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March 4, 2010

Kongsgaard Chard and Etude Cab

Dinner at Fook Lam Moon.

2003 Kongsgaard Chardonnay - lots of toasty oak here, with minerals, ripeness, sweet butter in the nose. Pretty sweet and ripe on the palate, with a bit of sweet grass and a little tart on the finish. A nice Cali Chard but not something that everyone would like.

1999 Etude Cabernet Sauvignon - brought 2 bottles which I picked up while visiting the winery years ago. The nose was initially muted, as we started drinking only 20 minutes after decanting. The wine was clearly a little sweet on the palate. The tannins were still firm, with notes of soy sauce, black fruits and mint in the nose. I was slightly disappointed in the wine, although the crowd seemed to like it.

Full post on dinner is here.

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