Preamble Tasting March 1999 
Blind Tasting 
Mick Harkin
 
Notes missing, will update if found.

1. Strofilia White, Vin de Pays d'Anavissos, Greece, 1997
Savatiano and Roditis. 12%
Oddbins 6.99

2.Correas Torrentes/Chardonnay, Tupungato-Mendoza, Argentina, 1997
Torrentes 60%, Chardonnay 40%, 12.8%
Superquinn 5.99

3. Con Class Especial, Rueda, Central Spain, 1998
Verdejo, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc, 12.5%
Searson 5.95

4. Picajuan Peak Sangiovese, Mendoza, Argentina
100% Sangiovese, 12%
Quinnsworth 4.99

5. Etchart Rio de Plata, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 1995
100% Malbec, 13%
Superquinn 5.49

6. Tsantali Nemea, Halkidiki, Greece, 1994
100% Agiorgitiko, 12.5%
Dunnes 4.49

7. Notarpanaro, Rosso de Salento, Tuarino, Italy, 1993
Negroamaro, Malvasia, 13%
Oddbins 6.99

8. Megas Oenos, Skouras, Peleponnese, Greece, 1996
Cab Sauvignon, Agiorkito (St. George), 12%
Oddbins 10.99

9. Valentin Bianchi, Elsa's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina, 1993
100% Cab Sauvignon, 14%
Oddbins 10.99

10. Rasteau Cotes du Rhone Villages, Domaine Saint Gayan, France, 1996
14%
Searson 8.95

11. Vina Ardanza, reserva, Rioja, Spain, 1989
13%
Mitchell's 15.49 (Sale, usually £20)

12. Elysium, California Black Muscat, 1997
Plum red, unexpectedly deep, gorgeous flavours. 15%
McCabes 7.50

 
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