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!

Ruinart

Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay

Ruinart BdB always hits the spot ✨ Expressive citrus and toasty notes - paired very well with Peking Duck & caviar. — 3 months ago

Krystal Vento
with Krystal
Krystal, Shay and 32 others liked this

Tenuta San Guido

Bolgheri Sassicaia Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2015

This was tremendously good. There’s been tasty bottles of Sassicaia over the years but I don’t recall any as good as this - 2015 — 3 months ago

Iwan, Scott and 36 others liked this

Tablas Creek Vineyard

Côtes de Tablas Paso Robles Grenache Blend 2016

Great wine from the Tablas Creek lineup and in the low end of the price range. Vinous description below is spot on so won’t repeat here. — 3 months ago

Eric, P and 23 others liked this

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1985

I was not familiar with this vintage (85). Balanced, great wine — 3 months ago

Ken, Shay and 23 others liked this
Dr. Owen Bargreen

Dr. Owen Bargreen Influencer Badge Premium Badge

Great wine there

Louis Roederer

Cristal Brut Champagne Chardonnay Pinot Noir Blend 2008

🎂Birthday Wine 🍾🥂👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Best Champagne I’ve ever enjoyed!
“The Hype” is deserved! Believe the Winemaker, Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon-Chef de Cave of Louis Roederer since 1999 has said 2008 is his greatest Cristal to date! Seek out, cellar & consume all you can! Cheers, 🍾🥂
— 3 months ago

Tom, Hugh and 45 others liked this
Dr. Owen Bargreen

Dr. Owen Bargreen Influencer Badge Premium Badge

Great way to celebrate 🎉
Ron R

Ron R Influencer Badge Premium Badge

Happy birthday, bud!!! 🎈
Billy L.

Billy L.

@Dr. Owen Bargreen @Ron R -Thx for the BDAY wishes; Cheers 🍾🥂

Alberto Nanclares

Paraje Mina Rias Baixas Albariño 2018

Leesy cotton candy and grapefruit nose, exploding into lemon meringue and warheads and olive oil in your mouth. Long salty finish. Beautiful arc on the palate. Love. — 3 months ago

Chris, Ira and 12 others liked this

Denner Vineyards

The Dirt Worshipper Central Coast Syrah Blend 2017

Wow!!! Huge but smooth. — 3 months ago

Raul, Trixie and 19 others liked this

Clos Rougeard

Saumur Champigny Cabernet Franc 2010

Seth Morgen Long
9.3

Quite austere and very green, in a lovely way. Perhaps too young... — 3 months ago

Rob, Daniel P. and 20 others liked this

Sandhi Wines

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2017

Vibrant medium ruby with magenta hues; pronounced intensity aromas of ripe red cherry, ripe strawberry, strawberry jam, red plum reduction, mushroom, wet earth, subtle sweet spices, star anise; dry, medium plus acid, medium minus tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, pronounced intensity flavors consistent with aromas; medium finish, ripe fruit well balanced with structure, classic pinot flavors with some extra ripeness, well made, very good — 3 months ago

Paul, Severn and 16 others liked this