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  • 2005 Bodegas y Viñedos de Murcia Jumilla Sierra Carche – Spain, Murcia, Jumilla (9/15/2018)
    WIML88

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currant, tar and black berries. Flavors of Bing cherries, black berries and earth. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (88 points)

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  • 2005 Artadi Viñas de Gain – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alavesa, Rioja (9/15/2018)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of dill, earth and mixed dark fruits. Flavors of red berries and a little bit of strawberries framed over a mineral streak underneath. Medium acidity, resolved tannin, medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2012 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Ten – USA, California, Central Coast, Sta. Rita Hills (8/18/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of tobacco, black cherries and black berries. Flavors of black cherries and black berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • NV Jaillance Crémant de Bordeaux Cuvée de l’Abbaye – France, Bordeaux, Crémant de Bordeaux (9/13/2018)
    WIML88

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, steady beading. Nose of apricot, yellow pears and a bit of herbs. Flavors of quince, lemon and yellow pear. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink now. (88 points)

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  • 2011 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Ten – USA, California, Central Coast, Sta. Rita Hills (8/18/2018)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri, talc and mixed berries. Flavors of Bing cherries and red berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2005 J. K. Carriere Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (9/8/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of black cherries, black berries and a hint of thatch. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and a bit of black raspberry. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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  • 2004 Domaine Tempier Bandol – France, Provence, Bandol (9/5/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, black berries and potpourri. Flavor of Bing cherries, plums and earth. Medium acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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