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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

April 21/11: Alphone Mellot's organic Loire Valley wines at FWR

 The Time and Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011  3PM to 6PM
The Event:  a tasting of Domaine Alphonse Mellot wines from the
Sancerre district of the Loire.
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: clients of The Living Vine, FWR, and wine media.
The Availability/Catalogue: through the agent, The Living Vine
The Quote/Background: These are all organic wines, principally from the
Domaine de la Moussiere. Biodynamic certification is in the works.
The Wines: All wines are Sancerre except where noted.
 
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Alphonse Mellot Generation XIX Blanc (Sauv. Bl) 2009, $79.95
-Alphonse Mellot Generation XIX Rouge (Pinot Noir) 2008, $129.95
 
***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Alphonse Mellot La Moussiere Blanc 2010, $36.95
-Alphonse Mellot Satellite 2008, $74.95
-Alphonse Mellot La Moussiere Rouge 2009, $59.95
-Alphonse Mellot Emmanuelle Mellot Pouilly Fume 2010, $28.95
 
*** Three Stars (85 – 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Alphonse Mellot Romains 2008, $69.95
-Alphonse Mellot Edmond 2009, $84.95
-Alphonse Mellot Demoiselle 2008, $89.95
-Alphonse Mellot En Grands Champs 2008, $114.95
-Alphonse Mellot La Moussiere Rose 2010, $24.95
-Alphonse Mellot Penitents Chardonnay 2008 Coteaux Charitois, $23.95
-Alphonse Mellot Penitents Pinot Noir 2009, $26.95
 
The Food: cheeses (organic Canadian brie), terrine, and breads.
The Contact Person: mark@thelivingvine.ca
The Marketing Effectiveness of this Event (numerical grade): 88.

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