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Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello

Monprivato di Castiglione Falletto Barolo Nebbiolo 2006

Btl 3519. 2 hrs slow ox. On the nose: heavenly delicate black cherry, blood orange and a hint of VA, giving a little bit of gloss. On the palate: fatastic acidity, and so elegant: black cherry, orange peel, lovely density, so lithe...soft tannin on the sexy finish. — 2 days ago

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John Howard

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Always so good.

Louis Jadot

Clos St Jacques Gevrey Chambertin Pinot Noir 1959

Slow oxed 45 minutes nice red fruits on the nose, good length and nice secondary and tertiary flavors — 14 days ago

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Nickel & Nickel

State Ranch Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

This wine has aged very gracefully. Did not decant but allowed to open in glass as we slow drank the bottle over 3-4 hours. Dark, full, dry, smooth. Outstanding! — 6 days ago

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Domaine des Varoilles

Clos des Variolles Monopole Vieilles Vignes Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Pop and pour, 2 hrs slow ox. You could wait until 2027 as the drink-by dates suggest, but as a 17, you'd be missing out: this is fairly generous, and rather open (I'm drinking the 17 before the 16 for example). On the nose: lovely soft mulberry, gevrey earth, musky perfume, soft spice, wild strawberry. On the palate: primary, but so compelling: excellent acidity, tangy pomegranate, wild strawberry, loads of spice. and soft tannin on the finish. Fabulously energetic and so drinkable. An unheralded gem of Gevrey? Unquestionably best young vintage I have tasted. — 5 days ago

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Dry Stack Vineyard Rosé of Pinot Noir 2020

Ron R

A rosé made from first press pinot noir grapes. So well made. Some tannin coupled with bright acidity. Strawberries on the mid palate help to create a lifted finish. Great for the summer. Best enjoyed without fud - doesn’t need any. — 19 days ago

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Sharon B

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@Jody Scharf that’s not right! 😂
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@Ron R interesting color for a Rosé of Pinot Noir
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Yes, @Sharon B. The picture is a true rep of color @Joshua Fisher, I think it’s about $43. Brilliant tho.

Cantina dei Produttori Carema

Riserva Carema Nebbiolo 2016

Light brown/red color…violet, rose, bright cherry notes… very light in texture, bright and lively acidity. A bit young, but very nice with grilled pork tenderloin, risotto with fresh zucchini and oven roasted tomatoes. Very nice food wine … sitting on a few more for next few years. Nebbiolo works so well with slow cooked risotto with lots of fresh parmigiana regiano. — 4 days ago

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Bieres de Chimay S.A.

Grande Réserve Pères Trappistes Belgian Ale 2019

Big head... smells of Molasses and chocolate cake. A classic Trappist. Dark. Thick. A slow sipper. Tried to match with Indian food... I’d say it worked-ish. (the vintage is on the cork). — 19 days ago

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Cheers! Sounds excellent!🍻

Ridge Vineyards

Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2017

Not MonteBello. Slow O’d for 3 hours. Double decanted an hour before dinner. Terrific wine. Layered and complex. Long. Also enjoyed with Bistecca Fiorentina. — 25 days ago

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