Tasting Notes: Weekly Roundup

Happy Friday! Before we celebrate the coming weekend, we want to look back on drinks the Delectable community enjoyed and consumed this week. We've gathered a handful of reviews and notes that caught our eye. From detailed notes to standout photos, the Delectable community was busy this week, and there are so many great posts to read. Mark your favorites and pick up a bottle to try this weekend. Cheers!

Paper Planes

Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Rosé 2018

Really nice Rosé Peeps! 🐣
Presents with a lush mouthful unrippend cherries...melon..subtle white flowers..watermelon rind and minerals!
Alc. 12.5% which I appreciate..feeling lucky that I found a bottle of this! 🙆‍♀️
Stay strong and try and relax...we will survive the times! 💆‍♀️
— 2 months ago

Shay, Eric and 32 others liked this
David T

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@Dawn E. I meant to mention this last night. See if you can find some Ferren Rose. For Napa/Sonoma Rosé, a little better than the Paper Planes.
Dawn E.

Dawn E.

@David T thank you will look for it!!
Dawn E.

Dawn E.

@Delectable Wine why is this wine not showing on my profile list?

Sandlands

Lodi Cinsault 2018

Violet, raspberry, strawberry, lightweight and pure 😍 — 2 months ago

Severn, Shay and 22 others liked this

Foreau - Domaine du Clos Naudin

Vouvray Sec Chenin Blanc 2015

Muted aromatics of orange. Palate of apple and pear with a herbal overtone. Taught minerals and bright acid support it’s medium weight. Very dry, almost austere. Nevertheless a very distinctive wine just chocked full of style. Excellent with roasted chicken breast with truffle and confit chicken leg from Covid-19 take out from @Copine. — 2 months ago

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with Judy
Robert, Ira and 15 others liked this

Aubert

Hudson Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay 2014

This will not be confused with Burgundy, but a beautiful Cali Chard and nice pair with Shelter in Place Shabu Shabu ala Misuk. A crowd (of two) pleaser. — 2 months ago

Ira, Shay and 36 others liked this
Bill Bender

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Shabu Shabu reminds me of an INXS album
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@Bill Bender Great band Bill. Michael Hutchence was one of the great frontmen of all time. Up there with Freddie Mercury and Mick Jagger IMO.
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I totally agree @Bob McDonald he was a game changer. Sad final chapter.

Hirsch Vineyards

San Andreas Fault Pinot Noir 2017

A bit more body, richer fruit density. Day 2 getting a more old world Burgundian style showing through. — 2 months ago

Keith, Mike and 25 others liked this

El Silencio

Mezcal

Eric S
9.5

“The Cure” takeout cocktail from Gravity Tavern in Mill Valley. El Silencio, apricot, apple brandy, chamomile lavender tea, and lime oil. — 2 months ago

Tom, Severn and 15 others liked this

Franco Fiorina

Barolo Nebbiolo 1967

Great virtual tasting tonight with my great friends. This wine was just gorgeous with a nose of truffles, potpourri, pine needles, and dried roses. On the palate, dried fruit and roses followed later by sweeter fruits and hints of balsamic. Really lovely. I just wish we could have tasted this together in person! — 2 months ago

Eric, Severn and 48 others liked this
Bill Bender

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Holla 🙌🏼 @Eric LaMasters big baller move with the ‘67 Barolo. Props.

Château Talbot

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

This Talbot is in the zone, full-on pencil lead and camphor leads a fleshy, sexy but high-class experience. Merlot-driven black-red fruit shines through, tannins resolved and big, round with a smoky tobacco on the back end. Nice. — 2 months ago

Kirk, Keith and 39 others liked this

Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2007

Bottle 2,000 on delectable.
Had to go with my favorite opus. Parkers original score of 95 is a moot point now. I wish I had kept more of these instead of flipping on auction a few years ago.
— 2 months ago

Paul, Anna and 34 others liked this
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@Rob Brobst III @Paul T- Huntington Beach better open (9) more bottles tonight.
Paul T- Huntington Beach

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Yeah that’s been discussed already, what we see in our own post & bio is different from others view of post@David T shows about 20 bottles less than what he see’s on his bio🤷🏼‍♂️