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  • 2014 Sine Qua Non Syrah Capo dei Putti Eleven Confessions Vineyard – USA, California, Central Coast (11/12/2020)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of bacon, leather, black currants, black cherries and white pepper. Flavors of black currants, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (95 points)

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  • 2010 Boudreaux Cellars Malbec Gamache Vineyard – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (11/11/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of talc, black pepper, black cherries, black currants and plums. Flavors of black currants, boysenberries and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short, perhaps medium term. (92 points)

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  • 2013 Tablas Creek Esprit Blanc de Tablas – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles (11/8/2020)
    WIML92

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

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lychee, kumquat and apricot. Flavors of lemon, butterscotch, peach and apricot. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2018 Crowson Wine Sangiovese – USA, Texas, Texas High Plains (11/6/2020)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over two days.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of Herbs du Provence, sandalwood, white pepper, florals and mixed red fruit. Flavors of tangy cranberry, strawberry and red raspberry. Tart acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

    Zero intervention wine.

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  • 2014 Quivira Sangiovese – Montepulciano – USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley (11/6/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of citrus, berries and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, boysenberries and grapefruit. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2007 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (11/4/2020)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, violets, roasted meat, currants and plums. Flavors of currants, plums and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2014 Ca’ Marcanda (Gaja) Promis Toscana IGT – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (11/4/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lavender, plum, white pepper and black currants. Flavors of plum, boysenberries and raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2015 Azienda Agricola Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano – Italy, Tuscany, Montepulciano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (11/2/2020)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of red raspberries, red berries and red cherries. Flavors of red cherries, red berries and red plums. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink with air or hold. (90 points)

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  • 2016 La Palazzetta (Flavio Fanti) Rosso di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino (10/30/2020)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of camphor, white pepper and red berries. Flavors of red raspberries, strawberries and cherries. medium to tangy acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (90 points)

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  • 2007 J. K. Carriere Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (10/28/2020)
    WIML93

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

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, black pepper, lavender, leather and a hint of Kirsch. Flavors of tart black berries, cherries and raspberries. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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