Jim Barry

Jim Barry

The Forger Clare Valley Shiraz

Very fruity. very spicy! Smells wonderful.
Great with pasta bake (red sauce)

2015 Vintage
— 7 days ago

Clendenen Family Vineyards

Le Bon Climat Aligoté 2018

wonderful rare varietal from expert Jim Clendenen. — 6 days ago

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Mount Pleasant Wines

Lovedale Sémillon 1998

Lunch with friends at home on Saturday. Thanks for bringing this aged gem @Jim Hunter Mid gold in colour. It’s amazing how Semillon puts on weight as it ages. Lanolin and beeswax - you would swear this was aged in oak barrels but it is stainless steel all the way. Not as complex as other old Lovedales or Tyrrells Vat 1 I have had but still impressive. More gold medals than Michael Phelps!! — 6 days ago

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Napa Valley Merlot 1999

Dark fruits, sweet oak, still quite youthful and moderately tannic, medium-long finish, solid mountain Merlot, lovely wine made by my friends Jim and Barbara, RIP. — 23 days ago

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Ira Schwartz

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@Doug Powers I was amazed how well some of the vintages aged, one of the first mailing lists I enrolled in. Never Met them but always wonderful when we spoke on the phone .
Doug Powers

Doug Powers

@ira schwartz, Jim and Barbara Richards were some of the VERY nicest folks I’ve met in the wine industry!!!

Jim Barry

The Lodge Hill Clare Valley Riesling 2017

It has very sharp mineral with refreshing lime, grape fruit zesty aromas. Acidity is so high and finish lasts long with very clear acidity. — a month ago

St. Amant Winery

The Road Less Traveled Tempranillo 2017

Very dark. Holy high alcohol Jim! 14.9%. Smells a bit like port, grandma’s fruit cake, & blackberry/black cherry jam. Also like Christmas. I heard that from somebody. This wine is all Christmas. Flavor is similar to nose. Toasty, toffee, smokey, slightly raisiny. It has a nice dry, earthy finish though. The ink and graphite hint late. It’s a unique, big Tempranillo, but it’s tasty and delicious. Best on a cold night as the last one... — 6 days ago


Nausica Negroamaro Rosé

Had w/Donna, Jim & Rob on Locorotondo, Italy — a month ago

Jim Barry

The Armagh Clare Valley Shiraz 2012

This is close to perfection
Fairly big body not huge, but driven by an agility, suppleness, drinkability tremendously out of the ordinary
I have had other vintages and I must admit 2012 is arguably the best or close second to the 98.
Statement :I love Clare Valley shiraz, it is surely the most Rhone like 100% shiraz, for the big bold body u need to add malbec or mataro. Almost flawless
Silky tannin and long
— 2 months ago

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Ron R

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I have 3 bottles of the 98 stashed away. I shud get after em!
Ceccherini Cristiano

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98s are sensational, I am jealous 😉

Shafer Vineyards

Hillside Select Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Bill Bender

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I’m down with the friendship and the Shafer HSS but on the basketball 🏀 part I’m all Clippers since 1978 ✊🏽@Rob Brobst III
Tom Garland

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Bombed the 3s, but lost 97 to 99 to LA tonight...................
Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

It was ugly, but it was a win! Great night at Staples & great wine at the Palms at L.A Live