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  • 2014 Paolo Scavino Barolo Carobric – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (4/13/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of anise, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2015 Liquid Farm Chardonnay Four – USA, California, Central Coast, Sta. Rita Hills (4/11/2021)
    WIML93

    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 talc, lemon wax, yellow pear and nutmeg. Flavors of lemon zest, creme fraiche and tart apple. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2014 Ken Wright Pinot Noir Freedom Hill Vineyard – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (4/9/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Birch, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. I’d lean towards the next two years or so. (92 points)

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  • 2000 Château La Tour Haut-Brion – France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan (4/7/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose od dust, lavender, black cherries and black berries. Flavors of Bing cherries, black berries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Hyde De Villaine Chardonnay – USA, California, Napa / Sonoma, Carneros (4/6/2021)
    WIML92

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

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of hazelnut, yellow pears, talc and vanilla. Flavors of yellow pear and lemon curd. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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  • 2016 Long Shadows Wineries Merlot Pedestal – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (4/6/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of tobacco, black pepper, plums and a hint of camphor. Flavors of currants, dried plums and black berries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or hold. (92 points)

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  • NV Duval-Leroy Champagne – France, Champagne (4/5/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, steady beading. Nose of matchstick, yellow pears and yellow apples. Flavors of lemons, green apples and a hint of red cherry. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (4/3/2021)
    WIML93

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, leather, dark fruits and white pepper. Flavors of black berries, currants and cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. In a good place right now. (93 points)

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  • 2013 Saxum Cuvée Rocket Block James Berry Vineyard – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles Willow Creek District (4/3/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of black berries, black pepper and black currants. Flavors of black currants, black berries and dried plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • 2011 Château d’Angludet – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux (4/2/2021)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of smoke, plum and black raspberry. Flavors of black currants, black cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now with some air or hold. (90 points)

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