Masters of Wine: The Test

Categories: Wine

Day 1

2010 Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie, Château de la Bretesche, Loire, France
2010 Vouvray Sec Cuvée Silex, D. Vigneau- Chevreau, Loire, France
2010 Menetou Salon Cuvée Beatrice, Henry Pellé, Loire, France
2009 Coteaux du Layon Chaume, Domaine des Forges, Loire, France
2010 Forte Alto Pinot Grigio, Alto-Adige, Italy
2011 Wither Hills Pinot Gris, Marlborough, New Zealand
2009 Zind Humbrecht Pinot Gris reserve, Alsace, France
2008 Puligny Montrachet, 1er Cru Perrieres, Jean Louis Chavy, Burgundy, France
2008 Meursault, Pierre Morey, Burgundy, France
2008 Corton Charlemagne, Patrick Javillier, Burgundy, France
2008 Tahbilk Marsanne, Victoria, Australia
2010 Crozes-Hermitage blanc, Alain Graillot, Rhone, France

Day 2

2010 Santa Rita '120' Carmenere, Central Valley, Chile
2009 Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
2009 Yalumba 'The Cigar' Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia
2008 Lady May, Glenelly, Stellenbosch, South Africa
2006 Chateau Quinault L'Enclos Grand Cru, St Emilion, Bordeaux
2007 Geremia, Rocca di Montegrossi, Tuscany, Italy
2008 Claus Preisinger Zweigelt, Burgenland, Austria
2008 Vale do Bomfim, Dow, Douro, Portugal
2008 Becker Estate Pinot Noir, Pfalz, Germany
2008 Fess Parker's Vineyard Syrah, JC Cellars, Santa Barbara, California
2007 Cornas Les Vieilles Vignes, Alain Voge, Rhone, France
2010 Mollydooker, The Boxer [shiraz], South Australia

Day 3

2004 Louis Roederer Brut Vintage, Champagne, France
NV Louis Roederer Brut Premier, Champagne, France
2005 Huet Vouvray Petillant, Loire, France
NV Jacob's Creek Sparkling Shiraz, South East Australia
NV Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc Brut, Marlborough, New Zealand
NV Beringer Sparkling Zinfandel Rosé, California, USA
2009 Zeltinger Himmelreich Riesling Eiswein "Junior", Selbach Oster, Mosel, Germany
2009 Tamar Ridge Kayena Botrytis Riesling, Tasmania, Australia
NV Martini, Asti, Piedmont, Italy
NV Rivesaltes Muscat [producer unknown], vin doux naturel, France
NV Barefoot Moscato, California
2009 Moscato Passito Di Pantelleria, "Ben Ryé", Sicily, Italy

If you want to see how you'd stack up against the best, you can download the full examination here. I will warn you, though, better to have a glass before you delve too deep.

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