Blind Tasting # Winery Designation Year Varietal  
137 Rodney Strong Alexander’s Crown 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 4.67
16 Rodney Strong Symmetry 2009 Red Blend 4.50
136 Shafer One Point Five 2009 Red Blend 4.50
12 V. Sattui Winery Vintage 1998 Port 4.20
200 Beringer Private Reserve 2009 Chardonnay 4.20
9 Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley 2010 Sauvignon Blanc 4.00
14 Weingut Max Ferdinand Richter Mülheimer Sonnenlay Riesling Kabinnett 2011 Reisling 4.00
67 Laurenz V Charming 2010 Grüner Veltliner 4.00
71 Calnaturale Mendocino, California 2010 Chardonnay 4.00
76 Rutherford Ranch   2010 Merlot 4.00
83 Cono Sur Visión 2011 Sauvignon Blanc 4.00
116 La Petite Fontaine Côtes du Rhône 2010 Red Blend 4.00
126 St. Supéry   2011 Sauvignon Blanc 4.00
132 Rodney Strong Sonoma County 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 4.00
170 Drouhin Vaudon Chablis Premier Cru 2009 Chardonnay 4.00
172 Drouhin Vaudon Chablis Premier Cru Montmains 2009 Chardonnay 4.00
190 Domaine La Bastide Les Genets 2007 Syrah 4.00
196 Ridge Estate 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 4.00
198 Domaine Vrignaud Chablis Premier Cru Fourchaume 2008 Chardonnay 4.00
199 Jean-Paul Brun Beaujolais Blanc 2008 Chardonnay 4.00
8 Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley 2009 Red Wine 3.88
125 Girasole Vineyards   2010 Pinot Noir 3.88
49 Kana   2008 Tempranillo 3.86
103 Don & Sons   2010 Pinot Noir 3.86
182 Tenimenti Ca’Bianca   2010 Moscato d’Asti 3.86
7 Cornerstone Cellars Howell Mountain 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.83
160 Drouhin Vaudon Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir 2009 Chardonnay 3.83
109 Umberto Cavicchioli & Figli   NV Lambrusco Dolce 3.80
23 Domaine Chandon Etoile Brut NV Sparkling White 3.75
37 Newton Unfiltered 2009 Chardonnay 3.75
60 Canyon Wind   2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.75
157 Stepping Stone   2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.75
36 Stepping Stone North Coast Rocks 2010 Red Blend 3.67
54 Kana Katie Mae 2011 Riesling 3.67
68 Sandeman Vintage 2000 Port 3.67
94 Artesa   2009 Chardonnay 3.67
123 St. Supéry Dollarhide 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.67
133 Davis Bynum   2010 Chardonnay 3.67
134 Rodney Strong Russian River Valley 2010 Pinot Noir 3.67
176 Gauchezco   2011 Torrontés 3.67
188 Chateau Martinat   2009 Red Blend 3.67
38 Newton The Puzzle 2008 Red Blend 3.60
80 Van Duzer Estate 2010 Pinot Noir 3.60
98 Buena Vista   2011 Chardonnay 3.60
1 Reyes Winery Aqua Dulce Delight NV Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah 3.56
40 Laujor Estate   2009 Malbec 3.50
45 Vineland Estates Winery Unoaked 2011 Chardonnay 3.50
73 Dry Creek Vineyard Meritage 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot 3.50
85 Vina Casablanca Nimbus 2011 Sauvignon Blanc 3.50
135 Robert John   2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.50
184 Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch 2010 Chardonnay 3.50
191 Domaine La Blaque Pierrevert 2008 Red Blend 3.50
77 Rutherford Ranch   2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.44
108 Trivento Reserve 2011 Malbec 3.43
147 Wilson Daniels Central coast 2010 Pinot Noir 3.43
195 Basel Cellars   2007 Syrah 3.43
65 Saint Gregory   2010 Pinot Meunier 3.40
154 Rhiannon   2010 Red Wine 3.40
185 Luna Beberide Finca la Cuesta 2009 Mencia 3.40
32 Ventisquero Grey 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.33
110 Gauchezco Plata 2009 Malbec 3.33
144 McLaren Vale The Dry Dam 2011 Riesling 3.33
19 Davis Bynum Russian River Valley 2010 Pinot Noir 3.29
168 Barca Hera 2011 Vinho Verde 3.29
20 Rodney Strong Charlotte’s Home 2011 Sauvignon Blanc 3.25
47 Jordan Russian river valley 2010 Chardonnay 3.25
91 Noble Vines 337 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.25
92 Noble Vines 446 2011 Chardonnay 3.25
115 Gateway   2011 Vinho Verde 3.25
153 Red Rock Winery Winemaker’s Blend 2009 Red Blend 3.25
124 St. Supéry Elu 2007 Red Blend 3.20
39 Laujor Estate   2010 Sangiovese 3.17
81 Paul Dolan Vineyards   2011 Sauvignon Blanc 3.17
2 Reyes Winery Estate Bottled 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
5 Reyes Winery   2010 Chardonnay 3.00
10 Schmor Wine Donkey/Elephant Wine NV Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Viognier 3.00
11 V. Sattui Winery Napa Valley 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
17 Rodney Strong Chalk Hill 2010 Chardonnay 3.00
18 Rodney Strong Alexander Valley 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
21 Stepping Stone Napa Valley 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
33 Koyle Royale 2009 Carmenere 3.00
48 Jordan Alexander Valley 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
50 Kana Old Vines 2008 Red Blend 3.00
52 Kana Dark Star 2008 Red Blend 3.00
63 Zantho   2010 Zweigelt 3.00
70 St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery 2011 Chardonnay 3.00
84 Los Vascos   2011 Sauvignon Blanc 3.00
86 Veramonte Ritual 2011 Sauvignon Blanc 3.00
93 Sequoia Grove   2009 Chardonnay 3.00
118 Los Vascos Grande Reserve 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
119 Valdo Nerello Mascalese NV Brut Rose 3.00
122 Mettler Family Vineyards Estate Grown 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 3.00
130 Cecchi Natio 2009 Chianti 3.00
145 Red Rock Winery Reserve 2009 Pinot Noir 3.00
152 Montalbera Lacento 2010 Ruché 3.00
156 Stepping Stone Cuvee Musque 2010 Sauvignon Blanc 3.00
169 Zonte’s Footstep Baron Von Nemesis 2008 Shiraz 3.00
173 Cousino-Macul Finis Terrae 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah 3.00
174 Casal Garcia   NV Vinho Verde Rose 3.00
175 D’Arenberg Custodian 2007 Grenache 3.00
180 Jean-Louis Denois Grande Cuvée 2006 Red Blend 3.00
181 Script & Seal   2007 Red Blend 3.00
189 Chateau Picau-Perna   2007 Red Blend 3.00
194 Greppicante   2008 Red Blend 3.00
97 Buena Vista   2010 Zinfandel 2.90
28 Carmen Gran Reserva 2010 Carmenere 2.89
183 Havens Bourriquot 2005 Red Blend 2.88
25 Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha 2010 Carmenere 2.83
121 Mettler Family Vineyards Epicenter 2009 Zinfandel 2.83
6 Cornerstone Cellars   2010 Pinot Noir 2.80
41 Laujor Estate   2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.80
53 Kana Scarlet Fire 2007 Red Blend 2.80
88 De Martino Legado Reserva 2010 Chardonnay 2.80
161 Red Rock Winery Reserve 2009 Merlot 2.80
150 D’Arenberg Love Grass 2008 Shiraz 2.78
51 Kana Workingman’s Red 2008 Red Blend 2.75
100 Longhand   2010 Chardonnay 2.75
128 Vigne Regali L’Ardi 2010 Dolcello 2.75
186 Chateau les Grand Maréchaux Premiéres Côtes de Blaye 2006 Red Blend 2.75
62 Graziano   2009 Syrah 2.71
111 Dry Creek Vineyard Old Vines 2008 Zinfandel 2.71
69 Sandeman Founders Reserve NV Port 2.70
44 Vineland Estates Winery   2011 Pinot Meunier 2.67
59 Canyon Wind   2010 Petit Verdot 2.67
74 Dry Creek Vineyard Endeavour 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.67
79 Banfi Superiore 2010 Chianti 2.67
99 Buena Vista   2010 Merlot 2.67
114 Grinalda   2010 Vinho Verde 2.67
131 Montedoro Santi 2010 Moscato 2.67
143 Round Hill   2010 Chardonnay 2.67
179 Three Wishes   NV Chardonnay 2.67
197 Philippe & Vincent Jaboulet Crozes-Hermitage Nouvelére 2006 Syrah 2.67
26 Cono Sur 20 Barrels 2009 Pinot Noir 2.60
159 Perez Cruz Limited Edition 2010 Carmenere 2.57
31 Morandé Gran Reserva 2009 Pinot Noir 2.56
3 Reyes Winery   2009 Syrah 2.50
34 Viña Maquis   2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.50
55 Jacob’s Creek Reserve 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.50
61 Anita und Hans Nittnaus Kalk und Schiefer 2008 Blaufränkisch 2.50
66 Laurenz und Sophia Singing 2011 Grüner Veltliner 2.50
96 Geyser Peak   2003 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.50
104 Concha y Toro Xplorador 2011 Malbec 2.50
105 Concha y Toro Frontera 2011 Malbec 2.50
112 Chevalier de Bayard Vin de pays de l’Herault 2006 Red Blend 2.50
120 Rutini Wines Trumpeter 2010 Torrontes 2.50
129 Malibu Rocky Oaks   2010 Chardonnay 2.50
138 D’Arenberg The Stump Jump 2009 Shiraz 2.50
148 Zonte’s Footstep   2010 Red Blend 2.50
166 Penley Estate Gryphon 2009 Merlot 2.50
192 Domaine Vrignaud   2010 Chardonnay 2.50
201 Foster Estates Cellars   2010 Malbec 2.50
27 Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva 2010 Pinot Noir 2.43
82 Paul Dolan Vineyards   2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.33
140 Wilson Daniels   2010 Chardonnay 2.33
162 Red Rock Winery Reserve 2009 Malbec 2.33
178 Casa de Vila Verde   2009 Vinho Verde 2.33
43 Vineland Estates Winery Elevation 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.25
139 Aveleda   2010 Alvarinho 2.14
127 Trapiche Broquel 2009 Bonardo 2.13
22 Domaine Chandon Reserve Brut NV Sparkling White 2.00
24 Domaines Barons de Rothschild Le Dix de los Vascos 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.00
30 San Pedro 1865 2011 Sauvignon Blanc 2.00
42 Laujor Estate   2009 Merlot 2.00
57 Jacob’s Creek Reserve 2011 Chardonnay 2.00
64 Saint Gregory   2011 Pinot Blanc 2.00
72 Calnaturale Paso Robles, Claifronia 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.00
75 Rutherford Ranch   2011 Chardonnay 2.00
78 Rutherford Ranch   2011 Sauvignon Blanc 2.00
90 Buena Vista   2011 Sauvignon Blanc 2.00
95 Robert Mondavi Private Selection 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.00
101 Stepping Stone   2010 Pinot Noir 2.00
107 Pepperwood   2007 Pinot Noir 2.00
113 Columbia Crest   2003 Merlot 2.00
117 Cave de Lugny Les Charmes 2010 Chardonnay 2.00
149 Kilikanoon Killerman’s Run 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.00
155 Penley Estate Condor 2009 Red Blend 2.00
163 Zonte’s Footstep Sea Mist 2010 Verdelho 2.00
164 Dancing Bull   2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2.00
165 Zonte’s Footstep Doctoressa di Lago 2010 Pinot Grigio 2.00
167 Stepping Stone Corallina 2010 Rose 2.00
177 Folonari   2010 Moscato 2.00
187 Chateau Martinat   2010 White Blend 2.00
193 Domaine de Montcy Cheverny 2007 Red Blend 2.00