Senses Margaret River Shiraz 2007

Very soft showing great age characteristics. With smoked ribs — a year ago

Samantha FergusonCheryl thomson
with Samantha and Cheryl

Winter's Hill Vineyard

Watershed Pinot Gris 2016

Apple, ripe pear, lemon curd, limestone, hay and hints of dried apricot. Good acidity and balance. — 3 years ago

Franz Gojer

Glögglhof Südtirol Karneid Kerner 2017

Liked this very much. With Bob & Karen Thompson at Watershed @ The Owl — 3 years ago

Château Canon

Saint-Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2018

Delectable Wine

The 2018 Canon was picked starting on September 7 and finishing on October 9. Given a two-hour decant, it reveals a surprisingly precocious bouquet, more exuberant than I recall from barrel, offering predominantly black fruit, though the floral element is now amplified and masks the crushed limestone I observed previously (for how long?) The palate delivers multilayered black cherry and blueberry fruit, wrapped up in supple tannins and such a cashmere texture that it feels deceptively approachable when in truth, it has the substance and persistence to merit long-term aging. I wagered that it is the best Canon since the watershed 2015. Don’t expect me to alter that view. (Neal Martin, Vinous, March 2021)
— a year ago

Des Challieres

Des Challieres Côtes du Ventoux Grande Réserve 2016

Corkage at the Watershed at the Owl. $13.50 bottle from Wine Thing. Really liked this smoky black cherry easy drinking Ventoux. — 3 years ago

Weingut Niklas

Alto Adige Schiava 2016

Love this wine. Light, tart, strawberry fruit. At Watershed @The Owl — 3 years ago


Senses Margaret River Zinfandel 2012

A nice surprise. A gift for my 50th from a good friend and mentor. Typical ripe fruit and exotic spice of Zinfandel but restrained and fresh. Really enjoyed it. 👍 — 2 years ago

Winter's Hill Vineyard

Watershed Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2016

Cherry, cranberry, rhubarb, vanilla and oak. Light-bodied and moderate tannins. — 2 years ago

Domaine le Sang des Cailloux

Cuvée Azalaïs Vacqueyras Red Rhone Blend 2015

Very funky and reductive at first. Really came around after 30 mins in the glass. A terrific wine once its opened up. I would give this a couple hours in a decanter if at home. With Bob & Karen Thompson at Watershed @ The Owl — 3 years ago