Episode 57 – Honoring the 45th Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris

Episode 57 – Honoring the 45th Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris Episode 57 – Honoring the 45th Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris

In this episode, Shelley and Phil revisit the Judgement of Paris, which was held on May 24, 1976, in the year of the Bicentennial celebration of America’s independence. What happened on that day was not supposed to happen. The French wines, that wines from the upstart Napa Valley were going against, were supposed to put America in its place when it comes to great wine. The Napa Valley wines held their own, especially Chateau Montelena and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, who won the white wine and red wine categories, respectively. Shelley and Phil feature both of those wines on this episode and throw in a White Burgundy for good measure. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime!

Wines tasted this episode:

  • 2017 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay (From Fred Meyer, $55)
  • 2019 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis (From Fred Meyer, $70)

For more information on the 2017 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, please visit  https://montelena.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2017-Napa-Valley-Chardonnay.pdf

For more information on the the 2018 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis, please visit  https://www.stagsleapwinecellars.com/2018-artemis-cabernet-sauvignon/5637245076.p

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Other wines we enjoyed this week: Kirkland Signature Chardonnay (Sonoma), Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay, Chanson Reserve du Bastion Vire-Clesse’ White Burgundy, Tardieu-Laurent Tavel Vieilles Vignes Rose’, Miraval Cotes de Provence Rose’, Michael David Winery Petite Petit, Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses Blanc (Rose’),  Domaine Hippolyte Reverdy Sancerre (bought from Desierto Alto) and Alias Sauvignon Blanc (bought from Desierto Alto)

Mentions: Fremont Abbey, Chalone Vineyard, Spring Mountain Vineyard, Veedercrest Wines, David Bruce John Cleese, Mike Grgich, Roaming Travelers, Jovinea Cellars, Vine 46, Twisted Vine Wine Tours, Rivaura, Chelsea and Andrew Evans, Lindsay and Brian LaFaille, Terra Nova, Sam Lange, Beverly’s, The Coeur D’alene Resort

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