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Monday, May 21, 2012
May 1: Hobbs & Co Portfolio tasting
The Date and Time:Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Event: Hobbs & Co Portfolio Tasting
The Venue: BerkeleyChurch
The Target Audience:wine trade
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines are available through consignment, private order, Vintages, etc. The catalogue had detailed tasting notes, variety information, and prices.
The Quote/Background: Anna Hobbs told me, "I made this terrine." It had a good solid yummy taste and consistency. It went very well with the sample of Chateau Lyonnat 1970 Lussac Saint-Emilion [en magnum, no longer available anywhere}, the treat for the day.
The Wines: I did not taste every wine. Prices are retail.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Sideroad Twenty Reserve Chardonnay 2008, $19.99
-Quails' Gate Stewart Family Chardonnay 2010 Okanagan, $32.99