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  • 2008 Cayuse Flying Pig – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (10/7/2018)
    WIML93

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

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violets, white pepper, currants and cocoa powder. Flavors of currants, plums and raspberries. Medium to tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with a little air to blow off some bottle funk or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2006 Sheridan Vineyard Cabernet Franc – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley (9/5/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of herbs du Provence and white pepper. Flavors of raspberries lined with a pinch of dried herbs. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 2004 Le Macchiole Paleo Rosso – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (11/8/2017)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over roughly 2+ hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violets, perfume, currants and plums. Flavors of currants, plums, dark berries and a hint of dark cherries. Medium acidity, integrated tannin, full bodied. Drink now. Really in a sweet spot right now. Particularly right around the one hour opened mark. No decanting required and no sediment noted. (95 points)

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  • 2014 Château Goudichaud Bordeaux Rosé – France, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Rosé (3/6/2017)WIML90Tasted non blind.

    Light salmon color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of cherries, kumquats and bubble gum. Flavors of sweet red cherries, raspberries and strawberries. Bright acidity, medium body. Drink now. (90 points)

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NOTE: 100% Cabernet Franc.

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  • 2008 Conn Creek Cabernet Franc – USA, California, Napa Valley (8/4/2013)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind at a wine tasting.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dried herbs, lilac, berries and boysenberries. Flavors of currants, dried plums and berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drinking. (91 points)

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  • 2005 Wolf Family Vineyards Cabernet Franc – USA, California, Napa Valley (3/10/2013)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of green herbs, berries and light pepper notes. Flavors of berries, cherries and boysenberry. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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