wine journal Essay

Submitted By Dana-Chan
Words: 511
Pages: 3

Wine #1
Sauvignon Blanc/ 2013/ Groth/ ALC 14.2%
Sight: Bright/ Low Concentration /Clear/ Color: Light Straw/ No gas
Smell: Grape
Taste: High Acidity/ Low tannins/ Fruity/ Finish: Medium­Long Bone dry Wine #2
Chardonnay/ 2012/Laetitia / ALC 12%
Sight: Bright/ Low Concentration /Clear/ Color: True Straw
Smell: Buttery/ Oak/ Apple
Taste: Low Acidity/ High tannins/ Off dry/ Finish: Long Wine #3
Riesling/ 2007/New Zealand / ALC 12%
Sight: Bright/ High Concentration /Clear/ Color: Straw
Smell: Diesel gas/ Plastic/ Bandage
Taste: High Acidity/ High tannins/ Dry/ Finish: Long/ Body: Full Wine #4
Pinot Noir/ 2011/California
Sight: Dull/ Low Concentration/ Color: Brick rusk
Smell: Musty tea/ 1 ½” on nose
Taste:Smoky/ Finish: Long/ Body: Light Wine #5
Cabernet Sauvignon/ 2012/ California/ ALC 13.9%/ $15
Sight: Thin rim variation/ High Concentration/ Color: Purple/ Clear/ Bright
Smell: Black Cherry/ 2 ½” on nose
Taste:Vanilla/ Finish: Short/ Body: Full/ Low Acidity Wine #6
Zinfandel/ 2011/ Amador County/ ALC 14.9%/ $17
Sight: Cloudy/ Medium Concentration/ Color: Black Cherry
Smell: Smoke Pepper
Taste:Sweet/ Low tannins/ Body: low­medium/ Medium Acidity/ Dry

Wine #7
Pinot Grigio/ 2012/ Sudtirol­ Alto Adge/ $25
Sight: Clear/ Color: Light Straw
Smell: 1.5” on nose/ pear
Taste: Alcohol: High/ Body: low/ High Acidity/ Bone dry Wine #8
Chianti Classico/ 2010/
Sight: ⅓” rim variation/Clear/ Color:Orange
Smell: 2” on nose/ Cherry
Taste: Alcohol: High/ dry/ Sour Wine #9
Pauillac/ 2009/ ACL 13.5%/ $75
Sight: High concentration/Cloudy/ Reddish/ Dark
Smell: 2 ½” on nose/ Wood/ Black/ Oak
Taste:Tannins High Wine #10
White Sauternes/2009/ ACL 14%/ $85
Sight: Gold/ Clear/ Bright/ High concentration
Smell: 5” on nose/ Honey/ Bandage
Taste: Body: Light/ Honey/ Sweet

Wine #15 (Germany, Austria & Hungary)
Gruner Veltliner/ 2013/Rosensteig/ ALC 12%/ $24
Sight: Bright/ Low Concentration /Clear/ Color: Light Golden
Smell: 1 1/2” on nose/No Oak/ Lime
Taste: High Acidity/ Low tannins/ Honey/ Sweet/ No alcohol/ Chalky finish/ dry

Wine #16 (Germany, Austria & Hungary)
Mosel/ 2012/Riesling/ ALC 7.5%/ $35
Sight: Low Concentration /Clear/ Color: Light Straw
Smell: 2” on nose/No Oak/ Pineapple/ Honey
Taste: Low Acidity/ Soft tannins/ Honey/ Sweet/ Low alcohol

Wine #17 (Spain & Portugal)
Rioja/ 2009/ Muga/ ALC 14%/ $30
High Concentration /Color: Dark Purple/Rim Variation: high
Smell: 2 1/2” on nose/ Oak/ Vanilla
Taste: High Acidity/ Soft tannins/ Full body/ Red Wine #18 (Spain & Portugal)
Porto/ 2008/ Dow’s / ALC 20%…