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TastersGuildNY Tour of Award Winning Wines from 5th Generation Veneto Family Tedeschi Wine Portfolio




TastersGuildNY Tour of Award Winning Wines from 5th Generation Veneto Family Tedeschi Wine Portfolio

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Speaker: William Short, Regional Manager Dreyfus Ashby & Co.

We tasted 7 of the finest wines from the Veneto.
We asked for one vote for favorite for each Flight.
Monte Tenda Soave 2014 was liked by all. Maternigo Valpolicella 2011 was the Favorite for Flight II. Monte Olmi Amarone 2009 was the Favorite of Flight III. Monte Tedeschi Capitel Fontana Recioto 2010 was liked.by all. All the wines showed well.
The cheese was Alpine Cabot Cheese of Vermont.

 
Flight I: White Votes Full Retail Price $
Monte Tenda Soave 2014
Grape: Garganega. Yellow color, aromas of pear and honey, dry, rich and delicious.

All liked $14.00
Flight II: Red Votes Full Retail Price $
Lucchine Valpolicella 2015
Grape: Garganega. Yellow color, aromas of pear and honey, dry, rich and delicious.
0 $12.00
Maternigo Valpolicella 2011
Grapes: Corvina (35%), Corvinone ((30%), Rondinella (30%), Oselata (5%)

Powerful aromas and taste of red cherries, plums, .spice, mineral and vanilla. A rich well balance wine with a very long powerful finish. The Favorite of this Flight.
12 $25.00
San Rocco Ripasso 2014 2013
Grapes: Corvina (30%), Corvinone (30%), Rondinella (30%), Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, Dindarella (10%)

The wine uses selected grapes using an old technique requiring refermentation of one part of the Valpolicella wine produced in October on the Amarone pressed grapes (Marc). The wine is aged in sessile oak casks for 18-24 months and then aged for 6 months in the bottle. Powerful bouquet of cherry, red current and raspberry. Fruity, well balanced, round and very long finish. This wine can age well.

10 $24.00
Flight III: Red Votes Full Retail Price $
Amarone 2012
Aromas of vanilla, currants, blueberries, cherries and in the palate. A strong, balanced and warm wine with a long finish. An excellent match with meats and aged cheeses.
10 $55.00
Monte Olmi Amarone 2009
Corvina (30%), Corvinone (30%), Rondinella (30%), Oseleta, Negrara, Dinderrella, Croatina, Forselina (10%)

The wine is aged in sessile oak casks for 2-3 years, Aromas of blackberries, spice, and vanilla. Full bodied with pepper, black berries, medium tannins and a very long finish. The Favorite of this Flight.

11 $105.00
Flight IV: Sweet Votes Full Retail Price $
Tedeschi Capitel Fontana Recioto 2010
Grapes: Corvina (30%), Corvinone (30%), Rondinella (30%), Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrera, Dindarella (10%)

The wine is made from a deliberate arrest of natural fermentation and aged for 18 -24 months in sessile oak casks. A rich wine with a long life. Delicious.



All liked $160.00
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