Wm Morrison

Wm. Harrison Vineyards & Winery (William Harrison)

Napa Valley Petit Verdot 2013

Shay A

Not too often do you get to drink 100% petit Verdot. My last bottle after 2-3 the last few years. Double decanted, then consumed from bottle over the course of 6hrs.

Special anniversary bottling. 36 months in oak. Right off the bat, I’d say the wine likely needed/benefitted from that amount of oak due to how brash PV can be solo, but I’d also say it’s probably going to cause the tannin to outlive the fruit. Not as black as I expected in the glass, more of a deep red-purple. Aromatics of ripe red and black berry fruits, baking spices, dark cocoa, and dark espresso. For being all PV slathered in a lot of oak, it’s very elegant on the palate…seems like a merlot/Mourvèdre hybrid with its black cherry cordial, chocolate and slightly smoked meat notes. There’s a unique tangy-ness to the fruit, and a lot of tannin at the finish. No rush, but if you want a good bit of fruit to balance things out, maybe consume in the next 3-5yrs.
— 16 days ago

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Dawn E.

Dawn E.

@Shay A great notes! Recently had a 100% PV, didn't know what to think! Your insight helps!
Hugh O'Riordan

Hugh O'Riordan

I like their wines but only see them at vineyard
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@Dawn E. : You certainly don’t see PV on its own very often!

@Hugh O'Riordan : Same here. Their Simpatico is quite the value wine.

Domaine Chandon de Briailles

Les Lavières Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir

From Chambers Dec 6 2020. Drank 2017 on 4/3/2022 after move and Wm Byrd weekend. — 10 months ago


Brut Grande Bourgeois Champagne 1er Cru Pinot Meunier

From WM What’s Jason Drinking class 11/20/21. Couldn’t bring myself to open for class and had with Nashville hot chicken for Thgvg. Perfect mousse. Lemon pith, minerality, dry (near zero dosage). — a year ago

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Wm. Harrison Vineyards & Winery (William Harrison)

Simpatico Rutherford Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2015

15’ notes apply. Made some Ratatouille with a killer sauce. Killer wine and food. — 2 months ago

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Cozy food! 🍛Cheers!
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Nice! I hope you had a great thanksgiving! @Neil Valenzuela

Bodega Garzon

Reserva Maldonado Tannat 2019

Lovely day in Morrison with the gang for our ward cody and clint show!!!
Suggestion from the gentleman at the bar.
Dry dark fruit. Tannens are very present. Definitely get the bottle, Jodi. Who drinks just a glass?
— 4 months ago

Domaine William Fèvre

Les Clos Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 2010

Peter Marks

I’ve had many older vintages from Wm Fevre and after 15 years they start to fade but this bottle is perfection. Youthful green tinged color, green apple/lime nose, taut palate with just enough bottle age to add richness and roundness. — a year ago

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Estate Vineyard Fort Ross - Seaview Syrah 2019

From WM What’s Jason Drinking class 11/20/21. Young but aromatics open up - herbs, hibiscus. Def a lighter style Syrah. Cherry cola, faint fat and smoke. Finished off with Peno’s lamb ragú pappardelle. — a year ago

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Wm. Harrison Vineyards & Winery (William Harrison)

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark ruby color. Aromas of licorice, cassis, blackberry and toasted oak. Black fruit, raspberry and a black tea finish. Simply delicious! Paired nicely with a dry aged NY Strip. — 3 months ago

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Looks like a feast!🥩
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K Vintners

Morrison Lane Syrah 2013

Deep ruby in color with a wide reddish rim.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity.

Showing black fruits with light wood, spices, coffee, dark chocolates, earth, tobacco leaf, violets, herbs and peppercorn.

Dry on the palate with nice complexity and mouthfeel.

This is a delicious Syrah from Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel. Spicy and rich.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after an hour of airtime, when tannins show up. Gets earthier as it opens up with bitter vegetables and tar.

Even smoother after 2 hours of airtime. I did not decant it and left it in the bottle to open up.

Robert Parker 95 points.
Thank you Scott for sharing this with me.

Fruit forward with good structure, and a beautiful aromatic nose.

I paired it with a delicious burger.

100% Syrah grapes were aged in 40% new oak barrels.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

— 8 months ago

Scott McNamara
with Scott
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@Trixie definitely delicious 😋

Daniel-Etienne Defaix

Domaine du Vieux Chateau Vaillon Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay

From WM What’s Jason Drinking 11/20/21. Delicious. Ripe yellow apple, earthy. Searing acidity. — a year ago

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