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  • 2005 Sine Qua Non Syrah Atlantis Fe2O3~1a, b & c – USA, California (7/17/2021)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Beautiful nose of flowers, leather, roasted meat, dark plums, black currants and a hint of brown spices. Rich flavors of plums, boysenberry marmalade, black currants and a hint of Bing cherry. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. Wow. (95 points)

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  • 2003 Château Léoville Barton – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (7/16/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, potpourri, berries, plums and currants. Flavors of berries, plums, currants and a hint of red cherries. medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2016 Artadi Rioja Valdegines – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alavesa, Rioja (7/16/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of black pepper, tobacco, currants and plums. Flavors of black berries, cherries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (93 points)

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  • 2013 Ridge Geyserville – USA, California, Sonoma County (7/15/2021)
    WIML92

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, plum and black berries. Rich flavors of currants, plums and berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to perhaps medium term. (92 points)

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  • 2017 Aubert Chardonnay Lauren Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (7/14/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of lemon curd, creme Brule and yellow pear. Flavors of lemon twist, nutmeg, creme fraiche and mixed yellow fruits. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2020 Big Table Farm Laughing Pig Rosé – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (7/13/2021)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Dusty rose color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of toast, red berries and red raspberries. Light flavors of bubble gum, red berries and red cherries. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2018 Tablas Creek Patelin de Tablas Rosé – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles (7/12/2021)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Light salmon color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of apricot, tangerine and a hint of bubble hum. Flavors of raspberries, strawberries and red cherries. medium to bright acidity, Medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2013 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast – USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (7/10/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to perhaps dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lingonberry, Kirsch, Birch and a hint of dust. Flavors of lingonberry, boysenberry and raspberry. medium to tart acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term with a little air to help blow off the bottle harshness. (92 points)

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  • 2009 Château de Saint Cosme Gigondas – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Gigondas (7/9/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, earth, pepper and black berries. Flavors of black berries, plums and black cherries. Medium acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2017 Becker Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve – USA, Texas, Texas High Plains (7/9/2021)
    WIML90

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, black pepper, melted black licorice and a hint of caramelized brown sugar. Flavors of black raspberries, black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (90 points)

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