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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (6/20/2021)
    WIL90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, saddle leather, potpourri, currants and black berries. Flavors of tart red berries, cranberries, cherries and a hint on menthol on the finish. Tart acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2006 Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Champagne Special Club Grands Terroirs de Chardonnay – France, Champagne (6/20/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, light beading. Nose of fertilizer, dirty diaper and yellow pears. Flavors of lemon, yellow pears and yellow apples. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short to perhaps medium term. I’d lean toward the next 2 years. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Anwilka Stellenbosch – South Africa, Coastal Region, Stellenbosch (6/15/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currants, dried plums, dried herbs, a hint of smoke and a hint of tobacco. Flavors of black raspberries, cherries, plums and boysenberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 1985 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux Clos du Bourg – France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Vouvray (6/15/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of caramel, peach and brown sugar. Flavors of peach, pear and Crème Brûlée. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    Much better than that last bottle I had. (93 points)

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  • 2001 Château Rabaud-Promis – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (6/12/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Gold color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, crushed almonds, lemon bars and a hint of nutmeg. Rich flavors of honey, lemon drops and candied nuts. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. Drinking really well now. (94 points)

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  • 2007 Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve – USA, California, Napa Valley (6/12/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, smoke, pepper, cherries and a hint of dust. Flavors of black raspberries, black cherries and black boysenberries. Medium to tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold.

    Showing much better than the last bottle I had. Maybe another point or more upside potential as well. (93 points)

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  • 2003 Château Beau-Séjour Bécot – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (6/11/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fertilizer, smoke and black berries. Flavors black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air. (92 points)

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  • 2010 Barboursville Vineyards Octagon – USA, Virginia, Central Virginia, Monticello (6/10/2021)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, plums and banana. Flavors of blueberries, plums and banana. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2005 Bressler Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena (6/8/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, currants, black pepper, violets and plums. Flavors of currants, plums, raspberries and loganberries. Tart acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2012 Gran Moraine Pinot Noir – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Yamhill-Carlton (6/8/2021)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, boysenberry and raspberry. Flavors of currants, plums and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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