Wine Wish List

The following wines I have yet to taste, or quite possibly have, and yet I can’t get enough of them. This is the wine wish list, to be updated regularly:

Domaine de L’Ecu, Granite, Muscadet (2005) — or any wine by this organic pioneer, Guy Bossard.

Sagelands Cab Sauv “Four Corners” (2000)

Pascual Toso Cab Sauv “Barrancas V’yds”, Mendoza, Argentina (2002)

Dieu Donne, South Africa (ANYTHING they make)

GlenWood (SOUTH AFRICA, not California — ANYTHING, but especially Chardonnay)

Les Hauts de Pontet Canent, Pauillac (2000)

Catena (Argentina — ANTYHING, esp. Cab Sauv)

Chateau Duhart-Milon Pauillac (4th growth classified Bourdeaux, 2000)

Falesco Marciliano (Italy – ANYTHING)

Montevetrano, Colli di Salerno (2001) (pricey)

Trimbach Clos Ste. Hune (Riesling) — any vintage will do — this baby gets cellar time (pricey!)

Cuvee des seigneurs de ribeaupierre gewurztraminer ($30)

Andrew Will, Sorella (or Merlots or Cab Sauvs) — any vintage! (Washington State)

Miner Wild Yeast, Chardonnay, Napa (2006) ($50)

Schug Heritage Reserve Carneros Chardonnay, CA, ($36)

VALUE REDS:
Bodegas las Hormigas, Colonia las Liebres, bonarda, Mendoza, Argentina (2006)

Terra Rosa, Malbec, Mendoza (2004)

Castano, Hecula, Monastrell, Yecla, Spain (2004)

Trentadue, Old Patch Red, Sonoma Ca (2004)

VALUE WHITES:
Muscadet Sure Lie, Hautes Noelles, by importer H2Vino, Michael Skurnik

Vina Sila, Naia, Verdejo, Rueda Spain (2005)

PINK BUBBLY:
Au Bon Climat, Santa Barbara County (2005)

O’Reillys, pinot noir, Oregon (2005)

Hofstatter, pinot noir, Alto Adige (2005)

Fleur, Pinot Noir, Carneros (2005)

Roederer Estate, brut rose (a bit more than the others, but well worth it)

DOWN UNDER WINES:

Stanley Brothers Cab Sauv, Barossa Valley (1999)

Cullen, Diana Madeline, Cab-Merlot, Margaret River

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay, Margaret River (Cab-Sauv is great too)

Moss Wood, Cab-Sauv, Margaret River

Pierro Chardonnay, Margaret River

Cape Mentelle, Cab-Sauv, Margaret River (entire range is great)

Howard Park, Cabernet, Margaret River

Mc William’s, Mount Pleasant Lovedale Semillon, Hunter Valley, NSW (Hunter Valley does great Semillons)

Vasse Felix, Haytesbury, Cabernet Blend, Margaret River (Cab-Sauv is great too)

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