Joanne's Wine Tasting Notes:
2000 Richard Grant Wrotham Pinot Reserve Napa Valley
Sparkling Blanc de Noir
Passionfruit and vanilla on nose. Tannic finish with a bright acidic center. Alpine strawberry on finish. (Needs time. - Jack)
2004 Ottaviano Lambruschi Colli di Luni Costa Marina Vermentino
Nose shows minerality and shale. Mid-notes of yellow fruits with bright acids on the finish.
1961 Hospices de Beaune Emile Chandesais "Cuvée Rousseau Deslandes," Côte de Beaune
Nose of dried figs and fresh dates. Bright peppery center with a delicate almost rose-like finish. Lightly perfumey finish with good acids to cleanse palate. Very elegant wine with great balance.
Close up of label here and here.
1971 Fiorano Rosso
Animal blood and medicine on nose. Bright medicinal center. Showing fruit and acid on finish. Long finish.
1983 Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande Pauillac
Herbs, menthol and red plums on nose. Earth and deep red cherry in center. Lingering cherries on finish. Still young. This wine has great structure.