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Wines we drank with the Irish

ciaranrooney.JPGkarinediffontybarreltasting.JPGlanertheprivateroom.JPGCant quite believe it but this was the roll-call of beauties we sipped ( quaffed in some cases) with our guests from Dublin over the last two days: Whites


Domaine des Bernadines, Muscat sec “Dore” 2007 (Thurday lunch)

Domaine des Bernadines, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2006 (Friday dinner)

Domaine Durban, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2006 (Thursday dinner)

Coteaux des Travers “Cuvee Marine” white Rasteau 2006 (Thursday dinner)

Bonnefond Condrieu (Viognier), 2006 (Friday dinner)

Domaines des Anges/”L’Archange” (100% Rousanne),“AOC Ventoux”!, 2006 + 2005 respectively (Thursday pm)

Chateauneuf du Pape, Cuvee Vatican  “Reserve Sixtine” 2005 (Friday am visit)

Chateauneuf du Pape, La Nerthe cuvee classique 2006 (Friday am visit)

Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau de la Gardine 2006 (Friday at lunch)




Domaine Mourchon, Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret 2006 (Thursday at lunch)





Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau Beaucastel 2000 (Friday dinner)

Cotes du Rhone, Chateau Fonsalette ( same wine maker as CN du P- Rayas) 2003 (Thursday at dinner)

Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau La Nerthe classique 2006/2005 and Cuvee des Cadettes 2004

(Friday am visit)

Chateauneuf du Pape, Cuvee des Vatican  - “Tradition” 2005, “Reserve Sixtine” 2006/2005 and 2007 from barrel (Friday am visit)

Chateauneuf du Pape Clos du Mont Olivet 2001 (Friday over lunch)

Gigondas, Domaine du Grand Montmirail 2000 (Friday over dinner)




Veuve Cliquot N/V



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