Jason Ewald

Weingut Ewald Gruber

Gruber Röschitz Grüner Veltliner

Incredible - light pear, apple, a little citrus, and an intense minerality that I absolutely love on its own or paired with nearly any dish. There's also a subtle green characteristic that leans more herbal (mint or rosemary, maybe) than vegetal and becomes more pronounced as it warms up. For the price, this is one of the most flexible and delicious wines I've had the pleasure of trying. I'll always have a couple bottles on hand. — 6 months ago

Robert Mondavi Winery

Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1985

Antonio Galloni

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Beautiful note!

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Very nice
Bill Bender

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🙌🏼 classic Mondavi reserve rarely fail to impress. Cheers @Rob Brobst III


Quella Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Inspire Napa Valley Sat. afternoon tasting with Antonio Galloni. Panel includes:
Brad Grimes - winemaker Abreu
Helen Keplinger- Keplinger wine
Mary Maher - Silverado farming
Francois Peschon -accendo, vine hill ranch
Jason Smith- MS

2018 BV George de Latour
2019 Stags Leap SLV
2018 DVO Napa Valley Red
2017 Bond Quella
2019 Lingua Franca estate chardonnay
2019 Domaine de Bichery brut champagne

Each panel member picked a wine that had an impact on them.
— 7 months ago

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with Brenda
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Napa Valley Proprietary Red Blend 2013

🎄🎅🏻 Holiday Wines, Merry Christmas!

This wine is Smokin’ right now! Kudos Jason Pahlmeyer!
— 4 years ago

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Les Noisetiers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2020

Ron R

This wine is so good, it should not be overlooked. Apparently, Kistler (Jason Kesner) produces this wine for restaurants. But that doesn’t mean us mere mortals can’t enjoy it at home. Some would consider this a mass-market proposition, but it’s anything but that. It possesses a transparency of an individual story, which is easy to read. There are no missing pages or chapters. This wine is well structured and prismatic in terms of its complexity, layers and minerality. Butterscotch, honey and calcium pierce the taste buds, and at a price I consider to be reasonable for such an outstanding product. Check out Kistler’s website. They hide nothing. It screams about very considered wine-making at its very best. Consider this for short-term cellaring only. — 9 months ago

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Willem Booij

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I totally agree Ron, except for your conclusion about the aging potential. I have drink several for 10 up to 20 years old bottles, and every time it was party time!
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@Willem Booij, totally respect your viewpoint on this wine. As a rule of thumb, Kistler is certainly age worthy. This wine presented very little acidity, and it was for this reason that I felt that this wine would not further improve with age. It’s a beautiful specimen now. No need to risk it decaying prematurely, IMO.
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@Tom Casagrande and @Eric Urbani, thanks guys. Great wines deserve the best prose that we can muster.

Jason Stephens Winery

Santa Clara Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Very good bottle of wine for the $$. — 4 years ago