The Date and Time: Monday, May 25, 2015 5:30 PM to 8PM
The Event: a walk-around tasting of Rustenberg Winery, South Africa, with Murray Barlow, winemaker.
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: clients of Woodman Wines and Spirits, sommeliers, wine writers.
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines are available through Vintages or private order.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Rustenberg Chardonnay 2013, +598631, $19.95
-Rustenberg Merlot 2010, +404194, $19.95
-Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah, +414151 (Nov Vintages), $24.95
-Rustenberg John X. Merriman 2012, $24.95 PO [Bordeaux blend]
-Rustenberg Peter Barlow 2008, +55574, $43 [cabernet sauvignon]
***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Rustenberg Sauvignon Blanc 2014, $17.95 PO
-Rustenberg Roussanne 2014, $22.95 PO
-Rustenberg Shiraz 2011, +399246, $19.95
-Rustenberg RM Nicolson 2013, $19.95 PO [syrah/merlot/cabsauv]
The Food: International cheeses from the Cheese Boutique, including Ontario and PQ, about 10 in all.
The Contact Person: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Event's Marketing Effectiveness and Execution (numerical grade): 88.