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Cruel Mistress Pinot Noir

Pinot noir — 2 months ago

Domaine de Trévallon

Alpilles Cabernet Syrah 2013

We loved this wine. Opened it and the St Patrice Chat du Pape as an experiment. Had FFT porterhouse one night and homemade pizzas the second. Best description - St Patrice is your wife, comfortable and loving and smooth, and Trevallon is your mistress, sexy and edgy and delicious. — 7 months ago

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Domaine Carneros (Taittinger)

Cuvée de la Pompadour Brut Pinot Noir Chardonnay Rosé Blend

Pompadour Brut Rosé celebrates the life and times of Madame de Pompadour (mistress of Louis XV) credited with introducing Champagne to the court. Blend of 58% Pinot Noir, 42% Chardonnay, aromas of floral strawberry scents with yeasty notes on good mousse and bubble flow. On the palate raspberry and strawberry flavors with round yeasty tones adding bits of vanilla. Well balanced, lingering ending in true brut style, dry with yeasty mineral character. A joy to drink. — a year ago

Alex, Shay and 2 others liked this

Beaux Frères

The Beaux Frères Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008

Coming into its own. 08s are fickle — 3 years ago

Joe Roth
with Joe
Severn and Shawn liked this

La Rioja Alta

Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial Tempranillo Blend 2010

Delectable is fickle at times. Writing a review and somehow doesn’t store and save it. So second attempt a day later. Vibrant pie cherry notes up front, integrated oak tannins with strong vanilla notes (American oak?!) gave it good balance and a lingering finish. Limited depth. — 2 months ago

Tammy de Weerd
with Tammy
Skip liked this

Château Beauchêne

Côtes du Rhône Viognier 2018

Viognier, harvested as it’s barely ripe and still pear-like. Excellent acidity and zip...features sorely lacking in many tired, hot and treacly southern Rhône bottlings based on this fickle grape. Ridiculous quality for the price. — a year ago

Chris and "Odedi" liked this

Krug

Grande Cuveé 160ÈME Édition Brut Champagne Blend

This is my Bobby and Whitney vice! Krug is my mistress — 2 years ago

Kristen WeinsteinDom Tourre
with Kristen and Dom
David liked this

Saint K Cellars

Luna Matta Vineyard Greanache Blanc 2016

Palmer Emmitt
9.0

Oxidative, which can happen quickly with Grenache Blanc whether or not it’s the intended style, but full of character and texture after three years in the bottle. Nose is rich with marzipan and cantaloupe and the palate is weighty (14.5% alc.) but nicely balanced with enough acid to freshen it up and keep me reaching for another glass. I would love to have tasted this wine when young for comparison - GB is such a fickle little grape. — 5 months ago

Eric, Paul and 9 others liked this
Eric S

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Cool label.
Ron R

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I thought the same thing, @Eric S.
Hugh O'Riordan

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Quite a label

Mollydooker

Velvet Glove McLaren Vale Shiraz 2009

Throwback to my formative years. Reminded me why juice became my mistress. — a year ago