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  • 2002 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley – USA, California, Napa Valley (1/4/2018)
    WIML93

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Graham crackers, aspirin, plum and black cherry. Flavors of black cherries, black berries and plum. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2009 Carte Blanche Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley (1/3/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, pepper, plum and black cherry. Flavors of black raspberries, black cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2012 Newton Chardonnay Unfiltered – USA, California, Napa Valley (4/5/2017)
    WIML90

    Tasted blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose is slightly dirty smelling up front like an earthiness followed by some mixed yellow fruits. Flavors of light notes of vanilla, creme and Anjou pear. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink now.

    My guess was this is New World, California Chardonnay, Sonoma or Central Coast, 2014 Kosta Browne or Sea Smoke. (90 points)

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  • 2008 School House Mescolanza Zinfandel – USA, California, Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District (3/6/2017)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of briar patch, black currants, white pepper and plums. Flavors of plums, black raspberries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2002 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley – USA, California, Napa Valley (1/22/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of barnyard, pepper, berries and cherries. Flavors of raspberries, tangy berries and cherries. Medium to tart acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (92 points)

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  • 2007 Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley (10/22/2014)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of pepper, flowers, plums and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, berries and cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the next few years with some air time before serving. (90 points)

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  • 2001 Bremer Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley – USA, California, Napa Valley (9/1/2013)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind at a wine dinner.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of berries, cherries, plums and pepper. Flavors of berries, cherries, currants and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (90 points)

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