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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (5/28/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lilac, smoke and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, plums and cherries. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (91 points)

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  • 2014 Hyde De Villaine Chardonnay – USA, California, Napa / Sonoma, Carneros (5/24/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of brandied pears, nutmeg and lemon zest. Flavors of lemon zest, pears and minerals. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2015 Carlisle Zinfandel Limerick Lane Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (5/22/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of perfume, cranberries and red berries. Flavors of Bing cherries, red raspberries and red plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2017 Bodegas Atalaya Alaya Tierra – Spain, Castilla-La Mancha, Almansa (5/14/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, plums and boysenberries. Rich almost jammy flavors of raspberries, boysenberries and plums. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or over the short to medium term perhaps. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Cellers Can Blau Montsant Mas de Can Blau – Spain, Catalunya, Tarragona, Montsant (5/14/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over 2-3 hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Earth, camphor, berries and cherries. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (91 points)

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  • 2017 Bodegas Juan Gil Jumilla Blue Label – Spain, Murcia, Jumilla (5/14/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Tight nose up front with notes of dust, plums and red berries poking through. Flavors of red raspberries, plums and red cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term, decant about an hour if opening over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2018 Bodegas Morca Campo de Borja Flor de Goda – Spain, Aragón, Campo de Borja (5/14/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, boysenberries and smoke. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and red berries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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