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  • Tasting Schedule 2007
  • Request for samples
  • Panel tasting results
  • How to submit samples –FAQ
  • Promotional materials
  • Tasting schedule 2007

    January issue

    California Cab Sauv 2003

    2nd wines of Médoc crus Classés 2000 & 2001

    February issue

    Châteauneuf du Pape 2004

    Coonawarra & Margaret River Bordeaux varietal

    March issue

    Mosel Riesling Spätlese 2005

    Pommard & Volnay 2004 1er Crus

    April issue

    Barbera d’Alba, latest release

    Top Red Wines from the Tuscan Coast

    May issue

    St Emilion 1er Grands Crus Classés & Grands Crus Classés 2004

    Pomerol 2004

    Argentinian Malbec

    June issue

    Chilean Merlot & Carmenere

    New World Riesling

    July issue

    Crus Bourgeois 2004

    New World Pinot Gris

    August issue

    White Friuli

    South West France: Madiran & Cahors

    Affordable Red Tuscan

    September issue

    Rioja Reserva 2003

    Puligny & Chassagne Montrachet

    October issue

    No panel tastings – Decanter World Wine Award results

    November issue

    Médoc Crus Classés 2004

    American Syrah

    December issue

    Chianti Classico Riserva 2004

    Southern Rhône 2004

    Sauternes 2001

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    Request for samples

    January issue

    California Cab Sauv 2003 – entry closed

    2nd wines of Médoc crus Classés 2000 &amp 2001 – entry closed

    February issue

    Châteauneuf du Pape 2004 – entry closed

    Coonawarra &amp Margaret River Bordeaux varietal – entry closed

    March issue

    Mosel Riesling Spätlese 2005 – samples deadline: Thursday 26 October

    Pommard &amp Volnay 2004 1er Crus – samples deadline: Thursday 26 October

    April issue

    St Emilion 1er &amp Grands Crus Classés 2004 – samples deadline: xxxxx

    Pomerol 2004 – samples deadline: xxxxxx

    Argentinian Malbec – samples deadline: xxxx

    May issue

    Barbera – Request for samples to follow

    Tuscan coast – Request for samples to follow

    June issue

    Chilean Merlot &amp Carmenere – Request for samples to follow

    New World Riesling – Request for samples to follow

    July issue

    Crus Bourgeois 2004 – Request for samples to follow

    New World Pinot Gris – Request for samples to follow

    August issue

    White Friuli – Request for samples to follow

    South West France: Madiran & Cahors – Request for samples to follow

    Affordable Red Tuscan – Request for samples to follow

    September issue

    Rioja Reserva 2003 – Request for samples to follow

    Puligny &amp Chassagne Montrachet – Request for samples to follow

    October issue

    No panel tastings – Decanter World Wine Award results

    November issue

    Médoc Crus Classés 2004 – Request for samples to follow

    American Syrah – Request for samples to follow

    December issue

    Chianti Classico Riserva 04 – Request for samples to follow

    Southern Rhone 04 – Request for samples to follow

    Sauternes 2001 – Request for samples to follow

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    Panel tasting results

    January issue

    California Cab Sauv 2003

    2nd wines of Médoc crus Class&ecaute;s 2000 &amp 2001

    February issue

    Châteauneuf du Pape 2004 – available end of November

    Coonawarra &amp Margaret River Bordeaux varietal – available end of November

    March issue

    Mosel Riesling Spätlese 2005 – available in December

    Pommard &amp Volnay 2004 1er Crus – available in December

    April issue

    St Emilion 1er &amp Grands Crus Class&ecaute;s 2004 – available in Janaury

    Pomerol 2004 – available in January

    Argentinian Malbec – available in January

    May issue

    Barbera – available in February

    Tuscan coast – available in February

    June issue

    Chilean Merlot &amp Carmenere – available in March

    New World Riesling – available in March

    July issue

    Crus Bourgeois 2004 – available in April

    New World Pinot Gris – available in April

    August issue

    White Friuli – available in May

    South West France: Madiran & Cahors – available in May

    Affordable Red Tuscan – available in May

    September issue

    Rioja Reserva 2003 – available in June

    Puligny &amp Chassagne Montrachet – available in June

    October issue

    No panel tastings – Decanter World Wine Award results

    November issue

    M&ecaute;doc Crus Class&ecaute;s 2004 – available in July

    American Syrah – available in July

    December issue

    Chianti Classico Riserva 04 – available in August

    Southern Rhone 04 – available in August

    Sauternes 2001 – available in August

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    How to submit samples FAQ

    Where do I send the samples request form?

    You can either email the completed entry form to christelle_guibert@decanter.com or fax it to: 0044 (0) 207381 5282

    Where do I send the samples?

    Christelle Guibert

    Please specify the name of the tasting

    Decanter

    Broadway House

    2-6 Fulham Broadway

    London SW6 1AA

    How many bottles of wine should I submit per entry?

    2 bottles of each wine per entry

    How much does it cost?

    Our panel tastings are free of charge

    Do my wines have to be available in UK?

    No, unless otherwise specified on the request for samples

    Can I submit cask samples?

    No, we do not accept cask or barrel samples

    Is it possible to send the bottles unlabelled?

    Wine may bear a temporary label stating all information required below if finished labels are not available

    Name of the producer

    Name of Wine

    Vintage

    Country of origin

    Region of origin

    Alcoholic strength

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    Promotional material

    Oli: same page than DWWA but with panel tasting bottle stickers and certificates

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