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Wine Picks

for June 1, 2000
(Fourteen tasters say these are best right now.)

by Fred McMillin

 
 

White Wines

$10 Maximum  
3rd - Chardonnay, Sundial, Fetzer, '99, $9
2nd - Johannisberg Riesling, Charles Mitchell, El Dorado, '98, $8
1st - Sauvignon Blanc, Shenandoah Vineyards, Amador County, '99, $8

 $15 Maximum  
1st - Chardonnay, Beringer, Napa Valley, '96, $15

 $20 Maximum  
2nd - Chardonnay, Gundlach-Bundschu, Sonoma Valley, '97, $18
1st - Chardonnay, David Bruce, Santa Cruz Mountains, '97, $18

 $25 Maximum  
3rd - Chardonnay, Reserve, Mirassou, Monterey County, '98, $23.50
2nd - Chardonnay, Reserve, Charles Krug, Carneros, '96, $21
1st - Sparkler, Chandon Reserve, Napa County, Cuvee 494, NV, $24 (pictured)

 $30 Maximum  
1st (tie) - Chardonnay, Magoon Reserve, Guenoc, '98, $30
1st (tie) - Chardonnay, Steele, Lolonis Mendocino, '98, $28

Unlimited
1st - Chardonnay, Ovation, Joseph Phelps, Napa Valley, '97, $40

 

Red Wines


$10 Maximum
1st - Zinfandel, Buena Vista, California, '97, $8.75

$15 Maximum
3rd - Pinot Noir, Wente, Arroyo Seco, '97, $15
2nd - Zinfandel, Sobon Estate, Fiddletown, '94, $13.50
1st - (from my cellar) Cabernet Sauvignon, Clos Pegase, Napa Valley, 1986, $15 (long ago)

$20 Maximum
2nd - Zinfandel, Rosenblum, Dry Creek, Rockpile Vnyd., '96, $18
1st - Assemblage blend, Concannon, Reserve, Livermore, '95, $19

$25 Maximum
2nd - Le Mistral (Rhone), Joseph Phelps, California, '97, $25
1st - Pinot Noir, Acacia, Carneros, '98, $25

$35 Maximum
2nd - Grenache, Thoma SketchBook Mendocino Collection, '97, $30
1st - Merlot, Peju Province, Napa Valley, '97, $35

Unlimited
2nd (tie) - Cabernet Sauvignon, Grgich Hills, Napa Valley, '96, $45
2nd (tie) - Cabernet Sauvignon, Heitz, Trailside Vineyard, Napa Valley, '94, $49
1st - De Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Beaulieu, Napa Valley, '96, $75

Comment:
The Best Buy was the Shenandoah Blanc and the Best Wine was the Beaulieu De Latour Cabernet Sauvignon.

 

 
 


This page created June 2000

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