Robert Karcher

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Les Grands Blancs Extra Brut Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay

A really pretty pale copper color with effusive, tiny little bubbles. The nose blossoms with notes of purple flowers, oyster shells, and crisp lemon zest. Plenty of salinity and toasty characteristics as it continues to open up and evolve over time, as is customary for a good proper Blanc de Blancs. Buttered biscuits shine as well as chalk. Sit with this for a little while. Really take it in. It’s so very nice.

Pure Chardonnay from family owned Grand Cru vineyards in Les Mesnil-sur-Oger and does that terroir ever speak through this wine. Based on a blend of the 2015 and 2016 vintages with an extra 20% of reserve wines. Extra Brut dosage of 3 g/l allows the wine to speak for itself. Crisp acidity and beautifully mouth puckering. The palate closely follows the nose with more pronounced autolytic notes and crushed herbs and spices. It’s not a competition but this NV entry level stands tall next to more prestigious champagnes out there.
— 2 days ago

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Nice review!🥂

Robert Mondavi Winery

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Now that I am officially finished working as a RT; and have had both vaccines; my family is allowing me back visit. This wine was my Christmas Gift from my brother. When I told him that I would probably wait 5 yrs. to consume; his face fell. I could tell that he was excited that I try the wine! 🤗 Of course! Although this wine is young! Mondavi! Such balance...swirling for 90 seconds. Tight but the elements for a very nice wine are standing up proudly!
I need to find another 2016..and open in 5 years! My score is low..considering potential!
— 22 days ago

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@Sharon B thanks Sharon! Hope your weekend is good!


Cheers. Love that wine.

Robert Biale Vineyards

Gaudi Carli Vineyard Barbera 2003


Another very pleasant surprise! Old vine Barbera from 1920s, dark color and a very interesting nose of black fruits and mature berries with earthiness. Nicely balanced and texture is lively and velvety with long finish. Big surprise for a Californian Barbera and with aging. Excellent. AA11! Only 85 cases. — 13 days ago

Robert Keenan Winery

Napa Valley Zinfandel 2014

Solid Zinfandel. Moderately full body, moderately dry. Blackberry and black cherries. — 8 days ago

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Raen Winery

Cuvée Royal St. Robert Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2018

Surprise of the night. Cherry and raspberry with fresh potting soil, sandalwood and some herbs. Think I’m a fan of whole cluster fermentation. From Wine Merchants Best of the West 4.10.21. — 5 days ago

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Robert Mondavi Winery

Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1985

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Beautiful note!

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Very nice
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🙌🏼 classic Mondavi reserve rarely fail to impress. Cheers @Rob Brobst III

Robert Keenan Winery

40th Vintage Napa Valley Merlot 2016

Lovely soft oak nose. Full body, moderately dry, soft, smooth. Blackberry and plum. Nice! — 8 days ago

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Domaine du Tunnel (Stéphane Robert)

Cuvée Prestige St. Péray White Rhône Blend 2016

This is simply fantastic at this stage. Lychee and pine apple on the nose. Incredibly fresh and vibrant on the palette. Tropical fruits with a lingering zeste of lemon as aftertaste. This went through a little dormant phase a while back but only to emerge with much more complexity and pleasure. — 12 days ago

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Robert Young Estate Winery

Big Rock Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Big notes of caramel and vanilla on the nose. Blackberry, black currant and black cherry fruit flavors with notes of sweet spices and earth. Dark purple color. Full bodied and loaded with fruit. Plush and round with a touch of sweetness on the long finish. — 11 days ago

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Samuel Robert Winery

Vintner's Reserve Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Rosé 2020

Vibrant deep pink. Juicy strawberry and red cherry on the nose and the medium bodied palate. Firm, mouth-watering acidity and… oh let’s cut the pretense! This is freaking great. Full of fruit, like an Anjou, but dry and refreshing. I honestly can’t think of a better all-around rosé. You like ‘em fruity? This is your wine! You like ‘em crisp? This is your wine! But a bottle and drink it now with a salade Niçoise or soft cheese or just alone as a sipper. — 24 days ago

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