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The 2006 Library Release Wine Tasting is Almost Here!

Posted by CM Support
Jul 14, 2014 | Keywords: 2006 vintage  Clos de la Tech  Half Moon Bay Wine and Cheese Company  Pinot Noir  T.J. Rodgers  tete de cuvee  wine flights  wine pairing  wine tasting  


Join us for this special event at the The Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese Company. On Sunday, July 20, we will be hosting an exclusive library release party for our spectacular 2006 vintage. These amazingly intense and complex wines are a testament to the age-worthiness of our traditional, labor-intensive methods and the extreme conditions of our vineyard sites.

All guests must RSVP in advance by emailing Valeta Rodgers at vm@cypress.com. Please indicate which half-hour time slot you prefer. Limit of 15 people per slot.

The 2006 Vintage
Following the difficult 2005 vintage – where we harvested no fruit from Domaine Lois Louise thanks to inclement weather – 2006 was a joy. Picking spanned from late September through the end of October under clear skies. As usual, yields were low (between 1 and 2.5 tons per acre) and the fruit was clean, ripe and delicious.

Tasting Notes
In their youth, our 2006s were typically tight and tannic. But the underlying aromas were intense and the flavors were concentrated. With time in the bottle all of these wines have blossomed into incredibly rich, opulent and complex Pinot Noirs!

World Debut of CDLT Tete de Cuvee
In 2006, there was one barrel in our cellar that stood above the rest. Sourced from our Domaine Lois Louise vineyard, this wine showed a level of depth, power and personality that was well beyond its peers. We aged this Pinot Noir for a year and a half in a new Francois Frères French oak barrel and bottled it without fining or filtration. Only 24 cases were produced. This rare wine will be available for tasting and purchase at the event.

All of our 2006s will be for sale at the event and online between July 20 and August 1.

Premier Flight $35
Domaine Lois Louise Estate
Domaine Lois Louise Cote Sud
Domaine Lois Louise Twisty Ridge
Domaine Valeta Estate
Domaine Valeta Sunny Slope

Grand Flight $25
Domaine du Docteur Rodgers
Domaine Lois Louise Tete de Cuvee

Both flights are complimentary to wine club members. To become a member of Club de la Tech, please call (650) 722-3038 or sign up online. You may also sign up for the Club at the event.