Monthly Archives: July 2015

2011 Pilliteri Viognier

Pale in color with a bright floral nose typical of a Viognier. On the mid palate the wine displays floral notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lively acidity along with some nice … Continue reading

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2013 Errazuriz Estate Chardonnay

Pale in color with a mild nose of pear/apple. On the mid palate this wine displays pear/apple to match the nose. This is definitely more of a fruit forward Chard. On the medium length finish the wine displays some mild … Continue reading

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Ballast Stone Windjammer Shiraz 2012

Inky dark in color with a mild nose of black berries. On the mid palate the displays some lovely rich black berries to match the nose. Not quite blueberry but close. On the medium length finish the wine displays bright … Continue reading

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Poplar Grove Pinot Gris 2014 mini review

Pale in color with lovely nose of minerality and stone fruits. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some lovely citrus, and lime notes backed by some firm and lively acidity. The wine builds nicely in the … Continue reading

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2014 Alpine Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Pale in color with a mild citrus nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild citrus notes along with a hint of honeysuckle. There’s a bit of sweetness to the wine. Of the sauv blancs I have tried … Continue reading

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Poplar Grove Merlot 2011 mini review

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some beautiful rich plum. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice tannins and lingering dryness. This is a well made Merlot displays lots … Continue reading

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Graham Beck The Ridge Syrah 2012

Inky dark in color with a lovely nose of dark berries. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with blueberry coming through very nicely. Big and bold this is a lovely wine. On the medium length finish the … Continue reading

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2013 Duckhorn Decoy Cab sauv

We stopped by the Keg and this one was on their by the bottle list so we grabbed it. Dark in color with a nice subtle nose of red berries. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with … Continue reading

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Elephant Hill Pinot Noir 2013

The usual garnet in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays a nice smooth light red berry flavor to match the nose along with some rustic notes that build nicely in the mouth. On the … Continue reading

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Forest 2012 Marlborough Pinot Noir mini review

Garnet in color with a nice nose of soft red berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely rich fruit backed by some nice tannins and a hint of pepper with a medium length finish. A very nice … Continue reading

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Casas del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Pale in color with a nice smooth green grassy nose along with some citrus notes. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice smooth citrus notes, some pink grapefruit along with some grassy under tones. On … Continue reading

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Vieni Foch Vintage Reserve 2012

Inky dark in color with a nose of dark berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark berries, dark cherries and oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness and lively acidity. This … Continue reading

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Chilcas Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Dark in color with a nice nose of red berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice nice red cherries to match the nose along with cassis and some nice oak. On the medium length finish the wine … Continue reading

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Gabbiano Chianti tastings

I recently had the pleasure of attending an iYellow event where the wine maker from Gabbiano, Frederico came along and told us all about Chianti’s. I thought I would pass along some of the tid bits I was able to … Continue reading

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