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Arrowhead Spring Vineyards

Cabernet Franc 2017

One of this region’s finest red wines! — 9 days ago

Mount Eden Vineyards

Domaine Eden Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

J. Kim
9.0

Surely one of the finest Cabernet made in California in terms of the aromatic complexity, but one can find better wines for less from Bordeaux. There is not enough mineral tension force one gets from the top domaines in Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhone. — 2 days ago

Can Sumoi

Xarel·lo 2019

Brilliant wine ! Crispy acidity with a vegetable, vanilla, almond and lime combination and a long mineral gorgeous finish... The aromas are fresh, fruity and musty. Extremely impressed by this great creation out of the finest cava’s grapes. True Mediterranean delight to enjoy in small sips and great company. — a month ago

Clos Saint Jean

Deus Ex Machina Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2007

Even better than last year’s bottle, which I called “the devil’s work” and rated 95. So much more emerging and the finest, grainy tannins just melted on my palate. Burnt cocoa, velvety cassis. Never got warmed up due to Covid doors open. This has decades to go. — a month ago

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Incredible bottle
Bruce Leboff

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Nice. I guess it’s Chateau Neufeld De Pape night

Louis M. Martini

Lot No. 1 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Some of Napa’s finest! Balanced oak with deep, dark fruit — 3 months ago

Château Siran

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

2016 vintage. While this estate has been in the hands of the same family since 1858, it is under the reigns of current owner Eduard Miailhe that Siran is showing its true potential. The vineyards are situated in Labarde, the Southern part of the Margaux appellation, surrounded by Crus Classés Dauzac, Prieuré- Lichine and Giscours. 2016 was the first vintage made by oenologist Marjolaine Defrance, with Hubert de Boüard (Château Angélus) as consultant since 2014. It's a blend of 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc, aged for 12 months in French barriques (35% new). Obviously it's way too young to show its full potential, but it is a terrific effort, undoubtedly at Cru Classé level. Concentrated black fruit (cassis, cherries, blackberries), violets, licorice and a subtle touch of cedar wood. It displays classic Margaux elegance, complexity, impeccable balance and considerable length. At only 28 euros this is one of the finest values in Margaux that should drink well over the next 20 to 30 years. — 2 days ago

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Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2007

One of the finest Cabs I’ve had. Pure Cab from a great vintage. Cassis for days. Nothing pointy, but still massively structured. — a month ago

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Beautiful vintage.

Huber (Markus Huber)

Traisental Reserve Alte Setzen Ried Erste Lage Grüner Veltliner

2017 is one of the finest whites I have ever enjoyed — 6 days ago

Alexander Jules

Manzanilla Palomino Fino 2017

8/41 Almonds, Oranges, Salt, Beeswax,
Wood,in an elegant package. Delicious!
One of the very finest Manzanillas I’ve encountered.
— 21 days ago

La Rioja Alta

Gran Reserva 904 Rioja Tempranillo Graciano 2010

Easily one of the finest aromas I’ve experienced in a Rioja, and indeed any wine, in the past year, truly a beguiling and complex experience that begs your nose to remain in the glass. I must note for my own posterity that on the palate I was initially a little underwhelmed. I’m not sure why. I think because this is such a subtle and elegant Rioja, and that I’m so out of the habit of drinking wines from this region and perhaps even, by extension, subtle and elegant wines as a whole. But the more I tasted it, the more I enjoyed it. I had a similar experience with the Viña Ardanza 2010 (which at the moment I prefer to this). But this 904 Gran Reserva is a beautiful, medium to light-bodied Rioja, very fruit-forward with Burgundian delicacy and a charm so typical of the finest wines of this region. A melange of coconut, vanilla, dried cherry and Mediterranean herbs are followed by an impressively saturated palate with medium orange peel acidity and very fine, resolved tannins. I must admit I cannot yet calibrate this wine with the notes of prominent critics, who talk about power, acidity and tannin, but maybe time will tell. This should be a terrific wine to follow over the next ten to twenty (plus) years. — 20 days ago