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Maria Papoila Loureiro/Alvarinho 2020

Pale straw in color with a mild nose, about the only thing mild about this wine … on the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant tart green apple notes. On the medium to long length finish this wine displays … Continue reading

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Mado en Provence Rosé 2020

Pale salmon in color with s mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely crisp dry strawberry notes that dance nicely on the tongue. On the medium length finish citrus notes and acidity linger nicely, nice and dry. … Continue reading

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Laurenz V. Friendly Grüner Veltliner 2019

Pale in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some soft citrus and lemon notes along with some nice minerality. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely vibrant acidity, citrus nose along … Continue reading

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Boschendal 1685 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with nice cherry nose, much milder when first opened. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild fruit on the mid palate, dark cherries and the like. But, where this wine lives is in the finish … Continue reading

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Bruce Jack Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Pale straw in color with a nice mild citrus and minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some soft citrus notes, some green apple and some noticeable minerality, super dry. This wine strikes you straight off as being … Continue reading

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Veramonte Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Pale straw in color with a citrus nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild pink grapefruit and stone like notes. On the medium length finish the wine leaves some acidity and citrus notes on the tongue, nice … Continue reading

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2020 Collavini Pinot Grigio

Pale straw in color with a mild peach and minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely crisp, dry minerality along with some mild peach and citrus notes. On the medium length finish the citrus notes, acidity … Continue reading

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Knotty Vines Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some big juicy black plums and black cherries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some vibrant acidity along with some sweetness, palate … Continue reading

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Mado en Provence Rosé 2020

Pale salmon in color with a nice crisp minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berry notes, strawberry and raspberries … On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dry crispness where … Continue reading

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Losi Querciavalle Chianti Classico 2015

Dark in color with nice cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely red cherry notes along with some vibrant tomato … On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and acidity, nice … Continue reading

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2020 Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio

I don’t buy a lot of Pinot grigio, I find them too soft for my palate, but a friend Gino served this one so I bought one to give it a longer try … Pale straw in color with a … Continue reading

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Cantina del Garda Bardolino Chiaretto Rosé 2020

We’ve had a lot of Rosés lately, really enjoying them. So food friendly, but I have discovered I like them dry and HATE them sweet … special thanks to Jenn who set me off on the re-exploration of Rosés. This … Continue reading

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Carpineto Chianti Classico 2018

Dark in color with a mild cherry nose. On the mid palate there are some subdued cherry notes. On the medium length in finish the wine displays some soft tannins and acidity. I’ve had this wine in past years and … Continue reading

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2019 Trius Distinction Pinot Noir

I picked this one up on the way out of the grocery store at the Wine Shop, this wine is from Niagara on the Lake, generally speaking, compared to Beamsville, NOL are softer … This wine is garnet in color … Continue reading

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Domaine Tselepos Driopi Agiorgitiko 2018

Dark in color with a nice dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some big black berry notes along with some dark chocolate. On the medium length in length the wine displays some big peppery notes, noticeable … Continue reading

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Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2020

I’ve had this Sauv blanc a number of vintages in the past and liked it … Pale straw in color with a nice grassy nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice vibrant grassy notes to go along … Continue reading

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Fina Nero d’Avola 2017

This wine was suggested by a colleague, thanks Semion! Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine … Continue reading

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Underwood Rosé 2020

Try as I did, I could not find ANYTHING about the grapes used in this rose. Salmon in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some strawberry and a hint of sweetness and honeysuckle. Honestly … Continue reading

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Lander-Jenkins Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark in color with a nice black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black cherries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some soft tannins and acidity along with some … Continue reading

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Buena Vista North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the delivers some nice vibrant dark cherry notes. On the medium length finish the wine delivers some nice mocha and dark chocolate notes along with some vibrant acidity and … Continue reading

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Mustilli Aglianico 2017

Dark in color with a red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays bright, sour cherry notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some vibrant acidity and mild tannins. This wine to my tastes is more … Continue reading

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Château Bréhat 2015

Dark in color with mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays nice dark berry, dark cherry notes along with some nice mocha and dark chocolate notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins, … Continue reading

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Château Terre Blanque 2018

Dark in color with a nice dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with lovely vibrant black cherries along with some mid mocha notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice approachable … Continue reading

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Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2018

Dark in color with a nice cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice cherry and tomato notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice vibrant tannins and acidity along with some mocha notes, … Continue reading

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Mi Terruño Expresión Cabernet Franc 2016

Dark in color with a mild black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely varietal cab franc cherry notes along with some mild pepper. On the medium length finish the wine displays some soft tannins and … Continue reading

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