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  • 2001 Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (6/6/2018)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Served from 375ml.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lychee, apricot and light nose of Windex lemon wax. Flavors of peach, dried lemon and apricot. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (95 points)

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  • 2011 A. Rafanelli Zinfandel – USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley (6/8/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of boysenberries and roasted meat. Nice flavors of black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2000 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, Washington (6/5/2018)
    WIML95

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

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Lovely nose of potpourri, violets, currants, plums and sandalwood. Juicy flavors of plums, black berries, boysenberries and a hint of cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drinking. In a really good spot right now and easily the best 2000 I’ve opened so far from Quilceda Creek. (95 points)

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  • 2009 Storybrook Zinfandel Maycamas Range – USA, California, Napa Valley (6/8/2018)
    WIML88

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries and freshly tilled earth. Earthy flavors framed over raspberries and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (88 points)

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  • 2013 J. Rochioli Chardonnay Sweetwater Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (6/2/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of vanilla, hazelnut and yellow pears. Flavors of brandy soaked pears, vanilla and lemon curd. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drinking over the next few years. (93 points)

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  • 2010 A. Rafanelli Zinfandel – USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley (6/7/2018)
    WIML93

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Beautiful nose of mulled spice wine with added notes of boysenberry. Juicy flavors of black berries, plums and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Hanzell Chardonnay – USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley (6/2/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of pineapple, yellow pear and talc. Flavors of lemon and Granny Smith apples. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean toward drink. (92 points)

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