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Tom Gore Chardonnay 2018

These days, I find myself in the minority, I enjoy oaked chards. This one is golden in color with a nice apple and pear nose. On the mid palate the wine is a lovely well oaked, but not over baked … Continue reading

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Imagery Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark in color with a mild black berry nose along with some oaky notes. On the mid palate the wine displays dark black berries to match the nose along with some mild oaky notes. On the medium length finish there’s … Continue reading

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Airfield Yakima Valley Chardonnay 2020

Pale straw in color, the first thing that hits the nose straight out of the bottle is bubble gum, not really strong but noticeable. On the mid palate the wine displays more citrus minerally notes Vs creamy/caramel/oak/buttery notes. This defiitely … Continue reading

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Clos de los Siete 2018

Inky dark in color with a black berry nose. On the mid palate it’s all black berries coming through along with some mild dark chocolate notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice velvety tannins and some … Continue reading

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William Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark in color with a nice black cherry nose. On the mid palate there’s some black cherry to match the nose along with some dark chocolate notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some bright vibrant acidity, some … Continue reading

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2019 Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay

This is a long running, outstanding oaked chard that from time to time goes on sale, when it does, grab it, my bet, it will easily keep for a couple years. This one is pale/golden in color with a nice … Continue reading

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Murphy-Goode Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This wine has long been a fav of mine since first encountering it at Reds … Ruby in color with a nice inviting red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice crisp dry dark cherry notes, … Continue reading

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Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir 2018

Dark in color with a beautiful soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely elegant raspberries and strawberries, along with some oak notes, spot on varietal. On the medium length finish the wine follows the … Continue reading

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Longford Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark in color with a nice black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant black fruits, black cherry, blackberry and the like. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice spicy, peppery notes along … 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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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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Corvidae Rook Merlot 2018

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine packs a nice punch with some mid weight black berries and chocolate. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice black pepper and some medium … Continue reading

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Dixie & Bass Red Blend 2018

Dark in color with dark cherries on the nose. On the mid palate the wine packs black cherries to match the nose but where this wine lives is in the finish where it’s medium in length with some dark cherries … Continue reading

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Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine is a juicy fruit forward, cherry … On the medium length finish the wine displays some mild herbal notes, along with soft tannins and acidity. This … Continue reading

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McManis Pinot Noir 2019

Garnet in color with a nice rustic, red fruit nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice rustic raspberry notes. On the lighter side of medium in length the wine displays some nice vibrant acidity. This is a … Continue reading

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Buried Cane Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark in color with a mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice vibrant cherry fruit to match the nose, on the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and acidity, nice and … Continue reading

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2018 Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay

Slightly golden in color with a mild nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with nice apple and pear along with some oaking notes like vanilla. This is not a super oaked wine, but more … Continue reading

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Mon Frère Vintner’s Selection California Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a nice mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine is a lovely, varietal spot on cab with lots of fruit forward cherry notes coming through. On the lighter side of medium in length the … Continue reading

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Pomar Junction Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Inky dark in color with a black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice juicy vibrant black cherries. This is definitely more of a softer fruit forward wine, not to the point of being a fruit … Continue reading

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Long Barn Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a mild soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries, more of a fruit forward wine without being a fruit bomb. On the medium length finish the wine displays … Continue reading

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Tom Gore Chardonnay 2018

Pale straw in color with a vibrant apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant fruit forward apple and pear to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice vanilla notes, some … Continue reading

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2019 Columbia Crest Grand Estates

Slightly golden in color with a nice mild apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice apple and pear notes along with some buttery creaminess. There’s some nice dryness and a hint of white peppery notes on … Continue reading

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Murphy-Goode Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries to match the nose along with some herbal notes. The back of bottle says thyme? On the medium length finish … Continue reading

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