Category: Wines of Burgundy

Sommelier Parag Lalit Sixteen Restaurant, Trump Tower Chicago

SOMMTALKS Tasting Series with Parag Lalit of Sixteen in Trump Tower Chicago


Earlier this summer, we chatted with top Sommelier Parag Lalit of Sixteen at Trump Tower. Now we’re back to taste a few wines with him, both from Burgundy.  Lalit also  shared some of his favorite wines to enjoy on days off with his wife, in case you care to stock up on a few Somm favorites.

These include:

Occhipinti, Cerasuola di Vittoria DOCG, Sicily, Italy 2013 ( Frappato/Nero di Avola)
Clos du Rouge Gorge, “Jeunes Vignes”, I.G.P. Cotes Catalanes, France 2013 (Carignan)
Hatzidakis, Santorini, Greece 2015 (Assyrtiko)
St. Urbans Hof, Piesporter Goldtropfchen, Mosel, Germany 2014 (Riesling)
Domaine Tempier, Bandol Rosé, Provence, France 2013 (Predominantly Mourvedre)

The Wines we tasted today were via Coravin

Domaine Roulot, Meursault “Luchets”, Cote de Beaune, France 2008

Domaine Thibault Liger Belair, Chambolle Musigny “Les Gruenchers” 1er Cru, Cote de Nuits, France 2012

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