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Monday, May 11, 2009

TASTING: Zenato Wines, April 24, 2009

The Time and Date: Friday, April 24, 2009  11AM to 12:30 PM
The Event: a tasting of Zenato wines, presented by Alberto Zenato. The
agent is J. Cipelli.
The Venue: LCBO, Summerhill
The Target Audience: wine press and sommeliers
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines are available
The Quote/Background: Zenata put the white Lugana category on the map.
The Wines: we tasted different styles of wine, reflective of the
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Lugana Riserva Sergio Selection 2006, $31.95 Vintages
-Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2004, $52.95 October 2009 Vintages
-Amarone della Valpolicella Sergio Selection Riserva 2003, $95  2004 is
in Vintages Classics
***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2006, $24.95 Vintages Essentials
-Alberto IGT 2004 (70%cabernet sdauvignon/15%merlot/15%corvina), $47.95
*** Three Stars (85 – 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Lugana Brut Metodo Classico NV, $36.95edt. Vintages Online
-Cormi IGT 2006 (50%corvina/merlot), $19.95 Vintages Wine of the Month
-Cresasso IGT Veneto 2004 (corvina), $50 Vintages Classics
The Food: light treats from Grano (meats, cheese, frittata, etc.)
The Contact Person:
The Marketing Effectiveness (numerical grade): 89.

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