The Secret Red Wine Steals Under $10 (8/07)

Blind Tasting. Chateau Shallcross.

Group’s Favorites. (32 wines)

1. ’06 Astica Malbec (Bachelorette #2)

2. ’06 Robertson Pinotage (Pam Something)

2. ’04 Bradgate Syrah (Floann Randle)

2. ’06 Ateca Garnacha del Fuego (Daisy)

3. ’98 Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Aimee McGowan)

4. ’03 Ironstone Cab Franc (Gaylan Jay Chambers)

5. ’05 Alexander Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir (Jonathan Meyer)

6. ’05 Vinos Sin Ley Tempranillo Zestos (’89 Haut Brion)

6. ’05 Li Veli Primitivo Orion (Tanya Hooper)

6. ’04 El Retiro Malbec (Michael)

7. ’05 Gouguenheim Tempranillo (Graham Randle)

8. ’05 Deux Rives Corbieres (Mom)

9. ’05 Cruz de Piedra Vila Malbec (Ms. Fox)

9. ’05 Esser Zin (Annette Eston)

10. ’04 Ali Sangiovese (Atticus Boyd)

10. ’05 Henry’s Drive Pillar Box Red (TMJ of course)

11. ’05 Dom de L’Ameillaud VdP de Principaute d’Orange (Shannon May)

11. ’05 Vina de Balbo Red Malbec/Bonarda (No Name)

11. ’05 Higueruela Almansa (The Rest You Know)

11. ’05 Mancura Merlot (My Hand)

12. ’03 Renzo Masi Chianti Rsv (Marjorie Miller)

12. ’03 Marea Primitivo (Jonathan Randle)

12. ’05 Falesco Vitiano (3rd Grade)

13. ’05 Berberana No. 1 Shiraz/Tempranillo (Benji)

14. ’06 Ateca Garnacha del Fuego (Chandra Cooley)

14. ’04 Hayman Hill Meritage (Erin)

15. ’05 Vega Sindoa Cab/Tempranillo (My ARM)

16. ’04 Folanari Pinot Noir (Nicole DuBois)

16. ’04 Renwood Zin (Ginger Bradshaw)

17. ’98 Silver Oak Napa (Isadora “Brandy” Duncan)

17. ’04 Perrin Cotes du Rhone (Tom Rice)

17. ’05 Tapema Tempranillo (Eugenas Simos)

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My order preference.

1. ’98 Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Aimee McGowan) $80 A+ -8 **** 081407

2. ’05 Dom de L’Ameillaud VdP de Principaute d’Orange (Shannon May) $10 A +4 ***

3. ’05 Vinos Sin Ley Tempranillo Zestos (’89 Haut Brion) $8 A +6 **

4. ’04 Perrin Cotes du Rhone (Tom Rice) $10 A +4 **

5. ’04 El Retiro Malbec (Michael) $12 A- -1 **

6. ’05 Li Veli Primitivo Orion (Tanya Hooper) $11 A- +1 **

7. ’03 Renzo Masi Chianti Rsv (Marjorie Miller) $10 A- +4 **

8. ’04 Bradgate Syrah (Floann Randle) $10 A- +3 **

9. ’06 Robertson Pinotage (Pam Something) $10 A- +2 **

10. ’05 Mancura Merlot (My Hand) $8 A- +3 *

11. ’06 Ateca Garnacha del Fuego (Daisy) $8 A- +3 **

12. ’05 Vega Sindoa Cab/Tempranillo (My ARM) $10 A- +2 *

13. ’04 Ali Sangiovese (Atticus Boyd) $9 A- +1 **

14. ’05 Tapena Tempranillo (Eugenas Simos) $10 A- +1 *

15. ’05 Higueruela Almansa (The Rest You Know) $10 A- = *

16. ’05 Deux Rives Corbieres (Mom) $7 A- +2 **

17. ’05 Cruz de Piedra Vila Malbec (Ms. Fox) $7 A- +2 *

18. ’04 Hayman & Hill Meritage (Erin) $12 A- +1 **

19. ’05 Gouguenheim Tempranillo (Graham Randle) $10 A- +1 *

20. ’05 Vinas de Balbo Malbec/Bonarda (No Name) $10 A- = *

21. ’06 Ateca Garnacha del Fuego (Chandra Cooley) $8 A- +3 *

22. ’05 Alexander Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir (Jonathan Meyer) $21 A- -10 *

23. ’03 Marea Primitivo (Jonathan Randle) $10 B+ -1 *

24. ’06 Astica Malbec (Bachelorette #2) $7 B+ +4 *

25. ’03 Ironstone Cab Franc (Gaylan Jay Chambers) $9 B+ =

26. ’05 Henry’s Drive Pillar Box Red (TMJ of course) $10 B+ -1

27. ’05 Berberana No. 1 Shiraz/Tempranillo (Benji) $13 B+ -5

28. ’04 Folanari Pinot Noir (Nicole DuBois) $7 B+ +1

29. ’05 Esser Zin (Annette Eston) $10 B -1

30. ’05 Falesco Vitiano (3rd Grade) $10 B -3

31. ’04 Renwood Zin (Ginger Bradshaw) $11 B -5

32. ’98 Silver Oak Cab Sauv Napa (Isadora “Brandy” Duncan) $115 F -109

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~ by GoodTasteReport on August 15, 2007.

2 Responses to “The Secret Red Wine Steals Under $10 (8/07)”

  1. Well I found your website just now! What a Plesant Surprise! Thank You for all the hard work! I will be here often.
    Salute, Teresa

  2. Wonderful find for high value wines. I’m gonna highlight this on our napa winemakers’ site.

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