Walla Walla Valley, Oregon Washington

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Powerline Estate Syrah 2014

Shay A

My contribution for the evening. This was powerful after 2.5hrs in the decanter and EPITOMIZED WA state Syrah. A mix of Cayuse funk on the nose with more ripe producers on the palate. No fox fur type notes, but very stemmy (100% whole cluster) crusted by black peppercorn and black olive tapenade. Blood/iron rich at the front and mid palate before it turns more blue and black fruit dominant with a touch of sweetness. More savory than fruity with smoked brisket and jerky but a nice balance of baked fruit. Drinking fantastic right now. Runner up for Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Year in 2017. — 13 days ago

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Dr. Owen Bargreen

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@Shay A Those are brilliant wines. I can see the great range there 🍷👌
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@Dr. Owen Bargreen : Totally agree.

Cougar Crest Winery ( an Estate Winery)

estate grown cougar hills vineyard Block Eleven Syrah 2013

Upon the first few sips it had depth and a nice spice edge but it rapidly became flat. Lacked vibrancy. Was able to Stan up to it complement our pork bbq ribs. — 14 hours ago

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Kontos Cellars

Walla Walla Valley Malbec 2016

Exceptional! Smooth some what jammy. Plum berries. Great finish. Awesome paring with mild-medium cigar. — 3 days ago

Cayuse Vineyards

God Only Knows Armada Vineyard Grenache 2014

Chateauneuf-de-Pape made by strawberry elves living in mushroom houses. Magical stuff, seek it out, decant a good while. Floats over the palate, looooonnnnng finish. Suspect it will age beautifully. — 9 days ago

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Manny Abascal

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Great notes!
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Love that description!! @LM Segal happy Father’s Day brother
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You, too, Bill. Hope u had time with your girls! See u in SD soon if u don’t get to Montreal 1st.🍷

Reynvaan Family Vineyards

Foothills Reserve Syrah 2015

Kirk F

Funky. Iron, smoked meats, blood. Oddly Delicious. — 10 days ago

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Gramercy Cellars

John Lewis Syrah 2012


Particularly smooth for a Syrah, needs a fair amount of time in the decanter to appreciate the nuances of the blend. — 5 days ago

Spring Valley Vineyard

Frederick Estate Grown Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014

A very sultry-styled wine. The nose has ripe cherry and red berries, along with a smoky, low toned rushed stone minerality. Intense and round attack, with lots of ripe (but not overripe) fruit, vanilla, and smoke. Fairly long finish with a hint of bitterness at the very end. — 12 days ago

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Cayuse Vineyards

Armada Vineyard Syrah 2011

Mike R

I really love this wine and this vintage — 19 hours ago

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David L

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Love this wine. Just coming on it’s own now!
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SO jealous!

Five Star Cellars

Stellar Red Blend 2012

😭 when you open the last bottle and remember how good it is. Found this little gem while I was in Walla Walla cycling. Smooth. Classic cab. Not over done. Nice finish. Wish I had more. Great quality for price value. — 10 days ago

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Cayuse Vineyards

En Cerise Vineyard Syrah 2007

Rally nice tonight. Bacon fat, leather and black berries. This has a lot of the same characteristics as a classic northern Rhône. Pairing extremely well with the lamb. — 23 days ago

Mark, Shay and 8 others liked this
Shay A

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Great pull.
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Nice Esq!
Mike R

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Love this