FoB

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15 July 2003
Host:  Debby & Dan
Theme:  1995 Vintage in CA

at

Restaurant Halie
Pasadena, CA
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Debby
&
Chef de Cuisine - Claud Beltran


Wine List & Menu

Aperitif
Louis Roederer Brut
1995 Ch. St. Jean, Robert Young Vyd. Reserve Chardonnay
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with
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Crab & Eggplant on a Chiso Leaf
and
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Seared Scallops with Red Jicama & Orange Sauce

First Flight
1995 Justin Isosceles, Paso Robles, meritage blend
1995 Monticello, Jefferson Cuvee, Napa cab sauv
1995 Rombauer, Diamond Selection, cab sauv
1995 Spottswoode, Napa  cab sauv
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with
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Roast Duck with Sweet Corn Custard & Corn Sauce

Second Flight
1995 Beringer Private Reserve, Napa cab sauv
1995 Beringer, Chabot Vyd., Napa cab sauv
1995 Steltzner, Barrel Select Res., Napa Stag's Leap District cab sauv
1995 Wight-Man, Tri Leopard Vyds., Napa cab sauv
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PLUS
1995 Beringer, Howell Mtn., Bancroft Ranch Merlot
1995 Sullivan Vineyards, Napa cab sauv
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with
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Grilled Rack of Lamb and Grilled Artichoke Heart
AND
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Assorted Fromage

Dessert
1995 Beringer Nightingale, Napa botrytised sauv blanc/semillon
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with
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Rice Imperial Tart with Queen Peaches & Apricot Souffle Gratin


Attendees:
Debby, Dan, Dave L., Gina, Larry, Cathy, Brad, Mark, Tammi, A. David

 

My wine tasting rating (0-10):  9

The Duck with Corn Flan really worked with that whole flight of cabs.
The Nightingale and that tart were divine!

 

I'm not sure how to interpret this, 
preference within flight I suppose, 
but here's Dan's vote results:

Flight # 1
1.Spottswoode 35 points 6 first place votes
2. Justin Isosceles 29 points 2 first place votes
3. Monticello 19 points 2 first place votes
4. Rombauer 17 points 0 first place points


Flight #2
1. Steltzner 32 points 3 first place votes
2. Chabot 25 points 3 first place votes
3. Beringer PR 24 points 3 first place votes
4. Whitman 19 points 1 first place votes


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