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  • 2014 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay Edward James Estate – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (11/7/2019)
    WIML93

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

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Spicy nose of cinnamon, nutmeg, camphor and brandy soaked pears. Flavors of lemon, yellow pears, hazelnuts and yellow apples. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 1994 Sette Cascine Barolo – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/6/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, slightly dusty looking. Nose of iron, smoke, cigar box and black berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and a hint of mint. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 1964 Pio Cesare Barbaresco – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco (11/6/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to rusty color, cloudy throughout. Nose of menthol, rusty iron and black berries. Surprisingly good fruit of fresh black berries, cassis and a hint of mint on the finish. Light acidity, full resolved tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now with no air. Be sure and stand several days before serving and slowly decant off the sediment and serve immediately. (92 points)

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  • 2005 Château Pontet-Canet – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac (9/15/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, white pepper, plums and boysenberries. Flavors of red cherries, red berries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air or continue to hold. No rush. (93 points)

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  • 2010 Thomas Pinot Noir Dundee Hills – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Dundee Hills (11/6/2019)
    WIML93

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

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of berries, cherries, plums and wet stones. Flavors of berries, raspberries and a hint of cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2013 Epoch Estate Wines Authenticity Paderewski Vineyard – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles (9/15/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, smoked meat, currants and plums. Flavors of currants, plums and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2014 Gary Farrell Pinot Noir Martaella Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (9/15/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, black cherries and a hint of smoke. Flavors of black cherries, black raspberries and boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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