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At each Blind Tasting League gathering, using the techniques of the masters, you will learn how to identify the grape, country of origin and more and more as we progress through the wide world of wine. You can pick and choose the classes but the more you come, the more you learn!

February Blind Tasting Results

February Blind Tasting Results


The Wine:
Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, Italy, 2019

What we Tasted: Pineapple, peach, “pink Starburst Candy,” Grapefruit, Lychee, pear, cantaloupe, ginger, Jasmine, Lilly, “Circus Peanut Candy,” “touch of dried apple,” “Wet rocks”

What we Guessed: French Chenin Blanc, Italian Pinot Grigio, Australian Riesling

What Andy Guessed: Andy guessed Southern French Viognier. He has never correctly guessed Pinot Grigio though.

What we Thought: Overall, this one was a hit with our crew. “It’s very balanced” was one comment. “I like it for a white wine” was another. One taster said they would “order it again” if they had it in a restaurant. 

 

The Wine: Chateaux du Trignon Cotes-du-Rhone, France, 2018

What we Tasted: “Bacon,” Cherry, Plum, Smoke, “Rich soil,” “Wild Blackberry,” “Stinky Bacon Fat”

What we Guessed: We did really well on this one! Guesses were French Merlot, Rhone Blend, French Syrah and French Cabernet Franc.

What Andy Guessed: Andy guessed French Syrah. Even though it’s a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, we’ll give this one to him. 

What we Thought: I think we mostly enjoyed this affordable Cotes-du-Rhone. “Pretty nuanced” was one comment. Another said it was “ok.” One taster said it would be “better with food.” Overall not bad $13.99!

Watch the whole tasting here! https://fb.watch/40SjxD3-Ih/

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