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  • 2013 Tenuta Di Castellaro Nero Ossidiana – Italy, Sicily, Sicilia (9/25/2021)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, slight brownish twinge at the edges, clear throughout. Nose of sea spray, tar and black berries. Flavors of licorice, black berries and currants. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2018 Carlisle Alicante Bouschet Pagani Ranch – USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley (9/20/2021)
    WIMl92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currants, plums and cassis. Flavors of plums, raspberries and boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Tablas Creek Esprit Blanc de Tablas – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles Adelaida District (9/20/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of brown spices, waxy yellow pears, lychee and nutmeg. Flavors of lemon curd, yellow pears and yellow apples. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2010 Achával-Ferrer Malbec Finca Bella Vista – Argentina, Mendoza (9/18/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currants, black pepper, leather and dried plums. Flavors of black tart boysenberries, raspberries and earthy Bing cherries on the finish. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or hold.

    Provenance impeccable. Hand carried from the winery to my cellar. (93 points)

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  • 2015 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola – Amity Hills (9/16/2021)
    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 raspberries, black cherries and black berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term to maybe the medium term. (92 points)

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  • 2019 Palivou Estate Moschofilero La Vie en Rosé – Greece, Peloponnisos, Nemea (9/13/2021)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Salmon to rose petal color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of red berries, a hint of bubble gum and some red raspberries. Flavors of Bing cherries, red raspberries and minerals. Medium to tart acidity, medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2016 Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen Riesling Alte Reben Großes Gewächs – Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (9/9/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose starts with a hint of petrol followed by notes of kumquat and yellow pears. Flavors of lemon, lime and cherry. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2018 Gérard Boulay Sancerre La Comtesse – France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Sancerre (9/8/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of apricot, kumquat and a hint of gooseberry. Flavors of peach, lime and grapefruit. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (92 points)

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  • 2017 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot – USA, California, North Coast, Napa / Sonoma (9/7/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currants, cocoa powder, plums and flowers. Flavors of plums, black berries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (93 points)

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  • 2015 Carlisle Zinfandel Limerick Lane Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (9/4/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to almost purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of loganberry, raspberry and dark plum. Flavors of black raspberries, black cherries and dark plums. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (93 points)

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