Domaine Road Vineyard

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Oakley Road Vineyard Mataro 2017

Part of a double-blind, side-by-side between the 2017 Sandlands Mataro, which also happens to be from Contra Costa County. Opened and allowed both bottles to slow-ox about three hours prior to our guests arriving. Slightly deeper in color. The nose was lingonberries and dusty earth. On the palate, there were plums and spices. This comes across more round than the Sandlands and has the silkiest of deliveries. Medium tannins but they seemed to grow as time went on.

Given the structure, I expect these to continue aging very well. At this stage, this comes across as a very elegant wine. The Oakley Road Vineyard is own-rooted and dry-farmed; planted 117 years ago. 352 cases.
— 4 hours ago

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Shob Brook Wines

Seven Steps Road Flaxman Valley Riesling 2018

To me this is just to be called Riesling+
I went to grab a box from the cellar and i found this bottle had the cork popped out.
Well, it must have been opened for a couple of days at least cause the wine that spilled out was vanished, floor was dry. However a couple of glasses were left in the bottle and i obviously gave it a go.
The wine was pretty cloudy, marvellous intensity though; it had freshness, mineral, fruit, aromatic herbs and spices. A pity cause I was meant to bring this back to Europe next year to get some friends to taste it. Very very long.
— 19 days ago

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MaJ CappS

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Glad you got to taste it before it oxidized!

Meyer Family Vineyards

Mclean Creek Road Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

Really high quality BC 🇨🇦 Pinot. Stemmy and silky smooth. Great value but a league apart from the Micro-Cuvée, which goes toe-to-toe with the best of the NA west coast. — 18 days ago

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Bell Hill Vineyards

Old Weka Pass Road Pinot Noir 2016

Always a treat to try a Bell Hill Pinot Noir. Quite light in colour. Wonderful florals of violet, roses and a stalky whole bunch note - a nose reminiscent of Vosne Romanee. A light to medium weight palate showing more body than the colour would indicate. Strong Sous Bois character with red fruits and great persistence. I have very few wines from Canterbury NZ but on this showing, should have more. This is Bell Hill’s 2nd ranked Cuvée. I have a few bottles of their 1st ranked Cuvée but they need more cellar time before popping the cork, as does this Old Weka Pass 2016. A great Pinot with further potential. — a day ago

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Felton Road

Cornish Point Pinot Noir 2015

Lovely, smooth PN. Slight brownish color n a hint o maturity in nose. Very smooth strawberries n a little raspberries. Low tannins yet good acididi. Overall tasty n very VERY drinkable. — a day ago

Carmel Road

Monterey Pinot Noir 2017

Smokey red fruit, bing cherry, pomegranate, and minerals. Low tannins, medium alcohol, and high acid. Great value pinot. — 11 days ago

Rivers-Marie

Joy Road Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Lemon kissed butterscotch. Rich butterscotch on the round palette. A drinker’s cali chard. — 10 days ago

Shay, Dave and 17 others liked this

Rosenblum Cellars

Rockpile Road Vineyard Zinfandel 2003

What a treat after 17 years in my locker..... — 2 days ago

Rob, Eric and 25 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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Great bottles, finished all our '03's many moons ago, still have several '04's in storage.
David L

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Stop drinking Zins years ago . When we had them in the cellar this was a go to wine for us. Nice pull. Cheers

Bedrock Wine Co.

Schmiedt Road Lodi Zinfandel 2017

What can I say but thank you Bedrock! Very delicious. — 19 days ago

Stephen, Daniel P. and 16 others liked this

Gargiulo Vineyards

Money Road Ranch Merlot

Pared with a cigar. Very nice. — 6 days ago

Brett Itterman
with Brett
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