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!


Toscana Red Blend 2010

60% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot & 15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Nose has spring rose, rain moistened red raspberry, black currant and fresh sage.

Palate has lightly tannic blackberry, wet leather, ripe black currant, cigar box, wet clay and tarry black cherry.

Paired with a long cooked Bolognese sauce over fettuccine. Decanted ~3hr, more time in the decanter would benefit. Future bottles can be 2022+

Happy Father's Day 2019 to all. Today I'm posting pictures of our kids, yes they are all furry, independent and somewhat self-interested. Two boys (8) and two girls (2), sisters, all rescued. They generally bring the utmost of joy to my life on a daily basis. It has been a rainy and relaxing day here, everyone is loving the slow pace of life today.

I think that Delectable needs to be able to tag cat+wine posts so that I can make a bookmark for felines.
— a year ago

Shay, David and 29 others liked this
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Aww I love that you rescued your kitties!
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@Severn Goodwin yep! I have a cat named Patience...will work on getting her!
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Jean Foillard

Côte du Py Morgon Gamay 2017

Typical bojo raspberries, boysenberry, tomato-y iodine quality. There’s more structure here compared w/the rest of the gang. — a year ago

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John, Juan and 19 others liked this

Domaine Fernand Girard

La Garenne Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Fresh. Tons of minerals in this crisp, refreshing wine. Some pear/ light green apple. Acidity spot on. Rocked with fresh halibut. — a year ago

Dawn, Severn and 17 others liked this

Michel Gahier

La Vigne du Louis Arbois Trousseau 2017

12.5%. Very very good. Hint of brett - tart and closed. But boy is this complex. Earthy, Kashmir red pepper, perhaps even a hint of tomatoes 🍅. Orange bitters on the back palate. Like silk much better than many Burgs I had in the last six months. From Max Kogod and I will buy the last bottle and the other cuvée from this producer best Trousseau I had in a long time! — a year ago

Hugh, Neil and 15 others liked this

Podere le Boncie (Giovanna Morganti)

Le Trame Chianti Classico Sangiovese 2015

Everything I like in a Chianti. — a year ago

Kimberly, Ryan and 18 others liked this

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

La Tâche Pinot Noir 2013

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Making a difficult vintage look easy — a year ago

Freek, Paul and 44 others liked this

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@jesus g Cheers 🍷
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E. Fuligni (Cottimelli)

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2013

As Always...A Bright Red Jewel — a year ago

Mike, David and 20 others liked this


Comtes de Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2006

Another beautiful bottle of 2006 champagne! Creamy texture with brioche and pears on the palate. — a year ago

Bill, Ron and 18 others liked this

Cruse Wine Co.

Deming Vineyard Sparkling Valdiguié 2018

Killing it on Father’s Day — a year ago

Shay, Hermes and 7 others liked this

Domaine Tempier

Bandol Rosé 2017

One of the world’s greats. A remember where you were when wine. It’s full and complete and symphonic, stimulating, and catalyst of imagery. Grounded sprawling Provençal herbs, white flowers fennel, and orange note. Sublime texture. Slippery, viscous, weighty, just barely verging in syrupy. Life moment for me. — a year ago

Ted, Stanley and 38 others liked this
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@Jay Kline i found for $32.50 in Austin (where I live). One left after mine. If you want me to buy for you and ship I’m happy to. Let me know.
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@Ely Cohn In!! Hit me up jaynkline@gmail.com