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Buffalo Trace Distillery

George T. Stagg Limited Edition 128.2 Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

I’m not really a bourbon guy, but I’ve tried most of the ‘greats’. This was a very generous gift from a friend. I’ve had it before, and this was just as epic. It’s a stunning bourbon. Screw your Pappy’s, this is the real deal. There’s roses and floral notes at the start. A freshness you really don’t expect given the intensity of the alcohol (waaaay overproof) then an intensity of taste on the midpalate with all the caramel, and depth you’d expect of a great bourbon, but loads of complex secondary stuff. It’s a trip on the palate with a midpalate would be brutal in other hands given the alcohol level, but here it really sings. I’m a wine guy. This is incredible once you get over the shock of the alcohol. If you only splurge on one bourbon, for me, this is the one. — 4 days ago

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I have some in SB next time you’re at the house

Produttori del Barbaresco

Barbaresco Nebbiolo

As the summer is slipping out of our hands, its time to to pop those complex reds that we’ve been lastning for. Produttori del Barbaresco is considered one of the best cooperatives in the world and its 2016 Barbaresco is a solid proof of that statement.
Restrained at first and needs a couple of hours in the decanter to reach its climax. True to its provenance its clasically crafted, and puts up complex profile of red cherries, rose hip, strawberries, spice, bitter orange and a volatile dried floral lift over a canvas of wet soil.
An offensive approach on the palate with a high acidity and a generous portion of mouth coating tannins that is well accompanied by a pronounced fruit profile with an evolving finish. Very good indeed, but is a couple of level behind to reach the higher tiers.
— 21 days ago

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Neeley Family Distillery

Single Barrel Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Triple Pot distilled. High wheat 🌾 grain bill. Sweet mash. Tastes like Honey 🍯 & Biscuits, as the name suggests. 26ish months, tastes soooo much more polished than most bourbons of a similar age. A-1 proprietary yeast strain. Open top cypress plastic. 107 proof. — 2 months ago

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Gorman Winery

The Devil Wears Pink Boushey Vineyard Rosé Blend 2019

Light pink, herbal, melon and white pepper aromas, also a slight sulfite-cabbage aroma that I did not find objectionable. Watermelon and cherry flavors. Dry but fruity, good acid, cherry and watermelon on finish with some skin astringency. — 25 days ago

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1000 Stories

Prospectors' Proof Bourbon Barrel-Aged California Cabernet Sauvignon

Purple. Nose of blackberry, graphite,, cedar. Semi sweet. Dark fruits. Jammy. Vanilla. Boozy. Barrel aged flavor. Higher tannins. Med-full body. Dry graphite finish med length. — a month ago

Charles Smith

The Velvet Devil Washington State Merlot

In Beaver Creek. Nice simple merlot. Easy drinking — a month ago

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Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr.

100 Proof Single Barrel 1st and Only Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whisky

So well balanced. The Carmels are just singing — a month ago

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Texas 1835

100 Proof Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

Wasn’t expecting this. Excellent go to for when you can’t find the more rare Bourbon’s. — a month ago

Domaine Rene Rostaing

Le Vassal Red Blend 2015

Traditional excellent Northern Rhône heritage is on display and proof is in this wine. A smooth red blend exhibiting hidden ripe berries. With an intensity to pair well with burgers and family gatherings. — 16 days ago

Domaine Ponsot

Cuvée Vieilles Vignes Clos de la Roche Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2001

From a vertical Clos de la Roche case straight from the domaine. Proof of what a great producer can do in an off year. The wine is still full of fruit, a bit stemmy but not green. Wonderful and great promise of what is to come: case 2004/5/6/8/9/10. — 18 days ago

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2004 vintage