Mission Vines

Bodega Catena Zapata

High Mountain Vines Mendoza Malbec 2017

I really enjoyed this - I felt like it was bold with dark fruit, and was better slightly chilled. — 5 days ago

Turley

Old Vines California Zinfandel 2005

2005 | Zinfandel
Turley Wine Cellars; Old Vines
California; CA, USA
(92-94; Drink 2020-30)
Decanted +6H.

Jam On...To Deliciousness!
— a month ago

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David T

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Old vintages on the Benchmark Labor Day Bin Sale for $25-$45.
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Ugh, I'll have to check, might be less than the winery direct pricing from '06/07 when acquired.

Feudi di San Marzano

Sessantanni Old Vines Primitivo di Manduria

Dry, not overly powering, goes with the meal (which was meat heavy). Smoooooth. Un-tannic-y. — a month ago

Bodegas Atalaya

Laya Old Vines Garnacha Blend 2021

Laya 2021 garnacha tintoera/monastrell — 3 days ago

Marilyn DavidsonCaitlin Lise-Anne
with Marilyn and Caitlin

Cline Cellars

Ancient Vines Contra Costa County Zinfandel 2021

more tannin, full body, notes of cigar and dark chocolate — 22 days ago

Château La Mission Haut-Brion

La Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2017

Initial access with Coravin was reflecting the age but about a week after it really showed it’s true potential. Really outstanding but might want to hold onto it for 5-10 years — a month ago

Four Vines

The Biker Paso Robles Zinfandel

Peppery kick. Dark fruit. Medium body. — 7 days ago

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Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

Very nice wine from La Mission. Decanted 3 hours which I’d suggest - at cork pop it was a bit woody. Bit less acid than I was hoping, and actually ever so slightly disjointed. But still delicious and just a beautiful pairing with some nice ribeye. Aromatically very nice but the palate could be more together and present. — 24 days ago

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Scherrer Winery

Scherrer Vineyard Old and Mature Vines Zinfandel 2002

ESF
9.4

See previous notes - suspended animation of excellence — a month ago

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