber baron Frederick Stimson. Today there are over 90 wineries for you to explore near The Herbfarm.
Arlington Road Cellars Chateau Ste Michelle
With their first crush in 2004, Arlington Road Cellars is one of the newest boutique wineries in Woodinville. Their first release, Monolithea blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbecwill be issued in the spring of 2007.
Hours: Not open to the general public Phone: 425-482-1801 Web: arlingtonroadcellars.com email: wine@arlingtonroadcellars.com 19495 144th Ave NE, A-115, Woodinville 98072

Januik Winery
With over 20 years as a Washington State winemaker, Mike Januik has always worked to make wines of the highest quality. The Januik Winery will open in time for the 2007 crush (with a new address and hours).
Hours: consult website Phone: 425-481-5502 Web: januikwinery.com email: contact@januikwinery.com 19730 144th Ave NE, Woodinville 98072

Stevens Winery
Tim and Paige Stevens started this winery in 2002. Like most Woodinville wineries, they produce small lots of very high quality wines.
Hours: Saturdays, 12-4 Phone: 425-424-9463 Web: stevenswinery.com email: info@stevenswinery.com 18510 142nd Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072

Ste. Michelle is the states oldest winery. It was named American Winery of the Year 2004. Ste. Michelle is also the largest producer of various styles of riesling in the world. Beautiful grounds and tasting room.
Hours: Daily, 10-4:30 Phone: 425-415-3300 Web: ste-michelle.com email: info@ste-michelle.com 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville 98072

Web: cuillinhills.com email: info@cuillinhills.com 19501 144th Ave NE, C-200, Woodinville 98072

Vine and Sun


Vine and Sun produces a no-expense-sparred Cabernet Sauvignon called Barons. Matt Loso is the consulting winemaker.

DeLille Cellars
Founded in 1992, DeLille Cellars is one of the states flagship wineries. DeLille make some of the finest Bordeaux-style blends in the nation as well as beautiful Rhnes under the Doyenne label.
Hours: Not open. By appointment on Fridays only. Phone: 425-489-0544 Web: delillecellars.com email: contact@delillecellars.com (1 mile south of The Herbfarm) PO Box 2233, 98072

Passport to Woodinville is held on the first weekend in April each year. Participants receive a passport filled with labels and information, a glass and the unique opportunity to tour the local wineries, many of which are not open to the public on a regular basis. $50

Page Cellars
Page Cellars focuses on uncompromising quality and handcrafted premium red wines.Hours:
Phone: 253-232-9463 Web: pagecellars.com email: info@pagecellars.com 19495 144th Avenue NE, Woodinville 98072

Hours: not open to the public Phone: 425-398-7147 Web: vineandsun.com email: info@vineandsun.com 18658 142nd Ave. NE, Woodinville 98072

JM Cellars
JM Cellars works in partnership with a diverse collection of the Columbia Valleys best vineyards to produce high quality wines styled for balance, power, dimension and finesse. JM is best known for blended reds.
Hours: Saturdays, 12-4 Phone: 206-321-0052 Web: jmcellars.com email: info@jmcellars.com 14404 137th Place NE, Woodinville 98072

William Church
William Church Winery was founded in 2005 to create premium wine that pairs well with food and drinks well by itself. Matt Loso of Matthews Cellars is the consulting winemaker.
Hours: St. Nicks & Passport and by appointment Phone: 425-427-0764 Web: williamchurchwinery.com email: info@williamchurch.com 19495 144th Ave NE, B235, Woodinville 98072

Austin Robaire
Austin Robaires first vintage was 1999. Austin Robaire is a boutique Woodinville winery specializing in industrial-strength red wines.
Hours: 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 1-4; by appointment Phone: 206-406-0360 Web: arlingtonroadcellars.com email: wine@arlingtonroadcellars.com 19495 144th Ave NE, A-115, Woodinville 98072

Chatter Creek
Gordy Rawson returns to Woodinvlle with a full line up of interesting red and white Washington wines.
Hours: Saturdays, 11-5 Phone: Tasting room: 425-485-3864; 206-985-2816 Web: chattercreek.com email: gordy@chattercreek.com 18658 142nd Ave. NE, Woodinville 98072

Red Sky Winery


Red Sky Winery strives to create wines that increase in intricacy over time and result in rich, elegant and complex wines that compliment food.Hours:
Phone: 425-481-9864 Web: redskywinery.com email: info@redskywinery.com 19495 144th Avenue NE, Woodinville 98072

Des Voigne Cellars


Largely inspired by the wines of Tuscany, Des Voigne Cellars strives to craft premium wines in a style reminiscent of the old world with a flair that is distinctly Washington.
Hours: Saturdays, 12-4 Phone: 425-415-8466 Web: desvoignescellars.com email: info@desvoignescellars.com 19501 144th Ave. NE, Woodinville 98072

Columbia Winery
Sample premier Washington wines at the states largest wine-tasting bar. Some wines available only at the winery.
Hours: Daily, 10-6 Phone: 425-488-2776 Web: columbiawinery.com email: contact@columbiawinery.com 14030 NE 145th Street, Woodinville 98072

Mark Ryan Winery


Founded in 1999 by Mark Ryan McNeilly, this winery produces handcrafted, blended red wines that represent the vineyard from which they came, varietal character and house style.Hours:
Phone: 206-910-7967 Web: markryanwinery.com email: mark@markryanwinery.com 19501 144th Avenue NE, F-900, Woodinville 98072

Woodhouse Family
Woodhouse Family Cellars crafts wines under several labels, among them Darighe. Dussek, Maghee, and Kennedy Shah, which supports a philanthropic foundation.
Hours: Fri. 12-4; weekends 12-5; tasting fee Phone: 425-527-0608 Web: woodhousefamilycellars.com email: info@woodhousefamilycellars.com 15500 Woodinville Redmond Rd NE, Suite C600

Baer Winery
Lance Baer heads up this family operation on six secluded acres north of Woodinville. He crafts blends of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot.
Hours: Not open to public. Join mailing list. Phone: 425-483-7060 Web: baerwinery.com email: info@baerwinery.com 9118 222nd St NE, Woodinville 98072

Ross Andrew Winery


Having worked for DeLille Cellars in Woodinville and Rosemount Estate in Australia, winemaker Ross Andrew Mickel returned to work with Bob and Cathy Betz at Betz Family Winery. His current release is a Cabernet Sauvignon.
Hours: not open to the public Phone: 206-369-3615 Web: rossandrewwinery.com email: info@rossandrewwinery.com 18512 142nd Avenue NE, Woodinville 98072

DiStefano Winery
Mark Newton, founder, owner and winemaker has crafted wine from Washington State since 1984 and is dcated to producing small-lot, Bordeaux-style wines of the highest quality.
Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 12-5 & by appoint. Phone: 425-487-1648 Web: distefanowinery.com email: mark@distefanowinery.com 12280 Woodinville Drive NE, Woodinville 98072

Covington Cellars
David and Cindy Lawson invite you to their winery. They specialize in high quality wine and high quality hospitality.
Hours: Saturdays, 1-5 Phone: 425-806-8636 Web: covingtoncellars.com email: wines@covingtoncellars.com 18580 142nd Ave. NE, Woodinville 98072

Matthews Cellars
Matthews Cellars built its reputation on Mat Lossos red blend of the traditional Bordeaux varietals. Other limited-production wines are available at the winery.
Hours: Weekends, 12-4 Phone: 425-487-9810 Web: matthewscellars.com email: wine@matthewscellars.com 16116 140th Place NE, Woodinville 98072

Woodinville Wine Cellars


Woodinville Wine Cellars is a small and limited-production winery.
Hours: April-September; refundable tasting fee Phone: 425-481-8860 Web: woodinvillewinecellars.com email: sales@woodinvillewinecellars.com 17721 132nd Ave NE, Woodinville 98072

Betz Family Winery


After 25 years at Ste. Michelle, Bob Betz, Master of Wine and Cathy, his wife, founded Betz Winery in 1997. The new winery building opened in 2005 making five Bordeaux- and Rhne-style wines.
Hours: Open for Passport and release weekend. Phone: 425-861-9823 Web: betzfamilywinery.com email: bob@betzfamilywinery.com 13244 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE, 98072

Edmonds Winery
Edmondss goal is to make wines that represent the character and flavor of the grapes from the vineyard. Minimal intervention is practiced in the winery.
Hours: Saturdays, 12-4 Phone: 425-774-8959 Web: edmondswinery.com email: info@edmondswinery.com 19501 144th Ave. NE, D500, Woodinville 98072

SilverLake Winery
Silver Lake Winery started in 1989 and now has tasting rooms in the Yakima Valley, Leavenworth, and Woodinville. Silver Lake is one of the largest wineries in the state.
Hours: 12-5 daily Phone: 425-485-2437 Web: www.silverlakewinery.com email: info@washingtonwine.com 15029 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Wood. 98072

Cuillin Hills Winery


Cuillin Hills Winery (pronounced Coolin) is primarily focused on Syrah. Derek DesVoigne, who studied winemaking at U.C. Davis, is the owner and winemaker.
Hours: Open Saturdays, 12-4 Phone: 425-415-VINO

Novelty Hill Winery


Novelty Hill is dcated to innovative clonal selection, sound viticultural practices, and gentle, artisinal wine making. Their new winery, next to Columbia, opened in the
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2000 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2004 2006 Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Spring Valley Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Tapteil Vineyard Reserve Klipsun Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Tapteil Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Ciel du Cheval (375) Tapteil Vineyard Tapteil Vineyard (375) Klipsun Vineyard Bel Canto Vineyard Bel Canto Vineyard (375) Klipsun Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Meritage WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $105 $105 $105 $105 $100 $100 $100 $95 $50 $95 $50 $95 $95 $50 $95 $82 $80 $175 $150 $140 $189 $179 $169 $159 $65 $89 $87 $45 $125 $125 $65 $70 $90 $80 $80 $75 $155 $150 $140 $75 $124 $120

After a twenty-year career at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Master of Wine Bob Betz and wife, Cathy, craft premium Bordelais blends and Syrahs a mile south of The Herbfarm at their Betz Family Winery. Here Bob shows his basket press. His decision of when to stop pressing is based on tasting the juice every 20 seconds.

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Alpha, Columbia Valley Columbia Valley S.E. Block Reserve Pre de Famille Pre de Famille Pre de Famille Pre de Famille (magnum) Pre de Famille Pre de Famille (magnum) Pre de Famille Pre de Famille Pre de Famille Pre de Famille Pre de Famille (magnum) Clos de Betz Clos de Betz Clos de Betz (magnum) Clos de Betz Clos de Betz (magnum) Clos de Betz Clos de Betz Cos de Betz Clos de Betz Clos de Betz (magnum)

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Caon de Sol

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Cayuse Vineyards

Black Hills Estate Winery, British Columbia


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Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards Cayuse Vineyards

Camaspelo, Walla Walla WA Camaspelo, Walla Walla WA Camaspelo, Walla Walla WA Flying Pig (Cab., Cab. Franc, Merlot) WA Flying Pig WA Flying Pig WA Flying Pig WA Monte Regalo, Estate Red WA

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Nota Bene Red, Okanagan BC Nota Bene Red, Okanagan BC WA WA WA WA WA

Chandler Reach Vineyards


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Chester-Kidder

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Boudreaux Cellars

Columbia Valley Seven Hills Vineyard Icicle Canyon Red Washington State Reserve

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Columbia Valley Red WA Columbia Valley Red Wine WA Bad Bunny, Cab./Merlot WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Boudreaux Cellars Boudreaux Cellars Boudreaux Cellars Boudreaux Cellars

Chuckanut Ridge
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Piero Antinoris attraction to distinctive viticultural regions brought him from Italy to Washington in 1990. Impressed, he formed a joint venture with Chteau Ste. Michelle to make a unique red wine blend named Col SolareShining Hill.
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Brian Carter has a degree


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1998 Brian Carter Buty Winery Buty Winery Buty Winery Buty Winery Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence Cadence

Solesce Red Wine, Col. V. WA Redviva: Cabernet/Syrah Redvivia of the Stones Redvivia of the Stones Redvivia of the Stones Spring Valley Vineyard Tapteil Vineyard Spring Valley Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Tapteil Vineyard Reserve
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River Ridge Cold Creek Vineyard


Artists Series, William Morris Artists Series, Lino Tagliapietra Artists Series, Ginny Ruffner

Ethos Meritage

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Col Solare

Col Solare Antinori/Ch. Ste. Michelle WA Col Solare Antinori/Ch. Ste. Michelle WA Col Solare Antinori/Ch. Ste. Michelle WA Col Solare Antinori/Ste. Michelle (375) Col Solare, 57% Cabernet, 35% Merlot, 6% Syrah, 2% Malbec Col Solare Antinori/Ch. Ste. Michelle WA
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Washington Cabernet Sauvignon & Proprietary Blends

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Columbia Crest
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In the 1960s, University of Washington professors begin making wine in a garage. In 1967, Associated Vintners becomes a full-fledged winery, and in 1979 hires Master of Wine, David Lake, as winemaker. In the early 80s, Associated Vintners changes its name to Columbia Winery and moves to its current location in Woodinville, Washington. The late David Lake retired in 2006, having been instrumental in introducing major innovations to Washington, including the states first single-vineyard-designated bottling and the grape varietal Syrah (see page 77).

Cte Bonneville Cougar Crest Covey Run Den Hoed

Columbia (Associated Vintners) Columbia (Associated Vintners) Columbia (A.V.) Millennium Columbia Sagemoore Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Washington Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Columbia Valley Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Peninsula Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Peninsula Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Peninsula Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Red Willow V. (magnum) Columbia Red Willow Vineyard Columbia Otis Vineyard Carriage House Red DuBrul Vineyard Walla Walla Whiskey Canyon

DiStefano Donedei

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Fidlitas

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Leonetti Cellars
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Reserve Reserve Artist tion Etched Bottle (magnum) Rivers Bend Columbia Valley Seven Hills Vineyard Seven Hills Vineyard Columbia Valley Old Main Red Old Main Red Old Main Red Old Main Red

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Apogee, Pepper Bridge V. WA Apogee, Pepper Bridge V. WA Perigee, Seven Hills Vineyard WA Dead Horse (Ciel du Cheval) WA Long Haul WA Long Haul WA Meritage Red Yakima Valley Red Wine Cab-Merlot-Franc Meritage Red Yakima Valley Red Wine Red Wine, Columbia Val. Elerding Reserve WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

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Champux Vineyard Yakima Valley Three Vineyards Red Mountain Reserve R.M.R. (magnum)

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Mercer Ranch

Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars Matthews Cellars

1999 Greenbank Cellars

1985 Mercer Ranch (now named Champoux Vineyard) WA

Mission Hill (British Columbia)


2002 Mission Hill

Hightower Cellars Hinzerling


1977 1978 1978 1983 Hinzerling Hinzerling Hinzerling Hinzerling

$50 $75 $165 $60 $100 $90 $100 $125

Nicholas Cole Cellars


2001 Nicholas Cole 2002 Nicholas Cole

Oculus, Okanagan Claret Camille Okanagan Valley, B.C. Okanagan Valley, B.C.

BC WA WA BC BC WA WA WA

Matt Loso of Matthews Cellars

1997 Hightower Cellars Mercer Ranch Estate Mercer Ranch Mercer Ranch

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was a sommelier at 18 and made his first wine at 21. His Bordeaux-style wines are made at his winery, just a mile from The Herbfarm Restaurant.

Osoyoos Larose Owen Roe

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Washington Cabernet Sauvignon & Proprietary Blends

Owen Sullivan Winery


2000 Owen Sullivan

Pepper Bridge

R3 (375 ml)

WA

$17 $100 $95 $190 $104 $96


Ron Zimmerman

Woodward Canyon
See page 64 See next page for Quilceda Creek & Woodward Canyon

1998 Pepper Bridge Winery Pepper Bridge Vineyard WA 2000 Pepper Bridge Winery Pepper Bridge Vineyard WA 2000 Pepper Bridge Winery Pepper Bridge (magnum) WA 2003 Pirouette 2004 Pirouette 1995 Preston

Pirouette (Agustin Huneeus & Philippe Melka ) Preston Premium Wines Quilceda Creek Redford
See page 64 1984 Redford 2001 Red Sky

Columbia Valley Red Wine WA Columbia Valley Red Wine WA WA

Platinum Red

$85
Serge Laville was born in

Red Sky Winery Robert Karl


Jean-Franois Pellet worked for four years at Heitz Cellars in Napa Valley before becoming winemaker at Norm McKibbens Pepper Bridge Winery in Walla Walla. Jean-Franois is a third generation wine grower and maker who worked in Switzerland and Spain prior to bringing his talents and enthusiasm to the new world.

WA
Cabernet/Merlot/Cab. Franc WA

$109 $46 $61 $48 $35 $60 $77 $125 $90 $44 $56 $45 $65 $85 $70 $45 $50

France and studied winemaking there. He fell in love with Walla Walla, Washington while touring America, and is now the winemaker for Spring Valley Vineyards.

1999 Robert Karl 2000 Robert Karl

Salmon Bay Seven Hills Sineann

Columbia Valley Columbia Valley

WA WA WA

Ron Zimmerman

1985 Salmon Bay 1988 Seven Hills 1999 Sineann Walla Walla Valley Baby Poux Vineyard

WA WA WA WA WA WA ID

Spring Valley Syzygy

2002 Spring Valley Vineyard Uriah, Walla Walla 2003 Spring Valley Vineyard Frederick Red Wine 2004 Syzygy 2004 Syzygy Red Wine Columbia Valley Cab.

Ste. Chapelle Trey Marie

1983 Ste. Chapelle 1999 Trey Marie Trutina, Col. Valley Claret Columbia Valley

Tyrus Evan

WA WA WA OR WA

2001 Tyrus Evan

Walla Walla Vintners

1998 Walla Walla Vintners

Willamette Valley Vineyards Wilridge Winery


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Northwest Merlot
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Paul, of Quilceda Creek make one of the great Cabernets in America. Alexs uncle, Andr Tchelistcheff (legendary winemaker at BV in Napa Valley), advised him in the early years. There is no producer in the world that fashions Cabernet Sauvignons as consistently extraordinary as Quilceda Creek. -Robert M. Parker, Jr.,

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 1986 1988 1989 1989 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1993 1994 1995 1996 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2001 2001 2004 2005 2006 2008

Quilceda Creek

Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Quilceda Creek Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon

Washington

Columbia Valley Dedication Series Columbia Valley Dedication Series Charbonneau Columbia Valley Dedication Series Charbonneau

WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Though Cabernet Sauvignon often steals the limelight, highquality Merlot offers round suppleness. In general, we believe Washington is capable of making Americas best Merlots. Abacela
2002 2003 2004 2005 Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Oregon Southern Oregon Southern Oregon Southern Oregon OR OR OR OR $62 $60 $45 $45

Rick Smalls Woodward Canyon Winery enjoys the advantage of owning mature estate vineyards, the first 26 acres of which were planted in 1976.

Ron Zimmerman Ron Zimmerman

Adelsheim

1978 Adelsheim

Washington

OR

$60

Andrew Will
1989 1992 1997 1997 1997 1998 1998 1998 1998 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002 1990 1991 1992 1994

Woodward Canyon

(magnum)

Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Apex Apex Apex Apex

Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval Seven Hills Pepper Bridge Seven Hills Pepper Bridge Ciel du Cheval Klipsun Vineyard Seven Hills Seven Hills Klipsun Vineyard Pepper Bridge Cuve Lucia, Red Wine Klipsun Vineyard

WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

$130 $100 $85 $85 $85 $85 $90 $85 $95 $85 $83 $85 $85 $67 $85 $65 $60 $60 $60 $75 $70 $70 $64 $70

Apex

Dedication Series Old Vines Charbonneau Artist Series Artist Series Old Vines (magnum) Old Vines Artist Series Old Vines Old Vines (magnum) Artist Series Walla Walla Walla Walla Walla Walla

(magnum)

Ash Hollow

2002 Ash Hollow, Ash Hollow Vineyard, Merlot/Cab.

Blackwood Canyon Boudreaux Cellars

1988 Blackwood Canyon 2001 Boudreaux Cellars 2002 Boudreaux Cellars 2004 Boudreaux Cellars

Pepper Bridge WA Pepper Bridge/Seven Hills WA Pepper Bridge WA

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Washington Merlot & Merlot Blends

Buty Winery

Donedei
Merlot/Cab. Franc Merlot/Cab. Franc Merlot/Cab. Franc WA WA WA WA Washington State Reserve WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $83 $80 $75 $45 $85 $55 $90 $75 $60 $57 $85 $75 $65 $150 $250

2002 Buty Winery 2003 Buty Winery 2006 Buty Winery

2001 Donedei

Columbia Valley
(Possibly the only surviving bottles!)

WA OR WA

$72 $175 $40 $85 $77 $70 $49 $50 $35 $57

Eyrie
1988

Canoe Ridge

1976 Eyrie

1994 Canoe Ridge

Facelli Five Star Cellars Januik Winery Jardin Winery


2001 Jardin 2006 Five Star Cellars 1999 Januik Winery 1999 Januik Winery Walla Walla Valley Klipsun Vineyard Columbia Valley Yakima Valley

Chteau Ste. Michelle Chinook


1985 1987 1992 1998

1977 Chteau Ste. Michelle 1995 Chteau Ste. Michelle Chinook Chinook Chinook Chinook

WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Columbia Winery
1981 1987 1993 1995 1998 Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia David Lake Milestone David Lake Milestone
(magnum)

Latah Creek LEcole No 41

1988 Latah Creek 1993 Latah Creek 1995 LEcole No 41

Columbia Valley (3 liter)

Copain

2001 Copain

Cailloux & Coccinelle, Walla Walla $125

Leonetti Cellars Merlot ages well, but winemakers Gary & Chris Figgins also makes them to be enjoyed in their youth. Leonetti Cellars
1984 1989 1990 1995 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Washington State Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley American Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $400 $325 $300 $285 $270 $260 $255 $245 $225 $215 $200 $190 $180 $175 $165 $170 $165 $160 $110 $115

DeLille Cellars
1993 1995 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009

DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars

D2 D2 D2 D2 (magnum) D2 D2 (magnum) D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2 D2

WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

$175 $135 $129 $325 $125 $250 $119 $114 $108 $103 $97 $92 $88 $83 $79 $74 $69

DiStefano

Northstar
WA
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2000 2000 2001 2002 2002 2003 2003 Northstar Northstar Northstar Northstar Northstar Northstar Northstar Columbia Valley WA Columbia Valley (magnum)WA Columbia Valley WA Columbia Valley WA Columbia Valley (375 ML) WA Columbia Valley WA Walla Walla WA Miscela WA BC WA WA WA WA Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Walla Walla Walla Walla Reserve Washington Washington Washington Walla Walla WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $110 $200 $95 $82 $44 $79 $79 $49 $79 $109 $105 $105 $50 $115 $110 $87 $95 $45 $150 $150 $150 $65

Merlot

Tsillan Cellars

2003 Tsillan Cellars (pronounced Chelan), Col. Valley WA

$59 $52 $48 $40 $70 $42 $75 $95 $62

Walla Walla Vintners

Nota Bene Cellars


2001 Nota Bene

1997 Walla Walla Vintners 1997 Walla Walla Vintners

Spring Valley Vineyard Pleasant Vineyard

WA WA OR WA WA WA WA

Willamette Valley Vineyards


1992 Willamette Valley Vineyards

Orofino

Owen Roe

2003 Orofino, Merlot/Cabernet, Similkameen Valley DuBrul/Rosa Mystica DuBrul Vineyard DuBrul Vineyard

Woodward Canyon
1988 1998 1999 2000

2000 Owen Roe 2001 Owen Roe 2002 Owen Roe

Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon Woodward Canyon

Nelms Road Columbia Valley Walla Walla

Paul Thomas Pedestal


2003 Pedestal 2004 Pedestal

1989 Paul Thomas

Whitestone

2002 Whitestone, Pieces of Red, Lk. Roosevelt Vineyard WA

Pepper Bridge Preston


Michel Rolland of Bordeaux is known the world over. His Pedestal is crafted from Washington State fruit as a part of the Longshadow project.

California Merlot
2001 2002 2003 2003 2005 2001 1999 Carter Cellars, Truchard Vineyard, Napa (375 ml) Carter Cellars, Truchard Vineyard, Napa (375 ml) Carter Cellars, Truchard Vineyard, Napa Carter Cellars,Truchard Vineyard, Napa (375 ml) Carter Cellars, Truchard Vineyard, Napa Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Ravenswood Estate, Sonoma CA CA CA CA CA CA CA $60 $55 $100
$50

1999 Pepper Bridge 2000 Pepper Bridge 1990 Preston

Quilceda Creek

1998 Quilceda Creek 1999 Quilceda Creek 2000 Quilceda Creek

$180 $99 $57

Chateau Rollat Seven Hills Sno Road Sineann

British Columbia Merlot


1999 2000 2000 2002 Poplar Grove, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley Poplar Grove, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley Poplar Grove, Reserve, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Poplar Grove, Reserve, Naramata Bench, Okanagan BC BC BC BC $69 $65 $79 $75

2005 Chateau Rollat

Made by Christian LeSommer, formely with Chteau Latour

2000 Seven Hills 2006 Sno Road 1998 Sineann 1999 Sineann 1999 Sineann

Columbia Valley

WA

$45 $78 $48 $48 $50 $35

Viola V., Echo West Vin. OR Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Oregon WA WA OR WA

Staton Hills

1992 Staton Hills

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Beaulieu Vineyard (BV) is one of Californias most historic wineries. It was founded 107 years ago by Georges de Latour. The Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon was a benchmark for decades. Beaulieu continues the tradition of fine wines handed down by legendary winemaker Andr Tchelistcheffthe Maestro.
In 1900, French-born

California Cabernet Sauvignon & Proprietary Blends


2002 Abreu Madrona Ranch, Napa CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA $625 $120 $3,500 $275 $320 $250 $240 $230 $220 $650 $205 $220 $180 $200 $175 $500 $450 $450 $800 $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 $625 $750 $775 $225 $120 $300 $350 $105 $300 $200 $975 $250 $315 $220 $200 $95

Benziger Beringer
1937 1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1992 1993 1994 1996 1997 1999

2005 Benziger, Tribute, Sonoma Mountain Estate Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Beringer Exclusive Selection Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Naps 3L Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Private Reserve, Napa Melbury, Napa Valley Melbury, Napa Valley St. Eden, Napa Valley

Georges de Latour

buys land in Napa Valley and founds a winery named after the beautiful place of the site. In 1938, Latour finds a new winemaker in Paris, a 37-year-old Russian, Andr Tchelistcheff, who will become one of Californias greatest winemakers of the 20th century. Tchelistcheff s nephew, Alex Golitzin, will found Quilceda Creek Winery in Washington State, page 64. Golitzin will go on to make some of the greatest Cabernets in Washington State at the Quilceda Creek Winery.

Andr Tchelistcheff

1964 1965 1967 1971 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1979 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1990 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Collection


B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour B.V. Georges de Latour Araujo Estates Wines Araujo Estates Wines Araujo Estates Wines Araujo Estates Wines Araujo Estates Wines Araujo Estates Wines

1993 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Araujo Estates Wines

Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa CA Private Reserve, Napa (mag) CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa (375) CA Eisele Vineyard, Napa (375) CA Madrona Ranch, Napa CA

$400 $350 $250 $255 $225 $450 $355 $350 $250 $340 $160 $190 $250 $280 $275 $250 $255 $250 $230 $220 $220 $200 $180 $180 $200 $160 $150 $140 $340 $420 $350 $350 $225 $195 $190 $625

2000 Bond Estates 2001 Bond Estates 2001 Bond Estates


Bond is a group of single vineyard wines from Napa Valley. Bill Harlan and Bob Levy make the wines. Melbury is northeast of Rutherford. Finesse. Vecina is in Oakvilles western foothills. Powerful. St. eden is a rocky knoll in Oakville. Opulent.

Bond Estates

1992 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000

Bryant Family Vineyard

Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Bryant Family Vineyard Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley

Parker Perfect 100 Parker Perfect 100

1998 1999 2000 2000 2002 2002 2002 2004 2005 2005

Carter Cellars

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CA CA CA

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California Cabernet Sauvignon & Meritage


CA CA CA CA $125 $125 $125 $300 1993 Harlan Estate 1995 Harlan Estate 1999 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Cask F-29 Cask B-8 CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA $795 $975 $795 $250 $250 $240 $145 $250 $150 $150 $125 $250 $245 $300 $245 #1 Wine SPectator toP 100 $49 $100 $210 $47 $95 $200 $105 $105 $125 $125 $125 $105 $150 $125 $160 $150 $400 $125 $125 $125 $265 $129

Chateau St. Jean

1998 Chateau St. Jean 1998 Chateau St. Jean 2001 Chateau St. Jean

Clos du Val

Cinq Cpages, Sonoma Cinq Cpages, Sonoma Cinq Cpages, Sonoma Napa

Inglenook

1974 Clos du Val

Colgin Cellars
The October 1949 issue of the Charles KrugBottles and Bins newsletter.

1966 Inglenook 1970 Inglenook 1974 Inglenook

Jones Family Vineyards


Herb Lamb Vineyard Herb Lamb Vineyard Herb Lamb Vineyard Herb Lamb Vineyard Herb Lamb Vineyard Anthology, Napa Anthology, Napa Anthology, Napa Napa Volcanic Hill Gravelly Meadow Red Rock Terrace Volcanic Hill Gravelly Meadow Estate, Napa Valley Estate, Napa Valley Estate, Napa Valley Estate, Napa Valley Napanook, Napa Estate, Napa Valley Estate, Napa Valley CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA $900 $900 $750 $750 $650 $105 $100 $99 $150 $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $295 $255 $225 $195 $69 $215 $235 $55 $65

At the urging of Robert Mondavi, his parents, Cesare and Rosa Mondavi, purchased the Charles Krug Winery in 1943. Later, Robert and brother Peter both ran the winery until Robert left the family firm to form the Robert Mondavi Winery in 1966. The Herbfarms complete collection of Bottles and Bins covers the historic period between 1949 and 1975 when Napa Valleys reputation was solidifying on the world wine stage.

1992 1993 1995 1996 2000

Conn Creek

Colgin Colgin Colgin Colgin Colgin

1996 Jones Family Vineyards Napa Valley 1997 Jones Family Vineyards Napa Valley

Jordan

1976 Jordan 1978 Jordan 1987 Jordan 1977 1998 2000 2002 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002

2000 Conn Creek 2001 Conn Creek 2002 Conn Creek

Joseph Phelps

Alexander Valley Alexander Valley Alexander Valley Insignia Insignia Insignia Insignia Napa Valley (375 ml) Napa Valley Napa Valley (magnum) Napa Valley (375 ml) Napa Valley Napa Valley (magnum) Napa, Lone Canyon

Cuvaison
1985 1990 1990 1990 1999

1978 Cuvaison

Karl Lawrence Cellars


Karl Lawrence Karl Lawrence Karl Lawrence Karl Lawrence Karl Lawrence Karl Lawrence

Joseph Phelps Joseph Phelps Joseph Phelps Joseph Phelps

Diamond Creek

Diamond Creek Diamond Creek Diamond Creek Diamond Creek Diamond Creek Dominus Dominus Dominus Dominus Dominus Dominus Dominus

Dominus
Ann Colgins cult Cabernets are among the most sought-after from Napa Valley. The Herb Lamb Vineyard Cabs are full-bodied and show rich blackberry, blueberry, lavender, licorice, and toast.

Ladera
1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1997

2002 Ladera

1990 1995 1996 1998 1998 1999 2004

Livingston-Moffett

Franciscan
1991 Gallo

1999 Franciscan, Oakville Estate, Magnificant, Napa Valley

Gallo of Sonoma

Louis Martini

Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett Livingston-Moffett

Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Moffett Estate Vineyard CA Gemstone Vineyard, Napa CA Private Reserve Monte Rosso Monte Rosso Napa Valley Napa Valley (magnum) Napa Valley CA CA CA CA CA CA

Northern Sonoma Estate

CA

1959 Louis Martini 1998 Louis Martini 1999 Louis Martini 2000 Lynch 2000 Lynch 2001 Lynch

Lynch Vineyards

Harlan Estate

1990 Harlan Estate 1992 Harlan Estate

Napa Valley, First Release CA Napa Valley CA


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Merus

Pride Mountain Vineyards


Napa Valley Neyers Ranch, Napa CA CA $220 $90 $120 $350 $220 $215 $210 $230 1995 Pride Mountain 1996 Pride Mountain 1997 Pride Mountain

2000 Merus

Neyers

Reserve Claret Reserve Claret Reserve Claret

CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA

$390 $350 $360 $245 $320 $225 $220 $200 $225

2002 Neyers Vineyards 2002 1988 2001 2002 2003 2004

Ridge Vineyards
1988 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

Niebaum-Coppola / Rubicon Estate

Niebaum-Coppola Cask Cabernet, Napa CA Niebaum-Coppola Rubicon, Napa Valley Red CA Niebaum-Coppola Rubicon, Napa Valley Red CA Rubicon Estate Napa Valley Red CA Rubicon Estate Napa Valley Red CA Rubicon Estate Napa Valley Red CA Rubicon Estate white wine, Blancaneaux, see p. 27 The Montelena Estate CA The Montelena Estate CA The Montelena Estate (375 ml) The Montelena Estate CA Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Napa Valley Gaston, Napa Valley CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA

Even the staunchest die-hard Bordeaux lovers, even the Bordelais winemakers themselves, find in the rich, earthy, strikingly complex and enduring Monte Bello Cabernet a compelling resemblance to their finest red wines.Wine Spectator

Ridge Vineyards Ridge Vineyards Ridge Vineyards Ridge Vineyards Ridge Vineyards Ridge Vineyards

Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Monte Bello, Santa Cruz

1996 1999 1999 2001

Chateau Montelena

Chateau Montelena Chateau Montelena Chateau Montelena Chateau Montelena Opus One Opus One Opus One Opus One Opus One Opus One Opus One Opus One

$135 $105 $80 $148 $475 $445 $405 $425 $375 $325 $270 $280
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Ramey Wine Cellars


Ramey Ramey Ramey Ramey

Diamond Mountain, Napa CA Jericho Canyon, Napa Val. CA Diamond Mountain, Napa CA Jericho Canyon, Napa Val. CA

$145 $200 $125 $190

Opus One
1985 1990 1992 1993 1999 2002 2003 2004
Opus One is the joint venture of Californias Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippe de Rothschild of Bordeaux.

Rochioli

1997 Rochioli

Neomas Vineyard

CA

$105

Rubicon see Niebaum-Coppola, page 74 Sirita (Larry Stone)


1999 Sirita 2000 Sirita 1974 1980 1990 1994 1999 Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa North Coast Napa Valley Alexander Valley Napa Valley (magnum) Alexander Valley CA CA CA CA CA $80 $77 $375 $350 $200 $425 $160 $525 $555 $810 $780 $750 $50 $290

Silver Oak

Palmaz Vineyards
2001 Palmaz 2001 Palmaz

$180 $180 $200


Larry Stone is the worlds most decorated sommelier. He is an old friend who started his career here in Seattle. His Sirita wines are beautifully balanced.

Peter Michael

1995 Peter Michael

Les Pavots, Knights Valley CA

Silver Oak Silver Oak Silver Oak Silver Oak Silver Oak Sloan Sloan Sloan Sloan Sloan

Sloan (see background on page 76)


2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Proprietors Red, Rutherford CA Proprietors Red, Rutherford CA Proprietors Red, Rutherford CA Proprietors Red, Rutherford CA Proprietors Red, Rutherfod CA CA CA

Sonoma Creek Staglin

1991 Sonoma Creek

Sonoma Valley

1989 Staglin Family Vineyard Napa Valley


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Washington State and Pacific Northwest Syrah


Hard to believe, but until just a few years ago, Syrah was one of our Other Reds. My, how times have changed. Syrah may yet become Washington States best red varietal. Amalie Robert
2008 Amalie Robert Syrah, Satisfaction 2001 2002 2003 2003 2004 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2006 2006 2007 2006 2008 2009 2002 2003 2003 2004 2005 2006 2006 2007 2009

$70 $130 $125 $119 $230 $115 $220 $115 $109 $105 $100 $220 $92 $85 $190 $88 $82 $120 $119 $230 $115 $115 $109 $220 $105 $100 $275 $229 $219 $209 $199 $189 $179 $169 $169 $175 $160 $229 $209 $199 $189 $179 $172 $169 $490 $435 $295 $390 $395

Stags Leap Wine Cellars


1974 Stags Leap 1998 Stags Leap

Betz Family Winery

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1988 Philip Togni 2003 Philip Togni 2004 Philip Togni

Philip Togni

Stags Leap Vineyard CA Fay Vineyard, Estate, Napa CA Estate, Napa Valley Estate, Napa (magnum) Estate, Napa Cliff Vineyard, Napa Cliff Vineyard, Napa CA CA CA CA CA

Tulocay

2000 Tulocay 2001 Tulocay

Used Automobile Parts Zellerbach


1978 Stephen Zellerbach

2002 Used Automobile Parts Napa Valley, Cab./Merlot CA Alexander Valley CA

Illinois Galena Cellars

Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery Betz Family Winery

La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse (magnum) WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, (magnum) WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, Red Mt. WA La Cte Rousse, (magnum) WA WA Besoleil, S. Rhone Blend WA Besoleil, S. Rhone Blend WA Besoleil, (magnum) WA Besoleil, S. Rhone Blend WA Besoleil, S. Rhone Blend La Serenne, Boushey V. WA La Serenne, Boushey V, WA WA La Serenne (magnum) La Serenne, Boushey V. WA La Serenne, Boushey V. WA La Serenne, Boushey V. WA WA La Serenne, (magnum) La Serenne, Boushey V. WA La Serenne, Boushey V. WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

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New York Long Island Wines Virginia Virginia


1999 Bedell Cellars 1987 Bridgehampton

2000 Galena Cellars

Proprietors Reserve Cupola, Long Island Long Island Reserve

IL NY NY VA VA

$49 $67 $65 $75 $65

Cayuse Vineyards
1999 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2002 2003 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2003 2000 2002 2003 2004 Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise, Walla Walla Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise, Walla Walla Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Armada Vineyard Cayuse Vineyards Bionic Frog, Walla Walla Cayuse Vineyards Bionic Frog, Walla Walla Cayuse Vineyards Bionic Frog, Walla Walla Cayuse Vineyards Bionic Frog, Walla Walla Cayuse, God Only Knows (see Grenache)
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Christophe Baron grew up in a French winemaking family and has studied and worked around the world. His Cayuse Vineyards in Walla Walla is producing some head-turning wines.

Petite Sirah
1974 Callaway Vineyard Estate, Temecula CA $90

California. Boasting enormous concentration, extraordinary complexity (roasted coffee notes intermixed with blueberry, blackberry, jus de viande, subtle smoky oak, and a wealth of spice), it possesses terrific fruit, extraordinary intensity, and an amazingly pure, rich, long (over 50 seconds), blockbuster finish. This brilliant, uncompromising expression of Cabernet Sauvignon clearly demonstrates this vineyards potential as well as the enormous, multi-million-dollar effort Stuart Sloan has put into both the winery and the vineyard. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2020+. Talk about coming out with a Big Bang! Stuart Sloan, the Seattle businessman, has hit both gold and home runs with his extraordinary vineyard perched high on a hill above the renowned restaurant/hotel complex of Auberge du Soleil. A 60-acre estate only partially planted in vines, with David Abreu handling the viticulture and Martha Levy (wife of Harlan Estates Bob Levy) making the wine, this is as impressive a new operation as I have ever witnessed. 100 points. Robert Parker

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Abacela
1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2004 2005 2006 2007

McCrea Cellars
OR OR Oregon OR Oregon OR Southern Oregon OR Southern Oregon OR Umpqua Cuve OR Estate, Southern Oregon OR Estate, Southern Oregon OR Estate, Southern Oregon OR Seven Hills Vineyard Sheridan Vineyard Seven Hills Vineyard Annie Camarda Annie Camarda Estate, Lake Chelan Estate, Lake Chelan Walla Walla WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $90 $85 $80 $76 $75 $62 $74 $72 $69 $65 $60 $60 $60 $100 $88 $65 $59 $59 $65 $59 $68 $78 $168 $80 $50 $65
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Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela Abacela

Andrew Will
1999 2000 2001 2003 2006

Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Anderw Will

Doug McCrea founded the first winery in Washington dcated solely to Rhne varietals.

Benson Vineyards Beresan

2005 Benson Vineyards 2007 Benson Vineyards 2002 Beresan

1997 1997 1998 1998 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2002 2003 2004 2004

McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars

Boushey Vineyard Cuve Orleans Ciel du Cheval Boushey Vineyard Yakima Valley Boushey Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Amerique, Yakima Val. Cuve Orleans Ciel du Cheval Boushey Vineyard Cuve Orleans Boushey Vineyard Ciel du Cheval Cuve Orleans Ciel du Cheval Boushey Vineyard Boushey Vineyard Cuve Orleans

WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

$65 $125 $85 $85 $50 $83 $83 $61 $105 $79 $79 $95 $79 $79 $88 $77 $75 $75 $80 $51 $60 $79 $55 $60 $125 $115 $109 $104 $99 $185 $95 $89 $86 $95 $79 $145 $60 $60 $95 $90 $90 $120 $120 $89 $65

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Cougar Crest

Bunnell Family Winery Buty Winery

2006 Bunnell Family, Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvdre WA 2007 Bunnell Family, Syrah, Cinsault, Mourvdre, Grenache WA 2001 Buty Winery 2003 Buty Winery 2003 Buty Winery Rviva of the Stones WA Rviva of the Stones WA Rviva of the Stones (mag) WA Columbia Valley Crawford Vineyard WA WA WA WA

2001 Cougar Crest 2002 Cougar Crest 2002 Cougar Crest

Chteau Faire Le Pont

Walla Walla WA Walla Walla WA Reserve, Stellar Vineyard WA Yakima Valley WA Provence (syrah, cabernet, mer)WA

2002 Chteau Faire Le Pont 2002 Chteau Faire Le Pont 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2002 2003 2004 2005 2005 2008 2005 DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars DeLille Cellars

DeLille Cellars (Doyenne)

Caon de Sol

2000 Caon de Sol

Chuckanut Ridge

2003 Chuckanut Ridge 2001 Chandler Reach

Chandler Reach Vineyards Coeur dlene Cellars


1988 1989 1989 1990 1991 1994 1995 1997 1997 1998 1999 2000 2003 Coeur dlene Cellars

Estate, Yakima Valley Opulence

Columbia Winery
Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia Columbia

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Red Willow WA Red Willow WA WA Red Willow (magnum) Red Willow WA Red Willow WA Red Willow WA Red Willow WA Red Willow WA WA Red Willow (magnum) Red Willow WA WA Red Willow (magnum) Red Willow, S. Chapel Block Aunt Lee, Walla Walla WA

Descendants Liegeois Dupont (DLDHedges) Dominio IV


Eric Dunham is showing
remarkable ability with Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon at his winery in Walla Walla.

Doyenne WA Doyenne WA Doyenne WA Doyenne WA Doyenne WA Doyenne (magnum) WA Doyenne WA Doyenne WA Doyenne WA 13 pt, Cab./Syrah/Mourvdre AIX, Cab/Syrah/Mourvdre Doyenne, Grand Ciel WA

2008 Descendants Liegeois Dupont, Les Gosses Vineyard WA 2003 Dominio IV 2000 2001 2001 2002 2002

Dunham Cellars

Columbia Valley

WA/OR WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Fidlitas

Dunham Cellars Dunham Cellars Dunham Cellars Dunham Cellars Dunham Cellars

Columbia Valley Walla Walla Columbia Valley Frenchtown Vineyard Lewis Vineyard Eight, Columbia Valley Walla Walla

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1998 1998 1999 2000 2001 2003 2005 2006 2005 2007 2009 2007 Glen Fiona Glen Fiona Glen Fiona Glen Fiona Glen Fiona Glen Fiona Walla Walla Bacchus Walla Walla, Puncheon Walla Walla Basket Press, Lot 57, W.W. Columbia Valley Lagniappe, Col. Valley Lagniappe, Col. Valley Walla Walla John Lewis John Lewis Walla Walla Deer Slayer Wild Alfalfa Wild Alfalfa Looking Glass WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA ID WA WA WA WA WA Morrison Lane WA Milbrandt, Wahluke Slope WA Morrison Lane, Walla Walla WA End of the Road WA Milbrandt WA Cougar Hills, Walla Walla WA Morrison Lane, W.W. WA Lucky No. 7, Seven Hills WA Estate Signature WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA $55 $48 $62 $50 $62 $46 $79 $72 $100 $170 $143 $112 $65 $85 $59 $49 $60 $77 $80 $80 $110 $65 $47 $70 $80 $70 $115 $36 $75 $85 $100 $55 $99 $95 $94 $105 $126 $80 $74 $70 $70
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2001 Rulo Winery

Sarah Powell
2003 Sequel 2004 Sequel 2005 Sequel

Columbia Valley Rogue Valley

WA OR WA WA WA

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1999 Sarah Powell

Sequel (John Duval: Penfolds/Longshadows) Serience


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Gramercy Cellars

Hells Canyon

Gramercy Cellars Gramercy Cellars Gramercy Cellars Gramercy Cellars Gramercy Cellars Gramercy Cellars

Columbia Valley Columbia Valley Columbia Valley

2001 Zefina/Serience 2002 Zefina/Serience

Seven Hills Solena

Rhone Red, Alder Ridge WA Rhone Red, Alder Ridge WA Columbia Valley Del Rio Vineyard Del Rio Vineyard WA OR OR

2000 Seven Hills

2002 Hells Canyon

Isenhower Cellars Januik Winery


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Silvan Ridge
2001 Solena

2001 Silvan Ridge


Laurent Montalieu of Solena enjoys a glass of his Syrah at The Herbfarm.

2002 Isenhower Cellars 2003 Isenhower Cellars 2003 Isenhower Cellars 1999 Januik Winery 2000 Januik Winery

Tyrus Evan

2001 Tyrus Evan 2001 Tyrus Evan 2003 Va Piano

K Vintners

Va Piano Vineyards Walter Dacon Waters


2006 Waters 2004 Walter Dacon

Del Rio Vineyard OR Seven Hills Vineyard OR/WA Lewis Vineyard WA

Kestrel

K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners K Vintners

Cest Syrah Belle, Col. Val. WA Forgotten Hills Vineyard WA Stout Ranch Elephant Mountain WA WA

Wilridge

2000 Wilridge 2001 Wilridge

1999 Kestrel

Woodinville Wine Company/Bear Creek Zerba Cellars Chateau Fou Kongsgaard Neyers Pax
2002 Neyers 2003 Pax 2003 Pax 2004 Zerba Cellars Columbia Valley

Lullaby

1999 Bear Creek Snipes Canyon Vineyard WA 2002 Woodinville Wine Co. Columbia Valley WA OR/WA

2010 Lullaby, Ros de Virginie, Walla Walla

Maison Bleue

2009 Maison Bleue,Graviere, Syrah/Grenache,Mouvedre

Matthews Cellars Mystic Rasa


2001 Mystic 2007 Rasa 2008 Rasa

California Syrah
2006 Chateau Fou 2008 Chateau Fou 2000 Kongsgaard Santa Ynez Valley Santa Ynez Valley CA CA $90 $85 $200 $95 $125 $96

2001 Matthews Cellars 2002 Matthews Cellars

Chandler Reach Red Mountain Columbia Valley QED, Columbia Valley QED, Columbia Valley

Hudson Vineyard, Napa CA Cuve dHonneur, Napa CA Cuve Christine, Sonoma CA Obsidian, Knights Valley CA

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Henschke, Hill of Grace
1991 Henschke Hill of Grace, Eden Valley $550

Australian Shiraz

Penfolds Grange
1965 1971 1976 1980 1985 1989 1994 1996 1997 1999 2001 Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Penfolds Grange Hermitage. Grange Hermitage. Grange Hermitage. Grange Hermitage Grange Hermitage. Grange Hermitage Grange Grange. Grange. Grange. Magill Estate Vineyard. $3,000 $1,250 charlie trotterS faV $1,000 Parker Perfect 100 $550 $550 $485 $650 $485 $400 $350 $95

Rolf Binder Estate

2001 Rolf Binder Estate 2002 Rolf Binder Estate

Heysen, Barossa Valley Heinrich, Barossa Valley

$70 $150

Stephen Carl & Prue Henschke are the fifth


generation of winemakers at Henschke. Their Hill of Grace is generally regarded as Australias most soughtafter wine along with Grange. This single vineyard wine is produced from low-yielding, ancient 130-year-old vines across the road from a remote church. The wine is fullbodied and complex with optimum drinking ranging from 15 to 25 years.

Ross Estate

2001 Ross Estate 2001 Ross Estate

North Ridge, Barossa Valley Barossa Valley

$37 $45

Torbreck

2002 Torbreck 2003 Torbreck 2003 Torbreck


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Run Rig, Barossa Valley The Factor, Barossa Valley Les Amis (old-vine Grenache)

$365 $188 $260

Yalumba

Branson Coach House

2002 Branson Coach House Greenock Block Estate, Barossa 2004 Branson Coach House Greenock Block Estate, Barossa

$100 $105

The old basket press at Rockford in Australias Barossa Valley.

1998 Yalumba 1999 Yalumba

The Octavius tion IX, Barossa The Octavius tion X, Barossa

$155 $140

Charles Melton dArenberg


Max Schubert went
against the instructions of his employers and created one of the worlds most famous wines, Penfolds Grange. Though Schubert died in 1994, the wine is still a monument to opulence from the deep, sandy soils of Australias Barossa Valley.

1999 Charles Melton

Nine Popes, Barossa Valley

$90

1998 2000 2005 2002

dArenberg dArenberg dArenberg dArenberg

The Dead Arm The Dead Arm The Dead Arm The Laughing Magpie, McLaren

$175 $139 $112 $49

Greenock Creek
1997 1998 1998 1999 1998 1999

Greenock Creek Greenock Creek Greenock Creek Greenock Creek Greenock Creek Greenock Creek

Seven Acre Vineyard, Barossa Seven Acre Vineyard, Barossa Cornerstone Grenache, Barossa Seven Acre Vineyard, Barossa Apricot Block, Barossa Cornerstone Grenache, Barossa

$110 $130 $80 $150 $130 $90

Rockford

1993 Rockford 1999 Rockford

Basket Press, Barossa Valley $125 Basket Press, Barossa Valley (375) $60

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Barbera: also see Piemonte, Italy page 125
2007 2008 2005 2007 Facelli Winery Facelli Winery Lone Canary Traunche Cellars Sagemoor Vineyard Sagemoor Vineyard Milbrandt Vineyard Columbia Valley WA WA WA WA $53 $47 $38 $53 $49 $59 $85 $70 $160 $42 $75 $55 $33 $33 $33 $35 $82 $78 $94 $85 $79 $174 $42 $42 $48 $40 $55 $85 $44 $45 $42 $65 $50 $105 $60 $49 $53 $55 $55 $54 $110 $62 $39 $65 $275 $110 $47 $42

Other Red Varietals


2003 2004 2005 2007 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 1999 2004 2007 2010 2011 1999 Abacela Abacela Abacela Palotai Amity Vineyards Amity Vineyards Amity Vineyards Amity Vineyards Amity Vineyards Amity Vineyards Brick House Brick House Brick House Brick House Brick House Chehalem Dolcetto, Oregon Dolcetto, Southern Oregon Dolcetto, Southern Oregon Dolcetto, Umpqua Valley Willamette Valley Willamette Valley Willamette Valley Willamette Valley Willamette Valley Willamette Valley Willamette, Organic Willamette, Organic Estate, Biodynamic Estate, Biodynamic Estate, Biodynamic Cerise, Ridgecrest V. OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR $40 $39 $39 $47 $48 $48 $46 $44 $42 $40 $85 $84 $69 $64 $56 $46 $48 $48 $45 $45 $78 $52 $220 $240 $85 $60 $60 $45 $32 $49 $57 $30 $30 $50 $64 $40 $60 $30 $69 $55 $50 $35 $49 $75 $39 $88 $85 $69 $62 $58 $49 $45

Dsigne was created by Buty Winery especially for The Herbfarm. It is designed to seamlessly complement many of the foods of the Pacific Northwest. 99% Cabernet Franc (Conner-Lee and Champoux Vineyards) and 1% Merlot and a 18-month elevage in top French oak make this a real beauty. 552 bottles produced.

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Cabernet Francs

Abacela Southern Oregon OR Barrister Columbia Valley WA Buty Winery Cab. Franc/Merlot WA Buty Winery Caballo Blanco, 91% CF WA Caballo Blanco, (magnum)WA Buty Winery Chaddsford Winery Brandywine Valley PA Chteau Ste. Michelle Ethos WA Chteau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard WA Chinook Cab. Franc Ros WA Chinook Cab. Franc Ros WA Chinook Cab. Franc Ros WA Corvidae The Keeper WA Corliss Estate Cabernet Franc WA Corliss Estate Cabernet Franc WA Dsigne Columbia Valley WA Dsigne Columbia Valley WA Dsigne Columbia Valley WA Dsigne Columbia Valley, 1500ML WA DiStefano Ros of Cabernet Franc WA DiStefano Ros of Cabernet Franc WA DiStefano Sogno WA Facelli Bacchus Vineyard WA Green Creek Winery Rose, N. Carolina (500ml) NC Hillcrest Nonich OR Matthews Cellars Desert Ros WA Millbrook Hudson River Valley NY Millbrook New York State NY Owen Roe Rosa Mystica Block WA Poplar Grove Winery Benchmark, Naramata BC Clos Rougeard, Saumur-Champigny, Le Bourg FR Sakonnet Estate, Rhode Island RI Walla Walla Vintners Spring Valley Vineyard WA Walla Walla Vintners Spring Valley Vineyard WA Walla Walla Vintners Columbia Valley WA Walla Walla Vintners Columbia Valley WA Walla Walla Vintners Columbia Valley WA Walla Walla Vintners Columbia Valley (magnum)WA Whitestone, Lake Roosevelt Shores Vineyard WA Carmeere, Walla Walla WA CA CA

Gamay Noir

2002 2003 2004 2005 2005 2008 2008 2009 1998 2002 2005 1995 2001 2001 2002 2002 2007 2008 2006 2010 2002 2004

Grenache

Kadarka

Abacela Umpqua Estate OR Abacela Umpqua Estate OR Abacela Umpqua Estate OR Abacela Southern Oregon OR Betz Family Winery Bsoleil WA Brian Carter Cellars Byzance (Gren/Syrah/M) WA Cayuse, God Only Knows (90% Grenache) WA Cayuse, God Only Knows WA Domaine du Mas Blanc Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel FR DiStefano Columbia Valley WA DiStefano Columbia Valley WA Glen Fiona WA McCrea Cellars Rhne Ros WA McCrea Cellars WA McCrea Cellars Sirocco (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvdre, Counoise) WA McCrea Cellars Sirocco (375) Lullaby Ros of Grenache (500) WA Ruby Kurant, The Archer, 95% Gren/5% Syrah CA WA Tranche, Slice of Pape, Rhne Blend, Grenache Tranche, Pink Pape, Dry Rose, Blue Mt Vineyard WA Zefina Serience Rouge WA Zefina Ros of Grenache WA OR OR WA WA WA VA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Carmeere
2001 Colvin Vineyard

Charbono
2005 Robert Foley Vineyards Charbono, Napa Valley 1959 Inglenook Charbono, Napa Valley 1997 Turley Wine Cellars
1959 was an outstanding Napa Valley vintage. Now less than 100 acres of this variety remain planted in California. Absolutely perfect fills and condition. A monumental time capsule.

Tofanelli Vineyard, Napa CA Ciel du Cheval Vineyard WA

Counoise
2002 Abacela
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2009 Palotai Vineyard, Estate, Umpqua Valley 2010 Palotai Vineyard, Bulls Blood, Umpqua Valley

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2002 2001 2005 2006 Crown Valley Winery Limited Edition, Missouri MO Chrysalis Vineyards Estate Bottled, Virginia VA Horton Vineyards Orange County, Virginia VA Horton Vineyards Orange County, Virginia VA MV Stone Hill, Hermannsberg, Norton, Vincent, Chambourcin 2002 Stone Hill Estate Bottled MO 2006 Stone Hill Estate Bottled Hermann MO

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Malbec
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The Norton grape (Vitis


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Malbec: Argentina

Abacela Oregon Abacela Southern Oregon Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Abacela Southern Oregon Abacela Southern Oregon Maurice Columbia Valley Corliss Estates Columbia Valley Corliss Estates Columbia Valley Eden Vale, Pear House Reserve, Southern Oregon Kettle Valley, Okanagan Valley, Naramata Bench Kettle Valley, Okanagan Valley, Naramata Bench Kettle Valley, Okanagan Valley, Naramata Bench William Church Wahluke Slope

OR OR OR OR OR WA WA WA OR BC BC BC WA AR AR AR AR WA WA WA CA

Dr. Earl and Hilda Jones


(here with Rastus) have planted the Tempranillo grape on a very geologically diverse, warm site in the Umpqua Valley near Roseburg, Oregon. Earl believes that the climate at Abacela is similar to that of the finest Tempranillogrowing regions of Spain.

Ron Zimmerman

Chris Camarda of the


Andrew Will Winery has a particular knack for producing notable Sangioveses. Sangiovese is the principal red grape of Tuscany.

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Mourvdre

Cheval des Andes Mendoza, Prop. Blend Cheval des Andes Mendoza, Prop. Blend Cheval des Andes Mendoza, Prop. Blend Catena Zapata, Mendoza (Cab., Malbec, Merlot) Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval (375) Vox Populi Esprit de Beaucastel

2007 2003 2007 2006 2001 2006 2009 2000 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2004 2005 2000 2005 2006 1997 1998 1999 2000 2000 2001 2002 2002 2003 2004 2004 2004 2005 2006 2006
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Barnard-Griffin Cuneo Cellars Facelli Winery Five Star Cellars Greenbank Cellars Mannina Cellars Mannina Cellars Napadan Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Leonetti Cellars Saggi Saggi Three Rivers Walter Dacon Walter Dacon

WA OR/WA WA WA WA WA WA Napa, Heidi Peterson Barrett CA Sangiovese WA Sangiovese WA Sangiovese WA Sangiovese WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Sangiovese, Walla Walla WA Columbia Valley Red WA Columbia Valley Red WA Pepper Bridge WA Red Mountain WA Red Mountain WA OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR WA OR WA WA OR

Ros of Sangiovese Two Rivers Columbia Valley Walla Walla Yakima Valley Walla Walla Valley Walla Walla Valey

$31 $48 $44 $49 $35 $40 $55 $75 $225 $215 $210 $205 $200 $190 $185 $170 $165 $155 $145 $99 $79 $77 $60 $54 $72 $69 $65 $60 $75 $55 $49 $47 $45 $49 $73 $70 $47 $47 $75 $43 $41 $39 $47 $65 $106 $99 $70 $39 $55 $50

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Tempranillo: also see Spain, page 135

Petit Verdot

McCrea Cellars McCrea Cellars Rasa Tablas Creek Vineyard

Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon OR Januik Ciel du Cheval WA Permund Cellars Virginia Reserve VA Woodinville Wine Cellars, Odd Man Out (P.V./Mal) WA Woodinville Wine Cellars,Odd Man Out (P.V./Mal)WA Woodinville Win eCellars, Odd Man Out (P.V/Mal) WA OR OR OR WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA WA

Pinot Meunier

1999 WillaKenzie Estate 2009 Teutonic Wine Company, Borgo Pass Vineyard 2009 Amalie Robert Willamette Valley

Sangiovese: also see Tuscany, page 129


1998 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2005 2007 2008 Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Andrew Will Benson Vineyards Benson Vineyards Benson Vineyards Benson Vineyards

Ciel du Cheval Pepper Bridge Pepper Bridge Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval Ciel du Cheval Estate, Lake Chelan Estate, Lake Chelan Estate, Lake Chelan Estate, Lake Chelan

2008 2003 2006 2007 2006

Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Southeast Block Reserve Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Roseburg Estate, Umpqua Abacela Umpqua Valley Cuve Abacela Estate Abacela Umpqua Valley Cuve Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Abacela Umpqua Cuve Abacela Umpqua Cuve Abacela Estate, Southern Oregon Abacela, Vintners Blend #6, 13 grape varieties Abacela Vintners Blend #7 Abacela Vintners Blend #8 Brian Carter Cellars Corrida (Temp/Merlot) Eden Vale, Pear House Reserve, Southern Oregon Gramercy Cellars Walla Walla Gramercy Cellars Walla Walla Red Lily Rogue Valley

Tempranillo: Argentina
2003 Zuccardi

Q Tempranillo, Mendoza

Northwest Zinfandel & Prmitivo

2008 Facelli, Primitivo, Sugarloaf Vineyard, Col. Gorge WA 2003 Maryhill Winery Columbia Valley WA
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2003 2005 1999 2003 2001

Maryhill Winery Owen Roe Sineann Solena Columbia Winery

Proprietors Reserve Columbia Valley Old Vines, Pines V. Wooldridge Creek Vine. Alder Ridge Vineyard

WA WA OR OR WA

$79 $77 $92 $57 $49

The Zinfandels of Ridge Vineyards are a tribute to a great winery and the continued brilliance of Paul Draper.
Paul Draper introduced the
single-vineyard Zinfandel to America in 1972.

Collection of Ridge Zinfandel


1974 1976 1976 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 2001 2005

Old World Classics

Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Central Coast Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Lytton Springs Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs, Sonoma Ridge Vineyards, Geyserville Proprietary Red, Sonoma (375)

$250 $195 $150 $100 $110 $125 $115 $165 $125 $110 $150 $89 $42

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White Burgundy: Le Montrachet

There are those who believe there is no finer white wine on the face of the earth than that of the vineyard of Le Montrachet. The plot of earth that produces this wine is tiny. The world is large. The price is astronomical. The Holy Grail of Chardonnay may just be Le Montrachet. Le Montrachet, Grand Cru
1961 2000 1998 1998 2000 2001 1999 2003 2000 2002 1976 1978 2000 1978 1988 1994 Domaines du Chteau de Beaune, Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Henri Boillot Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Bouchard Pre & Fils Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Bouchard Pre & Fils Le Montrachet, Grand Cru (375 ml) Bouchard Pre & Fils Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Colin-Delger Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Joseph Drouhin Le Montrachet, Marquis de Laguiche (mag) Joseph Drouhin Le Montrachet, Marquis de Laguiche Vincent Girardin Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Louis Latour Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Leroy Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Leroy Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Romane-Conti Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Ramonet Le Montrachet, Grand Cru Ramonet Le Montrachet, Grand Cru tienne Sauzet Le Montrachet, Grand Cru (magnum) $600 $745 $695 $350 $695 $695 $1,400 $740 $475 $800 $1,200 $1,200 $7,000 $3,500 $2,250 $1,200

Le Montrachet

The Old-World Classics


White Burgundy & Chablis (France) . . . . . . . . 91 Riesling from Germany, Alsace, and Austria 94, 96, 97 Grner Veltliner (Austria) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Loire Valley Whites: Muscadet to Sancerre (France)99 White Rhne (France) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Red Burgundy (France). Bordeaux (France) . . . Rhne (France) . . . . . Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . Spain & Portugal . . . . South Africa . . . . . . .

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Old-World Red: 106-136


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More Grand Cru White Burgundy
1985 1996 2001 1998 1999 2003 1998 Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne, Grand Cru Ren Fleurot Btard-Montrachet, Grand Cru Jean-Nol Gagnard Btard-Montrachet, Grand Cru Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne, Grand Cru Albert Morey Btard-Montrachet, Grand Cru Paul Pernot, Bienvenue-Btard-Montrachet, Grand Cru Ramonet, Bienvenue-Btard-Montrachet, Grand Cru $395 $128 $275 $150 $290 $240 $240

White Burgundy
2003 2003 2003 2008 2003 2003 2002 2003 1999 2008 Leflaive Leflaive Leflaive Bernard Moreau Bernard Morey Bernard Morey Paul Pernot Paul Pernot Ramonet Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet AOC Puligny-Montrachet, Les Pucelles, 1er Puligny-Montrachet, Clavoillon Chassagne-Montrachet, Champ Gain Chassagne-Montrachet, Les Embrazes Chassagne-Montrachet, Les Morgeots Puligny-Montrachet, Les Pucelles Puligny-Montrachet, Les Folatires Chassagne-Montrachet, Les Chaumes Puligny-Montrachet $148 $320 $208 $122 $114 $114 $140 $160 $225 $94

bourgogne blanc
2008 Remoissenet Pere & Fil Bourgogne Blanc $45

Aloxe-Corton, Auxey-Duresses & Beaune


1991 J.F. Coche-Dury 2000 Leroy 2001 Leroy Auxey-Duresses Blanc Auxey-Duresses Blanc Auxey-Duresses Blanc $200 $90 $115
The village of Chablis

Chablis
2002 2002 2002 2000 1997 2001 2001 2002 Joseph Drouhin Joseph Drouhin Christian Moreau R&V Dauvissat R&V Dauvissat R&V Dauvissat R&V Dauvissat R&V Dauvissat Chablis Les Clos, Grand Cru Les Clos, Grand Cru Chablis La Forest, 1er Cru La Forest, 1er Cru La Forest, 1er Cru (375 ml) La Forest, 1er Cru $35 $159 $189 $59 $99 $70 $42 $105

Meursault
2005 2005 2002 1997 2002 2005 1996 1969 1973 1996 2000 2001 1996 Arnaud Ente Buisson-Charles Yves Boyer-Martenot J.F. Coche-Dury Vincent Girardin Remi Jobard Michelot Leroy Leroy Leroy Guy Roulot Guy Roulot Michel Tessier Meursault, Les Petits Charrons Meursault, Bouches-Cheres Meursault, En LOrmeau Meursault Meursault, Les Charmes Meursault, Sous la Velle Meursault, Les Genevrires Meursault, Les Perrires Meursault, Les Charmes Meursault Meursault, Les Tessons Meursault, Les Charmes Meursault, Les Genevrires $205 $129 $107 $230 $120 $109 $148 $415 $515 $225 $160 $225 $140

Chablis of Franois Raveneau Raveneaus Chablis estate is so blessed with good sites that it produces no generic Chablis at all. The wines age well.
1999 2000 s1999 2000 2000 2000 2000 1999 2000 2000 Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Franois Raveneau Les Clos, Grand Cru Blanchots, Grand Cru Butteaux, 1er Cru Butteaux, 1er Cru Chapelot, 1er Cru Fret, 1er Cru Monte de Tonnerre, 1er Cru Mont Mains, 1er Cru Mont Mains, 1er Cru Vaillons, 1er Cru $300 $220 $120 $120 $120 $120 $140 $120 $120 $130

Puligny & Chassagne Montrachet


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Germany
Mosel-Saar-Ruwer 2005 Adams, A.J. Dhron Hofberg Reserve $109 1996 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Auslese $72 1997 Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Sptlese $55 1999 Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen, Kabinett $74 2001 Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auslese (375) $62 2002 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Auslese $69 2002 Dr. Loosen Graacher Himmelreich, Sptlese $83 2003 Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen, Auslese $67 2003 Dr. Loosen Erdener Pralat, Auslese $75 2003 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Auslese $70 2004 Dr. Loosen Berkasteler Lay, Kabinett $43 2005 Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Sptlese $52 2005 Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auselese (375) $74 2005 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese $92 2005 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese (1500 ml) $199 2006 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese $57 1994 Fritz Haag Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Sptlese $60 2002 Fritz Haag Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Kabinett $40 2002 Fritz Haag, Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Auslese $68 2005 Fritz Haag, B.-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Auslese Goldkapsel 9 (375) $78 2005 Fritz Haag, B.-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Auslese Goldkapsel 9 (750) $125 2000 Mnchhof rziger Wrzgarten, Kabinett $35 2001 Mnchhof rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese $55 2001 Mnchhof Estate $37 2002 Mnchhof rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese $60 2006 Mnchhof rziger Wrzgarten, Sptlese $49 1976 Christoffel-Prm Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auslese $170 1976 Christoffel-Prm rziger Wrzgarten, Auslese $170 1998 J.J. Prm Wehlen Sonnenuhr, Sptlese $60 2001 J.J. Prm Graacher Himmelreich, Sptlese $95 2001 J.J. Prm Wehlen Sonnenuhr, Sptlese $65 2001 J.J. Prm Wehlen Sonnenuhr, Auslese $85 2003 J.J. Prm Wehlen Sonnenuhr, Auslese $79 2001 J.J. Prm Graacher Himmelreich, Sptlese $87 2005 J.J. Prm Estate, Sptlese $65 2005 J J Prm Graacher Himmelreich, Sptlese $72 2005 J.J. Prm Wehlen Sonnenuhr, Auslese $92 2001 S.A. Prm Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auslese $72 2005 S.A. Prm Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Auslese $65 2005 Selbach Oster Zeltinger Schloberg, Sptlese $49 2005 St. Urbans-Hof Piesporter Goldtrpfchen, Sptlese $59 2005 Willi Schaefer Graacher Himmelreich, Sptlese $63 2001 von Hovel Oberemmeler Hutte Sptlese $48 2005 Van Volxem Kanzemer Altenberg, Alte Reben, Qualittswein $70 2002 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Grnhauser Herrenberg Kabinett (375) $34 2002 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Grnhauser Abtsberg Sptlese (375) $39 2003 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, QbA $29 2005 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Grnhauser Abtsberg Sptlese $63 2006 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Grnhauser Abtsberg Superior $79 2006 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Grnhauser Herrenberg Kabinett $45 Rheingau 1996 Georg Breuer Rdesheim Berg Schlossberg $145 1996 Georg Breuer Rdesheim Berg Schlossberg (mag) $400 2001 Schloss Schnborn Erbacher Marcobrun, Sptlese $59
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2005 Schloss Schnborn 2001 Schloss Vollrads 2001 Schloss Vollrads 2005 Robert Weil Rheinhessen 2001 Gunderloch 2002 Gunderloch 2005 Gunderloch Pfalz 1997 Dr. Brklin-Wolf 1999 Dr. Brklin-Wolf 2001 Mller-Catoir 1976 August Ziegler Nahe 1989 Schlogut Deil 2001 Schlogut Deil 2001 Schlogut Deil 2006 Schlogut Deil 2006 Schlogut Deil 2006 Schlogut Deil 2006 Schlogut Deil 1999 Dnnhoff 2003 Dnnhoff 2003 Dnnhoff 2004 Dnnhoff 2005 Dnnhoff 2005 Dnnhoff 2006 Dnnhoff 2007 Dnnhoff 2008 Dnnhoff 2010 Dnnhoff 2005 Emrich-Schnleber 2005 E.-Schnleber Franken 2001 Georg Mosbacher 2006 Hans Wirsching Erbacher Marcobrun, Sptlese Sptlese Auslese (500 ml) Kiedrich Grf,enberg Auslese (375 ml) Nachenheim Rothenberg, Sptlese Nachenheim Rothenberg, Sptlese Riesling Kabinett, Jean-Baptiste $56 $49 $89 $129 $60 $55 $40

Elegant, vibrant, and racy are


descriptions of top-notch German Riesling. If you havent tried these wines, there is no question that you have been missing something special. Since 2001, a continuing fine string of vintages make this a great time to explore this noble varietal. If you love older Rieslings, the famous 1976 vintage may be just the thing for you. Getrnk Riesling, gefhl Gemtlichkeit!

Wachenheimer Pechstein Forst, Sptlese $42 Wachenheimer Gaisbhl-Ruppertsberg (375) $50 Gimmeldinger Schlel Rieslaner Sptlese $90 Gimmeldinger Mandelgarten Goldene Kammerpreismunze, Aus. $195 Dorsheimer Goldloch, Sptlese Dorsheimer Burgberg, Goldkap Auslese (375) Dorsheimer Pittermnnchen, Sptlese Dorsheimer Scheurebe, Sptlese Dorsheimer Goldloch, Sptlese Dorsheimer Goldloch, Grosses Gewchs Dorsheimer Pittermannchen, Auslese Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (magnum) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Auslese (375) Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Sptlese Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Sptlese Niederhuser Hermannshhle, Sptlese Monziner Halenberg, Sptlese Monziner Frhlingspltzchen, Sptlese (375) Forster Ungeheuer, Riesling, Sptlese Trocken Julius-Echter-Berg, Riesling, Grosses Gewchs (Bocksbeutel) $125 $110 $110 $77 $79 $115 $137
$130 $105 $95 $105 $115 $445 $95 $169 $155 $145

$79 $39

$77 $80 $320 $185 $135 $139 $315 $180 $240 $525 $399 $250

Dr. Carl von Schubert


is an eloquent interpreter of Riesling terroir in Germany.

Beerenauslese 2005 Fritz Haag Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr, Beerenauslese (375) 2005 Dr. Loosen rziger Wrzgarten, Beerenauslese (375) Graacher Domprobst, Riesling, Beerenauslese (375) 2005 Willi Schaefer Eiswein 2002 Werner Ansemann Chardonnay, Edesheimer Rosengarten, Pfalz (375) 1998 von Schubert/Maximin Grnhaus, Abtsberg Riesling Eiswein (375) (label stain) 2002 Dr. Loosen Bernkasteler Lay (375) 2002 Weingter Wegeler Bernkasteler Doctor (375) Trockenbeerenauslese 2004 Gunderloch Nachenheimer Rothenberg, Trockenbeerenauslese (375) 2001 Toni Jost Bacharacher Han, Trockenbeerenauslese (375), Mittelrhein 2005 Mller-Catoir, Gimmeldinger Schlel, Rieslaner Trockenbeerenauslese (375), Pfalz
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Kamptal Kremstal Wachau Lower Austria


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Alsace (also see gewurztraminer & Dessert wines)


2002 Marcel Deiss, Grand Cru Grand Vin Altenberg de Bergheim (cuve of varietals) $165 2002 Marcel Deiss, Grand Cru, Schoenenbourg (varietal cuve) $157 2002 Marcel Deiss Bergheim, Grasberg $85
Alsace is one of the worlds most charming wine regions. Spotless half-timbered villages are tucked every two kilometers along the Route de Vin at the base of the Vosges Mountains. The best are powerful and dramatic and can be enjoyed by themselves or even with red meat.

Domaine Marcel Deiss

Austrian Rieslings are among the best in the world. Think the weight of Alsacebut with a flower and minerality all their own.

Austrian Riesling Leo Alzinger


2001 Alzinger 2001 Alzinger

Smaragd Drnsteiner Liebenberg $80 Smaragd Loibner Loibenberg $85

Willi Brndlmayer
2002 Brndlmayer

Zobinger Heiligenstein

$65

Domaines Schlumberger
1997 Domaines Schlumberger, Les Princes Abbes $35

Ludwig Hiedler
1998 2001 2001 2002 Hiedler Hiedler Hiedler Hiedler

Domaine Schoffit
2000 Domaine Schoffit Gewurztraminer, Cuve Alexandre 1976 1987 1988 1990 1989 1989 1990 1997 1998 1996 $45 $220 $79 $200 $150 $575 $300 $225 $122 $112 $170

Maximum Gaisberg Maximum Thal

$95 $60 $80 $50

Domaine Trimbach
Trimbach Trimbach Trimbach Trimbach Trimbach Trimach Trimbach Trimbach Trimbach Trimbach

Cuve Frdric Emile Cuve Frdric Emile (375) Clos Ste. Hune Clos Ste. Hune (375) Clos Ste. Hune V.T. Cuve Frdric Emile V,T. (375) Cuve Frdric Emile S.G.N. Cuve Frdric Emile Cuve Frdric Emile Clos Ste. Hune

Josef Hirsch
2001 2001 2001 2006 Hirsch Hirsch Hirsch Hirsch

Zbinger Heiligenstein Zbinger Gaisberg Alte Reben (mag) Gaitsberg Alte Reben Heligenstein

$65 $155 $60 $55

Familie Nigl
2000 Nigl 2001 Nigl 2000 Nigl

Kremser Kremsleiten Privat (Nigls best wine of vintage) Rehberger Goldberg

$60 $85 $70

1998 2002 2002 2002 2009

Domaine Weinbach

Nikolaihof-Wachau
1993 1999 2000 2000 2001 2000 2001 Nikolaihof Nikolaihof Nikolaihof Nikolaihof Nikolaihof Nikolaihof Nikolaihof

Gewurztraminer Gewurztraminer Domaine Weinbach Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer

Altenbourg, Cuve Laurence (750) $155 Altenbourg, Cuve Laurence (750) $155 Schlossberg, Grand Cru $75 Schlossberg Cuve Ste. Catherine $110 Furstentum, Grand Cru (750) $164

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht
1997 1998 1999 2000 1999 2000 2000 Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Zind-Humbrecht Heimbourg, Turckheim Heimbourg, Turckheim Heimbourg, Turckheim Heimbourg, Turckheim Brand, Grand Cru, Turckheim Clos St. Urbain, Rangen, Grand Cru Clos St. Urbain, Rangen (375 ml) $100 $95 $95 $90 $115 $150 $80

Smaragd Trocken Vom Stein Smaragd Im Weingebirge Junglernwein Im Weingebirge Smaragd Im Weingebirge Smaragd Im Weingebirge Steiner Hund Reserve Federspiel Vom Stein

$90 $85 $80 $85 $80 $80 $50

Erich Salomon
2001 Salomon 2000 Salomon 1990 Salomon

Hochterrassen Kogl Reserve Pfaffenberg

$35 $65 $80

2002 Schloss Gobelsburg

Schloss Gobelsburg

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Austrian Grner Veltliner Franz Hirtzberger
2001 Hirtzberger

Loire Valley Whites Les Vins du Val de Loire


Loire Valley White
2004 Bellivire, Cteaux du Loire Blanc, VV, , LEffraie $38 $100

Smaragd Rotes Tor, Wachau

Muscadet
2004 2005 2003 2003 2004 Ppire (Marc Ollivier), S&M Sur Lie V.V., Clos des Briords $29 Ppire (Marc Ollivier), S&M Sur Lie V.V., Briords (1500ml) $64 Domaine de lEcu Muscadet S&M Cuve Orthogneiss $32 Domaine de lEcu Muscadet S&M Expression de Granite $32 Domaine de lEcu (Guy Bossard) Muscadet Svre et Maine, Sur Lie, Expression de Granit $32 $49

Ludwig Hiedler
2002 Hiedler

Lss

$35

Josef Hirsch
In the spring of 2003,

former Herbfarm sommelier Christine Mayo

spent two weeks in Austria, tasting and studying the wines of that beautiful land. These wines are of themselves. They are not German wines in disguise, but distinctly Austrian crisp, snappy, dry, and vigorous.

2001 Hirsch 2002 Hirsch 2006 Hirsch

Heiligenstein, Kamptal Veltliner #1, Kamptal Heiligenstein, Kamptal

$49 $29 $45


The Loire River Valley
hosts some of the greatest white wines in the world, stunning, thrilling wines that should be much better known. The leading white grapes are Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc. Both are grapes that produce unique examples of themselves in only a tiny number of other places in the world.

Anjou
2004 Dom. Sansonnire (Mark Angli), Anjou Blanc, La Lune

Familie Nigl
1997 Nigl 2002 Nigl

Alte Reben Kremser Freiheit, Kremstal

$125 $35

Cteaux-du-Layon
2004 Domaine des Baumard, Carte dOr $42 NV Baumard, Cuve Ancienne (15 vintages: 1967-1988) $65 02002 Philippe Delesvaux $35 2001 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500) $135 2002 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500) $145 2003 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500) $115 1995 Ch. Soucherie/Tijou, C.d.L., Beaulieu Cuve de la Tour (500) $89 1959 Moulin Touchais, Cteaux du Layon, Melleux $390 1970 Moulin Touchais, Cteaux du Layon, Melleux $280 1971 Moulin Touchais, Cteaux du Layon, Melleux $270 1989 Moulin Touchais, Cteaux du Layon, Melleux $195 1993 Moulin Touchais, Cteaux du Layon, Melleux $95

Grner Veltliner is
Austrias biggest claim to fame. This is a grape that, like Chardonnay, can make wines that span the range from a zingy thirstquencher to a big, robust wine.

Nikolaihof-Wachau
2002 Nikolaihof

Hefeabzug

$45

2002 Schloss Gobelsburg 2002 Schloss Gobelsburg

Schloss Gobelsburg

Steinsetz Steinsetz (375 ml)

$40 $30

Erich Salomon
There are only about 500 acres of the Roter Veltliner grape in the world. It produces a slightly fuller wine with apple-skin characteristics.

2001 Erich Salomon 2006 Erich Salomon

Hochterrassen Lindberg

$30 $45

Savennires
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2004 Mantlerhof

Roter Veltliner, Reisenthal

$47

Italian White Wines Jermann: Venezia Giulia


2006 Jermann, Pinot Grigio, Venezia Giulia, IGT 2005 Jermann, Bianco, Were Dreams IGT 2005 Jermann, Vintage Tunina, IGT $49 $115 $112

Domaine des Baumard, Clos du Papillon Nicolas Joly, Clos de la Coule de Serrant (monopole aoc) Nicolas Joly, Clos de la Coule de Serrant (monopole aoc) Nicolas Joly, Clos de la Coule de Serrant (monopole aoc) Nicolas Joly, Les Clos Sacrs Souchierie/P.Y. Tijou, Savennires, Clos des Perrires Pierre Bise, Quarts de Chaume (500) Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume (375) Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume (375) Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume (375) Domaine des Baumard, Quarts de Chaume
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Loire Valley Whites

Saumur-Champigny & Saumurois


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Roches Neuves (Thierry Germain), Saumur Blanc, Insolite Clos Rougeard, Saumur Blanc, Brze Clos Rougeard, Saumur-Champigny, Le Bourg (rouge) Clos Rougeard, Saumur-Champigny, Le Bourg (rouge)

$65 $105 $165 $135 $59 $110 $37 $37 $290 $32 $34 $140 $45 $47 $36 $130 $32 $1,100 $1,600 $750 $400 $335 $125 $78 $70 $75 $155 $230 $38 $109 $89 $130 $45 $65 $49
Sancerre and PouillyFum are perfect with
goat cheeses, in particular the pairing of Sancerre and Crottin de Chavignol is considered a French classic.

2004 2005 2001 2004 2002

Hippolyte Reverdy, Reine Blanche Hippolyte Reverdy Lucien Crochet, La Croix du Roy Henri Pelle, La Croix au Garde Philippe Raimbault, Apud Sariacum

$42 $44 $47 $46 $45

Chinon (Blanc)
2008 Couly-Dutheil, Chinon Blanc, Les Chanteaux

Florent Baumard, head of Domaine des Baumard, says that 80% of wine is made in the vineyard but the 20% that takes place at the pressing in the winery can ruin the 80% if not handled properly. The fresh press juice is blanketed with CO2 to prevent oxidation. Baumards grape pressing is so gentle that each batch takes six hours to complete.

Vouvray-Montlouis
2003 2004 2005 1959 2001 2003 1989 2003 2003 2004 2003 2003 1924 1947 1959 1971 1989 1997 2002 2002 2003 2003 2003 2005 2000 2004 2004 2003 Aubuisires, Vouvray, Cuve Alexandre Aubuisires, Vouvray, Cuve de Silex Aubuisires, Vouvray, Cuve de Silex Bourillon-dOrlans, Vouvray Melleux Bourillon-dOrlans, Vouvray Sec, Vieilles Vignes Bourillon-dOrlans, Demi-Sec V.V., La Bourdonnerie Champalou, Vouvray, Cuve CC Champalou, Vouvray, La Cuve des Fondraux Champalou, Vouvray, Cuve Melleuse Franois Chidaine, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Clos du Breuil Franois Chidaine, M.-sur-L., Liquoreux Les Lys (500) Patrice Colin, Cteaux du Vendomois Huet, Vouvary, Le Haut Lieu, Melleux Huet, Vouvray, Le Haut Lieu, Melleux Huet, Vouvray, Clos Du Bourg Melleux Huet, Vouvray, Clos Du Bourg Melleux Huet, Vouvray, Le Haut Lieu Melleux, 1er Trie Huet, Vouvray, Clos Du Bourg Melleux, 1er Trie (375) Huet, Vouvray, Clos Du Bourg Demi Sec Huet, Vouvray, Le Haut Lieu Demi Sec Huet, Vouvray, Le Haut Lieu 1er Trie, Melleux (375) Huet, Vouvray, Le Haut Lieu 1er Trie, Melleux (750) Huet-Pinguet, Cuve Constance, (dessert wine) (500) dOrfeuilles, Vouvray, Silex de Ladoucette au Chteau du Nozet, Baron de L Didier Dagueneau, Blanc Fum de Pouilly Didier Dagueneau, Buisson Renard Domaine Herv Seguin
(Considered by some the greatest white wine ever made. We agree.)

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Moulin Vent. A picturesque wind mill near


Savenniers.

Loire Valley Chenin Blanc


Expect a varying cocktail of racy flavors and aromas: honey, flowers, perfume, peach, apple, quince, lemon, wax, oil, limestone, and straw. As the worlds greatest and most exciting Chenin Blancs, expect those of the Loire to exhibit layers of unfolding flavors.

Decoding the Label


Sec=dry Demi-Sec=a little sweet and richer, a bit fleshier than sec. Melleux=pretty darn sweet, but usually offset with lively acidity. Wonderful with spicy food. Or pair it with blue cheese or not-toosweet desserts. Trie=a picking pass through the vineyard. Chenin Blanc doesnt ripen all of its grapes at the same time. The pickers are usually looking for ripe grapes touched with botrytis. Tries are usually 7 to 10 days apart.

Pouilly-Fum

Quincy
2002 Silice de Quincy

Sancerre
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White Hermitage

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Chapoutier

1997 Chapoutier 1998 Chapoutier

Ermitage de lOre Chante-Alouette Hermitage Blanc.

$320 $110 $300 $120

J.L. Chave
2001 Jean-Louis Chave
White Hermitage can be a massive wine redolent of its place of birth. It expresses an intriguing sense of oil, resin, and earth. For some, the more you drink it, the more you want.

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Chablis Chablis

BURGUNDY
Dijon Nuits-St. Georges Beaune

Cte de Nuits

Paul Jaboulet
2000 Paul Jaboulet, Hermitage, Le Chevalier de Sterimberg

Cte de Beaune Cte Chalonnaise

Cte de Nuits and the Cte de Beaune together make the Cte dOr

Chalon-Sur-Sane

Chteau-Grillet

Chteau-Grillet
Cuve Renaissance Tirage Limit $240 $169

1974 Chteau-Grillet 2001 Chteau-Grillet

Guigal

Condrieu
Condrieu $125

2002 E. Guigal

Other White Rhne

Chteau Rayas
2000 Chteau Rayas Chteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Rserv $185 Ctes-du-Rhne Blanc Ctes-du-Rhne Blanc Ctes-du-Rhne Blanc $35 $35 $42

Auguste Clape
1998 Auguste Clape 1999 Auguste Clape 2000 Auguste Clape

urgundy, the wine and the Sane Mconnais region, is quite likely the finest and most intriguing areas in the Beaujeu wine kingdom. Thanks to the Beaujolais French Revolution and to Napoleonic law, France the vineyardsand hence the winesof Burgundy (Bourgogne in French) are also among the worlds most complicated. But dont let that stop you. Arguably no other wines so express a sense of place as those of Burgundy. Though Pinot Noir and Chardonnay dominate the region, the wines are not about Pinot Noir or Chardonnay. Burgundy is about what a particular site has to say about Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They are the voices through which the message is expressed. Burgundy is produced in small quantities. Please enjoy our selections of Burgundy wines.

Leading burgundy Appellations


CHABLIS CTE DE NUITS Chablis Marsannay Fixin Gevrey-Chambertin Morey-St.-Denis Vougeot Chambolle-Musigny Vosne-Romanee Flagey-Echezeaux Nuits-St.Georges Savigny-les-Beaune Aloxe-Corton Pommard Beaune Volany Monthelie Auxey-Duresses Meursault Puligny-Montrachet Chassagne-Montrachet Santenay
Rully, Mercurey, Givry, Montagny
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Arbois, Savagnin, Vin Jaune


2004 Domaine Stphane Tissot, Arbois, Savagnin 2002 Domaine Rolet, Arbois, Savagnin, Vin Jaune (620ml) $89 $139
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Jura

Vin de Pays des Ctes de Gascogne

La Hitaire

White

2008 La Hitaire

Blanc, Les Tours

$35

Les Tours is a cuve made from 65% Ugni Blanc, 30% Colombard and 5% Gros Mansang. All of the vines used in this cuve are 50+ years old. This is a delicious, forward wine with intense orchard fruit scents and flavors. 10.5% abv.

White White White White

Savoie: Roussette de Savoie


2007 Domaine Edmund Jacqin, Roussette de Savoie Marestel $47
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Red Burgundy
See pages 91 to 93 for more white Burgundy

A fabulous thingmysterious, sensuous, transcendental, the greatest wine in the dukedom of Burgundy, once reserved for the table of princes, its origins blurred in the mists of timecannot help but spawn fabulists. For two centuries, no wineno vineyardhas so deeply and so consistently motivated mans mythologizing instinct as La Romane-Conti.
Richard Olney: Romane-Conti: The Worlds Most Fabled Wine

Cteaux Champenois
A few hundred years ago, Champagne was famous for its red wines. The most coveted of these came from the best vineyards of A. La Cte aux Enfants is a superb vineyard of fewer than two acres in the heart of the famous grand cru of A. Bollinger uses this Pinot Noir to make a red Cteaux Champenois, a still red wine of the Champagne region. Only a tiny quantity is produced in the very best years. 1997 Bollinger A Rouge, La Cte aux Enfants $155

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1996 Romane Conti La Tche (MONOPOLE), Grand Cru Richebourg, Grand Cru Richebourg, Grand Cru Richebourg, Grand Cru $6000 $2000 $1350 $4000

Bourgogne Rouge, Marsannay, Chalonnaise, Fixin


2002 2002 2005 1998 1996 1998 1997 1998 2001 2005 2003 Charles Audoin, Marsannay, Cuve Marie Ragonneau Bernard Dugat-Py Bourgogne Rouge Bertagna Hautes Ctes du Nuits Leroy Bourgogne Rouge Louis Jadot Cte de Nuits-Villages, Vaucrains Alex Gambal Fixin, Vieilles Vignes Dominique Laurent Fixin, Cuve Tradition Dominique Laurent Bourgogne Rouge Mo-Camuzet Bourgogne Rouge Taupenot-Merme Bourgogne Rouge Jacky Truchot-Martin Bourgogne Rouge $68 $65 $52 $79 $60 $70 $89 $47 $99 $98 $98

Richebourg
1970 Romane Conti 1997 Romane Conti 1999 Romane Conti

Romane-St.-Vivant
1995 Romane Conti 1996 Romane Conti 1997 Romane Conti Romane-St.-Vivant, Grand Cru $1900 Romane-St.-Vivant, Grand Cru $3000 Romane-St.-Vivant, Grand Cru $1900

Grands-chzeaux
1996 Romane Conti 1997 Romane Conti Grands-chzeaux, Grand Cru Grands-chzeaux, Grand Cru $4000 $2200

The Domaine de la Romane-Conti makes a single Grand Cru white wine of great rarity. Romane-Conti Le Montrachet
2000 Romane Conti Le Montrachet, Grand Cru $7000

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Gevrey-Chambertin
1999 1997 1997 2002 2002 2002 2003 2003 1995 2002 2001 2001 2002 1985 1985 1990 1994 2002 1996 1997 1998 2001 1987 1997 2003 Alex Gambal Chambertin-Clos-de-Bze, Grand Cru $195 Alain Burguet Gevrey-Chambertin, Vieilles Vignes $175 Bernard Dugat-Py Charmes-Chambertin, Grand Cru $390 Bernard Dugat-Py Charmes-Chambertin, Grand Cru $590 Bernard Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin $350 Bernard Dugat-Py Mazis-Chambertin $665 Bernard Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin, Vieilles Vignes $210 Bernard Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin, Coeur de Roi $275 Domaine Dujac Charmes-Chambertin, Grand Cru $390 Dupont-Tisserandot Les Cazetiers, 1er Cru $102 Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin $122 Frdric Esmonin Mazy-Chambertin, Grand Cru $135 Domaine Fourrier, Gevrey-Chambertin, Clos Saint Jacques $325 Leroy Gevrey Chambertin, Corbeaux $700 Leroy Charmes Chambertin $945 Leroy Gevrey-Chambertin, Combottes, 1er $895 Henri Perrot-Minot Charmes-Chambertin, Grand Cru $150 Harmand-Geoffroy,Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Bossire $135 Joseph Roty, Gevrey-Chambertin, La Brunelle $110 Joseph Roty, Gevrey-Chambertin, La Brunelle $89 Joseph Roty, Gevrey-Chambertin, Cuve Champs Chenys $107 Joseph Roty, Gevrey-Chambertin, Cuve Champs Chenys $90 Joseph Roty, Charmes-Chambertin, Trs Vieilles Vignes $380 Joseph Roty, Charmes-Chambertin, Trs Vieilles Vignes $300 Jacky Truchot-Martin, Charmes-Chambertin, Vieilles Vignes $265

Red Burgundy
2003 Jacky Truchot-Martin Morey-Saint-Denis, Clos Sorbe 2003 Jacky Truchot-Martin Clos-de-la-Roche, Grand Cru $123 $165 $119 $160 $75 $140 $260 $295 $405 $149 $149 $175 $1000 $255

Chambolle Musigny
1996 2001 1996 2001 1995 1996 2003 2005 2005 2005 1989 2001 2002 2000 1997 1999 2001 2000 2000 1997 1997 1990 1993 1995 1998 2003 2001 2005 2005 Alex Gambal-Maison Bigot Les Lavrottes, 1er Cru, V.V. Domaine Dujac Chambolle Musigny Labour-Roi Chambolle Musigny, 1er Perrot-Minot, Chambolle Musigny, La Combe DOrveau Robert Groffier Chambolle Musigny, Les Amoureuses Robert Groffier Bonnes-Mares, Grand Cru Jacques Prieur Musigny, Grand Cru Anne & Herve Sigaut Chambolle Musigny, Fuees Anne & Herve Sigaut Chambolle Musigny, Noirots Anne & Herve Sigaut Chambolle Musigny, Sentieres Comte Georges de Vog, Chambolle Musigny, 1er Cru Comte Georges de Vog, Chambolle Musigny, 1er Cru

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Cyril Audoin, son of the


founders, has been on board at Domaine Charles Audoin since 2000.

Vougeot
Bertagna, Clos de Vougeot, Clos de la Perrire, Grand Cru $245 Anne Gros, Clos de Vougeot, Le Grand Maupertui, Grand Cru $200 Louis Jadot Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $175 Louis Jadot Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $175 Louis Jadot Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $158 Leroy Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $550 Mo-Camuzet Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $240 Robert Arnoux Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru $180 Alex Gambal-Maison Bigot Bouchard Pre et Fils Bouchard Pre et Fils Bouchard Pre et Fils Joseph Drouhin Bernard Dugat-Py Michel Gros Emmanuel Rouget Emmanuel Rouget Les Malconsorts, 1er Cru $165 La Romane (magnum) $1,200 La Romane $390 La Romane (magnum) $700 Romanee-St. Vivant, Grand Cru $295 Vosne Romane, Vieilles Vignes $279 Aux Brles $145 Vosne-Romane $190 Vosne-Romane, Cros-Parantoux $820

Vosne-Romane

Morey-Saint-Denis
2002 1998 2000 2001 2002 1996 2002 2005 2005 2001 2002 2003 2003 Domaine Bertagne Clos-Saint-Denis, Grand Cru Domaine Dujac Morey-Saint-Denis Domaine Dujac Morey-Saint-Denis Domaine Dujac Clos-de-la-Roche, Grand Cru Vincent Girardin Clos-de-la-Roche, Grand Cru Louis Jadot Clos-Saint-Denis, Grand Cru Louis Jadot Clos-Saint-Denis, Grand Cru Clos des Lambrays Clos-des-Lambrays, Grand Cru Clos des Lambrays Morey-St.-Denis, Les Loups Philippe et Vincent Lcheneaut, Morey-Saint-Denis Jacky Truhcot-Martin Clos-de-la-Roche, Grand Cru Jacky Truchot-Martin Morey-Saint-Denis, Vieilles Vignes Jacky Truchot-Martin Morey-Saint-Denis, Blanchards
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$245 $110 $105 $440 $240 $210 $250 $279 $162 $95 $157 $97 $123

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Lalou Bize-Leroy of
Maison Leroy

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Vougeot continued from page 107 1969 Leroy chzeaux, Grand Cru 2002 Dominique Mugneret chzeaux, Grand Cru 2005 Emmanuel Rouget chzeaux, Grand Cru $400 $190 $425

Michel Gros made his first vintage in 1975. His wines are the pure essence of Pinot Noir.

Red Burgundy

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Pommard
1989 1996 1998 1999 2001 2002 1992 1998 1990 1999 1998 1997 2001 Comte Armand Comte Armand Comte Armand Comte Armand Comte Armand Comte Armand Michel Lafarge Leroy Joseph Drouhin Joseph Drouhin Hubert de Monthille Hubert de Monthille Nicolas Potel Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Epeneaux, 1er Cru Clos-des-Chnes, 1er Cru Pommard, 1er Cru Les penotes, 1er Cru Clos-des-Chnes, 1er Cru Pommard, Les Pozerolles Pommard, Grands penots Pommard, penotes,1er Cru $197 $210 $140 $200 $170 $160 $130 $140 $150 $120 $110 $110 $99

Nuits-St.-Georges
2001 1995 1996 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2005 2003 2000 1997 1996 1995 1996 2002 1996 1997 1998 Domaine de lArlot Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Robert Chevillon Chevillon-Chezeaux Henri Gouges Leroy Dominique Laurent Dominique Laurent Hudelot-Nollat Daniel Rion Daniel Rion Emmanuel Rouget Emmanuel Rouget Emmanuel Rouget Clos-des-Forts-St.-Georges $120 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Chaignots $190 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Perrieres $173 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Bousselots $145 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Cailles $165 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Pruliers $135 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Roncires $135 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Vaucrains $165 Nuits-St.-Georges $99 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Pruliers $137 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Bousselots $137 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Bousselots $109 Nuits-St.-Georges, Chanes Carteaux $119 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Bousselots $210 Nuits-St. Georges, Les Saint Georges $115 Nuits-St.-Georges $80 Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Murgers $125 Nuits-St.-Georges, Clos des Argillires $115 Nuits-St.-Georges, Vieilles Vignes $97 Nuits-St.-Georges $170 Nuits-St.-Georges $145 Nuits-St.-Georges $125 Corton Le Corton Corton, Pougets, Grand Cru $175 $120 $125

Robert Chevillon
is known for the consistent excellence of his Nuits-St.-Georges vintage after vintage.

Volnay, Chassagne & Santenay


2000 2004 1996 1999 1999 1997 1985 1996 1992 2001 2001 1976 1988 2002 2003 Marquis dAngerville Volnay, 1er Cru $74 Marquis dAngerville Volnay, Clos-des-Ducs 1er Cru $185 Ren Lequin-Colin Santenay, Le Passe Temps $60 Michel Colin-Delger, Chassagne Montrachet Morgeots Rouge $75 Joseph Drouhin Volnay, Clos-des-Chnes $130 Vincent Girardin Volnay, Champans $80 Jean-Nol Gagnard Santenay, Clos-des-Tavannes, 1er $105 Jean-Nol Gagnard, Chassagne Montrachet Morgeots Rouge $97 Michel Lafarge Volnay, Clos-des-Chnes $185 Michel Lafarge Volnay $83 Michel Lafarge Volnay, Clos-des-Chnes $170 Leroy Volnay $450 Pousse dOr Santenay, Clos de Tavannes, 2er $105 Pousse dOr, Volnay, Corton Bressandes, 1er Cru $165 Saint-Marc Santenay $57

Aloxe Corton
1994 Ambroise 2002 Bouchard Pre & Fils 1999 Louis Jadot

Beaune
1976 Louis Latour Beaune, Vignes Franches, 1er cru $125

Monthlie & Auxey-Duresses Savigny-les-Beaune


1990 Simon Bize et Fils 1996 Simon Bize et Fils 1996 Simon Bize et Fils Savigny-les-Beaune, Aux Vergelesses $134 Savigny-les-Beaune, Serpentires $120 Savigny-les-Beaune, Vergelesses $124 2003 1990 1999 1990 Domaine de Comtes Lafon Louis Jadot Leroy Monthlie-Douhairet Monthlie-Les-Duresses, 1er Cru Monthlie Les Duresses Monthlie $116 $75 $150 $88

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Red Bordeaux Les vins rouges du Bordeaux

Passetoutgrain is a blend of Gamay and Pinot Noir.

Bourgogne Passetoutgrain
2002 Robert Chevillon Passetoutgrain $40

Beaujolais
2001 Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Villages 2003 Pierre et Paul Durdilly Beaujolais Villages 2007 Terres Dores Beaujolais Nouveau $19 $24 $30

Bordeaux derives from au bord de leau, meaning along the waters. The region of Bordeaux lies along the path of three important French riversthe mighty Gironde estuary and the two significant rivers that feed it, the Dordogne and the Garonne. The Atlantic Ocean is only an hour to the west.
Oak fermentation tanks at Chteau Mouton Rothschild

Austrian Pinot Noir


2003 Peter Schandl Pinot Noir, Burgenland Red Angel on Moonlight Pinot Noir, Krafuss $88 $64 $88

FRANCE Bordeaux

Italian Pinot Noir


2003 Jermann 2000 Alois Lageder

Swiss Pinot Noir


2000 Daniel Gantenbein Graubnden, Pinot Noir aus Flsch $199

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Bordeaux is both literally Leading Bordeaux Appellations See and psychologically a red Barsac White: dry & sweet Page 142 wine region. Eighty percent Graves Red White Page 118 of the wine is red. Five red Margaux* Red Page 117 wine grape varietals are Pauillac* Red Page 112 grown here, and they are Pessac-Lognan Red White Page 118 almost always blended Pomerol Red Page 119 together. The two dominant St.-Emilion Red Page 118 St.-Estphe* Red Page 112 and indigenous grapes are St.-Julien* Red Page 116 Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauternes White: dry & sweet Page 142 Merlot. Cabernet Franc, Petit *These appellations are within the region known as the Haut-Mdoc, itself within an ever larger region, the Mdoc. Verdot, and Malbec are also grown. Smillon and Sauvignon Blanc are the predominant white grapes of Barsac and Sauternes. See page 142 for the great dessert wines of Bordeaux. Unlike wines often made from these same grapes in places like California and Australia, Bordeaux wines are about elegance and intensity of flavor. The are rarely massive or powerful. Please enjoy our 250 selections of fine Bordeaux wines.
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Saint-Estphe Cos dEstournel is the leading estate in Saint-Estphe. Its high proportion of Merlot gives it a delicious plummy flavor and a more perfumed nose than most other wines on the clay soils typical of Saint-Estphe. Chteau Cos dEstournel
1966 1974 1995 1999 2000 2001 Chteau Cos dEstournel Chteau Cos dEstournel Chteau Cos dEstournel Chteau Cos dEstournel Chteau Cos dEstournel Chteau Cos dEstournel Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru $410 $185 $395 $250 $295 $240

Red Bordeaux: Pauillac

Chteau Mouton-Rothschild
1967 Chteau Mouton-Rothschild 1970 Chteau Mouton-Rothschild
Moutons Baron Philippe de Rothschild died in 1988, ending a most remarkable life. For 65 years he managed the estate of Chteau MoutonRothschild, raising it from a run down second growth to one of the most famous wines in the world.

Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru

$450 $500

Chteau Montrose
1970 Chteau Montrose 1986 Chteau Montrose Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru $450 $295

Pauillac
When Baron Philippe de Rothschild
purchased Chteau dArmailhac125 acres adjoining Chteau Mouton-Rothschildin 1956, he changed the name to Chteau Mouton-Baronne Philippe. The name was changed back in 1989.

Chteau dArmailhaq (a.k.a. dArmailhac)


1947 Chteau dArmailhaq, Cinquime Cru (stained label) 1970 Chteau Mouton Baronne-Philippe Cinquime Cru 1997 Chteau dArmailhaq Cinquime Cru $900 $195 $12mouton-Roth0
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Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru

$1,850 Parker Perfect 100 $925 $690 Wine SPectator 100 PtS. $700 $850 $750 $750 $950 $1900 $990

Chteau Lafite-Rothschild
1975 1981 1985 1997 Chteau Lafite-Rothschild Chteau Lafite-Rothschild Chteau Lafite-Rothschild Chteau Lafite-Rothschild Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru (375 ml) $1200 $1600 $1700 $720

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I hasten to renew my thanks and I take the liberty of asking for a favour. The excellent wines called La Fite are produced by your people. If you have some of the 1784 vintage, and if you could accommodate me with 250 bottles, I would be infinitely grateful. If it is possible to have them bottled at your place, this would be a guarantee that the wine is natural and well drawn.Will you then allow me sir, to call on you directly anytime I need wines produced by your house? Thomas Jefferson
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Red Bordeaux: Pauillac

Chteau Latour is a model of excellence in great as well as mocre vintages. When mature, it shows powerful, yet-balanced black currant, leather, cedar, and mineral scents and flavors.

Impressively situated on the Pauillac-St.-Julien border, Chteau Latours vineyard can be identified by its creamcolored, fortress-like tour, or tower. The tower was used in the exciting 15th century to fend off marauding pirates. In these slightly more civilized days, Latour is better known for producing consistently superb wines, whether in great, average, or so-so vintages. is an impeccable wine of great power. Latour is also one of the most concentrated, rich, and full-bodied wines in the world. For these reasons many feel that Chteau Latour is the Mdocs finest wine. Chteau Latour
1937 1950 1964 1967 1975 1982 1983 1988 1990 1993 1994 1995 1996 1998 1999 Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Chteau Latour Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru $3,400 $1,900 $1,250 $750 $1100 $2950 Parker Perfect 100 $900 $1050 $1950 $800 $950 $1100 $1900 Parker 99 PointS $1100 $1500

Chteau Lynch-Bages
1985 1989 1995 1999

Chteau Lynch-Bages Chteau Lynch-Bages Chteau Lynch-Bages Chteau Lynch-Bages

Cinquime Cru Cinquime Cru Cinquime Cru Cinquime Cru

$395 $545 $295 $350

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Chteau PichonLalande is situated next to


Chteau Latour. Under the directorship of May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, PichonLalande has produced a run of wonderful offerings, the wines being at once glamorous and opulent!

1970 1978 1979 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Chteau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande


Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande Ch. Pichon-Longueville-Lalande

Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru (375)

$500 $500 $450 $240 $500 $425 $250 $270 $400 $400 $240 $220 $215 $250 $400 $475 $150 $219 $220 $500

Chteau Pontet-Canet
1970 1995 1996 1998 2000

Chteau Latour keeps separate the harvest of its young vines and other vineyard sites within its property that it deems not grand enough. These are used to create the Chteaus second label, Les Forts de Latour. The character of Les Forts de Latour is very similar to the First Growth Latour, only lighter and quicker to mature.
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$320 $295 $290 $175 $400

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Les Forts de Latour Les Forts de Latour Les Forts de Latour Les Forts de Latour
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Red Bordeaux: Margaux

1970 Chteau Beychevelle 1975 Chteau Beychevelle 2000 Chteau Beychevelle

Quatrime Cru Quatrime Cru Quatrime Cru

$400 $265 $350

Chteau Talbot Margaux

1986 Chteau Talbot

Quatrime Cru

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Chteau Branaire

1996 Chteau Branaire

Quatrime Cru

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Chteau Giscours

1966 1967 1975 1985 1985 1998

Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou
Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou

Deuxime Cru $425 Deuxime Cru $210 Deuxime Cru $380 Deuxime Cru $450 Deuxime Cru (cut capsule) $405 Deuxime Cru (375) $250

1970 Chteau Giscours 1971 Chteau Giscours

Third Growth Third Growth

$290 $125

Chteau Palmer

1978 Chteau Palmer 2000 Chteau Palmer

Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru

$400 $825

Chteau Prieure-Lichine Chteau Margaux


1980 1983 1985 1990 1994 1996 1999 1999 2000 2001

Chteau Gloria

2000 Chteau Prieure-Lichine St. Julien St. Julien St. Julien $425 $300 $140

Deuxime Cru

$225chate

1982 Chteau Gloria 1990 Chteau Gloria 1995 Chteau Gloria

Chteau Gruaud-Larose
1982 1986 1988 1989 1997 1999 2000

Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose Chteau Gruaud-Larose

Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru (magnum) Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru

$800 $1000 $300 $390 $150 $170 $350

Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Chteau Margaux Premier Cru Pavillon Rouge du Chteau Margaux Pavillon Rouge du Chteau Margaux Pavillon Rouge du Chteau Margaux

$700 $1200 $950 $1800 $750 $1400 $825 $300 $419 $350

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Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru Deuxime Cru

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Deuxime Cru $300 Deuxime Cru $400 Deuxime Cru $300 Deuxime Cru $240 Deuxime Cru (magnum) $500

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1970 Chteau Haut-Bailly Cru Class

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Chteau Haut-Brion
1982 1985 1986 1996 1998

1994 Chteau Clinet 1995 Chteau Clinet 1998 Chteau Clinet

$250 $400 $300 $350 $225 $570 $165 $129 $390 $265 $1300 $1900
(375 ml) $3000

Chteau Haut-Brion Chteau Haut-Brion Chteau Haut-Brion Chteau Haut-Brion Chteau Haut-Brion

Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru Premier Cru

$1900 $925 $900 $950 $1050 $1600 $500 $320

Chteau La Conseillante

1998 Chteau La Conseillante 1999 Chteau La Conseillante 2000 Chteau La Conseillante

Chteau La Mission Haut Brion

Chteau la Croix de Gay


1994 La Croix de Gay

1955 Chteau La Mission Haut Brion Cru Class (375 ml) 1998 Chteau La Mission Haut Brion Cru Class 1999 Chteau La Mission Haut Brion Cru Class

Chteau Clos Ren

1982 Chteau Clos Ren

Chteau Lvangile Chteau Ptrus

St. Emilion & Libournaise Chteau Ausone Chteau Canon-La-Gaffelire

1983 Chteau Lvangile 1994 Chteau Lvangile $890 $900 $370 $275 $265 1977 Chteau Ptrus 1978 Chteau Ptrus

1983 Chteau Ausone, Premier Grand Cru Class 1999 Chteau Ausone, Premier Grand Cru Class 1966 Chteau Canon-La-Gaffelire, Grand Cru Class 1998 Chteau Canon-La-Gaffelire, Grand Cru Class 2000 Chteau Canon-La-Gaffelire, Grand Cru Class

Vieux Chteau Certan

1928 Vieux Chteau Certan

1964 Chteau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru (mid-shoulder) $1250 1979 Chteau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru $750 1999 Chteau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru $875

Chteau Cheval Blanc

Mdoc & Haut-Mdoc Chteau Cissac


1970 Chteau Cissac 1970 Chteau Cissac Cru Bourgeois Cru Bourgeois (magnum) Cru Bourgeois $225 $570 $300

Chteau Figeac

1982 Chteau Figeac 2000 Chteau Gracia

Premier Grand Cru St. Emilion Grand Cru

$590 $325 $325 $410 $400 $190 $150 $150

Chteau Greysac

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Chteau Gracia

1982 Chteau Greysac

Chteau Pavie & Pavie-Decesse

1989 Chteau Pavie St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru 2001 Chteau Pavie St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru 2000 Chteau Pavie-Decesse St. Emilion Grand Cru

Chteau Quinault

1998 Chteau Quinault 1999 Chteau Quinault 2001 Chteau Quinault

LEnclos, St. Emilion Grand Cru LEnclos, St. Emilion Grand Cru LEnclos, St. Emilion Grand Cru

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Slovenian Merlot Blends from Simcic
Simcic, one of Europes greatest winemakers, calls his wines controversial. Just over the Italian border, in the nature-based zone of Gorika Brda in Slovenia, Simcic is turning traditional heads with his stunningly daring wines. Imagine Picasso in his time and you get the idea. His Duet is pure Simcic: bold, compelling, stirring. Its richness is like dessertchocolate, cherries, cheesecake, coffee. The silky tannins underscore a lush, ripe fruit of full body that goes on and on. The Riserva comes from extremely low yields and is richly layered with plum, dark tea, and woodsmoke, a combination that makes it a monumental achievement.

Red Rhne
northern rhne cte Rtie

1997 E. Guigal 1998 E. Guigal

Guigal Ampuis Chapoutier

Cte-Rtie, Ampuis Cte-Rtie, Ampuis Cte-Rtie, La Mordore. Cte-Rtie,

$195 $153 $245 $85

Eric Texier

1998 Chapoutier

2004 Eric Texier

Marcel Guigal is known as a

Hermitage
1984 Chapoutier 1985 Chapoutier 1997 Chapoutier

2001 Simi, Duet Basic, Gorika Brda 2000 Simi, Duet Riserva, Gorika Brda

Slovenia Slovenia

$79 $168

perfectionist and the superstar of the Cte Rtie (the Roasted Slope), the most northerly vineyard in the Rhne.

Chapoutier

Hermitage, La Sizeranne. Hermitage, La Sizeranne. Hermitage, La Sizeranne. Hermitage Hermitage Hermitage Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle. Hermitage, La Chapelle.

$175 $175 $100 $425 $400 $300 $2,500 $900 Parker Perfect 100 $245 fantaStic Wine $180 $225 $275 $230 $240

Chteau Musar, Lebanon Chteau Musar was founded in 1930, 15 miles north of Beirut. The grapes are grown at an altitude of 3,000 feet in the Bekaa Valley.
1980 Chteau Musar 1990 Chteau Musar

J.L. Chave

1991 Domaine J.L. Chave 1998 Domaine J.L. Chave 2001 Domaine J.L. Chave Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An Paul Jaboulet-An

Chteau Musar

Paul Jaboulet-An
1952 1990 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

$150 $105

Crozes-Hermitage
2004 Domaine des Hauts Chssis, Cuve les Galets 1990 Paul Jaboulet-An, Domaine de Thalabert 2006 Yann Chave Crozes-Hermitage $59 $265 $62

From his minute cellars in the middle of Cornas, Auguste Clape produces some of the finest wines in the appellation. He has 11 acres of vineyards, the majority being superbly well-sited on the steep hillside surrounding the village. The average vine age is high, with some being more than 100 years old. These wines need cellar time for full enjoyment.
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Red RhneNorthern, Hermitage

Auguste Clape
1984 1998 1999 2000 2005 2005

Auguste Clape Auguste Clape Auguste Clape Auguste Clape Auguste Clape Auguste Clape

Cornas Cornas Cornas Cornas Cornas, Renaissance (20-yr. vines) Cornas

$140 $169 $175 $145 $145 $220

Pignan

2000 Pignan 1986 1995 1996 1998 1998 1998 2003 2005 2006

Chteauneuf-du-Pape.

$135

Vieux Tlgraphe
Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $245 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $270 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $195 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $255 Vieux Tlgraphe, Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau (1500) $590 Vieux Tlgraphe, Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau (6 liter) $2,100 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $109 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau $109 Vieux Tlgraphe Chteauneuf-du-Pape, La Crau (1500) $250

Southern Rhne Chteauneuf-du-Pape


Michael Chapoutier, who took over his family firm in 1989, has produced a run of brilliant wines from his biodynamic vineyards.

1989 1989 1990 1998 1998 2001

Chteau de Beaucastel

Chteau de Beaucastel Chteau de Beaucastel Chteau de Beaucastel Chteau de Beaucastel Chteau de Beaucastel Chteau de Beaucastel

Chteauneuf-du-Pape Chteauneuf-du-Pape, lower fill Hommage Jacques Perrin. Chteauneuf-du-Pape (375 ml) Chteauneuf-du-Pape Chteauneuf-du-Pape

$299 $265 $1,200 Parker Perfect 100 $90 $175 $145 $150 $85 $350 $70 $61

Ctes du Rhne

Chapoutier
1999 Chapoutier Ctes du Rhne, Belleruche $35

2001 Domaine Bois de Boursan, Cuve des Flix, C-d-P

Bois de Boursan

Chteau de Fonsalette
1990 1992 1995 1997 1999 2000 Ch. de Fonsalette Ch. de Fonsalette Ch. de Fonsalette Ch. de Fonsalette Ch. de Fonsalette Ch. de Fonsalette Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. Ctes du Rhne, Rserv. $160 $135 $130 $105 $00 $105

Andr Brunel

2001 Andr Brunel, Chteauneuf-du-Pape, Les Cailloux. 2001 Andr Brunel, Chteauneuf-du-Pape, Cuve Centenaire. 2003 Andr Brunel, Chteauneuf-du-Pape, Les Cailloux 2001 Domaine Charvin, Chteauneuf-du-Pape (375 ml). 1961 Chteau Fortia

Domaine Charvin Chteau Fortia

J.L. Chave
Chteauneuf-du-Pape. $280 $135 $450 $450 $500 $220 2000 J.L. Chave Ctes du Rhne, Mon Coeur. $46

2003 Dom. de la Janasse Caupin, Chteauneuf-du-Pape.

Domaine de la Janasse Caupin Domaine de Mont-Redon Chteau Rayas

1957 Domaine de Mont-Redon , Chteauneuf-du-Pape. 1961 Domaine de Mont-Redon, Chteauneuf-du-Pape. 1998 Chteau Rayas 1999 Chteau Rayas Chteauneuf-du-Pape. Chteauneuf-du-Pape.

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Giovanni Manetti,

Gigondas

Chateau St. Cosme


2001 Chateau St. Cosme Gigondas, Cuve Valbelle. (mag) $220
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Alto Adige Friulli
2005 Abbazia di Novacella 2004 Josko Gravner 2004 Josko Gravner Kerner

Tenuta Fontodi

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Ctes de Provence
1999 Chteau de Mauvanne Cru Class, Ctes de Provence

Chteau de Mauvanne

Breg Anfora Ribolla gialla, Anfora

$45

Florence

Amphora: Chardonnay, Sauvinon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Grigio

Umbria
Rome

Vin de Pays dOc

Abruzzo Campania

Venizia Giulia
2006 Jermann 2005 Jermann 2005 Jermann

$199 $199

Robert Skalli

1999 Robert Skalli

Syrah, Vin de Pays dOc

$45
Sicily

Vin de Pays de lHrault


Mourvdre and Syrah 2001 Domaine de le Grange des Pres, Vin de Pays de lHrault $150 2002 Domaine de le Grange des Pres, Vin de Pays de lHrault $137

Umbria Bertani

Pinot Grigio, IGT $62 Chardonnay, Vintage Tunina, IGT $125 Chardonnay, We are Dreams $62 Santa Chiara Umbria Bianco

Grange des Pres

2003 Paolo Bea

Grechetto, Malvasia, Garganega & other whites

$62

1985 Bertani, Amarone, Recioto della Valpolacello Classico, DOC $425

Bandol (Mourvdre)

Italian Reds Trentino-Alto Adige


Abbazia di Novacella
Bandol Rouge Cuve Spciale, Bandol Bandol Rouge Bandol La Tourtine Bandol Rouge Bandol La Migoua Bandol La Tourtine Bandol Ros (3 liter) FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR $89 $75 $75 $105 $69 $105 $105 $325 1999 Abbazia di Novacella 2000 Abbazia di Novacella Praepositus, Lagrein-Dunkel Riserva $81 Praepositus, Lagrein-Dunkel Riserva $75

1999 1999 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2002

Domaine Tempier

Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier Domaine Tempier

Piemonte
1999 Abbona 1999 Abbona

Marziano Abbona

Elio Altare

Barbaresco, Faset Barolo, Pressenda Barolo (La Morra) La Perucca, Nebbiolo Barolo, Lu Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva Barolo Classico Riserva

DOCG $69 DOCG $105


DOCG $98

Eugenio Bocchino

2000 Elio Altare

2003 Eugenio Bocchino 2003 Eugenio Bocchino 1961 1967 1971 1978 1982 1989 1990 Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno Giacomo Borgogno

$75 $120
DOC DOC DOC DOC DOC DOC DOC

Giacomo Borgogno & Figli

Giuseppe Corteses
home and winery sits atop the great bowl that makes the Rabaj vineyard in Piemonte.

$440 $359 $340 $340 $320 $309 $279

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Italian Red
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The accommodations at the Castello di Verduno put you in the heart of Piemontese wine touring.

Bruno Ceretto
1995 1995 1997 1998 1999 1998 Ceretto Ceretto Ceretto Ceretto Ceretto Ceretto

Bruno Giacosa
is a third-generation winemaker. He respects tradition yet believes that the wines of the Piedmont are better today than ever. Giacosas wines are marvelously perfumed on the nose; meaty and full-bodied on the palate. They have a suppleness and elegance that few wines in the region can match.
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Barolo, Zonchera DOCG $95 Barbaresco, Bricco Asili, DOCG $120 Barbaresco, Bricco Asili, DOCG $290 Barbaresco, Bricco Asili, DOCG $200 Barbaresco, Bricco Asili, DOCG $270 Barolo, Bricco Rocche Bricco Rocche $405

2000 Bruno Rocca

Bruno Rocca

Barbaresco Rabaj DOCG

$205

Marchesi di Gresy
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2000 Giuseppe Cortese

Giuseppe Cortese

Barbaresco, Rabaj DOCG

$80

Angelo Gaja
1994 1998 1995 1999 1998 2001 2003 2003

Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja Angelo Gaja

Barolo, Sperss, DOCG Barolo, Sperss, DOCG Barbaresco, Sori Tilden, DOC Barbaresco, DOCG Barbaresco, Sori Tilden, DOC Barbaresco, DOCG Barbaresco, DOCG Barbaresco, Sori Tilden, DOC

$600 $525 $400 $400 $500 $325 $270 $590

Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy Marchesi di Gresy

Barbaresco, Martinenga DOCG Barbaresco, Camp Gros DOCG Barbaresco, Gaiun DOCG Barbaresco, Martinenga DOCG Barbaresco, Gaiun DOCG Barbaresco, Martinenga DOCG Barbaresco, Martinenga (375)

$99 $105 $150 $105 $140 $75 $43

Mario Marengo
1997 M. Marengo

Barolo, Brunate

DOCG $125

Fratelli Monchiero
1999 Monchiero

Barolo, Rocche

DOCG $94

Produttori del Barbaresco

1996 1997 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2001

Bruno Giacosa

1990 Produttori del Barbaresco, Barbaresco, DOCG (magnum) 1999 Produttori del Barbaresco, Torre DOCG

$250 $60

Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa Bruno Giacosa

Barbaresco, Rabaj, DOCG $250 Barolo, Le Rocche del Falletto $340 Barbaresco Santo Stefano, DOCG $225 Barbaresco Riserva $210 Barolo, Le Rocche del Falletto $270 Barolo, Le Rocche-Falletto (mag) $500 Barbaresco, Santo Stefano, DOCG $237 Barolo, Falletto di Serralunga $240 Barbaresco, Rabaj, DOCG $210 Barbera dAlba, Falletto DOCG $50
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Travaglini Travaglini Travaglini Travaglini

Gattinara Riserva, DOCG Gattinara, DOCG Gattinara, DOCG Gattinara, DOCG

$90 $70 $57 $57

1999 Castello di Verduno 2000 Castello di Verduno 1997 Gianni Voerzio

Castello di Verduno

Barbaresco, Rabaj, DOCG Barbaresco, DOCG Langhe Rosso, Serrapi, DOC

$154
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1974 1979 1987 1993 1997

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Gianni Voerzioa

Ernesto & Figlio Grasso Barbaresco, Cascina Vecchia Vallegranda DOC $200 Ernesto & Figlio Grasso Barbaresco, Cascina Vecchia Vallegranda DOC $175 Ernesto & Figlio Grasso Barbaresco, Cascina Vecchia Vallegranda DOC $165 Giulio Grasso Barbaresco, Ca del Baio Asili DOCG $150 Giulio Grasso Barbaresco, Ca del Baio Asili DOCG $160
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Umbria
Rome

Roberto Voerzio
Abruzzo Campania

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Roberto Voerzio is among the brightest stars of Piedmont. Yields from his vineyards are fantastically lowa bottle (or less) per vine. Roberto Voerzio
1988 1988 1989 1989 1990 1993 1993 1995 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001

Italian Red
Toscana
Altesino
1974 1977 1990 1993 1995 1997 1998 1999 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, DOC Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, DOC Altesino, Brunello di Montalcino, Montosoli, DOCG Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG Altesino, Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva DOCG Altesino, Brunello di Montalcino, Montosoli, DOCG Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG Solaia Solaia Tignanello Tignanello Tignanello Tignanello Tignanello Antinoi Toscana Rosso Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT Toscana, IGT (375 ML) Terre di Sandro, IGT Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG $240 $250 $690 $179 $190 $295 $125 $126 $390 $270 $395 $200 $175 $160
$159

Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Brunate, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Brunate, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Brunate, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Nebbiolo Vignaserra, DOC Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Brunate, DOCG R. Voerzio, Barolo, Rocche dellAnnunziata Torriglione Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Cerequio, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, La Serra, DOCG Roberto Voerzio Barolo, Brunate, DOCG Roberto Voerzio, Barolo, Sarmassa di Barolo, DOCG (mag.) R. Voerzio, Barolo, Rocche dellAnnunziata Torriglione

$260 $240 $325 $260 $260 $220 $220 $210 $240 $240 $550 Wine Spectator 100 ptS. $290 $250 $250 $250 $250 $250 $99 $350 $450 $590 $390 $390 $390 $960 $425

Marchese Antinori
1997 2000 1990 1997 1998 1999 2005 2002

$39 $120 $135

2003 Bocelli

Bocelli

Badia a Coltibuono Casanova di Neri

1965 Badia a Coltibuono

1999 Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino, Tenuta Nuova $175 2001 Casanova di Neri Pietradonice, IGT $217 2001 Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino, Tenuta Nuova $225

Fattoria Carobbio Castello di Bossi

1999 Fattoria Carobbio

Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico, DOCG

$69 $49 $69 $47 $47 $79 $79 $132

The village and castle of Barolo in the Piemonte.

2000 Castello di Bossi

Fattoria di Felsina
1999 2000 2001 1999 2000

Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva, Rancia Felsina, Chianti Classico, Berardenga DOCG Felsina, Chianti Classico, Berardenga DOCG Felsina Fontalloro, DOCG Felsina Fontalloro, DOCG Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG
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Gallo nero, the black rooster, is the sign of Chianti Classico.


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La Fiorita

1998 La Fiorita

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Italian RedToscana Tenuta Fontodi


1994 1995 1996 1998 1999 2001

Italian Red
Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT Flaccianello della Pieve, IGT $155 $149 $142 $145 $149 $200 1999 2001 1997 2000 2001 Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Masseto, IGT Le Volte, IGT Le Serre Nuove, DOC Le Serre Nuove, DOC Le Serre Nuove, DOC Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG $490 $65 $110 $100 $70 $98

Tenuta Fontodi Tenuta Fontodi Tenuta Fontodi Tenuta Fontodi Tenuta Fontodi Tenuta Fontodi

Tenuta Fontodi is near Panzano in the epicenter of Toscanas viticulture. Fontodis vines enjoy a southern aspect, a position in a natural amphitheatre, and marl soil.

Ron Zimmerman

Marchese de Frescobaldi

1999 Ciacci Piccolomini

Ciacci Piccolomini

1997 Frescobaldi, Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo (mag) $325 1998 Frescobaldi, Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo DOCG $120 1999 Frescobaldi, Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo DOCG $120

Tenuta San Guido


2000 Sassicaia 2001 Sassicaia Bolgheri, DOC Bolgheri, DOC Oreno, IGT $355 $325 $150

2001 Gaja

Gaja

CaMarcanda Super Tuscan DOCG $150 Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG $125 $87 $47 $390 $300 $190 $104 $130 $115
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Tenuta Sette Ponti


2001 Sette Ponti

Mastrojanni Melini

1997 Mastrojanni

Lombardia Rainoldi
2000 Rainoldi, Valtellina, Sfursat, Fruttaio Ca Rizzieri, DOCG $85

1969 Melini, Chianti Classico Riserva, DOC (375) 1999 Melini, Selvanella, Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG

1968 1977 1980 1993 1997 1999

Castello di Monsanto
Il Poggio Il Poggio Il Poggio Il Poggio Il Poggio Il Poggio

Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva, DOCG Brunello di Montalcino, DOCG

Veneto Allegrini
1998 1999 2000 1999 Allegrini Allegrini Allegrini Allegrini La Poja, IGT (100% Corvina Veronese) $165 La Poja, IGT (100% Corvina Veronese) $140 La Poja, IGT (100% Corvina Veronese) $140 Amarone Classico, DOCG $120 Capitel Foscarino, IGT (white wine) $40

Palmucci

1994 Poggio di Sotto

$87 $600 $350 $390 $215 $108 $87 $325 $250 $270 $350 #1 Wine Spectator top 100 01 $250 $175
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1985 1995 1997 1999 2001 2002

San Giusto a Rentennano

San Giusto a Rentennano, Percarlo, Rosso della Toscana, IGT San Giusto a Rentennano, Percarlo, Rosso della Toscana, IGT San Giusto a Rentennano, Percarlo, Rosso della Toscana, IGT San Giusto a Rentennano, Percarlo, Rosso della Toscana, IGT San Giusto a Rentennano, Percarlo, Rosso della Toscana, IGT San Giusto a Rentennano, La Ricolma (Merlot) IGT Ornellaia, DOC Ornellaia, DOC Ornellaia, DOC Ornellaia, DOC Ornellaia, DOC Ornellaia, DOC

Tommasi

1998 Tommasi, Amarone della Valpolacello Classico, DOCi (375) $64 1998 Tommasi, Amarone della Valpolacello Classico, DOCi (3000) $450
Amarone della Valpolicella Classico $907

Tommaso Bussola Giuseppe Lonardi

2001 Tommaso Bussola

Tenuta dellOrnellaia
1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia Tenuta dellOrnellaia

2003 Lonardi, Recioto della Valpolacello Classico, DOC (500ml)

$85

Masi

1999 Masi

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Italian Red
Dal Forno Romano

Italian Pinot Noir, see page 109

Italian Red

Winemaker of the YeargamBero roSSo 2001 Winemaker of the YearWine enthuSiaSt 2002 One of the best hired guns in Italian winemakingWine Spectator Winemaking genius S. tanzer, international Wine advocate

Wines of Riccardo Cotarella


Valpolicella Superiore, DOC Valpolicella Superiore, DOC Valpolicella Superiore, DOC $200 $180 $170 $1900 $640

1995 Dal Forno Romano 1997 Dal Forno Romano 1998 Dal Forno Romano

Sicilia
Morgante
Dr. Riccardo Cotarella may not yet be a household name in America. But this immensely talented enologist from a prominent winemaking family has almost single-handedly put the wine of Umbria, Campania, and southern Italy on the world map. Cotarella is a pioneer, an advocate for many traditional Italian grape varieties, and a proponent of winemaking techniques that elevate the quality of wines. His expertise spans every aspect of winemaking and the telling results are wines that often rant among the best in the world.

1983 Quintarelli, Recioto della Valpolicella Classico, DOCG 1995 Quintarelli, Recioto della Valpolicella Classico, DOCG

Giuseppe Quintarelli

1999 Morgante

Vignalta Zenato

100% Nero dAvola, the best native grape of Sicily. The vineyards were planted in 1970 and 1975. Don Antonio is a reserve-level wine from the estates finest fruit and shows scents of herbs and wild flowers. The wine is rich, delicious, and full of fruit and spicy tannins. 92 points, Wine Advocate.

Nero dAvola, Don Antonio, IGT

$67

2000 Vignalta

Gemola (Merlot-Cab. Franc), IGT $69 (Also, see Vin Santo) Amorone Classico, Riserva $140

2001 Morgante

Nero dAvola, Don Antonio, IGT

$60

Campania
Montevetrano
2001 Montevetrano
Silvia Imparato employed Riccardo Cotarella to enhance the quality of her family vineyards in Montevetrano in the hills not far from Salerno. Cotarella is particularly fond of this wine, which is blended from 60% Cabernet, 30% Merlot, and 10% Aglianico. The nose is intense, with red berry, tobacco, and leather. Very full, structured, and elegant.

1998 Zenato

Montevetrano, Colli di Salerno, IGT

$125

More Italian red wines on the next page

Abruzzo
Antonio & Elio Monti
2001 Monti Montepulciano dAbruzzo, Pignotto, IGT $79 Pignotto is a single-vineyard, 100% Montepulciano dAbruzzo wine. The crop load is dropped in August to intensify the ripening of the remaining grapes picked in October. Pignotto is huge and intense, with notes of dark cherry, cassis, and jam. Black fruit flavors coat the palate, rounded with hints of leather and licorice. A tremendous wine.

Umbria/Lazio
Falesco
I TA LY
PieVeneto Tuscany
Florence

2000 Falesco

Montiano, IGT $75 Riccardo Cotarella founded Falesco in 1979 with the aim of improving Lazios traditional varietals. The winery is about 50 miles outside of Rome. This single-vineyard Merlot is full-bodied, round, soft on the palate, and has an elegant, lingering finish.

Umbria
Rome

Abruzzo Campania

Sicily

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Spanish & Portugese Red


Vega-Sicilia
1981 1987 1989 1990 1998 1999 2000 2002

Bodegas Alejandro Fernndez Ribera del Duero Pesquera


1990 1994 1995 1995 1996 1997 1999 2000 Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera Pesquera

Pesquera In 1972, Alejandro Fernndez initiated the replanting of Spains Ribera del Duero appellation with the areas first modern wire-trained vineyard. His Tinto Pesquera demonstrated to the world the greatness of a longneglected terroir and created an international wine that revitalized an entire district not to mention the whole lethargic Spanish wine scene.

Reserva, Ribera del Duero $170 Janus Gran Reserva, (torn labels) $400 Reserva, Ribera del Duero $140 Janus Gran Reserva, Ribera del Duero $350 Reserva, Ribera del Duero $130 Reserva, Ribera del Duero $120 Reserva, Ribera del Duero (magnum) $175 Reserva, Ribera del Duero $85

Vega-Sicilia Unico is

Condado de Haza In the mid-1980s, Alejandro spied a neglected slope along the Duero River that appeared to be the most ideal vineyard site in the region, if not in all of Spain. After years of negotiating with dozens of land owners, he planted 100,000 vines in 1989. Entirely within the area once controlled by the fortified meval hilltop village of Haza high above, the vineyard estate became known as Condado de Haza. Haza always reflects the bold and brilliant winemaking style of Alejandro Fernndez, master of Spains Tempranillo grape.

Condado de Haza

one of the most majestic wines of Spain, and was among the first to demonstrate that the wild and fierce Ribera del Duero held such promise. Flavors pour from the bottle and the texture is rich and silky.

Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico, Ribera del Duero Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico, Ribera del Duero Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico, Ribera del Duero Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico, Ribera del Duero Bodegas y Viedos Alin, Ribera del Duero Bodegas y Viedos Alin, Ribera del Duero Bodegas y Viedos Alin, Ribera del Duero Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Valbuena 5 Aos

$650 $550 $500 $475 $129 $120 $115 $177

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Rioja Bodegas Muga


1999 Muga

Rioja Reserva, DOC

$40

Bodegas Faustino

1993 Bodegas Faustino 1994 Bodegas Faustino 1996 Bodegas Faustino

Faustino 1, Tinto Gran Reserva Faustino 1, Tinto Gran Reserva Faustino V, Tinto Reserva

$66 $60 $47

1995 Condado de Haza 1996 Condado de Haza

Alenza, Ribera del Duero Alenza, Ribera del Duero

$100 $100

1999 San Vicente

San Vicente

Rioja, Tempranillo Reserva, DOC $60

Dehesa La Granja
El Vnculo is Alejandro Fernndezs latest exploration. He renovated an old winery in Campo de Criptana in La Mancha and uses only isolated patches of scarce, old-vine La Mancha Tempranillo. Nothing quixotic about this suave masterpiece.

Dehesa La Granja The product of ungrafted old Tempranillo vines and new planting, the Dehesa La Granja shows sappy black raspberry, dark chocolate, and nutty oak flavors.

Priorat lvaro Palacios


1995 1996 1997 1998 2002 2002

El Vnculo

1999 Dehesa la Granja 1999 El Vnculo

D.O., Zamora

$45 $75

Reserva, La Mancha

Ribera del Duero Dominio de Pingus


2005 Flor de Pingus

lvaro Palacios lvaro Palacios lvaro Palacios lvaro Palacios lvaro Palacios lvaro Palacios

Finca Dof Finca Dof Finca Dof Finca Dof Finca Dof LErmita, Velles Vinyes

$130 $120 $120 $119 $110 $550

Ribera del Duero

$149

Jerez / Sherry and Monastrell


2003 Altos de la Hoya, Hoya de Santa Ana, Monastrell $30 2004 Alvear, Pedro Ximenez de Anada (375) $35 NV Pedro Domecq, Sibarita, Palo Cortado, 30 Years $245 NV Gonzalez Byass Tio Pepe $32 NV Gonzalez Byass, Matusalem, Oloroso Dulce, 30 years (500) $88 NV Emillio Lustau, Palo Cortado, Vides, Almancenista $90 NV Emillio Lustau East India Solera $50 Many other assorted sherries and Monastrells: ask our sommeliers
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Mas Igneus

2001 Mas Igneus

FA 112, Organic

$89

Pasanau Germans
Penedes

1999 Pasanau

La Planea, La Morera de Montsant $75

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Jerez

Portugal/Douro
2001 Chryseia
Chryseia is a joint venture between the Symington family of Port-wine fame and Bruno Prats, formerly of Bordeauxs Chteau Cos-dEstournel.

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South Africa
Reds Anwilka Vineyard
A joint venture between Bruno Prats, former owner of Chteau Cos-dEstournel, Hubert de Board de Laforest, co-proprietor of Chteau Anglus in Bordeaux, and Lowell Jooste of Klein Constantia Estate. This is the first release of this wine.

Explore an array of wines with

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Samplers and Tasting Flights


or fun and education at the same time, try one or more of these ever-changing samplers and tasting flights.

2005 Anwilka

2003 Boekenhoutskloof, The Chocolate Block, Franschhoek 2006 Boekenhoutskloof, The Chocolate Block, Franschhoek 2006 Bouchard Finlayson 2002 de Trafford 2001 de Trafford 2002 Fairview 2005 Fairview

Boekenhoutskloof

Stellenbosch, 63% cab., 37% syrah $77

Samplers offer a taste of a special wine along with a thematic card explaining the wine.

Bouchard Finlayson de Trafford

Pinot Noir, Walker Bay Shiraz, Stellenbosch Elevation 393, Stellenbosch Goat Roti, Shiraz Pinotage, Paarl Pinot Noir, Walker Bay

Fairview

Our wine-tasting flights introduce two, three, or four wines united by a common theme. Each glass allows you to fully experience the wine and to share, if you like. The tasting mats are yours to take home as a souvenir and reference. Enjoy an array of wines while you learn and sample...

Muscat Love offers a smorgasbord of this orgiastic grape. Though they are dessert-style wines, we recommend them with rich cheese. The extraordinary 100-point Chambers Rosewood Rare Muscat dates from 1890. It is a legendary wine. $37

Hamilton Russel Vergelegen Vilafont


2001 Vergelegen 2004 Vilafont 2004 Vilafont 2005 Vilafont

2004 Hamilton Russell

Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch $60 Series M, Merlot/Malbec, Paarl Series C, Cabernet blend, Paarl Series M, Merlot/Malbec/Cab. $79 $89 $89

Bouchard Finlayson

Whites Bouchard Finlayson Ken Forrester Mulderbosch Dessert de Trafford


2002 Ken Forrester 2005 Mulderbosch

Styles of SherrySommelier Mark Du Mez is big on sherry. Spanish sherry is the greatest under-appreciated wine in the world. And, the various styles of sherry play to a whole range of foods during a meal. Mark has assembled a set of four wines that lets you explore the major styles of this Spanish specialty: dry Manzanilla, nutty Amontillado, rich Oloroso, and the rare and mysterious Pedro Ximnez. $20

Wine with Chocolate Everyone has his or her opinion about which kind of wine best accompanies the worlds favorite flavor. Do some wines go better with chocolate? Try four of the best candidates, along with bites of chocolate. Explore Ruby Port, Tawny Port, Banyuls, and a Framboise. $25

2005 Bouchard Finlayson

Chardonnay, Sans Barrique Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch

$39 $45 $45


Flight of MadeirasThree very different styles of this wine from the island of Madeira: 1937 Sercial, 1976 Terrantez, and 1900 Malvazia. $35

Favorites with the Cheese Course


Herbfarm sommelier Tysan Pierce loves sweet wines with cheeses. People automatically assume that red wine and cheese work best, but in reality, for more cheeses than not, a selection of dessert wines does the job. Washington Ice Wine SamplerThree ice wines showcasing Riesling, Gewrztraminer, and Smillon. $25 Trio of European Dessert WinesThree wines including the perfect 100-point 2001 Chteau Rieussec Sauternes. $37

Klein Constantia

2006 de Trafford

Chenin Blanc, Straw Wine

$85

The antithesis of pleasure! Learn about wine flaws...


Feeling daring? Not quite sure what wine flaws such as corked, oxidized, or bret mean? Therell be no doubt if you ask to try our Awful, Stinky Wines educational sampler! $8

This legendary wine was sought after in the 18th and 19th centuries by European aristocracy. It was the worlds most famous wine from the southern Hemisphere.

2000 Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance (500 ML) 2001 Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance (500 ML)

$105 $99

Mature BordeauxTuck into a pair of fabulous 1989 French Bordeaux: GruaudLarose and Lynch-Bages. Two 3 oz. glasses, $90 Noble NebbioloExperience the complexity of Italian Barolo & Barbaresco from Bruno Giacosa and Marchesi di Gresy. Two 3 oz. glasses, $40

Magestic Reds

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Washingtons 1st 100 Point Wine2002 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon. Celebrate with a taste of our first 100-point Cabernet from Washington (sorry, but due to huge demand, this taster is presently by the bottle only.$355)

As politically incorrect as Borat


Hold the calls, we support hunger relief and homeless causes. For those who missed them in college, a sampler of MD 20/20, Thunderbird, and Wild Irish Rose. Now youll know why you moved on to varietal table wines. $8

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Taste the past:

American Dessert Wines


Late Harvest Dessert Wines (Ice Wines, next page) Riesling 1991 Apex
2000 2008 2009 1993 2001 2007 2005 2002 2005 1987 1982 2007 1987 2007 1994 1998 2000 2004 1989 1993 2007 2010 2005 1999 2002 2003 2005 2002 2007 2000 2001 2002 2003 2006 2002 2003 2010 2004 2004 2010 2007 2006 2009 2005 2008 2011 1990 Apex
(half BottleS unleSS otherWiSe noted)

Historic Wines

In the 1700s and 1800s the sweet, luscious and excellent wine called Contstantia, so highly esteemed in Europe was This wine was harvested in the only wine in the Southern the autumn of 1863, the Hemisphere to achieve international year that President Lincoln acclaim. proclaimed Thanksgiving a Napoleon, the King of France, national holiday. Charles Dickens, and Frederick The nation was in the grips the Great all demanded it. The of a terrible civil war. Brother English novelist Jane Austen was beset against brother and recommended it as a cure for Lincoln had a terrible course a broken heart. to steer. No one alive then Klein Constantias Vin de could have imagined that the Constance is a gorgeous, latetaste of the summer of 1863 So proclaimed Winston Churchill on the grave harvest Muscat de Frontignan. could be preserved for you to It is loaded with mango, blood taste many generations later. Fewer day when France fell to Nazi Germany. orange, smoke, persimmon, But on Armistice Day in 1945, he than 6 days after these grapes ginger, date, and fig flavors with toasted the end of the war with his favorite were harvested, Lincoln gave his immortal Gettysburg Address, the Champagne, Pol Roger. Taste the wine dcated well-imbedded acidity. Taste history in the glass. 2000 Vin de speech of his life. to the great man: 1990 Cuve Sir Winston Constance, $18 1863 Barbeito Madeira, $75 Churchill, $49

The Abraham Lincoln Wine: A taste of the year 1863

The worlds most famous wine: 250 years ago

Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Muscats Sauvignon Blanc Smillon Gewrztraminer

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

Bubble Flights
The Widows of ReimsThree women shaped the course of Champagne. Taste the house styles of Clicquot, Bollinger, and Roederer. Three 2 oz. glasses, $35 Ros ChampagnesCapture the romance of Ros Champagne from Billecart-Salmon, Gosset, and DuvalLeroy. Three 2 oz. glasses, $35

Black Hamburg Huxelrebe Scheurebe Roussanne Viognier Red Grapes

Drink Your Age! Birthday Wines

Celebrate a significant birthday with molecules of fine wines from your birth year. The wines we offer change from year to year.
30th1976 Madeira from the nearly extinct Terrantez grape, $25 40th1966 tawny-style Port, $25 50tha dry 1956 Sercial from the Island of Madeira, best before dinner, with soup, or with cheese. $25 60tha complex, nutty cream sherry from a 1946 Solera, $15

Late-Harvest Riesling WA Finale (L.H. Smillon) WA Dr. Loosen-Ste. Michelle, Single-Berry Select WA Dunham Late-Harvest Riesling WA Dunham Late-Harvest Riesling WA Hogue Late Harvest Riesling WA Lemelson L.H. Riesling, Adria V. OR Olsen Estates, Golden Berry Select, LH Riesling WA Poets Leap Botrytis Riesling WA Quails Gate, Special Select Late Harvest Riesling BC Terra Blanca L.H. Riesling (750) WA Montinore Ultra-late Harvest OR Bainbridge Island Late-Harvest Chardonnay WA McKinley Springs Heavens Reward, LH Chenin WA Thurston Wolfe Black Muscat WA Barnard-Griffin Late Harvest Muscat Can. WA Silvan Ridge Ultra-late Muscat OR Cave Spring Indian Summer, Select ON Anna Maria Late-Harvest Sauvignon Blanc OR Eola Hills Vin dOr, barrel fermented OR Blackwood Canyon Penumbra WA Blackwood Canyon Late-Harvest Smillon WA Owen Roe, Late-Harvest Smillon, Parting Glass WA Capitello LH Gewrz OR Francis Tannahill LH Gewrz. Passito WA Three Rivers Winery Late-Harvest Gewrz. WA Silvan Ridge, Late Harvest Gewurtraminer, Bing Vineyard OR Terra Blanca, Late Harvest Gewurtztraminer (750) WA Terra Blanca, Late Harvest Gewurtztraminer (750) WA Philip Togni, Ca Togni, Napa Sweet Red Wine CA Quails Gate Estate Optima, Botrytis TBA BC High Pass Late-Harvest Huxelrebe OR High Pass Late-Harvest Scheurebe OR High Pass Late-Harvest Scheurebe OR High Pass Late-Harvest Scheurebe OR Bonny Doon, Vol des Anges, LH Rousanne CA McCrea Cellars Late-Harvest Roussanne WA McCrea Cellars Late-Harvest Roussanne WA Patterson Cellars Late-Harvest Roussanne WA Abacela, L.H. Viognier, Blanco Dulce Estate Res. OR Abacela, L.H. Viognier, Blanco Dulce Estate Res. OR Abacela, L.H. Viognier, Blanco Dulce Estate Res. OR Syncline Late-Harvest Viognier WA Sineann, Old Ball & Chain, Late Harvest Syrah OR Lake Crest Cabernet/Merlot WA Green Creek, L.H. Cab. Franc, N. Carolina Estate (500ml) Sineann, Sweet Sydney, Late Harvest Zinfandel WA Sineann, Sweet Sydney, Late Harvest Zinfandel WA

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2009 2004 2008 2003 2006 2005 2002 2006 2002 2004 2009 2007 2008 2004 2009 2002 2006 2005 2005 2005 2007
(half BottleS unleSS otherWiSe noted)

Australian Dessert Wines


$59 $70 $70 $70 $145 $46 $85 $62 $50 $54 $48 $44 $69 $45 $57 $55 $40 $88 $88 $109 $109

Benson Estate Vineyard Viognier Ice Wine, Chelan WA Argyle, Minus Five, Pinot Noir, Cryo-Cluster OR Argyle, Minus Five, Pinot Noir, Cryo-Cluster OR Chteau Faire le Pont Smillon, Vin de Glace WA Chteau Ste Michelle, Eroica Riesling Ice Wine WA Covey Run Smillon Ice Wine WA Dunham Cellars Smillon Ice Wine WA Elk Cove Ultima, Riesling (750ml) OR Girardet Gewrztraminer OR Kiona Chenin Blanc Ice Wine WA Kiona, Chenin Blanc Ice Wine, Red Mountain WA Kiona Riesling/Chenin Blanc WA Kiona Riesling Ice Wine WA LEcole No 41 Smillon Ice Wine WA Okanogan Estate Riesling, Orchard Hills WA Sokol Blosser White Riesling Ice Wine OR Ste Chapelle Riesling, Ice Wine, Reserve ID Terra Blanca, Chenin Blanc, Cherry Hill Vineyard WA Terra Blanca, Riesling, Cherry Hill Vineayard WA Vin du Lac of Chelan Gewrztraminer/Riesling WA Vin du Lac of Chelan Gewrztraminer/Riesling WA Gehringer Brothers Rieslingr Ice Wine BC Gehringer Brothers Cabernet Franc Ice Wine BC Reif Estate Winery Vidal Ice Wine ON Hillebrand Estates Vidal, Trius Ice Wine ON Inniskillin Sparkling Vidal Canadian Ice Wine ON Inniskillin Cabernet Franc Ice Wine ON Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine, Silver ON Inniskillin, Riesling Ice Wine, Dark Horse BC Jackson-Triggs, Vidal Ice Wine, Proprietors R. 187ml ON NkMip, QWAM QWMT Riesling Ice Wine BC NkMip, QWAM QWMT Riesling Ice Wine BC Peller Estates Ice Wine, Barrel Ferment ON Quails Gate Estate Riesling Ice Wine BC Quails Gate Estate Late Harvest Riesling BC Sumac Ridge Pinot Blanc, Okanagan BC

Australian Dessert Wines (375 ml sizes) R.L. Buller


NV NV NV

R.L. Buller & Son R.L. Buller & Son R.L. Buller & Son

Premium Fine Muscat, Rutherglen $99 Premium Fine Tokay, Rutherglen $89 Calliope, Rare Muscat, Rutherglen $245

Parker Perfect 100

Campbells
NV

Campbells

Muscat, Rutherglen

$40

Chambers
NV NV NV NV NV NV NV

Vin du Lac winery on Lake Chelan is making some spectacular wines, including this true ice wine from estate Gewrztraminer and Riesling.

Larry Lehmbeckers

German Eiswein see

German Rieslings on page 95 The historic California Mission Grape (aka Angelica) 4th Vintage, Gypsy Canyon Winery, Ancient Vine, Dna Marcelinas Vineyard,
Santa Rita Hills, California. Made in the 18th-century style from ancient vines discovered on the property. Put up in a hand-blown bottle with a bees wax capsule. 375ml $225

1998 2000 1998 1998 2002 2008 2002 2007 2004 2003 2007 1998 2000 2002 1996

Canadian Ice Wine

(half BottleS unleSS otherWiSe noted)

$145 $140 $150 $150 $150 $195 $145 $145 $105 $195 $168 $150 $120 $105 $125

Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood Chambers Rosewood

Muscat, Rutherglen Muscadelle (Tokay), Rutherglen Special Rutherglen Tokay Special Rutherglen Muscat Grand Rutherglen Muscat Grand Rutherglen Muscadelle Rare Rutherglen Muscat

$40 $40 $140 $140 $300 $230 $495

Parker Perfect 100

Mount Horrocks

2000 Mount Horrocks 2001 Mount Horrocks

Riesling, Cordon Cut, Clare Valley Riesling, Cordon Cut, Clare Valley

$95 $55

Seppelt
NV

Seppelt

D.P. 90 Show Tawny (500 ml)

$190

Also see Port, (page 146) and Port-Style Wine, (page ???)

Fruit and Nut Dessert Wines (half BottleS unleSS otherWiSe noted)
NV NV NV NV NV NV NV
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French Dessert Wines Rhne Vin de Paille Vin de Paille


1990 Domaine J.L. Chave 1994 Chapoutier

French Dessert Wines Chteau Filhot

Vin de Paille (Straw Wine) The grapes are harvested in October or November, then dried on straw mats for two months prior to vinification. These are extraordinary, nectar-like wines. They exhibit an orange marmalade, truffled, honeyed comb, super-sweet richness that is almost too intense to have with dessert. The wines will last 50+ years. Young folks, stock up for retirement!

Hermitage Vin de Paille Hermitage Vin de Paille

(375 ml) $625 (375 ml) $440

1935 Chteau Filhot

Sauternes (750)
FR

$450 $235 $240 $190 $115 $150 $90 $110 $109 $135 $145 $115 $105 $145 $95 $85 $200 $40 $38 $37 $175 $47 $45 $45 $30 $60 $45 $45 $125

Vouvray, Dessert
2003 Domaine Huet, Cuve Constance, Vouvray (500)

1983 1986 1988 1989 1990 1994 1998 1998 2001 2001 2002 2005 1988 1988 1997 1999 2001 2001

Chteau dYquem

Sauternes & Barsac


Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau dYquem Chteau Rieussec Chteau Rieussec Chteau Rieussec Chteau Rieussec Chteau Rieussec Chteau Rieussec Sauternes Sauternes Sauternes Sauternes (375) Sauternes (375) Sauternes Sauternes (375) Sauternes (magnum) Sauternes (375) Sauternes Sauternes Sauternes (375) Sauternes (375) Sauternes. Sauternes (375) Sauternes (375) Sauternes (375). Sauternes Wine Spectator Wine of Year 2004 $910 $750 $750 $590 $650 $370 $375 $1040 $800 $1,650 Wine SPectator 100 PtS $600 $425 $119 $225 $70 $70 $155 $320 Wine SPectator 100 PtS $650 $180 $400 $1,500 $245
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Quarts de Chaume

Chteau Rieussec

Botrytis on the grapes skin causes the skins to shrink and the juice to become concentrated and high in sugar and extracts. The botrytis above was on grapes at Chateau dYquem in Sauternes. During harvest the 75 to 150 pickers will pick grapes each day that yield just 1 to 6 barrels of wine.

1988 Domaine des Baumard 1990 Domaine des Baumard 1997 Domaine des Baumard 1998 Domaine des Baumard 2001 Domaine des Baumard 2002 Domaine des Baumard 2003 Domaine des Baumard

Cteaux du Layon

Quarts de Chaume (750) Quarts de Chaume (750) Quarts de Chaume (375) Quarts de Chaume (750) Quarts de Chaume (375) Quarts de Chaume (375) Quarts de Chaume (750)

1993 Christian Reynal Banyuls Grand Cru 1976 Parc Domaine du Mas Blanc Banyuls, Vin Doux Naturel 1998 Parc Domaine du Mas Blanc Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel 2000 Parc Domaine du Mas Blanc Banyuls, Vin Doux Naturel

Banyuls

2001 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500) 2002 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500) 2003 Philippe Delesvaux, Cteaux du Layon, S.G.N. (500)

Juranon

2004 Didier Dagueneau, les Jardins de Babylone (500)

The Loires great winemaker shrivels Petite Manseng grapes down in Basque country. Incredible!

1953 Chteau Doisy-Dane, Barsac 1990 Chteau de Fargues 1967 Chteau Gilette

Chteau Doisy-Dane Chteau de Fargues Chteau Gilette

Muscat Beaumes de Venise


1993 Domaine Coyeux, Muscat Beaumes de Venise 2000 Domaine Coyeux, Muscat Beaumes de Venise 2002 Domaine Coyeux, Muscat Beaumes de Venise

Sauternes Crme de Tte, Sauternes

Muscat de Rivesaltes

1927 Domaine Bory 2005 Domaine Gardis


NV NV NV

1916 Chteau de Rayne-Vigneau, Sauternes (rebottled 1952) 2001 Chteau Suduiraut

Chteau de Rayne-Vigneau Chteau Suduiraut

Spanish Dessert Wine

Rivesaltes Muscat de Rivesaltes Flor

Sauternes (750)

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2001 2000 2004 1971

Barbadillo Oloroso Dulce San Rafael Barbadillo Moscatel Laura Barbadillo Oloroso Cream, Eva Gutirrez de la Vega Casta Diva Cosecha Miel (500 ml) Ochoa Dulce del Moscatel, Navarra (375 ml) Alvear, Pedro Ximenez de Anada (375 ml) Robert Parker, 96 points Toro Alban Pedro Ximenez, Gran Reserva

Anselmi I Capitelli (750 ml) $95 Anselmi I Capitelli (375 ml) $62 Capezzana, Reserva Vin Santo di Carmignano (375) $60 Colosi,, Malvasia Delle Lipari, Sicily DOC (375) $58 Felsina Vin Santo, Chianti Classico (375 ml) $75 Felsina Vin Santo, Chianti Classico (375 ml) $77 Maculan Acininobili (375 ml) $152 Maculan Torcolato Breganze, Veneto DOC $62 La Selva, Vin Santo, Vigna del Papa Chianti Classico (500 ml) $73 Vignalta Alpianae, Colli Euganei Fior dArancio $47
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Extraordinary dessert wine
Alois Krachers exotic late-harvest wines defy description. Alas, Kracher has himself been harvested. While Austria has many supremely talented producers of sweet wines, Krachers stood above them all.
Photo: Herbert Lehmann

Alsatian Late-Harvest Wines


Domaine Weinbach occupies a 300-year-old Capucin monastery in Kaysersberg in the fairy-tale region of Alsace, France. The domaine is owned and run by three women, Madame Colette Faller and her two daughters Catherine (marketing) and Laurence (winemaking). These wines are among the most expressive, powerful, and elegant in all of Alsace.
1998 Gewurztraminer, Altenbourg, Vendages Tardives (750) $160 2002 Riesling, Schlossberg, Vendages Tardives (375) $150 2007 Gewurztraminer Schlossberg, Vendages Tardives (375) $140 Also see Alsatian Riesling page 96 for additional Weinbach selections

Austrian Dessert Wine


2003 Nigl Grner Veltliner Eiswein $82 2004 Schloss Gobelsburg Gruner Veltliner Beerenauslese $59 2003 Heidi Schrock, Ruster Ausbruch, On the Wings of Dawn $112

Alois Kracher
1995 1998 1999 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002

Grande Cuve, TBA, Nouvelle Vague, No. 12 Nouvelle Vague, Trokenbeerenauslese, No. 10 Zwischen den Seen TBA, Scheurebe No. 4 Trockenbeerenauslese Grand Cuve Vague 6 Muscat Ottonel TBA, Zwischen den Seen 4 Trockenbeerenauslese, No. 2 Trockenbeerenauslese Grand Cuve No. 6 Trockenbeerenauslese, Traminer Trockenbeerenauslese Grand Cuve Vague Nouvelle Vague, ZdS TBA, No. 7 Nouvelle Vague, Grande Cuve No. 6 Nouvelle Vague, Zweigelt, TBA, No. 1 Nouvelle Vague, Chardonnay, TBA, No. 2 ZdS, Welschriesling, TBA, No. 3 ZdS,, Muskat Ottonel, TBA, No. 4 ZdS, Scheurebe, TBA, No. 5 ZdS, Scheurebe, TBA, No. 6 Nouvelle Vague, Grande Cuve, TBA, No. 7 ZdS, Welschriesling, TBA, No. 8 Nouvelle Vague, Chardonnay, TBA, No. 9 ZdS, Scheurebe, TBA, No. 10 Nouvelle Vague, Welschriesling, TBA, No. 11 TBA, No. 12

$260 $300 $160 $135 $142 $175 $135 $150 $150 $200 $290 $147 $154 $124 $134 $144 $167 $194 $247 $263 $261 $263 $268

German Dessert Wine


1976 Vereinigte Hospitien Sanctus Jacobus (Mosel-Saar-Ruwer) Piesporter Schubertslay Riesling Beerenauslese (700) $295 2004 Gunderloch Nackenheimer Rothenberg Riesling, TBA $525 2001 Toni Jost, Bacharacher Hahn TBA $399

Domaine Weinbach: Exceptional Late-Harvest Wines

Zind-Humbrecht is one of the greatest domaines of Alsace. Winemaker Oliver Humbrecht was the first Frenchman to become a Master of Wine.
1999 1999 1999 2001

South Africa
Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance (500 ml)$149 2000 Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance (500 ml)$109 1993

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Late-Harvest Offerings

Pinot Gris, Clos Jebsal, Slection de Grains Nobles (750) Pinot Gris, Clos Saint Urbain, Rangen, Vendages Tardives (750) Gewurztraminer, Heimbourg, Vendages Tardives (750) Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Furstentum, Vendages Tardives (375)

$245 $115 $95 $100 $123 $150 $575 $225

Other Dessert Wines from Alsace


2001 Albert Mann, Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Furstentum, S.G.N. 1998 Domaine Schoffit Tokay Pinot Gris Grand Cru Rangen, Clos Ste. Thobald, Slection de Grains Nobles (500) 1989 Trimbach Clos Ste. Hune, Vendages Tardives 1994 Trimbach Gewurztraminer, Slection de Grains Nobles

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Vintage Port
Dow
1963 1970 1975 1977 1980 1983 1985 1986 1997
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Port & Port-Style Wines


Sandeman
Vintage Port $6,500 $588 $200 $155 $240 $175 $145 $140 $98 $135 $105 $105 $750 $190 $150
About Port
The English word Port, covers a number of diverse styles of this fortified wine of Portugal. True Port is always from Portugal.

1896 Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow Dow

A Victorian-era bottle from the cellar of Prime Minister Gladstone of England. Gladstone was Prime Minister four different times.

1994 Sandeman 1997 Sandeman

Vintage Port Vau Vintage Vintage Port

$115 $105 $209

The Last Audience. Britains greatest politician of the 19th century, Prime Minister Gladstone, is received by Queen Victoria in 1901. Gladstone was a great fan of Port. The 1896 Dow Port was once a part of Gladstones cellar.

Ferreira Fonseca

Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port Quinta do Bomfim Vintage Port

Smith Woodhouse Taylor Fladgate

1977 Smith Woodhouse

Port Styles
White=Made from white grapes aged one to two years. Some are aged longer for a nutty quality. Ruby=Named for the color. Very fruity. Meant to be enjoyed young. LBV=Late-bottled vintage. Red Port of a single vintage, vat-aged four-six years for smoothness with fruit. Reserve/Vintage Character Young Port of multiple vintages with three-five years of wood aging. Tawny=Young Port finished in a semi-sweet style. Tawny with Age=The age (10 year, 20 year etc.) is the minimum time the wine has spent in barrel. Smooth with caramel notes. Colheita=Single vintage Port aged in barrel until bottled. Very smooth. Single Quinta Vintage=Red Port from a single estate and vintage. Vintage: Top reds of a single vintage kept in cask for up to two years before bottling. Meant to be aged in the bottle and best when they are at least 15 years old; though they can age for decades. Vintage Port must be decanted to rid it of the bottle sment.

1855 Taylor Fladgate Scion Pre-Phyloxera Port, Crystal Decanter $6000


The last known pre-phyloxera Port in the world. From 2 blended barrels vintaged in 1855, the 3rd having been sold to Sir Winston Churchill. As concentrated as Tokaji. 100 points.

Ferreira, 20-year Tawny, Duque De Baganca 20-Year Tawny Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port

1960 Taylor Fladgate 1977 Taylor Fladgate 1994 Taylor Fladgate Taylor Fladgate Taylor Fladgate Taylor Fladgate 2001 Taylor Fladgate

Vintage Port Vintage Port Vintage Port 10 Year Old Tawny Porto 20 Year Old Tawny Porto 40 Year Old Tawny Porto Quinta de Vargellas Optima, 20-year Tawny

$345 $295 $200 $59 $90 $400 $99 $83

Gould Campbell Graham


1927 1983 1985 1994

Fonseca 1963 Fonseca

Warres
NV

Warres

1977 Gould Campbell 1994 Gould Campbell Graham Graham Graham Graham

Wood Ports, Tawny Ports, Colheitas


Ramos-Pinto 1880 Porto Rocha 1937 Porto Kopke
NV

Quinta do Bom-Retiro, 20-Yr. Tawny $120 Millennium $1,000 Colheita (375 ml) $420 Fine Ruby Porto (Portugal) Siroco, Dry White Porto Porto White Fine Selected White (Portugal) Maury $35 $45 $39 $35 $240

Krohn

Vintage Port: Opened by a guest Vintage Port $155 Vintage Port $175 Vintage Port $250 Colheita, bottled in 2006 Colheita Colheita, bottled in 2000 Colheita Vintage Port Black (Reserve Ruby Port) Nacional Nacional (100 points) Vintage Port Vintage Port $225 $225 $325 $105 $130 $58 $2,200 $1,950 $220 $160

Ruby Port
NV NV NV NV

Cockburn Fonseca Ramos Pinto Warres Domaine Bachelet

White Port

1966 Wiese & Krohn 1967 Wiese & Krohn

Moreira

Languedoc-Roussillon: Banyuls/Maury
1929

1950 Moreira

Niepoort

1984 Niepoort 2000 Niepoort

Port-Style Wines not from Portugal


(half BottleS unleSS otherWiSe noted) 2003 Abacela Estate Oregon, Tinta Roriz/Bastardo Estate Oregon, Tinta Roriz/Bastardo 2006 Abacela Estate Oregon, Tinta Roriz/Bastardo 2007 Abacela
Brother Timothy took over the winemaking duties at the Christian Brothers winery in Napa Valley in 1935. He died at 94 on November 30, 2004.

Quinta do Noval

NV Quinta do Noval 1962 Quinta do Noval 1994 Quinta do Noval

2009 Brian Carter Cellars Circa 1973 Christian Brothers 2010 Lachini 1997 David Hill NV Yalumba NV Yalumba NV Yalumba NV Seppelt 1999 Whidbeys

Quinta do Vesuvio

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Hungarian Tokaji and Eszencia Disznk
1988 Disznk

our collection of rare old Madeiras


offered by the ounce

Asz Essencia (500 ml)

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Dobog

1997 Dobog

Tokay Asz, Six Puttonyos (500 ml) $125

Kereskedhz
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Tokay Asz, Six Puttonyos (500 ml) $179

Tokaji Essencia is the liquid gold that oozes, drop by drop, viscous as oil, from a pile of grapes raisined by botrytis. The conditions for making Essencia occur on the average just two or three times per decade. Two hundred pounds of shriveled grapes produces only a single bottle, the quintessence of the very ripest grapes. Fermentation is barely possible, as the juice is nearly three-quarters complex grape sugars. Fermentation of the 1999 Royal Tokaji Essencia took six years to reach 2.8 percent alcohol. The wine has astonishing flavors with offthe-chart acidity. As one wine critic said, It is so different from other wines that it is like seeing a new primary color.

1993 Chateau Pajzos 1993 Chateau Pajzos

Chateau Pajzos

Tokaji Essencia (500 ml) Tokaji Essencia (100ml)

$600 $125

Royal Tokaji

1995 Royal Tokaji 1996 Royal Tokaji 2003 Royal Tokaji

6 Puttonyos, Birsalmas (500 ml) 6 Puttonyos, Betsek (500 ml) Asz, Five Puttonyos (500 ml)

$179 $169 $144

1996 Stanza Tokaji

Stanza

Eszencia (100 ml)

$250

Tokaj Oremus

1999 Tokaji Oremus

Asz, Five Puttonyos (500 ml)

$155

any years have gone into securing our collection of fine old Madeira. Bottles have come from auction houses, rare wine dealers, great European cellars, and in some cases directly from private library collections of the producers on the Portuguese island of Madeira. A fire at The Herbfarm on the night of January 6, 1997 destroyed much of what had been one of Americas largest collections of vintage Madeira. Among these were many century-old bottles and some irreplaceable rarities. But, fortunately, other bottles were stored offsite and survived . . . and through the good graces of friends and wine dealers we are making progress in restoring

the collection of these fascinating bits of vinous history.

The Six Grapes of Madeira


Four principal grape varieties are grown on Madeira. The original, the Malvazia or Malmsey, makes the richest; the Bual a less rich, more elegant but equally fragrant wine; Verdelho a soft, much drier wine with a faintly bitter finish; and the Sercial, a fine light wine with a distinct acid cut. Sercials make fine pre-dinner apritifs. Two other very rare varieties were also grown: Terrantez and Bastardo. Both of these varieties were shy bearers that were not replanted when the vineyards were devastated by the root louse phylloxera in the mid- to late-19th century. Bastardo is closest in style to Malmsey; Terrantez tends to be between Bual and Verdelho.

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1977 1976 1957 1957 1955 1954 1948 1944 1942 1941 1937 1934 1929 1927 1927 1927 1926 1926 1926 1924 1922 1922 1920 1916 1916 1914 1914 1913 1912 1912 1912 1910 1910 1910 1907 1901 1900 1900 1890 1890 1885 1880 1875 1863 1863 1862 1845 1834 1832 1827 1795 1795 1795 producer grape per oz. DOliveiras Terrantez, Reserva $26 Blandys Terrantez $27 Barbeito Bual $37 DOliveiras Old Wine $28 Barbeito Moscatel $67 Barbeito Malvazia $39 Barbeito Malvazia $47 Barbeito, Malvazia, Quinta da Piedade $76 Barbeito, Malvazia, Quinta Me dos Homens $87 Barbeito, Verdelho, Reserva Velha (bottle only) $695 Barbeito Sercial, Reserva $42 Quinta do Noval Malmsey $80 Barbeito Verdelho $40 Leacock Bastardo $60 DOliveiras Bastardo, Reserva $55 DOliveiras, Bastardo, Reserva (bottle) $900 Barbeito Verdelho $22 Barbeito Verdelho (bottle) $750 Cossart Gordon Malmsey, Solera $47 DOliveiras Sercial, Reserva $28 DOliveiras Boal, Reserva $54 DOliveiras, Boal, Reserva (bottle) $750 Cossart Gordon Malmsey $175 Barbeito Malvazia $72 Barbeito Malvazia (bottle) $1100 Barbeito Bual, Reserva Velha $50 Barbeito, Malvazia, Quinta da Piedade $60 Barbeito Malvazia, Reserva Velha $69 Barbeito Bual $47 Barbeito Bual (bottle) $1100 DOliveiras Verdelho, Reserva $58 Cossart Gordon Malmsey $55 Barbeito Bual $57 Barbeito Bual (full bottle) $900 DOliveiras Malvazia, Reserva $80 Barbeito Malvazia $77 Barbeito Malvazia $71 DOliveiras Moscatel, Reserva $109 Justino Henriques Boal (by bottle only) $3,200 DOliveiras Verdelho, Reserva $87 Barbeito Verdelho, Reserva $70 Blandys Verdelho, Solera $50 Barbeito Malvazia $108 Barbeito Bual $89 Barbeito Bual (bottle) $1250 DOliveiras Sercial, Reserva $101 Cossart Gordon Bual, Solera $115 Barbeito Malvazia $124 Acciaioly Terrantez $200 Quinta do Serrado Boal $300 Barbeito Terrantez $365 Barbeito, Terrantez, stencilled bottle, was capsule $8000 Companhia Vinicola do Madeira, Terrantez, bottle $10000
The oldest bottles in our cellar, and one of only a handful of this vintage remaining in the world. Fewer than two dozen bottles are known to exist. Think of it . . . George Washington was still president when this wine was made!

$15
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A Madeira for Madeira lovers. A wonderful wine for your cellar, too.

Note the 19th-century hand-woven closure over the cork on the 1890 Justino Henriques Boal Madeira. The 1795 Terrantez probably all derived from one source originally and was then bought by different people on the island during the 19th century. At some stage it was transferred from cask into glass demi-johns and thence to bottle. Because the different stockholders treated their holdings in various ways (i.e., held the wine in wood or glass longer or shorter), the flavor of the bottlings vary. The 1795 Compania Vinicola do Madeira was bottled between 1890 and 1930. As of the summer of 2005, five bottle were known to still exist in the world.

ld Madeiras are among the planets most intellectually and hedonistically satisfying wines. Virtually all other wines count their life spans in years. Madeiras count theirs in decades or even centuries, often surviving 150 years or more, becoming ever more sensual and complex. Madeira enjoys a unique bond with the United States, having been the wine of America from the early 1700s until the end of the 19th century. Still, few Americans know what Madeira is all about. Vintage Madeira is too rare to be widely experienced. And the 5- to 10-year-old blends that are commonly available seldom offer the magic of the vintage wines. Even expensive 15- and 20-year-old blends often bear little resemblance to Vintage Madeira. Fortunately our friends and Madeira sleuths, Manny Berk and Paul Costigan, have spent years working to discover how to create an affordable Madeira with the flavors of a Vintage. After seemingly endless blending experiments with Ricardo Freitas, managing director of Vinhos Barbeito on the island itself, they discovered some superb but small lots of 30-, 40-year-old, and even older Madeiras that they put in the wine. Suddenly the wines changed completely, acquiring the aromatic fingerprint and tangy, velvety palate of great Vintage Madeira. Even veteran Madeira lovers and cognoscenti will love this wine. The nose is classic cask-aged with vanilla, burnt sugar, toffee, and exotic overtones of cinnamon and clove. The wines have excellent weight and richness, classic tanginess, and a marvelous balance of sweetness and acidity. The beautiful mouthfeel leads to a long, refreshing finish. Rare Wine Historic Series Charleston Sercial, $88 per bottle Rare Wine Historic Series Savannah Verdelho, $88 per bottle Rare Wine Historic Series Boston Bual, $88 per bottle Rare Wine Historic Series New York Malmsey, $88 per bottle 1895 tion of S. Weir Mitchells Rare Wine Historic Series New Orleans, $145 per bottle A Madeira Party from

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not a Solera, but an actual wine of the vintage of 1863, the year President Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday.

1863 Barbeito Bual Madeira

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Moscato DAsti Blue Bottle Brut (France) Cuve Palmes dOr

$38 $125 $200

The word lager derives from the German word lagern that means to store. Lagers are indeed stored, though only after completing a slow and cool (34 F) bottom fermentation. They are then usually kept at cool temperatures to allow proper maturation. Lager yeasts tend to ferment clean without adding other elements to the brews. Aldergrove Brewery, Czecko Pilsner, Tulalip, WA 12 fl. oz.
A beautiful straw-colored Pilsner with that telltale grassy note on the finish.

Lagers

White 2000 Herzog Selections


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Chablis, Dom. de la Tortue (France) $65 Sauvignon Blanc (Golan Heights) $28 Pinot Grigio (IGT, Veneto, Italy) $30 Chardonnay, Russian River (CA) $40 Chardonnay, Special tion (CA) $62

$5 $3

Pabst Brewing Company, Blue Ribbon, Milwaukee, WI 12 fl. oz. can

The classic American lager, Pabst was established in 1844, though some of their beers have been brewed since 1775. Blue Ribbon was selected as Americas Best way back in 1893 and continues to win the hearts and minds of Wisconsinites huddled around ice-fishing holes all over the northern Wisconsin. Founded in 2003 by Mike Baker and Jeff Smiley, the Baron Brewing Company focuses on classic renditions of German beer styles. A wonderful and clean beer with a long, dry finish. Brewed according to the German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) of 1516 from ingrents imported from Germany. Baron Brewings first doppelbock, which is a German lager style that is extra strong with names that typically have -ator as a suffix. The Liberator is quite a wonderful beer - rich and delicious. . Brewed in the village of ywiec for nearly 150 years, this European styled pilsner represents the essence of Polish brewing.

Red

Cacher BokobsaM Ctes-du-Rhne, Cuve du Centenaire $35 M 2001 Baron Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa/Sonoma) $40 2000 Baron Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon Special Ed. $130 NV RecanatiM Cabernet Sauvignon $40 2001 Capanes Grenache, Peraj Haabib Flor de Primavera/ Montsant $100 M symbol indicates Mevushal

Baron Brewing Company, Pilsner, Seattle, WA 22 fl. oz.

$7

Baron Brewing Company, Liberator Doppelbock, Seattle, WA 22 fl.oz. ywiec, Poland 12 fl. oz.

$7 $5

Thomas Hardys Vintage Ale

A Legend Among Seekers of Fine Beer

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he novelist Thomas Hardy wrote with enthusiasm about the beer of Casterbridge in his Wessex novels. Thomas Hardy Ale was brewed first in 1968 at the request of the Thomas Hardy Society. It marked the 40th anniversary of the writers death in 1928. Interest and demand was such that it is now brewed on an annual basis, though it was not made for a few years in the late 90s. The ale is dry-hopped and warm-conditioned for 3 months and is pitched (fermented) 3 times with yeast: twice during fermentation and then during conditioning. It continues to condition in the bottle and the brewery recommends that it is laid down for 5 years. A new vintage is brewed annually and each bottle is individually numbered. When opened you experience a rich sherry or Madeira note beneath the intense peppery hop aroma. Thomas Hardys Ale is a remarkable example of British craft brewing. Bottles from the 60s and 70s have fetched upwards of $1,000 each at auction. Thomas Hardys Vintage Ale, Dorchester, England 9 fl. oz. Vintage 1974, $300 ee f t was od the most beautiful colour that Thte brisk as a Vintage 1988, $120 could desire; full in body e an artist in Vintage 2003, $45 s as an Vintage 2004, $35 volcano; piquant, et withou a twang; luminou Vintage 2005, $28 autumn sunset.

Ales

Ales utilize a type of yeast that works at the top of the fermentation vessel at higher temperatures than lager yeast (60-75 F). Ale yeast strains produce unique byproducts, esters, that lend the characteristic fruity, floral notes to the finished beer.

DomeStic Ale

Elysian Brewing Company, Avatar Jasmine IPA, Seattle, WA 22 fl.oz. Elysian Brewing Company, Wise ESB, Seattle, WA 12 fl. oz. Pike Brewing Company, Pike Pale Ale, Seattle 12 fl. oz.

Dick Cantwells ingenious India Pale Ale, brewed with dried jasmine flowers, is unique, delicious, and a little quirkya must try.

$7 $5

Founded in 1996, the Elysian Brewing Company has been turning out world class brews at its Capitol Hill location. The Wise Extra Special Bitter is copper-red ale that is both hoppy and malty.

This classically defined Pale is one of Seattles best kept secrets. The brewery was founded by Charles Finkel. It is brewed just steps from the famous Pike Place Market. Presidents Washington and Jefferson both home-brewed pale ales. Quickly approaching classic status.

$5

New Belgium Brewing, Fat Tire Amber Ale, Colorado 12 fl. oz. Brewery Ommegang, Three Philosophers, New York 12 fl. oz. Deschutes Brewery, Black Butte Porter, Oregon 12 fl. oz.
A combination of strong malty ale and authentic Kriek Lambic brewed in Belgium comprise this unique brew.

$5 $7 $5

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One of the most delicious porters this side of the Atlanticrich and lush with tons of character.

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Soft Drinks
Colas (subject to availability)
French Coca Cola $5
Bottled in France. The original formula (sans cocaine!) with sugar instead of corn syrup. Slightly sweeter than American Coke.

Hood Canal Brewery, Dabob Bay IPA, Kingston, WA 22 fl.oz.

Founded in 1996 just north of Poulsbo, the Hood Canal Brewery produces a complex and diverse selection of ales named after locations around the Hood Canal. A wonderful, multi-dimensional ale sporting a golden color and hopped-out flavors.

$7

French, 250 ml bottle (temp out) $7 $7 $7 $7 $3 $6 $6

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Indian Brown Ale, Delaware

A Scotch ale, IPA, American Brown hybrid, this amply hopped beer is brewed with aromatic barley and caramelized brown sugar. Dogfish Head is a hop-head-friendly brewery.

Imported Ale

De Dolle Brouwers, Arabier, Belgium 11.6 fl. oz.

A strong Belgian ale. Big and robust with red fruit notes, rather hardy at 8%. A top-fermented specialty brewed since 1862. The 6.5% strength is indicated by sticke, as guests would whisper (stickum) that the brewmaster had been a little too generous when weighing out the ingrents. Rich and complex. An eclectic brew made by adding salt and coriander into the boil. Unique aroma and flavor to this copper-colored masterpiece. Brewed in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, this true porter is made by combining a younger light beer with a mature old ale.

$8 $7

Dutch Coca Cola Korean Coca Cola Korean Diet Coke Diet Coke Bennetts Hot Cola Dr. Pepper

Uerige, Sticke Dsseldorfer Alt, Germany 11.2 fl. oz.

Heat up the palate with a touch of habaero chili. A pleasant burn.

Dutch, 250 ml bottle Korea, 250 ml can Korea, 250 ml can USA, 12 oz. can Los Angeles, 12 oz. bottle

Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei, Leipziger Gose, Germany 25 fl. oz. St. Peters Brewery, Old-Style Porter, England 16.9 fl. oz.

$7 $6 $6 $5 $12 $8 $10 $5 $7

In the original 10-2-4 bottle and holding the Original Formula that made Dr. Pepper a favorite back in 1891. Made with imperial pure cane sugar and lightly carbonated, this smooth version is slightly different from todays Dr. Pepper.

Dublin, Texas, 8 oz. bottle

Ginger
Bundaberg Ginger Beer
When Herbfarm owners Ron and Carrie visited Queensland, Australia, they discovered this wonderful, real ginger beer in the heart of the world center of ginger farming. Bundaberg Ginger Beer is brewed with natural Buderim ginger root, fermented brewers yeast, and a small residue of ginger fiber. An unmistakable, traditional ginger beer taste that can only be produced by natural brewing.

Australia, 375 ml bottle

$7.50

Kiuchi, Hitachino Nest Beer, White Ale, Japan 11.2 fl. oz.

This delicious Belgian-styled ale is spiced with coriander, orange peel and nutmeg. Erdinger brews all of its wheat beers with water that has been pumped from a natural reservoir 157 meters below the ground.

Weissbru, Erdinger Weissbru, Hefe-Weizen, Germany 16.9 fl. oz. Brouwerij Bosteels, Tripel Karmeliet, Belgium 25.4 fl. oz. Hanssens Artisinaal, Oude, Gueuze Lambic, Belgium 12.7 fl. oz. Brouwerij Girardin, Gueuze Lambic, Belgium 12.7 fl. oz. Moortgat, Duvel Golden Ale, Belgium 11.2 fl. oz.
One of the greats, brewed since 1871.

Citrus
D&G Ting
Tingits a little island sunshine in a bottle. Crafted from real Jamaican grapefruit without preservatives.

Brewed with oats, barley, and wheat, this ale is impeccably balanced with a thread of sweetness. Gueuze is a style of lambic that blends young lambic with an older one to produce a wonderfully complex beer. Dry and light-bodied. Considered by many to be the finest lambic madenaturally sour. but ultimately refreshing.

Jamaica, 285 ml bottle

$6

Saison Dupont, Farmhouse Ale, Belgium 12,7 fl. oz. Schlenkerla, Rauchbeer, Urbock, Germany 25fl. oz.

One of the last farmhouse ales. Citrus with hop finish. The best beer in the world.

$5 First mentioned in 1405, the Schlenkerla brewery tavern is located in the heart of Bamberg beneath the Cathedral. The name means roughly: to not walk in a straight line. Rauchbeer is a Southern German style of beer with an intense smoky flavor, achieved by exposing the malt to the aromatic smoke (rauch) of burning beech-wood logs. A real trip, great with game!

St. James Gate Brewery, Guinness Draught, Ireland 14.9 fl. oz. (can)
The quintessential Irish brew.

$5

Paulaner, ThomasBrau, Germany 11.6 fl. oz., non-alcoholic Dragons Gold, Bards Tale, Gluten-free, lactose-free beer
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Herbfarm Non-Alcoholic Beverages


Aril Brut Cuve
This de-alcoholized sparkling wine is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Cold, stainless-steel fermentation allows it to retain the floral characteristics of the grapes with just a hint of toast and vanilla to round out the mouth. This non-alcoholic wine is the only one to ever take a gold medal by beating out wines with alcohol! for a Bottle to go, $8.95

World Mineral Waters of Terroir

Wedding Tea Spritzer


Rosehips, cinnamon, clove, and dried citrus make up this blend that Herbfarm founders Ron and Carrie created for their own wedding. Rosehips have a long history of use for their vitamin C as well as in oils for their restorative properties and lovely fragrance. Combining this fragrance, fall spice, citrus, and some non-alcoholic sparkling wine makes this a perfect match with rabbit, duck, or any game meat. Wedding tea, $7.95

Stinging Nettle Spritzer


Years of experimentation in England created this combination of fresh stinging nettles and blackcurrant leaves. The concentrate is diluted with sparkling water. Bottle of Stinging nettle concentrate, $16.95

WATER

Michael Mascha has written

Norfolk Punch
In the 1970s, Eric St. John-Foti discovered a recipe in the Leet court records of Welle Manor, Upwell, Norfolk, England. The recipe was for a non-alcoholic herbal drink first made by Benctine monks 700 years ago. Made from a blend of dozens of herbs and spices, it is the perfect non-alcoholic digestif. Bottle, $14

Duch de Longueville Norman Cider


This artisanal-style French cider is created in the Norman tradition, where the use of a single type of apple dictates the individuality of the cru. Quite naturally high in acid, the French cider apples produce an off-dry beverage with the pure flavor components of fresh apples. Bottle, $9

the definitive book on bottled waters. We are indebted to this seminal work, Fine Waters, for the way that hes categorized and clarified our most fundamental beverage. These are all natural waters: not distilled or bottled municipal water. Like wine, they express the place from which they come, their terroir. In lieu of wine, we are happy to do an all-water pairing for you to enjoy with our nine-course dinners. Wine drinkers may add a World of Waters pairing for a $15 supplement.

Still

Lynx

italy

Lynx is a prized (and expensive!) Italian water in a striking cobalt blue bottle. The source of the water is on the north face of Mount Pelpi at 4,900 feet. This low-mineral water has a faint sweetness to it.

Major Water Styles


Boldly Sparkling Classic Sparkling Light Sparkling Effervescent Still

750 ml, glaSS, $18 Sparkling, Bold

Perrier

france

Perrier has been imported to America for about a century. It is a high-acid water with big, bold, loud bubbles.

750 ml., glaSS, $4 efferveScent, light SWeden


A refreshing water with a hint of sour, mum minerals, and light carbonation.

Ramlsa

Still, claSSic

Ty Nant

WaleS

A delicious and very pure water from a Welsh aquifer.

efferveScent

Badoit Rouge

750 ml, red glaSS, $8 WaleS


The bubbles in this water are fairly loud and should be paired with food of substantial mouthfeel. Delicious and very pure.

france

750 ml., glaSS, $7 Sparkling, claSSic italy

Peppermint Infusion of the Moment


Using the concentrated flavor of herbal hydrosols and herbal goodies from our garden, we unearth flavors to marry with the refreshing qualities of peppermint. Often available: rose, chamomile, lime, cucumber, and passionfruit.

Pronounced Ba-Dwah. A substantial water, but despite the high minerality, it tastes amazingly light. Very small bubbles make this a water for those who say they dont like sparkling mineral water.

Sparkling, claSSic

San Pellegrino

1 liter, red pet, $8 Still

Elderflower Cordial
Blue Elder blooms with white pom pom flowers each June. In fact, some people do not consider it summer until the Elders heady scent fills the air. The unique flavor extracted by steepingis reminiscent of gooseberry and citrus. Elderflower is known for its restorative properties, and found its way into much European folklore and history. Though the Blue Elder grows in the Pacific Northwest, this particular and hard-to-get version is made in Austria by the famous winemaking team from Nikolaihof. The syrup concentrate should be diluted with sparkling water. Bottle of concentrate, $32
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Evian

Though widely exported, San Pellegrino is not common in its home country of Italy. It has a very high mineral content and very low nitrates, indicating an unspoiled source.

750 ml, Blue glaSS, $8 Still

Volvic

france

1 liter, glaSS, $5 france Still, light

Herbfarm Tea gets its garnet color and intoxicating aroma from the hibiscus flower. Hibiscus is a sign of love and fertility in Tahiti, and was the These beverages, and others, power symbol of the goddess are served nightly to guests Jagua in Caribbean lore. who prefer non-alcoholic A tea made from these drinks. beautiful flowers was the beverage favored by the Pharaohs of the ancient Nile Valley, an escape from the desert heat. In fact, Hibiscus Tea is still a popular beverage in China, Mexico, the Caribbean, and parts of Europe. Here it is made all the more refreshing with fresh lemon juice, and seltzer. herBfarm tea, $7.95

Surely one of the worlds best-known brands, Evian spends 15 years filtering down from the French Alps. The water picks up minerals from glacial sands, giving it a distinctive taste.

Speyside Glenlivet

Scotland

As implied in the name, Volvic is of volcanic origin, evident in its level of silica. Volvic is very neutral and has a slightly soft taste.

1 liter, glaSS, $5 Still fiji, South pacific

Good water makes good whisky. The spring water at Speyside, Scotland, comes from quartzite that keeps high levels of minerals out of the water. A hint of sweetness.

1 liter, glaSS, $6 Still

Wattwiller

france

Fiji

1 liter, glaSS, $9 Sparkling, light Scotland 1 liter, glaSS, $9 Still, light

Fiji water started as rainfall 450 years ago. It filters down through volcanic rock, the remoteness of the South Pacific keeping it pure.

Tau

Wattwiller should be on any experts shortlist of the worlds greatest mineral waters. It is from an ancient and extremely pure source (zero nitrate) that delivers a fabled water with a faintly salty aftertaste.

.5 liter, glaSS, $8 WaleS

1 liter, pet, $6 Still, claSSic

Galvania Sparkling

italy

A low mineral content in a highconcept bottle. The almost neutral pH sometimes triggers a sweet perception. Elegant and pure.

The spring at San Lorenzo Monte bubbles with a water that was filtered by a slow trip under the Apennines. Mum weight and neutral pH make it a classic choice.

750 ml, glaSS, $7

33 oz., glaSS, $5
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wines to celebrate significant birthdays and anniversaries

Index of Wineries
Be aware that due to the way that this index is generated, it does not include all of the wines and wineries on the list. Abacela-26 Abacela-52 Abacela-65 Abacela-78 Abacela-83 Abacela-86 Abbazia di Novacella-125 Abeja-52 Abreu-71 Acciaioly-150 Adelsheim-16 Adelsheim-22 Adelsheim-24 Adelsheim-30 Adelsheim-65 Alain Voge-122 Albert Mann-145 Alenza-134 Alex Gambal-107 Allegrini-131 Alois Kracher-144 Altesino-129 lvaro Palacios-135 Amalie Robert-30 Amarone-130 Ambroise-107 Amity-24 Amity Vineyards-31 Andrake-52 Andr Brunel-122 Andrew Rich-26 Andrew Will-16 Andrew Will-26 Andrew Will-53 Andrew Will-65 Andrew Will-78 Angelo Gaja-125 Anne Gros-107 Anselmi-143 Antica Terra-30 Antonio & Elio Monti-133 Anwilka Vineyard-136 Apex-22 Apex-26 Apex-52 Apex-65 Apex-140 Apolloni Vineyards-30 Araujo Estates Wines-70 Archery Summit-27 Archery Summit-30 Argyle-viii Argyle-31 Argyle Chardonnay-16 Arterberry-16 Arterberry-30 Artisanal Cellars-30 Ash Hollow-65 Ata Rangi -51 Auguste Clape-102 Auguste Clape-122 Badia a Coltibuono-129 Baer-52 Barbadillo-143 Barbaresco-125 Barbeito-150 Barboursville-50

t least once in everyones lifetime comes the opportunity to celebrate a really special occasion: The birthday of a spouse or partner A 25th or 50th wedding anniversary Recognition of a corporate achievement Your partners retirement celebration At times like these, you want to share something of particular personal significancea unique time capsule that conveys your care, and that can be treasured for years to come. For such occasions we have assembled some of the finest rare wines from the special year of birth or anniversary. Let us assist you in choosing a wine to celebrate a special year.

We offer wines from these vintage years


2005 2004 2003 5th 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 10th 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 15th 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 20th 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 25th 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 30th 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 35th 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968 40th 1967 1966 1965 1964 1963 45th 1962 1961 1959 1957 1956 1955 1954 1953 55th 1952 1950 1949 1948 60th 1947 1944 1942 1941 1939 1937 1935 1934 1930 1929 1928 80th 1927 1926 1924 1922 1920 1916 1914 1912 1910 1907 1901 1900 1896 1890 1885 1880 1875 1864 1863 145th 1862 1845 1834 1832 1827 1795 213th

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Barnard Griffin-16 Barnard Griffin-22 Barnard Griffin-52 Barolo-125 Baron Herzon-152 Bartenura-xiv Basel Cellars-52 Batenura-152 Baumard-143 Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Collection-70 Beaux Frres-32 Benziger-71 Beresan-52 Beresan-78 Bergstrm-31 Beringer-71 Bertagna-107 Bertagne -107 Bertani-131 Bethel Heights-26 Bethel Heights-32 Betz Family Winery-56 Betz Family Winery-77 Bindi-50 Black Hills Estate Winery, British Columbia-56 Blackwood Canyon-65 Blandy-150 Bocelli-129 Bodegas Faustino-135 Bodegas livares-143 Bodegas Muga-135 Boedecker-32 Boekenhoutskloof-136 Bois de Boursan-122 Bollinger A-xi Bonair-16 Bond Estates-71 Bouchard Finlayson-136 Bouchard Finlayson-136 Bouchard Pre-107 Bouchard Pre-107 Boudreaux Cellars-16 Boudreaux Cellars-56 Boudreaux Cellars-65 Bourillon-dOrlans-26 Branson Coach House-82 Brian Carter-56 Brick House-32 Brick House-83 Broadley Vineyards-33 Brunello di Montalcino-129 Bruno Ceretto-125 Bruno Giacosa-126 Bruno Rocca-126 Bryant Family Vineyard-71 brklin-wolf-94 Buty Winery-16 Buty Winery-22 Buty Winery-56 Buty Winery-66 Buty Winery-78 Buty Winery-83 Cabernet Sauvignon from Penfolds-82 Cacher Bokobsa-152 Cadence-56 Callaway Vineyard-76 Cameron-16 Cameron-24 Cameron-33 Camille Giroud-107 Campbells-141 Camus-27 Canadian Ice Wine-140

Canoe Ridge-16 Canoe Ridge-66 Caon de Sol-57 Caon de Sol-78 Capezzana-143 Carter Cellars-71 Carter Cellars (Merlot)-69 Casanova di Neri-129 Castello di Bossi-129 Castello di Monsanto-130 Castello di Verduno-127 Cave B-22 Cayuse Vineyards-57 Cayuse Vineyards-77 Chaddsford Winery-18 Chaddsford Winery-50 Chaddsford Winery-83 Chalone-18 Chambers-141 Chandler Reach Vineyards-57 Chandler Reach Vineyards-78 Chapoutier-102 Chapoutier-121 Chapoutier-123 Chapoutier Vin del Paille-140 Charles Krug-72 Charles Melton-82 Chteau Ausone-118 Chteau Beychevelle-116 Chteau Branaire-116 Chteau Calon-Sgur-112 Chteau Canon-La-Gaffelire-118 Chteau Cheval Blanc-118 Chteau Cissac-119 Chteau Clerc-Milon-112 Chteau Clinet-119 Chteau Clos Ren-119 Chteau Cos dEstournel-112 Chteau dArmailhaq (a.k.a. dArmailhac)-112 Chteau de Beaucastel-122 Chateau de Calce-143 Chteau de Fargues-142 Chteau de Fonsalette-123 Chteau de la Gardine-122 Chteau de Mauvanne-124 Chteau de RayneVigneau-142 Chteau Doisy-Dane-142 Chteau Ducru-Beaucaillou-116 Chteau dYquem-142 Chteau Faire Le Pont-79 Chteau Figeac-118 Chteau Filhot-142 Chteau Fortia-122 Chteau Gilette-142 Chteau Giscours-117 Chteau Gloria-116 Chteau Gracia-118 Chteau Grand-Puy Lacoste -113 Chteau Greysac-119 Chteau-Grillet-102 Chteau GruaudLarose-116 Chteau Haut-Bailly-118 Chteau Haut-Brion-118 Chteau La Conseillante-119 Chteau la Croix de

Gay-119 Chteau Lafite-Rothschild-113 Chteau La Mission Haut Brion-118 Chteau Latour-114 Chteau Loville-LasCases-116 Chteau Lvangile-119 Chteau Lynch-Bages-115 Chteau Margaux-117 Chateau Margauz-20 Chateau Montelena-74 Chteau Montrose-112 Chteau Mouton-Rothschild-113 Chteau Musar-120 Chteau Palmer-117 Chteau Pavie & PavieDecesse-118 Chteau Ptrus-119 Chteau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande-115 Chteau Pontet-Canet-115 Chteau PrieureLichine-117 Chteau Quinault-118 Chteau Rauzan-Sgla-117 Chteau Rayas-102 Chteau Rayas-123 Chteau Rieussec-142 Chateau Rollat-68 Chateau St. Cosme-124 Chateau Ste. Michelle-16 Chteau Ste. Michelle-26 Chteau Ste. Michelle-57 Chteau Ste. Michelle-66 Chteau Ste. Michelle-83 Chateau St. Jean-72 Chteau Suduiraut-142 Chteau Talbot-117 Chateau Woltner-18 Chatham Hill-50 Chehalem-16 Chehalem-24 Chehalem-34 Chehalem-83 Chester-Kidder-57 Chevillon, Robert-107 Chianti-129 Chinook-16 Chinook-22 Chinook-66 Chinook-83 Chr. Arnold-20 Christian Reynal-143 Chuckanut Ridge-57 Chuckanut Ridge-78 Ciacci Piccolomini-131 Clos du Val-72 Coche-Dury-109 Cockburn-148 Coeur dAlene-27 Coeur dlene Cellars-78 Coldstream Hills-50 Colgin Cellars-72 Col Solare-57 Columbia Crest-58 Columbia Winery-16 Columbia Winery-27 Columbia Winery-58 Columbia Winery-66 Columbia Winery-78 Colvin Vineyard-83 Comte Armand-109 Comte Georges de

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Vog-107 Condado de Haza-134 Conn Creek-72 Copain-66 Cossart Gordon-150 Cte Bonneville-58 Cougar Crest-58 Cougar Crest-66 Cougar Crest-79 Covey Run-16 Covey Run-26 Covey Run-58 Covey Run-66 Covey Run-140 Coyeux-143 Cristom-17 Cristom-34 Crocker & Starr-20 Crown Valley-27 Cuvaison-72 Daniel Chopn-107 Daniel Rion-107 dArenberg-82 Darighe (Woodhouse Family Cellars)-58 David Hill-148 D. Colin-107 Dehesa La Granja-134 Delesvaux, Philippe-26 DeLille Cellars-59 DeLille Cellars-66 DeLille Cellars (Doyenne)-79 Desert Wind-22 De Sousa-x de Trafford-136 de Trafford-136 Diamond Creek-72 Didier Dagueneau-20 DiStefano-59 DiStefano-67 DiStefano-83 Disznk-148 Dobog-148 DOliveiras-150 Domaine Charvin-122 Domaine de Comtes Lafon-109 Domaine de la Janasse Caupin-122 Domaine de lArlot-107 Domaine de la RomaneConti-104 Domaine de MontRedon-122 Domaine Drouhin Oregon-17 Domaine Drouhin Oregon-35 Domaine du Mas Blanc-83 Domaine Marcel Deiss-96 Domaine Meriwether-viii Domaine Schoffit-96 Domaines Schlumberger-96 Domaine Tempier-124 Domaine Tissot-102 Domaine Trimbach-96 Domaine Weinbach-96 Domaine Weinbach: Exceptional Late-Harvest Wines-145 Domaine Zind-Humbrecht-96 Domaine Zind-Humbrecht

Late-Harvest Offerings-145 Dominio de Pingus-134 Dominio IV-79 Dominique Laurent-107 Dominus-72 Donedei-59 Donedei-67 Dow-146 Dr. Konstantin Frank-50 Dr. Konstantin Frank-50 Dr. Loosen/Mosel-94 Duckhorn-20 Duckhorn Vineyards-69 Dujac-107 Dujac-107 Dunham Cellars-22 Dunham Cellars-59 Dunham Cellars-79 E. Barnaut-x Egly-Ouriet-x EIEIO-37 Elemental Cellars-24 Elemental Cellars-27 Elio Altare-125 Elio Perrone-xiv Elk Cove-36 Elk Cove-140 El Vnculo-134 Emmanuel Rouget-107 Erath-37 Erich Salomon-97 Erich Salomon-98 tienne Sauzet-93 Eugenio Bocchino-125 Evesham Wood-37 Eyrie-17 Eyrie-67 Eyrie Vineyards-37 Facelli-67 Fairview-136 Falesco-133 Familie Nigl-97 Familie Nigl-98 Fattoria Carobbio-129 Fattoria di Felsina-129 Fattoria Travignoli-143 Feather (Randy Dunn, Longshadows)-59 Felton Road-51 Fiddlehead Cellars-38 Fidelitas-60 Fidlitas-59 Fidlitas-80 Fielding Hills Winery-59 Five Star Cellars-67 Flegmann-148 Fonseca-146 Foris Vineyards-60 Forris Vineyards-26 Fort Walla Walla Cellars-60 Franciacorta Bellavista-xiv Franois Gros-107 Franois Raveneau-93 Franz Hirtzberger-98 Fratelli Monchiero-126 French Creek-17 Fritz Haag-94 Fruit and Nut Dessert Wines-140 Galena Cellars-76 Gallo of Sonoma-72 Gamala-152 Gantenbein, Daniel-50 Gaston Chiquet-x Gehringer Brothers-140

Gemello-Filice Winery-73 Georg Breuer-xiv Georg Breuer-94 German Eiswein see German Rieslings on page 95-140 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli-125 Gianni Voerzio-127 Giesen Estate-51 Girardet-140 Giuseppe Cortese-125 Giuseppe Quintarelli-132 Giuseppe Quintarelli-132 Glen Fiona-80 Glenn Fiona-83 Gould Campbell-146 Graham-146 Gramercy Cellars-80 Grands-chzeaux-104 Grange des Pres-124 Grasso-126 Gray Monk Cellars-26 Greenbank Cellars-60 Greenock Creek-82 Griffin Creek-27 Groffier, Robert-107 Gros Frre et Soeur-107 Guigal-102 Guigal Ampuis-121 Gunderloch-94 Gutirrez de la Vega-143 Gypsy Dancer-38 Hamacher-38 Hamilton Russel-136 Hargrave-50 Hargrave Vineyard-18 Harlan Estate-73 Hedges Cellars-61 Hedges Cellars-148 Hells Canyon-80 Henry Estate-38 Henschke, Hill of Grace-82 Herzog Selections-152 Hightower Cellars-61 Hillebrand Estates-140 Hinzerling-61 Hippolyte Reverdy-20 Hogue Cellars-61 Hood River Vineyards-140 Hoodsport-26 Hoodsport-61 Huert de Monthille-109 Huet-143 Hyatt-61 Ice Wines-140 Indigo-viii Inglenook-73 Inniskillin-140 International Pinot Noir Celebration-29 Isabel Estate-51 Isenhower Cellars-80 Jacky Truchot-Martin-107 Jacques Selosse-x Jadot-107 Jadot-107 Januik Winery-17 Januik Winery-61 Januik Winery-67 Januik Winery-80 Janus Gran Reserva-134 Jardin Winery-67 J. Bookwalter-56 J. Christopher-42

Jean-Nol Gagnard-109 Jermann: Venezia Giulia-98 J.J. Prm -94 JK Carriere-42 J.L. Chave-102 J.L. Chave-121 J.L. Chave-124 J.L. Chave-140 J.L. Chave-142 Jones Family Vineyards-73 Jordan-73 Jos Dhondt-x Josef Hirsch-97 Josef Hirsch-98 Jos Michel & Fils-x Joseph Drouhin-109 Joseph Phelps-73 Justino Henriques-150 Karl Lawrence Cellars-73 Ken Forrester-136 Ken Wright-24 Ken Wright Cellars-17 Ken Wright Cellars-39 Kestrel-80 Kettle Valley-61 King Estate-40 Kistler-18 Klein Constantia-136 Kongsgaard-81 Kosher Wine-152 Kracher-143 Kracher, Alois-99 Kramer-17 Krohn-146 K Vintners-80 La Bte-26 Labour-Roi-107 Lachini Vineyards-42 Ladera-73 La Fiorita-130 Lamoreaux Landing-50 Lange-42 La Spinetta (Giorgio Rivetti)-127 La Tche-104 Latah Creek-17 Latah Creek-67 Late Harvest Dessert Wines-139 Laura Volkman Vineyards-42 Laurent Perrier-152 Lawsons Dry Hills-51 Le Caudeau-33 Lcheneaut-107 LEcole No 41-22 LEcole No 41-61 LEcole No 41-67 Leeuwin-18 Lemelson Vineyards-17 Lemelson Vineyards-42 Leo Alzinger-97 Leonetti Cellars-60 Leonetti Cellars-67 Leroy-107 Leroy-107 Leroy-109 Les Forts de Latour-114 LHerbe Sauvage-42 Livingston-Moffett-73 Long Island Wines-76 Louis Martini-74 Lucien Crochet-20 Ludwig Hiedler-97 Ludwig Hiedler-98

Lynch Vineyards-74 Maison Bigot-107 Mantlerhof-98 Marchese Antinori-129 Marchese de Frescobaldi-130 Marchesi di Gresy-126 Mario Marengo-126 Mark Ryan-61 Marquis dAngerville-109 Maryhill-86 Marziano Abbona-125 Masi-132 Mas Igneus-135 Mastrojanni-130 Matthews Cellars-22 Matthews Cellars-61 Matthews Cellars-80 Matthews Cellars-83 McCrea Cellars-17 McCrea Cellars-27 McCrea Cellars-79 McCrea Cellars-83 McKinlay-43 Melini-130 Mo-Camuzet-107 Mercer Ranch-62 Merus-74 Michel Lafrage-109 Millbrook-83 Mionetto-xiv Mission Hill (British Columbia)-62 Mission Mountain-50 Miura Vineyards-48 Momokawa/Sake-27 Mnchhof-94 Moncuit-x Mongeard-Mugneret-107 Mongeard-Mugneret-107 Monmousseau-xiv Montevetrano-133 Monthelie-Douhairet-109 Monthelie-DouhairetMorgante-133 Morningside Vineyard-50 Moulin Touchet-26 Mount Horrocks-141 Mud House-51 Mulderbosch-136 Mystic-80 Neudorf Vineyards-51 Neyers-74 Neyers-81 Nicholas Cole Cellars-62 Nicolar Potel-109 Niebaum-Coppola / Rubicon Estate-74 Niepoort-146 Nikolaihof-Wachau-97 Nikolaihof-Wachau-98 NkMip-140 Northstar-68 Northwest Ice Wine -140 Nota Bene Cellars-68 Nyetimber-xiv Ochoa-143 Olssens of Bannockburn-51 Opus One-74 Orofino-68 Osoyoos Larose-62 Owen Roe-17 Owen Roe-62 Owen Roe-68 Owen Roe-83

Owen Sullivan Winery-62 Palmaz Vineyards-74 Palmucci-130 Panther Creek-17 Panther Creek-24 Panther Creek-43 Parc-143 Paris Wine Olympics -29 Pasanau Germans-135 Patrice Colin-26 Patricia Green Cellars-17 Patricia Green Cellars-41 Patz & Hall-18 Patz & Hall-48 Paul Jaboulet-102 Paul Jaboulet-An-121 Paul Thomas-68 Pax-81 Pedestal-68 Pegasus Bay-51 Peller Estates-140 Penfolds-18 Penfolds-22 Penfolds Grange-82 Penner-Ash-43 Pepper Bridge-62 Pepper Bridge-68 Pernot, Paul-93 Pesquera-134 Petaluma-18 Peter Michael-18 Peter Michael-74 Philippe Delesvaux-143 Philippe Raimbault-20 Philip Togni-76 Pignan-123 Pinot Noir Finds and Esoterica-38 Pipers Brook-50 Pirouette (Agustin Huneeus & Philippe Melka ) -62 Ponzi-26 Ponzi Vineyards-43 Poplar Grove-69 Poplar Grove-83 Porto Rocha-148 Pousse dOr-109 Preston-68 Preston Premium Wines-62 Pride Mountain Vineyards-75 Priv-43 Produttori del Barbaresco-127 Prunotto-127 Quails Gate-140 Quilceda Creek-62 Quilceda Creek-64 Quilceda Creek-68 Quinta do Noval-146 Quinta do Serrado-150 Quinta do Vesuvio-146 Rainoldi-131 Ramey-18 Ramey Wine Cellars-75 Ramonet-93 Ramos-Pinto-148 Raptor Ridge-17 Raptor Ridge-43 Ravenswood-69 Red Car-48 Red Sky Winery-62 Reif Estate-140 Ren Lequin-Colin -109

Rex Hill-44 Richebourg-104 Ridge Vineyards-75 R.L. Buller-141 Robert Arnoux-107 Robert Karl-62 Roberto Anselmi-131 Roberto Voerzio-127 Roberto Voerzio-128 Robert Skalli-124 Rochioli-48 Rochioli -75 Rockblock (Domaine Serene)-80 Rockford-83 Rolf Binder Estate-83 Romane-St.-Vivant-104 Ross Estate-83 Royal Tokaji-148 R Stuart-44 Rubicon see NiebaumCoppola, page 74-75 Rulo Winery-27 Rulo Winery-81 Sakonnet-27 Salmon Bay-62 Samson Estates-140 Sandeman-147 San Giusto a Rentennano-130 San Vicente-135 Sarah Powell-81 Sassicaia-129 Sbragia-18 Scherrer-48 Schloss Gobelsburg-97 Schloss Gobelsburg-98 Schlumberger-96 Schoffit-26 Schoffit-96 Schoffit-145 Scott Paul-44 Sea Smoke-48 Seppelt-141 Seppelt-148 Sequel (John Duval: Penfolds/Longshadows)-81 Seresin Estate-18 Seresin Estate-51 Serience-81 Seven Hills-27 Seven Hills-63 Seven Hills-68 Seven Hills-81 Shea Wine Cellars-17 Shea Wine Cellars-44 Siduri-48 Silvan Ridge-viii Silvan Ridge-81 Silver Oak-75 Simon Bize-107 Sineann-44 Sineann-63 Sineann-68 Sineann-86 Sirita (Larry Stone)-75 Sizzano-127 Skewis-48 Sloan (see background on page 76)-75 Smith Woodhouse-147 Sokol Blosser-27 Sokol Blosser-44 Solaia-129 Solena-81

Sonoma Creek-75 Soos Creek-63 Soter-viii Soter Vineyards-45 Spring Valley-63 Staglin-18 Staglin-76 Stags Leap Wine Cellars-76 Stangeland-17 Stangeland-45 Stanza-148 Staton Hills-68 Ste. Chapelle-17 Ste. Chapelle-63 Stefano Lubiana-50 Sterling-20 St. Innocent-45 Stoller-45 Sumac Ridge-26 Syren-51 Syzygy-63 Tablas Creek-27 Talley-48 Taylor Fladgate-147 Tenuta dellOrnellaia -130 Tenuta Fontodi -130 Tenuta San Guido-131 Tenuta Sette Ponti-131 Terra Blanca-26 Testarossa-48 Thibert-Parisse-93 Thomas Winery-45 Three Rivers-26 Three Rivers-86 Tignanello-129 Tokaj Oremus-148 Tommasi-131 Tommasi-132 Tommaso Bussola-131 Torbreck-83 Torii Mor-45 Travaglini-127 Trey Marie-63 Trimbach-96 Trimbach-145 Tsillan Cellars-69 Tulocay-48 Tulocay-76 Tyrus Evan-63 Tyrus Evan-81 Used Automobile Parts-76 Van Duzer-46 Va Piano Vineyards-81 Vega-Sicilia-135 Venturi-Schultze-27 Vergelegen-136 Vickers-17 Vieux Chteau Certan -119 Vieux Tlgraphe-123 Vignalta-132 Vignalta-143 Vilafont-136 Vincent Girardin-107 Vincent Girardin-109 Virginia-76 von Hovel-94 Wagner Vineyard-18 Walla Walla Vintners-63 Walla Walla Vintners-69 Walla Walla Vintners-83 Walter Dacon-81 Warres-147 Weinbach-96 Westrey-46 Whidbeys-148

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White Oak-140 Whitestone-69 W.H. Smith-48 Wild Goose Vineyard-26 WillaKenzie-24 WillaKenzie Estate-46 Willamette Valley Vineyards-46 Willamette Valley Vineyards-63 Willamette Valley Vineyards-69 Williams-Selyem-48 Willi Brndlmayer-97 Wilridge-81 Wilridge Winery-63 Wineries to Watch-36 Witness Tree-46 Woodinville Wine Company/Bear Creek-81 Woodward Canyon-17 Woodward Canyon-63 Woodward Canyon-64 Woodward Canyon-69 Yalumba-83 Yalumba-148 Yamhill Valley Winery-46 Youngberg Hill Vineyard-46 Zefina-83 Zellerbach-76 Zenato-132 Zerba Cellars-81 Zind-Humbrecht-96

Like many fly fishermen in western Montana where the summer days are almost Arctic in length, I often do not start fishing until the cool of the evening. Then in the Arctic half-light of the canyon, all existence fades to a being with my soul and memories and the sounds of the Big Blackfoot River and a four-count rhythm and the hope that a fish will rise. Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the worlds great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.
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Wine Bottle Sizes
Wine Color Guide White roS
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The Names & Sizes of Wine Bottles


Split 187 ml Half-Bottle 375 ml Bottle 750 ml Magnum Two bottles (1.5 liters) Double Magnum 4 bottles (3 liters) Imperial 6 liters, still wine only These Larger Sizes Only Apply to Sparkling Wine & Burgundy. They are named for the ten ancient, breakaway tribes that became Israel. Jeroboam Rehoboam Methuselah Salmanazar Balthazar Nebuchadnezzar 4 bottles or 3 liters 6 bottles or 4.5 liters 8 bottles or 6 liters 12 bottles or 9 liters 16 bottles or 12 liters 20 bottles or 15 liters

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Latitudes of World Viticulture

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