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8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#1 Post by James Billy » August 27th, 2019, 2:51 am

Generally speaking, what are your 4 favourite red varieties (or blends) and 4 favourite white varieties (or blends.) For example, Cabernet and Cabernet blends would be on choice.

I'll go first.

Red:
Pinot Noir
Cabernet+
Syrah
Nebbiolo

Very boring I know!

White:
Riesling
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Gewürztraminer

How about you? We can fine tune the rules as we go along if necessary.

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#2 Post by Shawn P » August 27th, 2019, 3:15 am

I think this might be more interesting with 2 red and 2 white since 4 each seems like a lot. For me:
Reds: Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah
White: Viognier, Gewurtzramminer, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris
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#3 Post by Otto Forsberg » August 27th, 2019, 3:23 am

I really don't think that a thread that is just people listing things is proper discussion, but what the hey.

Reds:
Nebbiolo
Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Syrah

White:
Riesling
Timorasso
Assyrtiko
Furmint

(And I thought 4 per variety is all too little, since having tasted some +300 different varietal wines, there's a lot to choose from.)

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#4 Post by J a y H a c k » August 27th, 2019, 3:38 am

Cellar says . . .

Syrah
Cabernet
Pinot Noir (how did that sneak in there?)
Zinfandel

Chardonnay
Riesling
Champagne blend
White Rhone blend.
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#5 Post by Jim Stewart » August 27th, 2019, 3:41 am

Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:23 am
I really don't think that a thread that is just people listing things is proper discussion, but what the hey. . . .

Otto, This thread and your post has introduced me to the existence of a wine named Timorasso and your high personal ranking will lead me to look for a bottle. So there's that. [cheers.gif] -Jim
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#6 Post by Otto Forsberg » August 27th, 2019, 4:53 am

Jim Stewart wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:41 am
Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:23 am
I really don't think that a thread that is just people listing things is proper discussion, but what the hey. . . .

Otto, This thread and your post has introduced me to the existence of a wine named Timorasso and your high personal ranking will lead me to look for a bottle. So there's that. [cheers.gif] -Jim
Thank you for your kind words, Jim. It's great that thread like these manage to benefit some people.

If you really are going to check out Timorasso, I heartily suggest looking for Walter Massa's and Claudio Mariotto's bottlings - although I've yet to taste a Timorasso I didn't love, so basically any Timorasso purchased blind will most likely be a great pruchase. The best examples of this variety can combine almost Viognier-like fruit and concentration with Riesling-like freshness and minerality, effortlessly combining the best of the two worlds. And the best of all, almost all the Timorasso wines seem to show exceptional aging capabilities for white wines. It certainly is one of the greatest Italian white varieties out there - if not the greatest!

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#7 Post by Claus Jeppesen » August 27th, 2019, 5:19 am

Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 4:53 am
Jim Stewart wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:41 am
Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:23 am
I really don't think that a thread that is just people listing things is proper discussion, but what the hey. . . .

Otto, This thread and your post has introduced me to the existence of a wine named Timorasso and your high personal ranking will lead me to look for a bottle. So there's that. [cheers.gif] -Jim
Thank you for your kind words, Jim. It's great that thread like these manage to benefit some people.

If you really are going to check out Timorasso, I heartily suggest looking for Walter Massa's and Claudio Mariotto's bottlings - although I've yet to taste a Timorasso I didn't love, so basically any Timorasso purchased blind will most likely be a great pruchase. The best examples of this variety can combine almost Viognier-like fruit and concentration with Riesling-like freshness and minerality, effortlessly combining the best of the two worlds. And the best of all, almost all the Timorasso wines seem to show exceptional aging capabilities for white wines. It certainly is one of the greatest Italian white varieties out there - if not the greatest!
Kiitos paljon Otto. Going to Ruche country next week (Castagnole) and I see that Timorasso country is nearby. Certainly visiting some winemakers there. Never tried the wines

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Nebbiolo from Northern Italy
Pinot Noir from Burgundy and Champagne
Syrah from Northern Rhone
Cabernet Franc from Loire, Bordeaux and Tuscany

Riesling from Alsace, Austria and Germany
Chardonnay from Burgundy and Champagne
Viura from LdH
Chenin Blanc from Loire
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#8 Post by Otto Forsberg » August 27th, 2019, 5:34 am

Claus Jeppesen wrote:
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Kiitos paljon Otto.
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Going to Ruche country next week (Castagnole) and I see that Timorasso country is nearby. Certainly visiting some winemakers there. Never tried the wines
I've only visited Alba, Alto Piemonte and Carema (+ Aosta Valley) during a trip to Piedmont, but since Tortona (the subregion where all of the major Timorasso producers are located) is only 30 km / 18 miles away from Castagnole Monferrato, I really encourage you to make a small detour and report your findings.

If you're into Ruchè, are you familiar with Scarpa? They're located some 10 km / 6 miles south from castagnole Monferrato. Lots of great wines and from what I've heard, they've got a great catalog of back vintages as well.

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#9 Post by Claus Jeppesen » August 27th, 2019, 6:22 am

Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 5:34 am
Claus Jeppesen wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 5:19 am
Kiitos paljon Otto.
Ilo oli puolellani.
Going to Ruche country next week (Castagnole) and I see that Timorasso country is nearby. Certainly visiting some winemakers there. Never tried the wines
I've only visited Alba, Alto Piemonte and Carema (+ Aosta Valley) during a trip to Piedmont, but since Tortona (the subregion where all of the major Timorasso producers are located) is only 30 km / 18 miles away from Castagnole Monferrato, I really encourage you to make a small detour and report your findings.

If you're into Ruchè, are you familiar with Scarpa? They're located some 10 km / 6 miles south from castagnole Monferrato. Lots of great wines and from what I've heard, they've got a great catalog of back vintages as well.
We will certainly go to visit the 2 winemakers you mentioned
I have been attending the Festa del Ruchè in Castagnole some years. It is great fun and great food. I usually visit some of the winemakers too. We live in a ancient tall house built in the city wall with beautiful views to the other hilltop villages
Legally Scarpa are not allowed to call the wine Ruchè, but I will seek it out
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#10 Post by K John Joseph » August 27th, 2019, 7:41 am

RED:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Nebbiolo
Syrah

WHITE:
Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
Viognier
Riesling
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#11 Post by Bud Carey » August 27th, 2019, 8:42 am

Red:

Cabernet
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Zinfandel

White:

Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
Viognier
Semillon
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#12 Post by PCLIN » August 27th, 2019, 8:49 am

Red:

Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Merlot
Syrah


White:

Chardonnay
Riesling
Chenin Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
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#13 Post by Anton D » August 27th, 2019, 8:57 am

Red:

Pinot noir ('Merican and French (and Champagne,) yay!)
Cab ('Merican and French, yay! Add Chile, too.)
Zinfandel
Cab Franc

White
Chardonnay (Kind of by default, it's what I drink the most of when drinking white and I get 'Merican and French, again...and some Champagne! Over-all and easy call. Blanc de Blanc...mmmm.)
"Riesling"
Sauvignon Blanc (Wine from this grape has been getting better and better the last few decades.)
Pinot Blanc (and I get more countries, again!)
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#14 Post by Anton D » August 27th, 2019, 8:58 am

Bud Carey wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 8:42 am
Red:

Cabernet
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Zinfandel

White:

Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
Viognier
Semillon
That's a fine list, man.

It's hard picking.

Bringing a fine Viognier up to one's nose is a special moment. I don't mean this in a bad way, it is the Merlot of whites....such perfume!
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#15 Post by Mike Grammer » August 27th, 2019, 9:09 am

Flawed poll [grin.gif] It doesn't allow for blends. Is "Sauternes" a variety? ;)

That said:

Reds

Pinot Noir
Zinfandel
Tempranillo
Sangiovese

Whites
Chardonnay
Gruner Veltliner
Riesling (would *never* have said that even 5 years ago)
Chenin Blanc (close call with Pinot Gris for this choice)

Actually a fun question, thanks for posting James.
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#16 Post by John Kight » August 27th, 2019, 9:36 am

White:
Chardonnay, Riesling, Gruner Veltliner and Assyrtico

Red:
Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. Honorable Mention: Aglianico

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#17 Post by Eric Ifune » August 27th, 2019, 4:12 pm

Pinot Noir
Tempranillo aka Tinta Roriz aka Aragonez
Nebbiolo
Baga

Riesling
Encruzado
Malvasia Fina aka Bual
Chenin Blanc

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#18 Post by James Billy » August 27th, 2019, 4:28 pm

Pinot Noir 11
Cabernet+ 7
Nebbiolo 7
Syrah 6

It had to be that way grouphug

Cabernet Franc 5 (good reserve!)
Zinfandel 4
Sangiovese 3
Merlot 1
Tempranillo 1

White:
Chardonnay 10
Riesling 9
Chenin Blanc 4

[thumbs-up.gif] So far, so good, but....

Sauvignon Blanc 4 [soap.gif]
Viognier 3
Gewürztraminer 2
Gruner vertlinger 2
Assyrtiko 2
Pinot Gris 1
Timorasso 1
Furmint 1
Champagne 1
White Rhone 1
Viura 1
Semillon 1
Pinot blanc 1

Keep 'em coming!

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#19 Post by Kirk.Grant » August 27th, 2019, 4:47 pm

Reds
Pinot Noir
Nebbiolo
Syrah
Sangiovese

Whites
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
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#20 Post by Claus Jeppesen » August 28th, 2019, 3:02 am

Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 4:53 am
Jim Stewart wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:41 am
Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:23 am
I really don't think that a thread that is just people listing things is proper discussion, but what the hey. . . .

Otto, This thread and your post has introduced me to the existence of a wine named Timorasso and your high personal ranking will lead me to look for a bottle. So there's that. [cheers.gif] -Jim
Thank you for your kind words, Jim. It's great that thread like these manage to benefit some people.

If you really are going to check out Timorasso, I heartily suggest looking for Walter Massa's and Claudio Mariotto's bottlings - although I've yet to taste a Timorasso I didn't love, so basically any Timorasso purchased blind will most likely be a great pruchase. The best examples of this variety can combine almost Viognier-like fruit and concentration with Riesling-like freshness and minerality, effortlessly combining the best of the two worlds. And the best of all, almost all the Timorasso wines seem to show exceptional aging capabilities for white wines. It certainly is one of the greatest Italian white varieties out there - if not the greatest!
Roagna also makes a Timorasso Derthona from a vineyard in Montemarzino, with the help from Walter Massa.
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#21 Post by Otto Forsberg » August 28th, 2019, 3:08 am

Claus Jeppesen wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 3:02 am
Otto Forsberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 4:53 am
Jim Stewart wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:41 am


Otto, This thread and your post has introduced me to the existence of a wine named Timorasso and your high personal ranking will lead me to look for a bottle. So there's that. [cheers.gif] -Jim
Thank you for your kind words, Jim. It's great that thread like these manage to benefit some people.

If you really are going to check out Timorasso, I heartily suggest looking for Walter Massa's and Claudio Mariotto's bottlings - although I've yet to taste a Timorasso I didn't love, so basically any Timorasso purchased blind will most likely be a great pruchase. The best examples of this variety can combine almost Viognier-like fruit and concentration with Riesling-like freshness and minerality, effortlessly combining the best of the two worlds. And the best of all, almost all the Timorasso wines seem to show exceptional aging capabilities for white wines. It certainly is one of the greatest Italian white varieties out there - if not the greatest!
Roagna also makes a Timorasso Derthona from a vineyard in Montemarzino, with the help from Walter Massa.
That is true. I've tasted it once. While a stylish and delicate an effort, it felt less impressive and not as ageworthy as the best examples of the variety.

At almost 80€ (including delivery costs), that wine was pretty poor value, since most of the top Timorassos hover around 15 to 40€.

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#22 Post by AndyK » August 28th, 2019, 8:44 am

Red:
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Nebbiolo
Gamay

White:
Chardonnay
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc (Austria/Loire/Alto Adige only)
Grüner Veltliner
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#23 Post by M. Dildine » August 28th, 2019, 8:48 am

R: Zinfandel, Pinot, Mataro, Cab
W: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Gewürztraminer
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#24 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » August 28th, 2019, 10:38 am

Reds:
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Cabernet Sauvignon+ (for LB Bdxs)
Cabernet Franc

Whites:
Riesling
Chenin Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
Chardonnay {This spot will change depending on mood}
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#25 Post by Thomas Keim » August 28th, 2019, 12:26 pm

Ribolla Gialla
Chasselas
Txakoli
Riesling

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Refosco
Teroldego
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#26 Post by Jim Stewart » August 28th, 2019, 12:31 pm

Thomas Keim wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Ribolla Gialla
Chasselas
Txakoli
Riesling

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Refosco
Teroldego
Wow, a few unfamiliar (to me) grapes there. Minnesota varietals? [cheers.gif]
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#27 Post by Thomas Keim » August 28th, 2019, 12:35 pm

Jim Stewart wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:31 pm
Thomas Keim wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Ribolla Gialla
Chasselas
Txakoli
Riesling

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Refosco
Teroldego
Wow, a few unfamiliar (to me) grapes there. Minnesota varietals? [cheers.gif]
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#28 Post by JohnP » August 28th, 2019, 12:39 pm

Nebbiolo
Cabernet
Tempranillo
Sangiovese

Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon
Chardonnay
Riesling
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#29 Post by Nathan V. » August 28th, 2019, 12:42 pm

By consumption according to CT (which doesn't include wines at restaurants):

2019 YTD
Pinot Noir
Nebbiolo
Gamay
Cabernet Franc

Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Riesling
Marsanne (this will be Melon once we start eating a bunch of oysters in Q4)

2018
Pinot Noir
Nebbiolo
Syrah
Gamay

Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Melon de Bourgogne
Riesling

CT History
Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Nebbiolo
Gamay

Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Melon de Bourgogne
Riesling

This all seems about right. I'm surprised sangiovese didn't make an appearance because we drink a fair amount and I didn't always track "drinking wine" all that well.
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#30 Post by Rich Salsano » August 28th, 2019, 1:31 pm

Reds
Nebbiolo
Pinot Noir
Gamay
Syrah (Sangiovese close call)

Whites
Riesling
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc

Really stops there for me but if I had to list a 4th favorite white wine it would likely be Sauvignon Blanc (or one of many different Italian white varietals like Arneis, Verdicchio, etc)
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#31 Post by Craig G » August 28th, 2019, 1:39 pm

I think my cellar would say:

Pinot Noir (Burgundy, Champagne)
Cabernet Sauvignon ( Bdx)
Merlot (Bdx)
Syrah (N. Rhône)

Chardonnay (Burgundy, Champagne)
Riesling (Alsace)
Semillon (Sauternes)
Chenin Blanc (Loire)
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#32 Post by James Billy » August 28th, 2019, 5:48 pm

So, if a random wine geek comes to your home, open pinot and riesling!

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#33 Post by Anton D » August 28th, 2019, 5:52 pm

Thomas Keim wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Ribolla Gialla
Chasselas
Txakoli
Riesling

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Refosco
Teroldego
I bet you put together great tastings!
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#34 Post by Jim Stewart » August 28th, 2019, 5:57 pm

James Billy wrote:
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So, if a random wine geek comes to your home, open pinot and riesling!
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#35 Post by Kris Patten » August 28th, 2019, 6:51 pm

Red: Sangiovese, Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Gamay

White: Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon, Melon de Bourgogne
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#36 Post by Ben M a n d l e r » August 28th, 2019, 8:07 pm

I’m going to go here with the varieties I most often find myself excited about. The ones that, in their best examples, make me sigh with happiness more than any others.

Red:
Syrah
Zinfandel
Pinot Noir
Tempranillo

White:
Riesling
Marsanne/Roussanne
Gewurztraminer
Semillon
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#37 Post by Otto Forsberg » August 28th, 2019, 11:13 pm

Thomas Keim wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Ribolla Gialla
Chasselas
Txakoli
Riesling

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Refosco
Teroldego
Finally something more up my alley instead of those usual suspects everybody keeps on repeating here! [cheers.gif]

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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#38 Post by James Billy » August 28th, 2019, 11:39 pm

Jim Stewart wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 5:57 pm
James Billy wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 5:48 pm
So, if a random wine geek comes to your home, open pinot and riesling!
Brilliant!
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#39 Post by Howard Cooper » August 29th, 2019, 5:31 am

Based on CellarTracker by holdings:

Red:

Pinot Noir (by an extremely large margin)
Bordeaux Blend and Cabernet Sauvignon
Nebbiolo
Cabernet Franc

White

Riesling (by a very large margin)
Chardonnay (also huge gap to #3)
Semillon or Semillion/Sauvignon blend (call these Sauternes)
Chenin Blanc

CellarTracker by Consumption:

Red

Pinot Noir
Bordeaux Blend and Cabernet Sauvignon
Nebbiolo
Zinfandel

White:

Chardonnay
Riesling (these two are a virtual tie)
Chenin Blanc
Champagne Blend (I think some of my Champagnes are listed as Pinot Noir or Chardonnay and not Champagne Blend)
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#40 Post by Howard Cooper » August 29th, 2019, 5:32 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 3:38 am
Cellar says . . .

Syrah
Cabernet
Pinot Noir (how did that sneak in there?)
Zinfandel

Chardonnay
Riesling
Champagne blend
White Rhone blend.
Pinot Noir????? You???? [wow.gif] [scratch.gif]
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#41 Post by T. Altmayer » August 29th, 2019, 8:41 am

Red:
Pinot
Cabernet
Gamay
Trousseau

White:
Chardonnay
Gewurtz
Riesling
Sauv Blanc
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#42 Post by dsimmons » August 29th, 2019, 11:12 am

Reds:
Rhone Blends
Cabernet
Pinot
Zin

Whites:
Rhone Blends
Chardonnay
Champagne Blends
Voignier


The red selection is rather arbitrary. Bordeaux Blends and Syrah could easily be substituted.
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#43 Post by Jeff Vaughan » August 29th, 2019, 1:13 pm

Sangiovese
Nebbiolo
Pinot Noir
Bordeaux Blend/Cabernet

Chardonnay
Riesling
Chenin Blanc
Tough call on the 4th but I'll go with Sauv Blanc
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#44 Post by lleichtman » August 29th, 2019, 2:38 pm

By cellar:
Top 4 reds
Pinot Noir
Tempranillo
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon

Whites
Riesling
Grüner Veltliner
Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#45 Post by James Billy » August 29th, 2019, 8:00 pm

Update. Not much change in the reds.

In the whites Chardonnay catches and just overtakes Riesling.

Pinot Noir 23
Cabernet+ 17
Nebbiolo 15
Syrah 13
Cabernet Franc 9
Zinfandel 8
Sangiovese 7
Gamay 6
Tempranillo 4
Merlot 2
Mataro 1
Refosco 1
Teroldego 1
Trousseau 1
Rhone 1

Chardonnay 25
Riesling 24
Chenin Blanc 13
Sauvignon Blanc 13
Semillon+ 6 (mostly sweet Bordeaux)
Gewürztraminer 5
Gruner vertlinger 4
Viognier 4
White Rhone 3
Assyrtiko 2
Champagne 2
Pinot Gris 1
Timorasso 1
Furmint 1
Champagne 1
Viura 1
Pinot blanc 1
Ribolla Gialla 1
Chasselas 1
Txakoli 1
Marsanne 1
Melon de Bourgogne 1

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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#46 Post by Alex N » August 29th, 2019, 9:26 pm

Reds:
cab
grenache
syrah
petit sirah (mending wall & switchback)

whites:
sauv blanc
chardonnay if it's champs
viogner
*never have had a quality riesling but will put here for a future vote
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#47 Post by bob poirier » August 30th, 2019, 12:08 pm

Cab
Zin
Syrah
Cab Franc

Chard
Sauv Blanc
Picpoul
Viognier

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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#48 Post by S. Rash » August 30th, 2019, 1:39 pm

Red:
Syrah
Petite Sirah
Zinfandel
Grenache

White:
Viognier
Roussanne
Chenin Blanc
Soave
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#49 Post by S. Rash » August 30th, 2019, 1:41 pm

Red:
Syrah
Petite Sirah
Zinfandel
Grenache

White:
Viognier
Roussanne
Chenin Blanc
Soave
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Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

#50 Post by Jay Miller » August 30th, 2019, 3:30 pm

Melon
Chenin
Riesling
Chardonnay (if for no other reason than BdeB Champagne)


Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Sangiovese

I didn't disobey the rules, I just can't count.
Ripe fruit isn't necessarily a flaw.

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