03/03/10

Show 119: A great show in the snow to taste in different elements (Fantanafreda-$39 / Blackbird-$65)

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  1. winooooo says:

    I am on the blackbird mailing list…amazing wines across the board.

  2. BOB says:

    Great great show Chris, and you nailed the who tasting notes debate. I can’t stand when critics mention 25 different things when they taste.

  3. Lance says:

    That looks like a lot of fun. Fantana is one of my drinking barolos, solid price,nice fruit easy to drink.

  4. Joey says:

    Illustration blackbird is one of my favorite wine from cali.

  5. pw says:

    great show Chirs, love your attitude! Borolo is one of my favourites.
    SILVIO GRASSO CIABOT MANZONI BAROLO 2004 is my present choice.

  6. Ben Simons says:

    Great video, and I think that you did a great job of talking about tasting notes. In fact, this is one of the best descriptions of the challenges of tasting, and the intimidation factor for less experienced wine drinkers. I know I was always self conscious about the fact that I wasn’t picking up all the things that the guy next to me was getting. After a while I finally started realizing that everyone has different palates, and that I’m not always going to get the same thing as the guy next to me.

  7. Tom says:

    Outside is great, I always go out onto my balcony to get better aromas as we are usually cooking inside and it cab interfere with the true aromas. Great episode.

  8. JOhn Kent says:

    I agree, many times when I am cooking and drinking wine.at the same time .everything I taste and smell in the wine tastes and smells like what I am cooking. This is a great show with a great opening.

  9. Jen says:

    Your crazy…..that is fun….great show.

  10. henrieta says:

    Very original,great performance..however one problem,your cousin Joe says put on a Net’s hat>you’re from NJ :)

  11. Alex says:

    A lot of great points. I love Blackbird best merlot in Napa.

  12. JIm says:

    Chris, what do you have lined up at the En primeurs?

    • Chris says:

      I have an amazing trip lined up. All the first growths,ausone,cheval blanc,angelus,las cases,loeville baron,montrose,beychevelle and the list goes on.

  13. Danny says:

    Great point about the 03 barolos being a great buy…I think it is going to be the same with the 07 bordeaux’s

  14. Bigred says:

    Dead on!! HAAAA

  15. Brian says:

    We had the Blackbird last night and really enjoyed it

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