Lot #146 – The Historic 1982 Bordeaux Tasting for 12 (DUTCH AUCTION)
Twelve devoted Bordeaux lovers will get to experience these, the finest wines in the world thus far in our lifetime, at this 1982 tasting with 32 wines. Elise Loehr, Wendy Burch and the fine service team at F. Scott’s Restaurant and Jazz Bar have offered to host this tasting on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. Chef Kevin Ramquist will not disappoint with cuisine perfectly prepared for this comprehensive collection. Master Sommelier and Master of Wine, Doug Frost, will moderate the discussion as you journey through these 30 year old wines of Bordeaux.
1982 wines to be tasted:
- Cheval Blanc
- Cos d’Estournel
- de Sales
- Domaine de Chevalier
- La Conseillante
- La Lagune
- Latour à Pomerol
- Léoville Barton
- Léoville Poyferré
- Mouton Rothschild
- Pichon Lalande
- Quinault L’Enclose
About the 1982 Vintage
“…Yet 1982 was not just great but historic. One could easily make the case that the modern age of wine began with the 1982 vintage, or at least with the reception of the ‘82s. The wines themselves represent the end of the old era.
The ‘82 vintage is most famously associated with the rise of the American critic Robert M. Parker Jr., who was still working as a lawyer while in his spare time producing a newsletter, The Wine Advocate. The story of the vintage is often told as if Mr. Parker stood alone to exalt it against a legion of naysayers, but the fact is that with a few exceptions, most critics at the time acclaimed the wines. The difference was in how Mr. Parker praised them…” – Article by Eric Asimov. Published March 20, 2012.
This tasting will be offered at Dutch Auction for twelve persons. A total of twelve lots will be sold separately. The auctioneer will explain the rules from the podium. Each lot entitles the buyer to:
- One pour of each wine
- One tasting portion with each flight of wines
Restrictions: Please note there will be no shared pours at this tasting. The tasting will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. No exceptions.
Donor(s): F. Scott’s Restaurant & Jazz Bar, Tom Black, Billy Ray & Nancy Hearn, Keith & Deby Pitts, Keith & Pam Browning, Glenn & Ann Eaden