Rob Moshein, Austin Wine Guy, takes us on a speedy tour of Bordeaux, explaining the basic regional differences of wines made on the Right or Left Banks. He profiles Right Bank wines of Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, and Left Bank wines of Haut Medoc, Saint-Estephe, Pauillac and Margaux.
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Chris McFall, Sommelier of the Paggi House Restaurant of Austin, TX discusses, tastes and reviews sweet wines. In this session he tastes and reviews the Rieussec Sauternes 2005, the Royal Tokaji 5 Puttonyos and the Inniskillin Sparkling Icewine. Also discussed are Port, Sherry, lage harvest Riesling, Klein Constantia Vin de Constance and more. He also presents ideal food pairings and situations for enjoying sweet wines.
Louis Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze, Cote de Nuits, France 2004 – a Grand Cru Burgundy wine tasting w/ June Rodil & Chris McFall.
Wine tasting: M. Chapoutier Ermitage l’Ermite, Rhone, France. A dreamy Bill Elsey relaxes with this 100 point Syrah varietal wine from the Hermitage wine region (sometimes written Ermitage or l’Hermitage), the most enduringly prestigious of all the Rhone Valley appellations.
Sommeliers Scott Ota and Bill Elsey discuss a Cornas Syrah wine pairing for the Driskill’s Herb Roasted Colorado Rack of Lamb.
Sommelier Scott Ota pairs Foie Gras and Tokai for a “hedonist’s dream” come true.