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Sémillon Blend 2017

66/18/16 blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon blanc and muscadelle. Still assessing but love the length of fruit flavors (apple, peach-apricot, lemon with a touch of grassiness), dryness and acidity on this. Slightly bitter and mineral finish. Well balanced, perfect with my fresh garden beefsteak tomato and mild Hatch Chile salsa pizza (yeah, it should be a hotter Hatch, but you work with what you got). WA state does well with the Sauv-Sém blends and this one is on point for structure and varietal expression. Just crisp enough to work — 2 months ago

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Trixie

Looks good!🥂

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Conner Lee Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Conner Lee is a pretty spectacular site. It’s a cool microclimate within a very warm area. Chardonnay tends to flourish there and this is an excellent example. Tropical fruit & ripe peach notes hit the nose and palate with plenty of power. The weight here shows plenty of finesse & elegance to balance the powerful fruit. Great stuff. — 8 months ago

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Rockgarden Estate Walla Walla Valley Mourvèdre Blend 2014

75/20/5 MGS blend. Purple-red, moderately extracted pigment, very good clarity. Black currant, strawberry, menthol and funk notes in nose. Cherry skin with strawberry jam and raspberry jam flavors, saline minerality and seed tannin finish with cranberry, black olive and menthol flavors, moderate skin astringency in aftertaste. Needs time to open. This is something special, worth savoring over several hours — a year ago

P, Neil and 2 others liked this

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Caballo Blanco Columbia Valley Cabernet Franc Merlot 2006

Buty was delicious. It has aged well and grape blend is one complex wine. I will buy again — 2 months ago

Tom, Skip and 6 others liked this

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Phinny Hill Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills Columbia Rediviva Cabernet Syrah Blend 2014

Currant, blackberry, vanilla, toasty oak. Similar notes on the palate with some bitter chocolate. Firm but well integrated tannins provided a nice foil to steak. Tasty stuff. — 3 months ago

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Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc-Muscadelle Blend 2011

2011 Vintage . 13.8% Alcohol. Surprisingly good for 2011. Some acidity left to carry it. — 9 months ago

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Rosé of the Stones 2018

Rockgarden Estate, 68/32 blend of Grenache and Mourvèdre. Salmon pink with an orange tinge. Strawberry note in nose, raspberry flavor that fades followed by a slight green melon (honeydew) and strawberry flavor with length, moderate skin astringency with a mineral finish. More savory and structured than many will be used to. For me, though, this is a special, very dry and not-fruit-forward rosé (though that subtle strawberry and honeydew flavor lingers). Good fermentation character without super high acidity, and delicious. — a year ago

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Trixie

Cheers for great notes!

Buty

Rediviva of the Stones Syrah Blend 2014

Best bottle I’ve had yet of this. I think that wee bit of Cabernet provides some cassis and dark cherry fruit that balances the ashy, mineral-savory elements of Rocks District Syrah. On the palate it’s fairly subtle and has a very silky texture, unlike the more tacky feel of a lot of Rocks Syrah (which I like, to be sure). — 3 months ago

Severn, Ira and 11 others liked this

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Beast Phinny Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Gees do these age well. Nice balance of fruit still left ok this one. Very tasty. — 8 months ago

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Conner Lee Vineyard Merlot Cabernet Franc Blend 2014

One of a couple to celebrate NYE. Beautiful wine in a great spot right now. Tannins have stepped into the background while the red fruit remains fresh. Happy New Year! — a year ago

Eric, Tom and 27 others liked this