November 2012 Blind Tasting

Miami Culinary Institute’s Wine Theater set the stage for the November tasting of White Burgundy and 2009 Bordeaux


The winning White Burgundy was the Vincent Prunier Chassage – Montrachet with a 7.4 score, presented by Mosheim/Issa/Smith. A tie for second and third place goes to 2010 William Fuve with a score of 7.22 provided by Jewel/Mahmoud/Cohen and the Mercurey Chateau de Chamirey provided by Hege/Tennen/Gamson/Castellanos. Well enjoyed and well liked whites with solid scores to accompany the last White blind tasting of 2012.


The winning red wine in 1st place was the 2009 Chateau Carigan Primm with a score of 7 provided by Tenen/Hege/Castellanos/Gamson. 2nd place was awarded to 2009 Pipea Saint Emillian Grand Cru provided by Mosheim/Smith/Issa and scored 6. The Third place wine is the 2009 Chateau Telmac Saint- Julien provided by Jewel/Mahmoud/Cohen and scored 5. Young wines is the consensus and were enjoyable to mark our last red wine tasting.

By Brian Smith

Miami photographer Brian Smith is the luckiest guy on the planet. He won a Pulitzer Prize at 25, told Bill Gates exactly what to do for an entire hour, appeared on The X Factor, exhibited at the Library of Congress, dined with the President and 3,000 of their closest friends, written an Amazon Best Seller, shared cupcakes with Anne Hathaway, gotten drunk with George Clooney and married the most beautiful woman he ever laid eyes on…

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