a game for the next few days

Update 3.1.2007(8.12.2006)billn

I had a very ‘illuminating’ experience yesterday; 15 wines, many were grand crus and served in flights of three – but served blind – their identities were only revealed at the end, though we had the list upfront.

  • 2004 Denis Bachelet, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Les Corbeaux
  • 2004 Ponsot, Chapelle-Chambertin
  • 2004 Haegelen-Jayer, Clos de Vougeot
  • 2004 Fourrier, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Clos St.Jacques
  • 2004 Fourrier, Griottes-Chambertin
  • 2004 Geantet-Pansiot, Charmes-Chambertin
  • 2003 Cornu, Corton
  • 2003 Guyon, Echézeax
  • 2002 Tollot-Beaut, Corton Bressandes
  • 2002 Guyon, Vosne-Romanée Les Charmes de Mazières
  • 2002 Hudelot-Noellat, Vosne-Romanée 1er Les Suchots
  • 2001 Armand Rousseau, Chambertin
  • 2001 de Vogüé, Musigny Vieilles Vignes
  • 1999 Gros Frère & Soeur, Richebourg
  • 1999 Hudelot-Noellat, Romanée Saint-Vivant

I also made a guess as to the identity of the wines and ended up with 5 from 15, but had 0 from the first 8! It wasn’t an improvement by process of elimination either as no identity was revealed until the end. So over the next 5 days I will give you 3 wines per day, and you can guess from my note and score what it might be – then the shocks will be revealed!

Agree? Disagree? Anything you'd like to add?

There are 2 responses to “a game for the next few days”

  1. Reto8th December 2006 at 10:19 amPermalinkReply

    Hi Bill,
    was fun to meet you yesterday! Was definitely a very educational tasting with quite a few surprises! I think I had 3 out of 15 guessed correctly……..

  2. bill nanson8th December 2006 at 6:52 pmPermalinkReply

    Hi Reto – likewise.
    Of-course you know that you’re not allowed to play 😉

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