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  • 2014 Soléna Pinot Noir Cellar Crawl Pack Hyland Vineyard – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, McMinnville (10/20/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Tasted as part of the 2014 Hyland Vineyard Cellar Crawl.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of red cherries, red berries and a bit of rose petals. Flavors of tangy red cherries and red berries. Bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

    3 of 3 in this flight for me. (90 points)

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  • 2006 Tokara Director’s Reserve – South Africa, Coastal Region, Stellenbosch (11/4/2018)
    WIML93

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

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of thistle, boysenberry, violets and pepper. Flavors of cassis, boysenberry and plum. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    Bottled under screw cap. 12 years old. Hasn’t suffered at all due to the screw cap in my opinion. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Soter Brut Rosé – USA, Oregon, Yamhill County (10/20/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Rose color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, steady beading. Nose of cherries, raspberries and flowers. Flavors of cherries, raspberries and red berries. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2010 Jaffurs Syrah Bien Nacido Vineyard – USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Maria Valley (10/10/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, black pepper, roasted meat and mixed dark fruit. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2005 Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot – USA, California, Napa Valley (10/10/2018)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Light nose of plums and berries. Light palate of berries, herbs and iron. Light acidity, light tannin, medium body. Drink now. No rating. Bottle seemed a bit off at best, certainly didn’t match the profile of this wine.

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  • 2013 Cavatappi Winery San Pietro – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (10/10/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, cocoa powder and black berries. Flavors of blueberries, black berries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2013 Quivira Sangiovese – Montepulciano – USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley (10/10/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of earth, leather, aspirin, plum and red berries. Flavors of berries, raspberries and red cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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