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Next Tasting - Friday 18th July
7.30 pm for 8pm at
Buckland Village Hall
A Presentation by Cliff Trott of some of the very best Mosel wines


NOTES FROM TASTING JUNE 2014
CHILEAN WINES - PRESENTED BY JAX DEW OF
CUSTODIAN CHILEAN WINES


What a fabulous evening!  I certainly enjoyed myself hugely, and judging from various comments and smiling faces, so did our Members - we'll certainly be delighted to invite Jax back again.

 


100 Varas Classic 2007 - Butron Budinich Winery

Made from the richest grapes in the Cachapoal Valley - deep, rich and rounded.  £5.46



Chardonnay Reserva 2011 - 14% - Punti Ferrer

Straw yellow with gold highlights.  Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit.  Fresh and slightly acid. Good length and depth.  £7.05


Chardonnay 2011 - 13.5% - Punti Ferrer 

Fruity notes, banana, pineapple, grapefruit.  An altogether lighter wine - refreshing and enjoyable £5.88

Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2010- Butron Budinich Winery

Fresh, delightful wine with aroma a lime and herbs.  £6.70


Pinot Noir 2008 - Butron Budinich Winery

Classic pinot - cherries and rich red fruits with a hint of spice.  Good length, aromatic and delicious £7.78 - a steal

Syrah 2010 14.5% - Valle Secreto

This wine has been aged in oak for 12 months.  Intense aroma of red fruit, deep and rich.  Taste is slightly chocolaty, good acidity and length - great with pasta.  £9.95


Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 14% - Vinna Tamm


Lovely wine!  Blackberries and blueberries and chocolate - fabulous. £7.27 - exceptional value.


Carmenere Reserva 2008 14.4% - Vinna Tamm

Ruby red in colour with aroma of nuts and chocolate - smooth, creamy and long lasting.  ££8.17

Carmenere 2008 - Butron Budinich Winery

100% Carmenere.  Ruby red in colour with aroma of cherry, honey and roses.  Taste is spicy, herby.  Again delicious.  £7.27 what can I say.
Carmenere 2010 14.5% - Valle Secreto

An intense wine with aroma of tomato, herbs.  The palate is full and tannic with black fruits. £9.95

Late Harvest 2012 12.5% - Valle Secreto

Harvested late to maximise the concentration of aroma, flavour and sweetness.  Elegant and complex.  Fresh and beautiful to drink.  £18.27


Frances Luget

Tasting Secretary





2014 Tasting Schedule

17th January

Majestic Wines

 French Wines

21st March

Dickie Bird

Italian Wines

21st February

Cupari Wines

Argentine Wines

16th May

John Ducker

Australian Wines

20th June

Jax Dew

Chilean Wines

18th July

Cliff Trott

Prestige Mosel

17th October

AGM &

Members Evening

21st November

Neil Phillips

 The Wine Tipster

12th December

Siobhan Gillespie

Xmas Spectacular