Cypher Winery

Cypher Winery

Seven Oxen Zinfandel 2013


Drinking great — 2 years ago

Cypher Winery

Eclectic Red Blend 2008

Hot luscious dried fruit. Catching it in its twilight. — 6 years ago

Joy Caves
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Sine Qua Non

Ratsel 16 Syrah 2016

2016 Sine Qua Non "Rätsel 16" Syrah, originally “Cypher 16,” renamed because of potential legal problems with the rock band? Not sure of the backstory on that one, but it’s pretty clear that Rätsel (enigma, mystery, puzzle, riddle) is simply the German word for Cypher (a secret or disguised way of writing; a code). The wine however, not the band, is a monster. Gargantuan really. Typical SQN nose, and black as a moon-free, starless night sky in the stem. Tonight’s photo should not to be confused with Katie Bouman’s Black Hole masterpiece, although no light can escape from either. Very tight upon opening, singing an aria 36 hours later. SUPER concentrated with unlimited upside potential. More detailed tasting note to come. Yet another stunner! — 3 years ago

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Joseph Barsky

Joseph Barsky

36 hour decant or corked the bottle and came back later without gassing? Thanks for your newborn assessments!
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I feel like I just got these delivered. Man you had these early!

Cypher Winery

Loco Tempranillo 2011

Fruité légèrement sucré fruits rouges — 6 years ago

Cypher Winery

Monarchy Paso Robles Malbec Blend 2011

Yummy fruit with an attitude — 7 years ago

Joshua Petker
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Cypher Winery

Heretic Petite Sirah 2013

Fantastic! Would buy again. — 5 years ago

Cypher Winery

Red Blend

Silky, pleasant finish, smooth, dangles in the palate — 6 years ago

Cypher Winery

ZinBitch Zinfandel 2012

Still one of my favorites from Paso Robles area. Big Zin from a fun biker themed bar. — 6 years ago

Brad Davis
with Brad

Cypher Winery

The Peasant Paso Robles Grenache Blend

Very well balanced.
I give this wine a 10
— 7 years ago