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Bordeaux, The Satellites Tasting at Napa Valley Wine Academy

  • Napa Valley Wine Academy 2501 Oak Street Napa, CA 94559 USA (map)

Join Dan Dawson in a tasting and discussion of Bordeaux wines from the outer regions, aka “The Satellites.” at The Napa Valley Wine Academy, 2501 Oak Street, Napa. Our guest expert for this tasting is David Netzer, owner of international wine importer The Wine House San Francisco.

David will present the 7 Bordeaux wines posted below. Find some new favorite wines and Bordeaux wine regions as we go deep in Bordeaux knowledge.

6 PM arrival, 6:15 start.
Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor Members: $15
Become a member here and Dan will send you the Discount Code. 

This is part of the Thursday tasting series presented by Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor at The Napa Valley Wine Academy. Tastings are held the first and third Thursdays of the month. Here’s the line-up:

Château Calabre, Montravel Blanc 2017, $11
Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon and Muscadelle.

Opalie de Château Coutet, Bordeaux Blanc 2013, $43
50/50 Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon. 

Château Calvimont, Graves 2016 , $25
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot.

Château Haut-Plaisance, Montagne Saint-Emilion 2015, $18
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Château d’Aiguilhe, Castillon Côte de Bordeaux 2014, $24
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc. 

Château de Malleret, Haut-Médoc 2010, $22
Vineyards are planted to 46% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10.5% Cabernet Franc, and 2.5% Petit Verdot. The blend in this wine is similar.

Château Les Arroucats Sainte-Croix-du-Mont “Cuvée Virginie” 2015, $15
87% Semillon, 10% Sauvignon Blanc, 3% Muscadelle.