In todays episode, Shelley and Phil are reminded of how much MORE Sommelier’s know about wine than the rest of us! Sam Lange, the Sommelier at Beverly’s Restaurant at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, is our guest, this week and he nails a blind taste of a surprise wine we brought for him. He also brings three incredible Zinfandel’s in honor of International Zinfandel Day, describes how they needed to pivot during a recent wine dinner and lobs up a perfect opportunity for us to mention the upcoming Apple Cup episode. Oh, and we added one more level to our Wine Time Fridays rating system!
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Wine Time Fridays Rating System: Phenomenal ?, Practically Perfect ? , Pleasant ?, Problematic ?, Pleagth (Pitiful and Pathetic) ?
Wines tasted this episode:
– 2019 Chappellet Grower Collection Pinot Noir, Apple Lane Vineyard ?
– 2019 Eberle Paso Robles Zinfandel ?
– 2014 Koenig Vineyards Zinfandel ?
– 2017 Papale Primitivo di Manduria ?
For more information on the 2019 Chappellet Grower Collection Pinot Noir, please visit https://chappellet.com/product/2019-grower-collection-pinot-noir-apple-lane
For more information on Eberle Paso Robles Zinfandel, please visit https://shop.eberlewinery.com/SHOP.AMS?LEVEL=BOT&PART=PRZIN20
For more information on the 2017 Mira Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon, please visit https://store.miranapa.com/product/Mira-Cabernet-Sauvignon-Yountville-2017
For more information on a recent vintage of Koenig Vineyards Zinfandel, please visit https://www.koenigvineyards.com/product/2019-zinfandel
To find out more about the Cuvée Collective Chappellet Wine NFT, please visit https://www.cuveecollective.com/marketplace/wine/chappellet
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Mentions: Beverly’s Restaurant, The Coeur d’Alene Resort, Robert Craig, Massican, Goosecross, Hoopes, Conn Creek, Mira, Schug, Silver Oak, Cougar Gold, Drew Bledsoe, Damon Huard, Doubleback Winery, Passing Time Winery, Gary Vaynerchuck, Mark Cooke, Coeur D’alene Cellars, Huston Winery, Nicole Barnett, Dave Adlard, Candle in the Woods, Jim Barrett, Sterling Vineyards, Bledsoe Family Winery, Northstar, Holland America Cruise Lines.
Listen to Episode 058 with Sam Lange by visiting https://winetimefridays.com/podcasts/episode-58-a-conversation-with-beverlys-sommelier-sam-lange-over-three-washington-wines/
Listen to Episode 079 with Dave Adlard by visiting https://winetimefridays.com/podcasts/episode-79-a-lively-conversation-with-dave-adlard-and-melissa-colston-from-candle-in-the-woods/
Listen to Episode 008 with our Chardonnay’s in a can by visiting https://winetimefridays.com/?s=008
Wines we enjoyed this week: Massican Gemina, Antonluca Rosso di Montalcino, Marimar Estate Don Miguel Vineyard Earthquake Block Pino Noir, Brittan Estate Pinot Noir and a First & Local Chardonnay.
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