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  • 2005 Brancaia Il Blu Toscana IGT – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (8/30/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, earth and mixed dark fruits. Flavors of plums, berries and raspberries. Medium to tangy acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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  • 2006 Gérard Raphet Clos Vougeot Cuvée Unique – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos Vougeot Grand Cru (8/30/2016)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, dirty diaper, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, blaco raspberries and minerals. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (90 points)

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  • 2005 Domaine Jean-Michel Gaunoux Pommard Les Perrières – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Pommard (8/26/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of roasted meat, leather, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black raspberries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2010 Domaine Parize Givry Champ Nalot – France, Burgundy, Côte Chalonnaise, Givry (8/25/2016)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of iron, smoke, and mixed red fruits. Flavors of red berries, strawberries and a little raspberries. medium acidity, resolved tannins, medium body. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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  • 2010 Evening Land Vineyards Chardonnay Summum Seven Springs Vineyard – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola – Amity Hills (8/24/2016)
    WIML90

    Tasted blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of spice, ricola, citrus and mixed yellow fruits. Flavors of lemon, peach wasser and pears. Tangy acidity, medium body. Drink over the short term. My guess was this is a 2012 Oregon Chardonnay. (90 points)

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  • 2012 Duck Commander Wines Chardonnay Wood Duck White – USA, California (8/23/2016)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted double blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dirty diaper dominates easily followed by some notes of Graham crackers and brown spices. Flavors of lemon dominate with some notes of brown spices over an earthy frame. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink now. Not rated. My guess was some dreck from a recent vintage in Uruguay.

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  • 2010 Carlisle Syrah Papa’s Block – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (8/22/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violets, boysenberries and a hint of roasted meat. Flavors of boysenberries, plum and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. This wine had a decent amount of sediment so standing and decanting is recommended. (92 points)

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