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Four Play Red Blend 2011

Sensational Bordeaux style blend. Scott nails it every time. — 21 days ago

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Knight's Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Really great cab! On par with silver oak. — 2 years ago

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Alexander Valley Rosé of Cabernet Franc 2018

Watermelon candy. Yummy. — 2 years ago

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Ramazzotti Vineyard Zinfandel 2013

Dried fruit, bit past its prime. — a month ago

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Threesome Red Blend 2011

Plenty of life left in this wonderful Bordeaux style blend. — 4 months ago

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Betsy's Vineyard Syrah 2016

Betsy’s Vineyard Syrah. We’ve enjoyed lots of Scott’s Cabs and blends, but this is the first time we’ve had Thumbprint Syrah. It won’t be the last. With grilled Ahi tuna, grilled asparagus, and a spinach salad, a wonderful meal became even better. Thanks, Scott. — a year ago

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Lisa's Vineyard Top Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Perfectly aged. Everything a Cabernet Sauvignon should be. Erica and Scott are doing it right. — 2 months ago

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Penfolds

Bin 600 California Cabernet Shiraz 2018

Rich crimson with purple tinges. It certainly has the Penfolds winemaking thumbprint of ripe fruit and toasty oak. As HH said it tastes more Australian than Californian even though all the fruit is Californian and it was vinified there. These are the details (78% Cabernet 22% Shiraz. Napa 45%, Sonoma 35%, Paso Robles 20%). In hindsight it probably tastes Australian because of the Cabernet Shiraz blend which is common in Australia and rare (or nonexistent in California?). This venture for Penfolds has been 30 years in the making with Shiraz cuttings being brought from South Australia to Geyser Peak in Sonoma back then as our host for the dinner explained on the night. 4 Cuvées, all Red have been made ranging in price of $95 for this wine to $950 for Quantum. 70% of the production has been allocated to the North American market so dinners such as the one we had are quite rare in Australia because of lack of stock. This Bin 600 even though the least expensive of the 4 Cuvées will live well into the late 2030s even though it is so well balanced you could happily drink it now. — a year ago

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Ming L

Ming L

I think in Paso Cab/Shiraz is not uncommon.
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@Ming L Thanks. Good to know.

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Andolsen Vineyard Top Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Another great wine from Thumbprint Cellar. — 2 years ago

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