February 2014 Wine of the Month Club Newsletter - page 9

VINTNERS SERIES
V I N T N E R S
FEBRUARY 2014
9
1 - 8 0 0 - 9 4 9 - 9 4 6 3 • w w w . W i n e o f t h e M o n t h C l u b . c o m
is with the prestigious
Stolpman Vineyards in Santa
Barbara. His career in wine
grew out of his interest in
cooking and food. After
graduating from Vassar
College in Poughkeepsie, NY,
Sashi worked in New York
City and Washington, D.C.
cooking professionally as a
line-cook and sous-chef.
In 1996, he moved to Ojai,
California to work with
Adam Tolmach at The Ojai
Vineyard. In 2001, Sashi
joined Stolpman Vineyards
integrating the
w i n ema k i n g
and vineyard
direction under
one program.
Today, Sashi
continues his
w o r k
a t
S t o l p m a n
Vineyards as
we l l a s at
Evening Land Vineyards and
Sandhi focusing on the
production of estate grown
and purchased grapes from
Santa Barbara County.
Sashi and his wife, Melissa,
also own a small winery/
bakery where they produce
small amounts of Syrah from
distinctive vineyards on the
Central Coast and grow
heirloom varieties of wheat
used for traditional breads.
This is a classic Cabernet
from the finest areas in
California and crafted by a
brilliant winemaker. The
dense cherry, licorice and
earth tones will match a
perfectly grilled steak like
nothing else.
hat if the country's
greatest somme-
liers finally was
able to create a wine that
they felt paired perfectly
with their restaurant's food?
Well, that's essentially
the idea behind The Tables
Sommelier Series, the
project of winemaker Sashi
Moorman of Evening Land
Vineyards and viticulturist
Pete Richmond.
Moorman collaborates with a
team of ranking sommeliers
to select the "winning" blend
of fruit sourced
from top Napa
Valley estates
for "The Table"
Napa Cabernet.
Though this
special edition
cuvee was de-
signed for the
lists of luxury
restaurant wine
groups, Wine of the Month
Club has been able to get
their hands on some to sell
to you at a layman price.
Drawing from their premium
Napa Valley vineyards, Sasah
produces these wines to be
served exclusively in the
dining rooms of Restaurant
Daniel, Gotham Bar & Grill,
Restaurant Jean Georges,
Thomas Keller Restaurant
Group, Eleven Madison Park,
Veritas, Michael Mina and
the Modern. All have been
considered among the finest
restaurants in the country.
Moorman oversees Evening
Land's seven California
vineyards including those on
the Sonoma Coast and Santa
Barbara County. His day job
W
ITEM #: V0214R1DC
Retail Price:
$21.99/each
Member Price: $15.98/each
Reorder Price: $11.99/each
45% Discount
Cabernet
Sauvignon
(Kab air NAY
Soe ving YAHN)
2009
The Table
Napa Valley, California
Color:
Deep magenta
Nose:
Black cherry and
chocolate
Palate:
Blackberry with hints
of earth, leather
and spice
Finish:
Very berry with cherry
and vanilla
Alcohol:
14.1%
Drink now
through 2020
WOMC RATING
95 Points
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