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New Jersey vs Judgment of Paris
The Winners Are

"I was asked to be a non-biased third party with the sole responsibility of organizing the placement of the wines, wrapping each bottle in laminate bags – with the necks taped tightly, open the bottles in a locked room – so no one could see the corks, printing up the wine sheet – which was given out after all the votes where collected, and then collecting all the votes. In other words, I was the ONLY person who knew which wine was which until all the voting was done. The pours where all volunteers from the Dionysian Society, International who were familiar with the Dionysian 20point score sheets everyone was given. We found a lot of partial score sheets so I decided to view the competition as two flights. The first being Chardonnay, and the second as Cabernet Sauvignon / Cabernet Blends and only counted votes in which the person completed that flight. An example would be if Lisa only judged 3 of the Chardonnays but all of the reds – then I deleted all of her Chardonnay scores but still used her red scores."

Anthony Fisher
SJWine@hotmail.com
609-654-5565
Manger – Canal’s Wines Unlimited, Medford, NJ 08055
Wine Manager – Canal’s Discount Liquor Store, Lindenwold, NJ 08021
Dionysian Society, International
American Wine Society – Regional Vice President
Certified Wine Judge
Sommelier
Wine Educator



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Overall Vintage Wine Region
1st Place 2002 "Amalthea Cellars Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon" NJ
2nd Place 2003 Stags Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon CA
3th Place 2002 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon CA
4th Place 2001 "Amalthea Cellars Europa III (55% Cab Sauv., 40% Merlot, 5% Franc)" NJ
5th Place 2001 Amalthea Cellars Limited Edition Cabernet Sauvignon NJ
6th Place 2004 "Amalthea Cellars Europa II (80% Cab Sauv, 15% Franc, 5% Merlot)" NJ
6th Place 2005 "Amalthea Cellars Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon" NJ
8rd Place 2004 Chateau Montrose Fr
9th Place 2002 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Fr
10th Place 2004 "Amalthea Cellars Europa IV (66% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot)" NJ
11th Place 2002 "Amalthea Cellars Europa II (80% Cab Sauv, 15% Franc, 5% Merlot)" NJ
12th Place 2000 "Amalthea Cellars Europa IV (66% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot)" NJ
       
1st Place 2004 Freemark Abbey Chardonnay CA
2nd Place 2005 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay CA
3rd Place 2005 Amalthea Cellars Reserve Chardonnay NJ
4th Place 2004 Chalone Vineyard, Chalone Appellation, Chardonnay CA
5th Place 2005 Amalthea Cellars Chardonnay NJ
6th Place 2005 Joseph Drouhin Clos des Mouches Fr