Episode from the podcastSips, Suds, & Smokes

We piss off the French

Released Friday, 2nd October 2020
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We piss off the French
@palmazvineyards @ClosDuValNapa @ChMontelena @FineSpirits_FL #wine #judgmentofparis
Co hosts : Good ol Gal Denise, Made Man Maury, Good ol Boy Harmeet, and Made Man Bob
SIPS Episode – If you did not know how US wines came into acclaim then you should get to know The Judgment of Paris from 1976. It’s a great story and even a good movie. 40+ years later and the grapes continue to deliver great New World wines. We taste and rate the following wine from 1-5:
7:16 Palmaz Vineyards Amalia Chardonnay 2017 – 100% Barrel Fermented, Aged surlies for 7 months – 75% New French Oak, 14.5% ABV – SIPS 4
19:10 Palmaz Vineyards 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon 89% New French Oak - Aged 20 months – 93.49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.39% Cabernet Franc, 2.12 Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec – 14.9% ABV – SIPS 4
26:25 Brasas by Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet 2016 – 82% New French Oak – Aged 28 Months – 76.1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20.18% Malbec, 3.72% Petit Verdot - 14.9% ABV Available only to members of their Private Wine Club – SIPS 4

31:46 Clos Du Val Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley 2015 - 18 months in French oak, 66% new - 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc - 14.7% ABV – SIPS 4

40:10 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc - 22 months, 100% French oak, 40% new – 14.1% ABV – SIPS 4

45:25 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot- 16 months in French and Eastern European oak, 30% new – 13.6% ABV – SIPS 4

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