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  • 2008 Harlan Estate The Maiden – USA, California, Napa Valley (3/6/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, tobacco, spice box and black berries. Flavors of red berries, cherries and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2007 Harlan Estate The Maiden – USA, California, Napa Valley (10/6/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and decanted before serving.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dark cocoa powder, melted black licorice, spice box and plum. Flavors of black currants, plums and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold. (93 points)

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SATURDAYS AT ONE – VOLUME 65 – Dave’s Place, Bedford, TX (7/29/2012)

A few of the Saturdays at One group got together for a few hours Sunday afternoon to sample some wine, eat some pizza and watch some of the Olympic games. Here are the results:

  • 2010 Van Loben Sels Chardonnay Conner Lee Vineyard – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lemon, vanilla, brown spices and talc. Flavors of yellow pears, yellow apples and a hint of mineral. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 pts.)

  • 2005 Domaine Dominique Mugneret Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Boudots – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, a little dusty looking. Nose of asphalt, herbs, pepper, black berries and wet stones. Flavors of black berries, black raspberries and plums. Bright acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Hold. (91 pts.)

  • 2001 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind. Opened and allowed some air in the decanter for about 30 minutes to an hour before serving.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of mahogany, pepper, anise and berries. Flavors of currants, berries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Hold? Maybe it’ll flesh out in bottle? No rating at this time.

  • 2000 Château La Tour Haut-Brion – France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, dark chocolate, pepper, perfume and talc. Flavors of berries, raspberries, plums and a hint of cherries. Bright acidity, firm tannins, full bodied. Hold. (92 pts.)

  • 2005 Harlan Estate The Maiden – USA, California, Napa Valley
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and decanted for 30 minutes to an hour before serving.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of pepper, licorice and cherries. Flavors of black cherries, black berries and plums Medium acidity, medium to firm tannins, full bodied. Drink now with some air or continue to hold. (92 pts.)

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