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Harken Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2020

This is the second of two chards I picked up looking for another buttery, creamy, rich chard and it filled in when Ahead by a Century was a flop … Pale straw in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On … Continue reading

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2021 Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Ranches Chardonnay

Golden in color with a nice Apple and pear nose … On the mid palate the wine spot on matches thee nose with lovely rich apple and pear fruit along with beautiful vanilla and butterscotch notes. On the medium length … Continue reading

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Monterra Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Dark in color with a mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some some nice vibrant, varietal, rich cherry notes along with some mild herbal notes, but not in your face. On the medium length finish the … Continue reading

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Buried Cane Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark in color with a a vibrant black berry nose … On the mid palate the wine displays intense, vibrant black fruits. On the medium length finish the wine displays firm tannins and peppery notes along with some firm acidity, … Continue reading

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Head High Pinot Noir 2021

Garnet in color with a a soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant rich bold red fruit, strawberry and raspberry notes … On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth acidity … Continue reading

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Edge Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

We stopped by the Keg and this was on the bottle list at $79 so we gave it a whirl … Duckhorn is one of our usuals but we thought we would try something different … Inky dark in color … Continue reading

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Erath Pinot Noir Rosé 2021

Pale salmon on color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berry fruits, like strawberry and the like. On the lighter side of medium in length on the finish the wine display … Continue reading

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Josh 2021 Cellars Rosé

Dark salmon in color with a mild soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays nice vibrant strawberry notes along with some citrus. On the medium length finish the wine delivers some lovely vibrant acidity, citrus notes … Continue reading

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SeaGlass Pinot Noir 2019

Garnet in color with a nice soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays juicy red fruits, strawberries and raspberries along with some cherries. On the medium length finish the wine packs a punch with white peppery … Continue reading

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Bogle Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Dark in color with a cherry nose … On the mid palate the wine displays some subdued cherry notes along with some herbal and mild minty notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays smooth acidity and tannins, nice … Continue reading

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Bonny Doon Vineyard Vin Gris de Cigare 2021

Very pale salmon in color with a mild citrus and light red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berry notes along with some nice tartness. On the medium length finish the wine displays … Continue reading

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2018 Rodney Strong Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Garnet in color with a bold red cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine packs a punch with bold vibrant cherries, and rustic notes and long with some dark chocolate. On the medium length finish the wine displays some … Continue reading

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Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Dark in color with a nice black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice vibrant red cherries to match the nose along with some bold peppery/spicy notes and some mild mocha. On the medium length finish … Continue reading

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Christopher Michael Northwest Winemakers Pinot Noir 2019

Garnet in color with a mild red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice vibrant red fruits, strawberry and the like along with some rustic notes. On the medium length finish the rustic notes live on … Continue reading

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Bonterra Merlot 2019

Inky dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely deep rich black berries to match the nose, dark cherries and dark chocolate along with some vibrant acidity and firm tannins. This … Continue reading

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High Heaven Majestic Pines Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark in color with a nice black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berries to match the nose, maybe even some black currants along with some mocha notes. On the medium length finish the … Continue reading

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Frei Brothers Reserve Chardonnay 2019

Pale golden in color with a vibrant apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays absolutely spot on varietal oaked chard with apple and pear, nice vanilla noes, and some nice creaminess. On the medium length finish the wine … Continue reading

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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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