Valley Of The Moon


Talisker Storm Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Enjoyed this, though it does comes off a little harsh, which can perhaps be attributed to its youth. A NAS, but as I understand, the blend is at least as old as the standard 10 year old. It definitely has a pretty similar profile - pepper, brine, peat smoke, and citrus. Would be good to taste them side-by-side given the general consensus that the Storm's essentially the 10 taken up a notch. There's a really "sweet" inner core that pushes through to peaty, somewhat-medicinal finish. Medium length. Really liking this profile (particularly the saline character) so I'm definitely going to be checking out the rest of the range. — 4 months ago

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Aaron Tan

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@Severn Goodwin Haha. I can see that. The older bottlings not worth the premium?
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@Aaron Tan They certainly are, but this particular bottle (Storm) does showcase their style with much greater affordability.
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@Severn Goodwin Great to know. Very keen to try more bottlings and when possible, aged examples... Particular the precursor to the 10.


Rediviva of the Stones Syrah Blend 2015

I’ll have to look at my prior notes of this wine, but this strikes me as far more acid-driven than the last bottle I had. Nose show red fruits, crushed rock, and smellable acidity. Lean, crisp, but intense. Like a real hybrid of Walla Walla and a Northern Rhone from an older days cooler vintage. It’s got good length and mouthwatering acids. A Syrah- based wine to have with some meat dish in a sauce, as opposed to a simple grilled or roasted meat. — 6 days ago

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Manolis Garalis

Retsina of Lemnos

Candied lemon, rosemary, cloves, burnt toast. — 8 days ago

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Neil Valenzuela

Neil Valenzuela

Sounds delightful

Arianna Occhipinti

SP68 Bianco Terre Siciliane Albanello Muscat of Alexandria 2019

Big sip of iced peach greens tea with aromas of an oxidized copper green penny. Tastes like apricots and Fuji apples. Very much as expected and very much appreciated. — 9 hours ago

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Golden Grape Estate

Murder Of Crows Shiraz 2020

Went to a wine tasting last night and this was my favorite ! It is so full of fruit that the high alcohol content didn’t even matter. Paired great with an excellent steak. — 16 days ago

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Dawn E.

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@Sharon B sounds yummy!

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Joule Rosé of Mourvèdre 2019

Wow. Just wow. This is just IT!!!! — a day ago

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Incredible Rose

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Freestone Vineyards Quarter Moon Pinot Noir 2018

Looking for a fine red wine when it's too hot for Cab? This could be the one. Great red fruit flavors that come thru the delicate light flavor. Very enjoyable 🍷 — 13 days ago

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Herdade dos Grous

Moon Harvested Vinho Regional Alentejano Alicante Bouschet 2015

Another excellent vintage. Teinturier Alicante Bouchet Grape. Deep ruby color. Big aromas and flavors of red/black berry/cherry fruit. Hints of violets and brambly forrest Floor. Oak is well integrated. Nice powerful structure but the tannins are quite silky. Consistently great-Vintage after vintage. — a month ago

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Joseph Jewell

Slusser Vineyard Rosé of Pinot Noir 2019

Joseph Jewell Rosé of Pinot Noir 2019: Dry. Crisp. Refreshing. Gorgeous pink salmon color with a mouth-watering, fruity taste of strawberry, watermelon & grapefruit. No better way to celebrate California’s reopening (No mask requirement!) but with this perfectly balanced, small production Rosé of Pinot Noir! Cheers to pure summer in your glass & cheers to a new day🍷 — 6 days ago

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Audeant Wines

Rosé of Pinot Noir 2018

Delectable- this is a Rosé of Pinot Noir. — 8 days ago

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