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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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  • 2012 Robert Foley Claret – USA, California, Napa Valley (10/29/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, smoke, pepper and cherries. Big palate full of cassis, dried plum, black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold. (93 points)

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  • 1979 Spring Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District (10/19/2019)
    WIML93

    Madison offline

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3-4 hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of barnyard, rose petals, smoke, dried green herbs and cassis. Rich flavors of black berries, cherries and plums. Tangy acidity, drying tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 1988 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Ornellaia Vino da Tavola – Italy, Tuscany, Vino da Tavola (10/18/2019)
    WIML93

    Madison offline.

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

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of pencil shavings, slate, potpourri, spice box and mixed berries. Solid flavors of mixed berries, cherries and plums. Tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. In a good place right now. (93 points)

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  • 1997 Barnett Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District – USA, California, Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District (9/11/2019)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of forest floor, herbs du Provence and light mixed fruit. Flavors of tea, berries and herbs. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium body. Drink now.

    Not rated. Seems a little off. Likely a provenance issue?

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  • 2004 Denhoed Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Andreas – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Horse Heaven Hills (9/11/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, black pepper, rose petals, soapstone and black cherry. Flavors of black cherries, black berries and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (91 points)

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  • 2009 J. Davies Cabernet Sauvignon Jack & Jamie’s Block – USA, California, Napa Valley, Diamond Mountain (9/11/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dust, black pepper, black cherries and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, boysenberry, rhubarb and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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