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The Date and Time: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 1PM to 3PM
The Event: Top Drops from Trialto, a presentation of fine wines available this fall through the LCBO Vintages Online or Classics.
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: wine trade, clients, and select media.
The Availability/Catalogue: Classics Catalogue and Vintages Front Line.
The Quote/Background: It was a drop-in, walk-around tasting, held weekly on Wednesdays. Today was France.
The Wines: the wines were being released at different times, as indicated.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Varnier-Fanniere Cuvee St. Denis Brut Grower's Champagne, $66.95 +343673 Classics Feb 18/14
-Varnier-Fanniere Brut Grand Cru Grower's Champagne, $56.95, +340158 Vintages
-Pierre Gimonnet Fleuron Blanc de Blanc 1er Cru Brut, $67.95, +340133, Classics Nov 26/13
-Gosset Grand Reserve Brut, $66.95 +344945, Classics Feb 18/14
-Gosset Celebris Extra Brut 1998, $156.95, +344952 Classics Feb 18/14
-Domaine Faiveley Clos de Vougeot 2010, $198.95, +722207 Classics
-Domaine Faiveley Clos des Cortons 2011, $202.95, +722249 Classics Nov 18/13
-Zind-Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Vieilles Vignes Vendage Tardive 2010, $32.95, +340067 Classics 10.5%, semi-sweet, terrific value
***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 90 in Quality/Price
-Gosset Grand Rose Brut, $80.95 +344937, Classics Feb 18/14
-Domaine Faiveley Nuits-St-Georges 2010, +344903, $53.95 Vintages
-Domaine Faiveley Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru Les Porets St-Georges 2010, +72504, $81.95 Classics
-Domaine Faiveley Beaune 1er Cru Clos de l'Ecu 2010, +351544, $59.95 Classics
-Chateau Haut-Bages Liberal 2005, +351999, $107 Classics
-Zind-Humbrecht Pinot Gris Heimbourg 2010, $47.95, +51888 Classics
-Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Brand VV Grand Cru 2010, $84.95, +271866 Classics
*** GOOD -- Three Stars (85 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Domaine Beaurenard Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010, +324822, $53.95 Trialto Nov release.
The Food: bread, olive oil, water
The Contact Person: email@example.com
The Event's Marketing Effectiveness and Execution (numerical grade):
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