Why I Love The French: Part I -or- Lunch w/ Paul Draper

I love the French.

I love France.

Every time I have been to France, I have had a marvelous time.

Every time I have been to France, the French have been marvelous.

Every guest we’ve hosted from France has been marvelous.

Today, we are hosting guests from France. Winemakers from Burgundy. For lunch. And wine.

I love this.

I love lunch with wine. I love lunch with wine and Paul Draper. I love lunch with wine and Paul Draper and the French. I love lunch with wine and Paul Draper and the French winemakers from Burgundy.

I love the wines we’re pouring for lunch with Paul Draper and the French winemakers from Burgundy.

Voilà!

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New 2010 Monte Bello Chardonnay

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2004 Monte Bello Chardonnay

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Barrel samples of the new 2011 Geyserville

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2005 Lytton Springs

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2008 Estate Cabernet

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2008 Monte Bello

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1995 Monte Bello

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1984 Monte Bello

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2007 Geyserville Essence

Très magnifique!

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Stay tuned for Part II for tasting notes and food pairings!



Categories: Events & Photographs, Geyserville, Lytton Springs, Monte Bello, Paul Draper, Tasting Flights, Vintage Wine Labels

3 replies

  1. Très magnifique! Mais,ou sont les remarques françaises?
    Vos clients, qu’est que ils dits?
    Aty least Burgundy did not feature in the recent France vs California challenges!!
    Tom
    (please excuse my VERY poor French!)

  2. Chris…..

    Sorry to have missed you. Left a half bottle of 2003 Mazzoni and 2003 Lytton Springs. Hope you had a chance to taste some.

    Will bring back the 1986 Harvest shirt.

    Back on 3/10 for the component tasting and will bring 2 more bottles of 2003 wine.

    Interesting, tasting Monebello wines with Burgundy winemakers. Just got back from 3 weeks in NZ and Australia. I should bring some of those up on 3/10.

    • Sorry I missed you as well Jeff, but I guess as you can now see from this post, I was a tad busy! But, thanks for bringing the 03s up, I hope they showed well, and I look forward to seeing you on the 10th!

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