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Tuesday, October 13, 2009
TASTING: Sonoma County Vintners in Toronto, Sept. 21, 2009
The Time and Date: Monday, September 21, 2009
The Event: Sonoma in the City, annual tour of the Sonoma County Vintners to Toronto.
The Venue: Arcadian Court
The Target Audience: wine trade in the afternoon.
The Availability/Catalogue: good solid small catalogue of 100 wines with the essentials (all but prices). Most wines available via normal distribution channels.
The Quote/Background: There was a seminar at which was informative all about Sonoma Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs in terms of their terroir. Only 8% of Sonoma is under vine. There are 450 wineries, 1800 growers, and 13 AVAs.
The Wines: I did not taste all of the wines.
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):