August 15, 2007 - Jack

The Sorting Table 2007 Portfolio Tasting

Held August 14, 2007 at Jardinere Restaurant

A very strong tasting, with many wines showing really well.

(I wish there had been more red Burgundy and
more Zind Humbrecht to taste. Where were the Dujacs?)


Name of Wine Jack's Notes
# Btls Desired
2005 Zind-Humbrecht Pinot Gris Great Value. Drink young.
3+
2005 Zind-Humbrecht Muscat Goldert Grand Cru Both bottles tasted weird, off.
0
2005 Zind-Humbrecht Muscat Herrenweg Great nose.
2-3+
2005 Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Guerberschwihr Good value.
2-3+
2005 Zind-Humbrecht Gewürztraminer Hengst Grand Cru  
4+
2004 Bernard Moreau Chassagne- Montrachet Chenovottes 1er Cru  
3-4
2004 Bernard Moreau Chassagne-Montrachet Champs-Gain 1er Cru  
3?
2005 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet Very closed.
?
2005 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot 1er Cru Rich, clean, nice.
3+
2005 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie 1er Cru  
3?
2005 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet Vielles Vignes Rouge Long, but not pleasant finish. Hmm.
2+
2005 Bernard Moreau Volnay Santenots 1er Cru   
3-4+?
2005 Henri Boillot Bourgogne Blanc  
2?
2005 Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet  
3-4
2005 Henri Boillot Mersault  
3-5
2005 Henri Boillot Chassagne-Montrachet Tart finish.
3-4?
2005 Henri Boillot Chassagne-Montrachet Les Chenevottes Very closed.
?
2005 Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet Clos de la Mouchere 1er Cru Wonderfully lively.
4-6
2005 Henri Boillot Beaune Clo du Roi 1er Cru  
2-3?
2005 Henri Boillot Savigny-Les Beaune Les Vergelese  
3-4
2005 Henri Boillot Savigny-Les Beaune Les Lavieres  
3?
2005 Henri Boillot Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet  
3-5
2005 Remoissonet Bourgogne Blanc  
2+
2005 Remoissonet Mersault Cuvée Maurice Chevalier  
3-5?
2005 Remoissonet Puligny Montrachet Le Folatieres1er Cru Very long finish.
4-6+
2005 Remoissonet Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot 1er Cru  
3-4+
2005 Remoissonet Bienvenues Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru  
3-5
2005 Remoissonet Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru Long finish. Elegance in a bottle.
4-6
1978 Remoissonet Pommard  
3?
1976 Remoissonet Volnay Les Santenots Need a bottle!!!
6+?
2005 Castello di Ama Al Poggio  
2-3
2003 Castello di Ama Chianti Classico  
3+?
2003 Castello di Ama L’Apparita Merlot  Long finish. Interesting.
3-4?
2004 Collazzi IGT Might blossom.
3+
2004 Collazzi I Bastioni Chianti Classico  
2-3
2005 Aldo Conterno Langhe Dolcetto Massante All fruit. Not-so-pleasant finish.
2
2003 Aldo Conterno Langhe “Il Favot” Nebbiolo Will this come around?
2-3?
2001 Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Soprana Smooth but?
3?
1999 Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala Quite young. Wait 10+yrs.
3-4+
2000 Aldo Conterno Barolo Granbussia Riserva  
4+
1998 Aldo Conterno Barolo Granbussia Riserva Acids a bit dominate.
3?
2006 Martinborough Vineyards Te Tera Sauvignon Blanc So sweet.
1-2
2006 Martinborough Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc  
2?
2004 Martinborough Vineyards Pinot Noir Pinot-like!
2-3+
2006 Saintsbury Garnet Great value.
3?
2005 Saintsbury Carneros Pinot Noir  
2-3+
2005 Saintsbury Brown Ranch Pinot Noir  
3+?
2005 Saintsbury Lee Vineyard Pinot Noir Big Finish??
2+
2005 Saintsbury Stanly Ranch Pinot Noir  Very nice.
3
2005 Saintsbury Toyon Farm Pinot Noir  
3
2005 Saintsbury Cerise Vyd Pinot Noir Anderson Valley  
2-3+
2005 Bear and Lion (Howell Mountain Vyds) Old Vine Zinfandel Hot finish.
1-2+
2004 Howell Mountain Vineyards Beatty Ranch Zinfandel  
2-3+
2003 Howell Mountain Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet  
3?
2005 Bacio Divino Pazzo  
2+?
2005 Bacio Divino Vagabond  
2?
2003 Bacio Divino Bacio Divino Shows well young.
3+
2004 Bacio Divino Janzen To Kalon Cabernet Long finish.
4?
2005 Bacio Divino Janzen Napa Cabernet  
3+
2005 Oakville East - Exposure Spring 2008 release. Too young to judge?
2-3+
2004 Snowden Vineyards Lost Vineyards Cabernet Very pleasant. Showing well now.
3+
2005 Snowden Vineyards The Ranch Cabernet Very Nice!
3-4+
2005 Snowden Vineyards Snowden Reserve Cabernet  Very young.
4?



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