Mount Veeder Winery

Lokoya

Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Vanilla, black currant great structure and long finish. Needed +4 hrs to decant. Kayla says 9.6 also! — 3 days ago

Kayla Rebeca Campbell
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Mount Eden Vineyards

Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

2018 vintage. Oak a little showier than last visit 4.20.24. *Full disclosure* Probably my favorite CA cabernet for QPR purposes-year in, year out-since the early 90's. Not inexpensive, yet, in a world of ridiculous CA cab pricing, this is a bargain. Had I storage space and projected lifespan, would pick up two cases and crack a bottle every year starting in 2028. Some overt baby fat/oak to dissipate in anticipation. Currently, wanting more structure and depth but, given the track record with this wine/producer, it's enroute. 5.29.24. — 18 hours ago

Ted, Jan and 3 others liked this

Mayacamas Vineyards

Mt. Veeder Merlot 2013

Not as much fruit as later vintages, lovely structure tho and better at a higher end of temp range. — a month ago

Byron and Tom liked this

The Hess Collection

Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Deep Ruby with aromas of rich berry fruit, floral and complex spice, 76% Cab Sauvignon, 22% Malbec & 3% Petite Verdot . On the palate flavors of blackberry and blueberry with floral spice, integrated vanilla oak and earthy cinnamon. Fine soft tannins, long finish ending with fruit, spice, vanilla oak and soft earthy notes, will still develop! A nice fillet mignon with Cabernet gravy will go well. — a month ago

Paul, Tom and 1 other liked this

Mt. Brave

Mt. Veeder Red Blend 2014

2014 vintage. 5.14.24. — 15 days ago

Jonathan, Bob and 10 others liked this

Jim Barry

The Armagh Clare Valley Shiraz 2002

Note to self: Somewhat more evolved than expected. So check another bottle soon. — a month ago

Jan, Freek and 4 others liked this

Mt. Brave

Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Another bottle, a staple at our house. Always great. Same comments as before. — 11 days ago

Eric, Martin and 6 others liked this

Mayacamas Vineyards

Napa Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 1970

Legendary wine from the early 1970s. Still exhibits good fruit and excellent balance on the palate. Lingering aftertaste. Exquisite wine with no flaws. At its peak but should be around for years to come. A wine masterpiece. — 8 days ago

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Jim Barry

The McRae Wood Clare Valley Shiraz 2015

Plum, oak, vanilla, pepper, cherry. Bold palate with ripe dark fruits. Blackberry, fig, prune. Silky tannins.
— 15 days ago

Calera Wine Company

Jensen Vineyard Pinot Noir 1989

Delectable Wine
9.3

The 1989 Pinot Noir Jensen Vineyard from Calera is a real surprise. I am inexperienced with respect to mature Californian Pinot Noir, and Josh Jensen’s wine was a revelation. Candied red fruit commingles with blood orange and Kirsch, unmistakably not from Burgundy because it is too rich, but it is certainly not over-ripe. The palate is overly sweet and Californian on the entry. Still, there is structure behind this Pinot extant after more than three decades, with quite plush raspberry fruit on the quintessentially Californian finish. It's just a lovely wine that is, once again, perfect to drink now. (Neal Martin, Vinous, April 2024)
— 2 months ago