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John Galea Wine Reviews

Feudo Maccari Olli Grillo 2021

Pale straw in color with a nice citrus and minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely citrus notes, lemon/lime and the like along with some beautiful minerality. On the medium length finish the bright vivid acidity … Continue reading

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Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Inky dark in color with a mild black fruit nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with black currants, blackberries and blueberries, quite a bold fruit forward wine … On the medium length finish the wine displays … Continue reading

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Santa Margherita Rosé 2022

Pale salmon in color with a nice crisp soft red berry nose. On the mid palate thee wine displays some nice strawberry notes along with some nice crisp dry minerality. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice … Continue reading

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Monte Creek Living Land Series Cabernet Franc 2020

Dark in color with a nice black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries and some dark plums … along with mocha and chocolate. This is a rich vibrant wine. On the medium length … Continue reading

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Angelo 2021 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

Dark in color with a nice red berry and cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice cherry and red berry notes along and some coffe notes along with some firm tannins and acidity. On the medium … Continue reading

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Pighin Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Pale straw in color with a nice citrus nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lots of green notes, grassy, and lime … On the medium length finish the citrus notes, crisp acidity and some minerality come through. This … 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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Thomas Goss Merlot 2018

Dark in color with a nice black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice firm black plummy notes along with some chocolate. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smooth tannins and acidity as … Continue reading

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Peninsula Ridge Beal Vineyard Cabernet Rosé 2022

Lovely crimson on color with a soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with soft red berry notes, strawberry and the like. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely crisp dry … Continue reading

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Banfi Principessa Gavia Gavi

I’ve never had a Gavi before so had no idea what to expect … Pale straw in color with a citrus nose. on the mid palate the wine displays some nice lime and mild pink grapefruit notes along with some … Continue reading

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Lantides Neméa Agiorgitiko 2019

If you haven’t had an Agiorgitiko before, it’s a big bold Greek wine, a perfect companion for steak, and this one is no exception. Inky dark in color with a dark cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches … Continue reading

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Gordon Ramsay Intenso 2020

Ok, as usual, biases up front … I tend to stray away from celebrity wines, I don’t feel the celebrities do anything to improve the wine … Moving on, the blend on this wine seemed interesting. Dark in color with … Continue reading

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Château La Croix de Queynac 2020

Inky dark in color with a black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some milder black fruits along with some firm acidity and tannins. This wine is a bit young, and the finish is overwhelming the fruit. … Continue reading

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Whispering Angel Rosé 2022

Biases aside, nobody does crisp dry Rose’s quite like Provence … pale salmon in color with a mild soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely varietal, strawberry and soft red berry notes. On the medium … 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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Rocca delle Macìe Campo Maccione Vermentino 2021

Pale straw in color with a nice citrus and minerally nose … On the mid palate the wine spot on matches thee nose with lovely crisp dry citrus notes and minerality coming through. This isn’t as vibrant and sharp as … Continue reading

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Malivoire Vivant Rosé 2021

Salmon in color with a soft nose. On the mid palate the wine displays ripe strawberry notes along with some cranberry and floral tones. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice crisp dry minerality and vibrant acidity. … Continue reading

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Alvi’s Drift Signature Range Chenin Blanc 2021

Pale straw in color with a nice minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice crisp minerally notes, citrus/lime and the like and some interesting smoky/flinty notes as well. On the medium length finish the wine displays … Continue reading

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Mega Spileo Assyrtiko 2021

Pale straw in color with a crisp citrus nose … On the mid palate the wine displays nice citrus/lime notes along with some nice minerality. On the medium length finish the wine’s crisp acidity and citrus linger a bit … … Continue reading

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Vinedressers Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

As you may have noticed we had a prolonged outage due to an issue at our ISP. Our apologies … We resume our regularly scheduled program already in progress 😉 Ok, biases up front, I have a HUGE hang up … Continue reading

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Rtvelisi Qvevri Kisi 2020

Almost orange wine, or ice wine in color with a mild unusual nose. On the mid palate the eclectic notes continue with some apricot, and strong floral notes coming through. On the medium length finish the wine has some tart … Continue reading

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Château Maison Noble Saint Martin 2019

Dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lots of deep vibrant black fruits, black cherry, black plum and the like along with some nice mocha and dark chocolate. On the medium … 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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Pelee Island Vinedresser Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc 2017

Dark in color with a dark cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant dark fruits, along with some varietal cab franc notes, I always have trouble putting a name to them … There’s really noticeable oaking … Continue reading

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CREW Flagship Chardonnay 2020

Slightly golden in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice apple and pear notes along with some smokey/woody notes. On the medium length finish the wine is slightly creamy with some vanilla … Continue reading

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