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Fine Classic Wines Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by [deleted]

Finer wines for your palate

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Introd­uction

Recomm­ended Wines (Upscale)

Classic Wines from France

NV Pol Roger Brut Reserve Champagne ($45)
2007 Domaine Leflaive Pulign­y-M­ont­rachet ($105)
2008 Georges Duboeuf Morgon Domaine Jean Descombes ($16)
2006 Château Pichon Longue­ville Comtesse de Lalande ($195)

Classic Wines from Italy

2006 Taurino Salice Salentino Rosso Riserva ($15)
2004 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio ($50)
2004 Ceretto Barolo Prapò ($88)
2006 Ornellaia ($180)

Classic Wines from the United States

2007 Eyrie Vineyards Pinot Noir Estate ($29)
2006 Ravenswood Old Hill Zinfandel ($60)
2006 Hanzell Vineyards Sonoma Valley Chardonnay ($70)
2007 Leonetti Cellar Merlot ($70)
2006 Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29)

Classic Wines from Australia:

2008 Grosset Polish Hill Riesling ($44)
2006 D’Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz ($65)
2007 Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz­/Ca­bernet ($12)

Classic Wines from Austria & Germany:

2008 Weingut Bründl­mayer Grüner Veltliner Kamptaler Terrassen ($24)
2007 Maximin Grünhauser Abtsberg Spätlese Riesling ($31)
 

Classic Wines from Chile & Argentina:

2009 Crios de Susana Balbo Torrontes ($15)
2004 Bodegas Weinert Malbec ($24)
2007 Concha y Toro Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc ($29)
2006 Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta ($80)
Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot.

Classic Wines from Spain and Portugal

NV Freixenet Cordon Negro ($12)
2008 Martin Codax Albariño ($15)
2001 Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial ($54)
2007 Dow’s Vintage Port ($76)

Histor­y-C­hanging Wines:

2004 Bonny Doon Le Cigare Volant ($32)
2006 Tignanello ($95)
2006 Clos Mogador ($100)

Sparkling Wines

NV Louis Roederer Brut Premier ($43)
2006 Schram­sberg Blanc de Blancs ($36)
2008 Alphonse Mellot La Moussi?re ($38)

New World: Marlbo­rough, New Zealand

2008 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc ($30)
2006 Louis Jadot Beaune Clos des Ursules ($60)
2007 Williams Selyem Westside Road Neighbors ($67)
2005 Chateau Lynch-­Bages ($115)
2006 Joseph Phelps Vineyards ($54)