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Seminar Wines NYC 2015

Seminar 1: Acidity, Alcohol and Aging

A discussion of balance and how it relates to a wine’s ability to age. The following wines will be poured:

Calera Wine Company, Jensen Pinot Noir, Mt. Harlan 1997
Calera Wine Company, Mills Pinot Noir, Mt. Harlan 1997
Littorai Wines, Savoy Vineyard Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley 1997
Littorai Wines, One Acre Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley 1997
Mount Eden Vineyards, Estate Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2003
Mount Eden Vineyards, Estate Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2012

Seminar 2: Getting It Right: Triumphs and Failures in the Pursuit of Balance

In this seminar, each winemaker will present a pair of wines that express their thinking about the challenges of creating balanced wine. One wine will demonstrate where they think they missed the mark, and one where the think they nailed it. The following wines will be poured:

Big Basin Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyard Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2009
Big Basin Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyard Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2012
Kutch Wines, Bohan Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2013
Kutch Wines, McDougall Ranch Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2013
Peay Vineyards, Ama Estate Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2009
Peay Vineyards, Ama Estate Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2012

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