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  • 2010 Cayuse God Only Knows – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (11/24/2020)
    WIML94

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of barnyard, roasted meat, black pepper, black currants, dark plums, black cherries and a hint of flowers. Flavors of plums, raspberries, cherries and a hint of cranberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now with a little air to open or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • 2006 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (11/14/2020)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over 90 minutes then re-corked and re-tasted 24 hours later.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lilacs, currants, white pepper, plums and Kirsch. Flavors of currants, plums, boysenberries and black cherries. Medium acidity, firm to slightly drying tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold.

    Nose was showing beautifully at both tastings but the palate was a little tight at the first tasting and tasted better after 24 hours so be sure and decant some if opening now. (94 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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  • 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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  • 2015 Betz Family Syrah La Côte Rousse – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Red Mountain (3/5/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color, clear throughout. Nose of blueberries, cassis, boysenberries and plums. Flavors of raspberries, boysenberries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2004 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (5/2/2020)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, Kirsch, potpourri, dark cocoa and plum. Flavors of cassis, plums, raspberries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • 2012 K Vintners Charlotte – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (2/12/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of roasted meat, smoke, plum and berries. Flavors of red berries, cherries and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2006 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (3/30/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violet, cassis, plum and black cherries. Flavors of Bing cherries, plums and raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, drying tannin, full boded. Drink now with some air. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Cayuse Flying Pig – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley (2/12/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of barnyard, white pepper, tobacco and mixed berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries, blueberries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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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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