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  • 2014 Domaine Sérol Côte Roannaise Perdrizière – France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Côte Roannaise (6/29/2020)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, asphalt and black berries. Flavors of raspberries, black berries and cherries. Tangy acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term, perhaps medium term. (90 points)

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  • 2014 Domaine Lucien Lardy Fleurie Les Roches – France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Fleurie (6/26/2020)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Tight nose of berries, potpourri and smoke. Flavors of cranberries, raspberries and minerals. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 2012 Bonnet Rouge Régnié – France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Régnié (6/25/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Light garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of mixed berries compote, plum and dust. Flavors of cranberries, raspberries and plum. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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  • NV Taittinger Champagne Brut Réserve / La Française – France, Champagne (6/15/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw to light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, light beading. Nose of lemon, yellow pear and yellow apple. Flavors of lemon, yellow apple and a hint of creme. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (5/28/2020)
    WIML91

    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 lilac, smoke and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, plums and cherries. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (91 points)

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  • 2016 Domaine les Hauts de Mercurol Crozes-Hermitage – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Crozes-Hermitage (3/5/2020)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, plums, balsamic and black berries. Flavors of black berries, Bing cherries and raspberries. Bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (90 points)

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  • 2012 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (3/5/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, white pepper and Brandy soaked pears. Flavors of honey, apricot and yellow pears. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Château Mouton Rothschild Aile D’Argent Blanc – France, Bordeaux (3/5/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, grass and camphor. Flavors of peach wasser, apple peel and lemon curd. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (91 points)

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  • NV Coessens Champagne Blanc de Noirs Brut – France, Champagne (3/5/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout with medium, steady beading. Nose of yellow pear, yellow apple and hazelnut. Flavors of lemon, cherry and green apple. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short to perhaps medium term. (92 points)

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  • NV Egly-Ouriet Champagne Grand Cru Brut Rosé – France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru (4/22/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Salmon color in the glass, clear looking throughout with medium, steady beading. Nose of strawberries, red berries and wet stones. Flavors of strawberries, red berries and red cherries. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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