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Jump to new posts TN: Muri-Gries MoscatoRosa '12...(short/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 08:08

Had this dessert wine at BacchusBadBoys last night: 1. CantinaConvento Muri-Gries Abtei-Muri MoscatoRosa Sudtitol RosenMuskateller DOC: AltoAdige (14.5%; ToscoWines) Bolzano 2012: Med.light color; intense Muscatty/hair-oil/very grapey/floral/violets
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Jump to new posts UpDate2 by TomHill @ Yesterday at 06:35

Originally Posted By: TomHillJim's daughter, Alicia, has started a CaringBridge Site to update us on Jim's condition: JimAllenCaringBridge Will be going by to visit Jim this afternoon w/ another friend of his. Tom Went by Thurs to visit Jim f
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Jump to new posts TN: More New Reds...(long/boring) by TomHill @ 02-23-2017 09:39:58

We tasted last week (1/25/17) some More New Red Wines: 1. PelletiereEstate Tievoli WillowCreekDist/PasoRobles (72% Sangiovese/28% Syrah; 14.5%) 2014: Very dark color; bit milk of magnesia/dusty/earthy black cherry/Sangio/spicy quite Chianti-like
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Jump to new posts Re: Impressions by Florida Jim @ 02-23-2017 08:44:40

"The Steen" is worth searching for. From very old vines, in sand, own rooted in a vineyard called Jurassic down Santa Barbara way. It is exceptional and gets better with bottle age. Best, Jim
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Thanks for the notes on both the Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste and Château Léoville Barton. Great to see some life in some older Bordeaux.
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Jump to new posts WE: TheRocks/WallaWalla by TomHill @ 02-22-2017 08:40:45

Interesting article in WineEnthusiast by SeanSullivan: TheRocks about TheRocks in WallaWalla and its success w/ Syrah. Features a lot about CristopheBaron, of course. Tom
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Harrington Mourv SumuKawVnyd '15...(short/boring) by Marc Hanes @ 02-21-2017 18:23:44

Got one in the "to drink" queue which is unfortunately longer than it should be. Must. Not. Buy. More.
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Jump to new posts TN: New Whites/Mostly Austrian...(long/boring) by TomHill @ 02-21-2017 12:31:01

We tried tonight (2/15/17) some More New White Wines: 1. Weingut Holzapfel GrunerVeltliner Zehenthof (Federspiel; 12%) Wachau 2014: Med.light yellow color w/ small bubbles; very fragrant/floral/GV/spicy slight white pepper/spicy attractive nose;
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Jump to new posts TN: Roberto Voerzio Barolo La Serra 1989 by fraser @ 02-20-2017 11:17:53

Roberto Voerzio Barolo La Serra 1989 13.5% Imported by Bianco Rosso Imports, WA We've already drank our 7 1990 barolos (Cerequio, La Serra and Brunate) from this winery in years past and so now it is on to the 2 remaining 1989's. This seems like th
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Jump to new posts TN: Mosnier Doudet Rion Jaboulet Grand Veneur by Bill Spohn @ 02-20-2017 10:58:53

Blind tasting lunch notes 2014 Sylvain Mosnier Chablis Vieilles Vignes – obviously lightly oaked chard, but had to wait until it warmed up to get much else. Then the lemon and stoniness came out, and excellent acidity. 2005 Doudet Naudin Nuits St.
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Jump to new posts Re: Uhhhh.... by Florida Jim @ 02-20-2017 08:14:53

Solminer has a strong line up and getting stronger as they get some experience. Best, Jim
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Jump to new posts TN: 2014 Small Vines Chardonnay Sonoma Coast by Charlie Chadwick @ 02-18-2017 18:10:38

2014 Small Vines Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Just a lovely bottle of wine. Pear and fresh cut flowers on the nose. Crisp and clean on the palate. Pear, melon and a hint of citrus, lovely mineral notes and crisp, bracing acidity. Finishes long, lovel
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