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Buying ready to drink 1er cru Burgundy is not easy. For a couple of years I did the Old and Rare wine buying here at K&L and found it easy to find California Cabernet and even Bordeaux from collectors. But Burgundy… Forget it. They had to die, get a divorce or have doctors orders to part with the king of all Pinot Noir! This bottle of 2007 Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret Nuits St-Georges 1er cru Les Boudots ($99) comes direct from the property from our friends at Atherton, and like most of the 2007’s, drinks fabulously right now. This wine showed excellent sweet beet fruit, savory depth, and incredible finesse and length. The tannins are completely resolved, and went perfectly with duck crepinettes from the fatted calf in San Francisco. This is the kind of Burgundy that gets people hooked- you have been warned!!!! –Gary Westby

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Aug102014

Blind Pinot Noir Tasting Results!

The results of our Blind International Pinot Noir tasting on the 2nd of August are in! Thank you all so much for coming out to give the blind tasting experience a try! Folks in all three stores had a blast, and this makes us very happy.

And now, for the winners…

In Redwood City, the clear winner was the 2009 Kingston Family Vineyards "Alazan" Pinot Noir Casablanca Valley $29.99!

In San Francisco, the clear winner was the 2011 Castelfeder "Glener" Pinot Nero Trentino-Alto Adige $26.99!

In Hollywood, the clear winner was the 2009 Pyramid Valley Vineyards "Cowley" Pinot Noir Marlborough $29.99!

Thank you again to everyone who came out to support the tasting! Next up on the blind tasting calendar is Old & Rare in September. See you there!


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