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Jump to new posts TN: TablasCreek Roussanne '19....(short/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 11:22

I wanted something good to drink last night. My go-to wnry is TablasCreek: 1. TablasCreek Roussanne Estate/AdelaidaDist/PasoRobles (12.5%) PasoRobles 2019: Med.light gold color; very strong honeyed/honeysuckle/Rouss/spicy light chalky/stony slightnut
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Jump to new posts TN: Two Carlisle Mancini Zins....(short/boring) by TomHill @ 01-31-2023 14:52:51

We tried these two at Pig+Fig last Wed: 1. Carlisle Zin ManciniRanch/RRV/SonomaCnty (15.0%; Plntd: 1922; + Carignane/PS/Abouriou/GrandNoir; 330 cs; U/U; Drk: 2020-2029) 2016: Dark color w/ slight bricking; strong RRV/peppery blackberry/raspberry/Zin/
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Jump to new posts TN: Two New IlConsorzio Wines....(short/boring) by TomHill @ 01-31-2023 13:17:42

My shipment from Prima/WalnutCreek IlConsorzio arrived ystrday, so I checked these two out: 1. PopeVllyWnry SauvBlanc Estate/NapaVlly (13.3%) PopeVlly/NapaVlly 2021: Med.yellow color; fairly strong melony/SB/ripe slightly herbal/smokey lightly floral
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Jump to new posts TN: A NM Viognier & A WA Syrah....(short/boring) by TomHill @ 01-31-2023 12:40:58

Tried these two the other night: 1. EmbudoVllyVnyds Viognier NM (13.5%) Embudo 2012: Light gold color; somewhat earthy light pear/Viog/floral bit coarse/soapy dishwater pleasant enough nose; very soft/flat slight metallic light pear/Viog rather earth
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Jump to new posts TN: 2021 Kelley Fox Pinot Noir Mirabai Dundee Hills by Charlie Chadwick @ 01-30-2023 12:42:31

2021 Kelley Fox Pinot Noir Mirabai Dundee Hills Light cherry red, translucent from core to edges. Bright strawberry aromas. Lovely and light on the palate, strawberries and spice. Fine tannins, lovely acidity, beautiful balance. Finishes long, fruit
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Jump to new posts TN: Two Iruai Natural Wines....(short/boring) by TomHill @ 01-29-2023 15:01:50

Tried these two w/ Susan this weekend: 1. Iruai LoungeLizard Calif Rose of Teroldego (12%; 250 cs); Methode Sauvage/Etna 2021:Med. garnet/cranberry bit cloudy color; rather fragrant floral/marigolds some earthy/dusty/herbal very slight funky/natty ra
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Originally Posted By: Charlie ChadwickTom, I'm holding a bottle of this. Just curious about the oak on this. From your description that is more of an oak influence than I'm used to seeing (tasting) in Mike's wines. Charlie cHARLIE, i WOULD SA
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2015 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Galitzine Vineyard Red Mountain Dark red to the rim. Chocolate and berry aromas. Gorgeous fruit on the palate, cherries, chocolate, tobacco, blackberry. Intense yet elegant. Still firm tannins (need to soften a
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Jump to new posts TN: 2017 Etienne Sandrin Champagne Mouille-Brant Extra Brut by Charlie Chadwick @ 01-28-2023 14:02:07

2017 Etienne Sandrin Champagne Mouille-Brant Extra Brut Quite nice. Deep yellow-gold color. Fresh brioche aroma. Plentiful bead. Apples and pears on the deeply flavored palate. Brisk acidity, light and dancing. Minerals, apples and limes on the mid-
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Jump to new posts TN: 2011 Mendoza Vineyards Malbec Gran Reserva Agua de Piedra by Charlie Chadwick @ 01-28-2023 13:59:29

TN: 2011 Mendoza Vineyards Malbec Gran Reserva Agua de Piedra Cherry red, fading to translucence at the rim. Bit green and funky on the nose. Soft and blowsy on the palate, like a child's cherry cough syrup. Sharp tannins, good acidity, adequate bal
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Carlisle PinotNoir MartaellaVny '17...(short/boring) by Charlie Chadwick @ 01-28-2023 13:56:41

Tom, I'm holding a bottle of this. Just curious about the oak on this. From your description that is more of an oak influence than I'm used to seeing (tasting) in Mike's wines. Charlie
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This is one of the Carlisles we tried Wed at Pig+Fig: 1. Carlisle PinotNoir MartaellaVnyd/RRV/SonomaCnty (13.6%) 2017: Med.dark color; strong black cherry/PN/ripe/black cherry cola strong toasty/pencilly/Fr.oak some complex beautiful intense nose; fa
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2018 Hartford Court Pinot Noir Docker Hill Vineyard Mendocino County Cherry red, fading to the edges. Bright berry and licorice aromas. Lush on the palate but with nice cut, black cherry, raspberry, spice. Fine tannins, bright acidity, nice balance
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Jump to new posts TN: 2017 Three Sticks Chardonnay Alana Russian River Valley by Charlie Chadwick @ 01-27-2023 12:00:41

2017 Three Sticks Chardonnay Alana Russian River Valley Light yellow-gold color. Muted aromas of lemon and spice. On the palate melons, lemons, bit of vanilla oak, spice. Apples on the mid-palate. Bright acidity, great balance. Finishes long, crisp
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