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  • 2005 Sine Qua Non Syrah Atlantis Fe2O3~1a, b & c – USA, California (7/17/2021)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Beautiful nose of flowers, leather, roasted meat, dark plums, black currants and a hint of brown spices. Rich flavors of plums, boysenberry marmalade, black currants and a hint of Bing cherry. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. Wow. (95 points)

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  • 2013 Sine Qua Non Syrah ♂ – USA, California, Central Coast (5/28/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout.. Nose of cocoa powder, roasted meat and currants. Flavors of black raspberries, cherries, plums and currants. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with a little air or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • 2010 Sine Qua Non Syrah Five Shooter – USA, California, Central Coast (2/24/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of roasted meat, currants, plums and floral elements similar to violets. Flavors of black raspberries, berries, cherries and plums. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with some air or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2011 Sine Qua Non Syrah Dark Blossom – USA, California, Central Coast (12/5/2020)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind. Opened and glass decanted about 30 minutes before serving. Followed over two hours and re-tasted the following day as well.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of roasted meat, black currants, white pepper, dried plums and flowers. Rich flavors of boysenberries, raspberries, plums and cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with a little air or short decant or continue to hold. No rush here. (95 points)

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  • 2008 Sine Qua Non Grenache THE Line – USA, California, Central Coast (11/30/2020)
    WIML94

    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 currants, black pepper, dark chocolate and plum. Flavors of currants, plums and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2014 Sine Qua Non Syrah Capo dei Putti Eleven Confessions Vineyard – USA, California, Central Coast (11/12/2020)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of bacon, leather, black currants, black cherries and white pepper. Flavors of black currants, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (95 points)

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  • 2011 Sine Qua Non Grenache Dark Blossom – USA, California, Central Coast (8/23/2020)
    WIML94

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

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, black pepper, dried plum and black boysenberry. Rich flavors of black berries, raspberries, boysenberries and a hint of cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. (94 points)

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  • 2016 Sine Qua Non Deux Grenouilles – USA, California, Central Coast (7/17/2020)
    WIML94

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

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, yellow pears and brown spices. Flavors of apricot core and quince. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2011 Sine Qua Non The Moment – USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County (6/3/2020)
    WIML94

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

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of orange rind, persimmon, nutmeg and wet stones. Flavors of tangerine, lemon, cherry and minerals. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (94 points)

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  • 2006 Sine Qua Non Grenache Raven Series – USA, California (3/5/2020)
    WIML94

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

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, spice box, black berries and dried plums. Flavors of cassis, dried plums and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (94 points)

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