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!

Château Minuty

Rose et Or Côtes de Provence Rosé Blend 2021

Absolutely delicious summer afternoon in a glass. Fruity and smooth, could drink a whole bottle. Enjoyed in Tallinn with Jonny, Wilson, and Duke. — a year ago

Severn, "Odedi" and 1 other liked this

Nickel & Nickel

C.C. Ranch Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

100% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged 18 months in French oak, 48% new, deep Ruby with aromas of berry fruits, cigar box, lavender and eucalyptus scents. On the palate flavors of black cherry, plum and currants with cacao, floral and minty notes. Fine dusty tannins, long finish ending with fruit, — a year ago

Rob, Daniel P. and 7 others liked this


Tychson Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

It’s been a long day…couple of days actually. I’ve been lucky to get some buffalo loin and this beautiful wine from Colgin to pair. Deep dark fruits, dark chocolate and espresso. The winemaker describes the 2017 vintage as having a sense of clarity and purity, something we could all use a little more of these days. — a year ago

Eric, Ethan and 13 others liked this

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Halenberg GG Riesling 2020

German kings! Both with outstanding clarity and detail; the wine with some reduction, lime, pineapple, marzipan, rubber, herbs, shortcake, and a long finish; the Brinkmann with perfect tempo, weight and room-filling perspective. — a year ago

Ira, Philip and 11 others liked this

Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Clos de la Maréchale Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2007

This has really developed since my last btl showing sweet red fruits, lots of spice, earth, mineral & rose petal. Another great 07 that hit the spot. — a year ago

Severn, Eric and 12 others liked this

Tenuta Greppo (Biondi-Santi)

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2019

Annata Biondi-Santi. This is absolutely delicious. Always special from this producer. Love the color. Classic Sangiovese. Orange rimmed next to the pale red. Balanced between some grippy but delicate tannins and approachable fruit. The nose has some spice and some earth but they don’t bring a kick so much as depth. The bottom line is you can tell it’s great because the wine drinks so fast! — a year ago

Shay, Jonathan and 21 others liked this

Sager & Verdier

Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2020

This is a very tasty Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley.

Lighter on the nose and dry on the palate, with medium plus acidity.

Showing limes, citrus, green apples, grapefruits, light earth and white pepper.

Showing nice complexity with a soft mouthfeel. Juicy and entertaining.

Better on the palate and simpler the nose.

Nicely balanced, crisp and refreshing, and good by itself or with food. A good party wine too.

I paired it with fresh oysters.

91 points.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

— a year ago

Dick, Daniel and 21 others liked this
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Lovely pairing 😋

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Schramsberg Vineyards

J. Schram Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2012

Late post from last night. A friend brought for my birthday dinner celebration at a local BYOB (Urbano Cafe- I wish Dallas had more). Stunningly beautiful! Fresh, rich, and everything good! — a year ago

Shay, Ira and 11 others liked this
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Happy birthday! I love those Schramsberg sparklers…and yes, definitely wish there were more BYOB spots in DFW.
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Paul K

Happy Birthday @Deborah M ! You celebrated well!

Domaine des Ardoisières

Argile Rouge Gamay Persan 2019

light bodied high acid ⚡️🍷 ~ red berries, slightly herbaceous, mountain minerality 🤘 — a year ago

Martin, Peter and 8 others liked this

Joel Gott Wines

815 California Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Color of dark purple, look dense. Nose of ripe dark fruits, some milky chocolate, some aldehyde, some spice, some more blackberry and cherry jam, and a bit oaky. Nose is pretty good. Taste follows the nose, with dominant currant and ripe grapes, plus oak, refined tannins, and subtle acidity, a bit peppery spice, lots of flavors and tasty. Aftertaste is also quite long and clean. Just a bit too sweet for me. But a good one. — a year ago

Ron, Martin and 1 other liked this