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Jump to new posts TN: Three Dolcettos...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 11-15-2017 09:04:39

Tasted over the last few days: 1. Idlewild Dolcetto FoxHillVnyd/MendoCnty (12.4%) 2015: Very dark color; beautiful grapey/Dolcetto/licorice/blaclberry/black cherry some earthy/graphite/pungent/bit smokey complex nose; fairly tart/tangy/hard/angular s
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Jump to new posts TN Some Whites & New LimerickLanes...(long/boring) by TomHill @ 11-14-2017 09:35:10

We tried last night (11/1/17) Some New Wines: 1. Feudi di SanGregorio DOC: Falanghina del Sannio (13.5%; www.TerlatoWines.com) Sorba Serpico/AV 2015: Med. yellow color; some pear/mango/light spicy perfumed talc fairly aromatic attractive nose; ra
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Served this as a mystery wine several weeks ago: 1. GarageWineCo Pais SecondSalvo Ferment Single Ferment Series D.O.: Secano Interior-Cauquenes/MauleVlly/Chile (13%; U; www.ElixirWineGroup.com; 800 cs) TwoWinters Itda./Santiago/Chile 2016: Med.light
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Jump to new posts TN: Two Reds w/ John...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 11-13-2017 09:22:49

Shared these two w/ John ystrday: 1. Drew PinotNoir BaloVnyd/AndersonVlly (13.8%; 100% native yeast; 40% whole-cluster; Y=2.1 tons/acre) 2015: Med.dark color; very strong beautiful black cherry/black cherry cola/PN slight peppery/w-c/earthy light toa
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Decided to Pobega this over the weekend: 1. Forlorn-Hope King-AndrewsVnyd/SuisunVlly WW (47 cs; 12.48%; WhiteFieldBlend: Chasselas/CheninBlanc/ GreenHungarian/Vermentino/TrousseauGris) Murphys 2016: Med.light yellow color; very fragrant/perfumed
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Jump to new posts TN: Two Calif White Rhones...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 11-13-2017 07:27:20

Tried these two over the weekend: 1. Turley TheWhiteCoat Calif WW (13.8%; Roussanne from RattlesnakeRidgeVnyd/GrenacheBlanc from PesentiVnyd + Vermentino) StHelena 2015: Med.light gold color; rather fragrant honeysuckle/Rouss/GB/floral/peach/peach bl
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Jump to new posts 2000 Jamek Riesling Ried Klaus Smaragd by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:45:03

Jamek, Weingut Josef Wachau, Austria Ried Klaus Smaragd Riesling 2000 $45.00 13.0% Matured golden bronzed color, admirable shine and clarity, quite nice. You get oil slick and diesel notes in the nose, heavy cream, snap pea and grass, white grapefrui
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Jump to new posts 2014 Bernard Boisson-Vadot Bourgogne Blanc by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:43:04

Boisson-Vadot, Bernard Burgundy, France Bourgogne Chardonnay 2014 $34.99 13.0% Pools deeply into the glass, green tinted straw hue, distorts vision and stays full to the rims. Clean and fresh nose of orange to lime spritz, wet stone, mint, lilacs, of
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Rocche dei Manzoni, Poderi Piedmont, Italy Valentino Brut Zero Riserva Chardonnay 2001 $46.99 12.5% Aged golden color, great clarity, few and loosely aggregated bubbles. Honeyed, orange peel driven nose with noticeable savory herbs and a meadowy touc
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Jump to new posts Three Floyds Brewing Rabbid Rabbit Saison Ale by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:38:20

Three Floyds Brewing Company Rabbid Rabbit Saison Ale Saison/Farmhouse Ale Indiana 7.4% 22oz, Single $11.49 Even a slow, careful pout fills the glass with foam, bright white and fairly dense, as it slowly dissipates leaves a solid ring around the gla
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Jump to new posts Three Floyds Brewing Necron 99 Scortch-Style Ale by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:36:27

Three Floyds Brewing Company Necron 99 Scortch-Style Ale American IPA Indiana 7.3% 12oz, 6-Pack $12.99 Finger plus of just off-white foam, fairly even surface with good density as well as retention as a thick coating, the lacing forms nice broad shee
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Jump to new posts Three Floyds Brewing Toxic Maltz Belgian Style Ale by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:34:38

Three Floyds Brewing Company Toxic Maltz Belgian Style Ale Belgian Strong Pale Ale Indiana 9.2% 22oz, Single $10.99 Thin head, just a light white dusting across the surface with a few thin accompanying lacing streaks. Dark golden color to the liquid
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Jump to new posts New Glarus Brewing Staghorn Octoberfest Beer by Marc Hanes @ 11-12-2017 16:33:14

New Glarus Brewing Company Staghorn Octoberfest Beer Marzen/Oktoberfest Wisconsin 6.25% 12oz, 6-Pack $10.69 Frothy and close to two finger head of off-white foam, retention is about average and lacing has better stick than expected, sinewy streaks. D
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Jump to new posts TN: Fevre Domdechant Mouton Baronne Plaisir Branaire by Bill Spohn @ 11-12-2017 13:42:21

November 10 2017 small group lunch blind tasting notes. 2004 William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Valmur – medium colour with a waxy citrus nose with some honey. Full in the mouth with a surprising amount of acidity felt along the sides of your tongue, f
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