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  • 2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Old Vines – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (11/18/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of monkey glue, currants, plums and black berries. Flavors of black raspberries, cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2015 J. Rochioli Pinot Noir Sweetwater Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (7/24/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

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

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  • 2015 J. Rochioli Chardonnay River Block – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (7/13/2020)
    WIML93

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

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, vanilla, hazelnut and yellow pear. Flavors of lemon, creme fraiche and yellow apple. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2015 Carlisle Zinfandel Limerick Lane Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (5/22/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of perfume, cranberries and red berries. Flavors of Bing cherries, red raspberries and red plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Merry Edwards Pinot Noir Georganne – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (4/12/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to almost purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Birch, dust, black cherries and black berries. Flavors or raspberries, boysenberries and plums. Medium acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2013 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir Calegari Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (4/5/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Birch, dust, black cherries and black berries. Flavors of black raspberries, black cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2011 Carlisle Zinfandel Montafi Ranch – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (3/22/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, black berries and black raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, cherries and strawberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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  • 2015 J. Rochioli Pinot Noir River Block – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (3/9/2020)
    WIML94

    Tasted blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of black berries, black cherries, plums, raspberries and white pepper. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    My guess is this was the 2015 Rochioli Pinot Noir River Block. (94 points)

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  • 2015 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir Estate Mass Selection Block 10 – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (12/28/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Birch, smoke, roasted meat, flowers and mixed dark fruits. Tangy flavors of black berries, plums and a hint of boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

    My guess was this is the 2015 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir Block 10. (92 points)

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  • 2009 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Koplen Vineyard – USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (2/13/2020)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Attractive nose that draws you in deeper with firm enticing aromas of Birch, florals, black boysenberries and black cherries. Flavors of plums, boysenberry, black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, fully resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (94 points)

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