Restaurant La Trouvaille, London
Tasted Friday, November 19, 2004 by andrewstevenson.com with 575 views
All the wines were amazing, any one of which would have been quite outstanding on their own or in more “normal” company. This was a remarkable collection and some wines that would, as I say, have otherwise been outstanding suffered in invidious comparison with others. Congratulations and thanks to Neal for assembling such a splendid selection of wines.
Two sparkling wines: which is the real champagne; what’s the champagne house and what is the vintage?
A red and white burgundy: guess the vintage and guess the village cru.
Three wines: which is the first growth, and what is it?
Three wines, one of which was awarded 100 points by American critic, Robert Parker. But which one?
Two wines from the right bank – but which is older, what is the vintage of each and what’s the chateau?
Two wines from the left bank - – but which is older, what is the vintage of each and what’s the chateau?
Three wines from the same vintage: one from the right bank, one from the left bank and a Sauternes.
In addition to the organised heats, there were three additional wines;