2013/10/26 SJSU/Wyoming – Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir Tasting Results for San Jose State University/Wyoming Tailgate on 10/26/13 (Game score was SJSU: 51; Wyoming: 44 )

11 Tasters - Comments: The winner was wine C, 2010 Big Basin, which wasn’t even a Pinot Noir.  It completely dominated the other wines.  No one detected it was not a Pinot.  There were 11 embarrassed tasters.  Anyway, here are the results.

Place
Ltr
Score
Maker
Year
Appellation
Price
Notes
1
C
16

Big Basin Homestead

2011
California
$30
40% Mourvedre,
24% Carignane,
18% Zinfandel,    7%.Syrah,  2%.Grenache
2
B
32
La Rochelle
 2007
San Vicente Vnyd, Santa Lucia Highlands
$45
3-4-5
A
39
Acacia
 2011
 Carneros
$20
3-4-5
E
39
Big Basin
 2010
 Santa Cruz Mtns
 $45
3-4-5
D
39
Talbott Logan
2010
Sleepy Hollow Vnyd, Santa Lucia Highlands
 $20