Tasting Notes: Garden Party 28 July 2021

The first half of the evening was a selection of wines to loosen the taste buds up:

NV Balfour Hush Heath 1503 Brut (Majestic £19.99 mix six)

NV Leckford Estate Brut (Waitrose £19.99)

2018 Riesling Brandluft, Boeckel Trocken (Wine Society £13.50)

2018 Caves des Vignerons de Buxy Montagny (Majestic £10.99 mix six)

NV Furleigh Estate Sea Pink Pinot Noir Rose (Furleigh Estate online, £10.95)

2017 Chianti Rufina, Frascole (Wine Society £12.50)

2004 Madiran Cuvee Auguste Vigneau, Dom. Pichard (Wine Society £10.50)

2017 Esporao Quinta dos Murcas Minas, Douro (Wine Society  £12.95)

The second half of the evening was a selection of wines from John’s cellar, from lesser known wine producing countries:

2015 Bodega Garzon Tannat Reserva Tannat (Uruguay)

2011 Casa Valduga Leopoldina Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc (Brazil)

2015 Grace Winery Japan Koshu Hishiyama Private Reserve (Japan)

2010 Dom. Vinsmoselle Vin Moelleux Pinot Gris (Luxembourg)

2016 Vallonne Vineyards Anokhee Cabernet Sauvignon (India)

2011 Camilleri Wines Pianoforte Cabernet/Tempranillo (Malta)

2016 Teleda Winery Orgo Saperavi (Georgia)

2010 Francuska Vinarija Poema (Serbia)

2020 Blaise Duboux Villette Chasselas (Switzerland)

2018 Alain Graillot et Thalvin Syrah du Maroc Tandem Syrah (Morocco)

2016 L A Cetto Zinfandel Zinfandel (Mexico)

2014 Pedro Parra Pencopolitano (Chile)

2010 Marcel Martin Gros Manseng Molleux Gros Manseng (France)