NEW WORLD VERSUS FRANCE
ONE WINE FROM FRANCE – ONE FROM NEW WORLD – (NZ-AUS-CHILE_SOUTH AFRICA etc)
It is wine that gently warms and opens.
Most promising business with the future.
A) New World, Oakwood, Australia, 4.40 Pounds. Much more sun. Similar appearance. Full bodied “buttery.” Strong in front dies quickly.
B) French, South Bordeaux, 4.40 Pounds. Similar appearance. Delicate bouquet, cleaner taste. I prefer this one.
2 Sauvignon Blanc
A) New World, Jackson Estate, New Zealand, April 1991, 7.00 Pounds. “Black currants”, “goose berries.” Strong, fuller, sweeter. Prefer this one.
B) French, Central Vineyards Noir, 1990, 6.85 Pounds. Aftertaste lingers, creamier.
3 Cabernet Sauvignon
A) Southern France, French, 3.11 Pounds. Purple, first color, quite young. A far amount of tannin. Spicey.
B) New World, Chile, 3.35 Pounds. Darker than 1st. I prefer this one.
A) New World, Mexico, 1988, 4.70 Pounds. Pepper, smooth. Prefer.
B) French, 1989, 5.20 Pounds. Too peppery.
5 Pinot Noir
A) New World, South Africa, 1988, 6.50 Pounds.
B) France, Burgundy, 1988, 6.50 Pounds. Prefer color. Delicate. Prefer
A WINE TASTING for the UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL WINE CIRCLE
Tuesday October 13th 1992
conducted by BILL BAKER
1 VIN DE PAYS DE COTES DE GASCOGNE Domaine de Rieux 1991 Grass
2 JACKSON ESTATE SAUVIGNON BLANC 1991
New Zelan 6.90
3 ST HALLETS CHARDONNAY 1991
Australia, Dark Yellow, Aged in Oak Casks, Bite, 6.50
4 RIESLING PRINCES ABBES 1985 Schlumber
* German, Soft, 6.50
5 MORGON 1990 Gobet
6 TALTARNI CABERNET SAUVIGNON 1986
7 CHATEAU PAVIE DECESSE 1987 St. Emilion
8 GIGONDAS 1985 Paul Joublet Aine