In this episode of IntoWineTV, host Lisa Kolenda and wine experts Bartholomew Broadbent, Michael Broadbent, and Chris Tavelli convene at Yield Wine Bar, San Francisco's only "green" wine bar, to taste and discuss 24 different organic wines under $30 from across the globe.
Theme: Organic and "Green" Wines under $30
Wine: 2006 Chateau Musar Hochar Pere et Fils ($26).
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Notes - Elaborated with the same philosophy as the Château Musar and derived from old vines with low yield, the Hochar Père et Fils is in harmony with the evolution of taste in the 21st century. A mix of cabernet sauvignon, of carignan with a dominance of cinsault and a hint of grenache, the HPF is partially aged in oak vats from 6 to 9 months. It is bottled in its 2nd year before being released on the market. As for the Château, we advise to decant it.
Bartholomew Broadbent, CEO of Broadbent Selections. Bartholomew was named as one of the "fifty most influential people in the wine world" by Decanter Magazine. He is also widely considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on Port and Madeira. Learn more about Bartholomew Broadbent.
Michael Broadbent, Master of Wine, Author of numerous wine books including the recent release Michael Broadbent's Pocket Vintage Wine Companion. Michael is the founder and current Senior Consultant of the Wine Department at Christie's International Auction House. He is perhaps best known, internationally, as a wine auctioneer having pioneered wine auctions in Amsterdam, Geneva, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and the United States.
Chris Tavelli, Owner and Wine Director at Yield, San Francisco's first and only "Green" Wine Bar. Chris is an organic and "green" wine expert.
Yield, San Francisco's first and only "Green" Wine Bar. Located in the heart of San Francisco's historic Dog Patch Neighborhood.