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Notes of apricot and spiced apples with hints of minerals and white flowers. — 12 days ago
For a young Barolo, this is drinking quite nicely, fruity and refined like a premier cru Burgundy with notes of roses, black tea, lilac, fresh raspberries, bergamot, oramge peel, and to a lesser extent, tar and earth. — 25 days ago
Forward aromas of peaches, tangerines, and tropical fruits backed by subtler notes of caramel, chalk, clay, and sea spray. Lovely finish that lasts. — 3 months ago
Aromas of apples, peaches, and Mosel slate with hints of citrus. — 5 months ago
Great baby Amarone with notes of chocolate, dried cherries, raisins, and cranberries. Decants to reveal some wonderful earthy aromas too. — 16 days ago
Strong aromas of lychee, Asian pear, and white flowers with hints of limestone and chalk. Moderately long finish that shows flavors of Cortland apples and pears. — 2 months ago
Powerful petrol, slate, and white peach and baked apple aromas with hints of cinnamon, cloves that yield to luxurious tastes of apple cider, white cranberries, and guava nectar. Also smells like the checkout gal at Total Wine who wore too much perfume and transferred her Versace onto the outside of my bottle.
With time to breathe, reveals bouquet of French milled soap and wild roses. — 4 months ago
Powerful aromas of apricot, Granny Smith apple, citrus, and dolostone. Refreshing and crisp. — 20 days ago
Outstanding complexity and depth with rich aromas of blackberry preserves, chocolate, black pepper, asphalt, and roasted meats. Subtler notes of toasted coconut, coffee, sagebrush, and eucalyptus. — a month ago
Took awhile to open up, but when it did, it revealed a bouquet of cigar box, green olives, toasted coconut, dill, and leather overlaying aromas of black cherry and umami. Classic reserva Rioja, though not quite the complexity one expects from a gran reserva. — 2 months ago