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Kaena

Tierra Alta Vineyard Syrah 2017

Medium body, somewhat dry, mild tannins. Loaded with dark fruit and a bit of acid. Nice. — 10 days ago

Michael SeelyJoe Roth
with Michael and Joe
Romain, Tom and 7 others liked this

Lambert Bridge

Sonoma County Merlot 2017

Beautiful and fully elegant wine. Go lambert bridge, well made ❤️ — 15 days ago

Paul liked this

Roberto Sarotto

Riserva Barbaresco Nebbiolo

Velvety smooth mouth feel loaded with red berries balanced with the right touch of dryness. The oak is passive in the overall balance almost like an afterthought. The 2013 is outstanding — 5 days ago

Anthony liked this

Sine Qua Non

The Gorgeous Victim Grenache 2017

+3 hour decant. An intimidating inky dark purple color. Served just above cellar temp. On the nose: perfumed with blueberry/cherry, meaty with a little funk, soil, pencil lead, leather all burst from the glass. Taste: Buckle Up......Big, pure, rich, creamy wine with black cherry, milk chocolate, tar, crushed rock, cinnamon and a grapefruit leather dry long finish. Tannins not fully resolved....had to pop one bottle young and will wait a few years for the next bottle....still, really enjoying the ride tonight! — 2 days ago

Brenda Terzich-Garland
with Brenda
Brenda, Shay and 27 others liked this

Domaine Sébastien Magnien

Les Aigrots Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2010

Fully mature. Tannins are completely resolved. Nice sappy red fruits. Tasty. — 17 days ago

Daniel, Severn and 10 others liked this

Domaine Porte Rouge

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend

Smells of scone spices.

Medium bodied with a bright fruits leads me to believe this is strong on the Grenache - cherry preserves, pepper, tobacco, chop stick tannins (bamboo) and grape jolly rancher acidity.
May need another couple years to fully meld.
— 4 days ago

Neil, Kristie and 4 others liked this

Mastroberardino

Radici Taurasi Aglianico 2008

Opened up fully after an hour. Fruit came out and came through the tannin. Expressive but you had to wait for it. — 18 days ago

Vicki SliwaEli BartonJennifer Sollars
with Vicki, Eli and 1 other
Jason, Eli and 2 others liked this
Eli Barton

Eli Barton

This was really classic, and in beautiful shape. Took about an hour to open, and only started to show its age after another hour. It was delightful tasting along the way to see the evolution.

Carboniste

Extra Brut Rosé Blend 2019

The nose is a juicy slice of watermelon and the fruity acid strangely reminds me of ketchup-loaded bbq hot dogs in the park at the same time. The palate is zippy with spikey fun jumps just like the urchin pictured on the label. This slip-n-slider of a sparkler rolls with fuller strawberry guava body. Among the more tastefully interesting sparkling modern wines. It’s almost thanksgiving but I’m suddenly ready to celebrate the Fourth of July! — 13 days ago

Eric, Daniel P. and 4 others liked this

Littorai

Les Larmes Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2017

Joe Campanale
9.3

Every sip got better. Wish I had more patience to let it open more fully but was too tasty from the start — 16 days ago

Ilyssa
with Ilyssa
Alex, Daniel P. and 1 other liked this

Scopeto del Cavalli

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese

The vineyard is less than 1 hectare and is fully organically farmed about 600 bottles made and elevate in barriques. Amazing Sangiovese effort. Amazing balance, great acidity, cassis all over your nose but not overripe. Outstanding effort, unfortunately very little available. — 12 days ago

Peter, Brecht and 2 others liked this
Ira Schwartz

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@Gilbert Van Hassel Vintage, much appreciated .