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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Struzziero Taurasi Riserva 1985 by fraser @ Today at 07:29

I had this again last night and it was marginally better than last time. My wife liked it more than I did. It got even better as we had it open but only a good wine nowhere near great and not a wine to hang onto. It had some tertiary notes, a nice te
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: 1994 Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve by Florida Jim @ Today at 05:18

Nice note. Best, Jim
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Jump to new posts TN: Forlorn-Hope CheninBlanc '16.....(short/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 09:33

Shared this last night w/ friends after my Tour of the Hapsburg Empire at Pig+Fig: 1. Forlorn-Hope Chenin Blanc RorickVnyd/CalaverasCnty (12.28%; 207 cs) Murphys 2016: Light yellow color; very strong stony/chalky/mineral/flinty very slight floral/CB
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Jump to new posts SacBee: MikeDunne on PodCasts by TomHill @ 03-14-2018 09:49:15

Mike Dunne writes on some of his favorite PodCasts: PodCasts He's an old fogey (unlike the rest of us) and found out about podcasts recently when he was informed that PodCasts are how you sell to the millennials. So he identifies a few he likes.
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Jump to new posts TN: Novy Syrah ChristensenVnyd '06...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 03-14-2018 07:29:51

Tried this last night: 1. NovyFamily Syrah ChristensenFamilyVnyd/RRV (14.4%; www.NovyFamilyWines.com) SantaRosa 2006: Very dark color w/ little bricking; strong blackberry/boysenberry/Syrah/spicy classic Siduri oak/smokey slight black pepper fairly c
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Jump to new posts TN: Some New Whites/Reds....(long/boring) by TomHill @ 03-13-2018 15:40:59

We tasted tonight (3/7/18) Some New Wines: 1. Peter Bernreiter DAC: Wiener Gemischter Satz (13.5%; www.Bernreiter.At) Jedlersdorf/Wien 2015: Light gold color; quite fragrant ripe pear/floral/carnations/spicy slight white pepper/spicy very attract
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Jump to new posts TN: 2017 Santa Rita Carmenere, 2017 Hero's Blend. by Dave Cuneo @ 03-13-2018 09:06:26

Ciao, Two tasty values we sell in the store for $5.99 are the 2017 Santa Rita Carmenere, and their 2017 "Hero's Blend" (65% Cab Franc, 25% Carmenere, and 10% Cabernet). The Carm has the tell-tale plumminess that I love in these wines, plu
Jump to new posts TN: 2015 Viberti, Barbera d'Alba "La Gemella". by Dave Cuneo @ 03-13-2018 08:57:30

Ciao, 1. 2015 Viberti, "La Gemella" (the twin), Barbera d'Alba. Retail: $14.99. This is a tasty Barbera with typical crisp acidity and fresh red fruits like cherry. It was just as good the second night. Grade: solid B/B+. 2. 2015 Tinazzi,
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Jump to new posts TN: Idlewild Valdiguie '13...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 03-13-2018 05:56:57

Pulled this out to try last night: 1. Idlewild Valdiguie EnzenauerVnyd/DryCreekVlly/SonomaCnty (12.5%; www.IdlewildWines.com) 2013: Light ruby/garnet color; attractive Gamay/floral/violets some earthy/dusty rather Bojo-like some spicy quite pretty no
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Jump to new posts TN: 8687 Chard SonomaCnty '16....(short/boring) by TomHill @ 03-12-2018 08:00:42

Tried this wine last night: 1. 8687 Chard SonomaCnty (14%; Est: 1986/1987; Bonded by Blood; www.8687wines.com) 8687 Family Wine Co/Napa 2015: Light gold color; some toasty/butterscotchy/oak light melony/Chard/slight floral rather simple Calif Chard n
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Tried this o'er the weekend: 1. Dom.Ciringa FosiliniBreg SauvBlanc Stajerska/Slovenia (12%; www.domaine-ciringa.com; CircoVino/Tuscon) Weingut Tement/Kakovostno/Stajerska/Slovenia 2016: Med.light yellow color; very strong herbal/SB/bit weedy/vegetal
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Jump to new posts TN: Richter Freemark Bevan Gassac du Tertre St. Innocent by Bill Spohn @ 03-11-2018 09:22:09

Lunch notes March 9 2018 2004 Richter Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese brought by me as a change from a bubbly while we chat before lunch. Pale straw colour, bright, with a quite good petrol varietal nose with some waxy pear. Signif
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