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!

Macauley

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

92-93. Black cherry, dried herb, leather, savory, touch of mocha. — a year ago

Shay, Eric and 23 others liked this
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Billecart-Salmon

Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart Brut Champagne Blend 2002

Effortless elegance. Soft and powdery on the palate, pastry dough, crushed shell, lemon curd, white peaches. Crazy good — a year ago

Pooneet, Jason and 17 others liked this

Alex Foillard

Cote de Brouilly Gamay 2018

Top tier gamay. Elegant, silky texture, medium plus acidity. I give this the edge over the Brouilly bottling from ‘18. Earthy tones in the background, packed with ripe cherry and raspberry notes. Picked up weight and depth with air. Smooth finish. — a year ago

Rob, Lyle and 10 others liked this

Azienda Agricola Elvio Cogno

Cascina Nuova Barolo Nebbiolo 2016

I usually wait until later in the Fall to have Barolo, but I got ahead of myself! What a great one. On the brighter, juicier side. Red fruit forward with herbal earthiness and subdued tannins. Tasting great after 4 hours. Curious how the rest of the bottle will be tomorrow. — a year ago

Ira, Jonathan and 8 others liked this

Amici Cellars

Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Really nice wine from a great vineyard. Aromatic and full bodied. Blueberries, blackberries, silky tannins, structured really nicely. 1.5 hour decant and it was fully opened. Beautiful wine. — a year ago

Eddie, Ericsson and 8 others liked this

Domaine Louis Michel & Fils

Forets Chablis Premier Cru Chardonnay 2017

Such a pure drinking wine, found tongue was wrapped in buttery dandelion leafs very traditional notes — a year ago

Peter, Paul and 9 others liked this

Antigal Winery & Estates

Uno Mendoza Malbec 2017

Rich, opaque garnet coloring and a heady earth, spice and medium berry scent. Yummy black and red berries, light tannins, and an easy acidity. Very, very good. — a year ago

Paul, Dawn and 10 others liked this

Brigaldara

Case Vecie Amarone della Valpolicella Corvina Blend 2012

Tried ‘11 & ‘12 together. A blend of 40% Corvinone, 30% Corvina, 15% Rondinella, remained indigenous grapes derived from 18-acre vineyard, grapes dried for several months using appassimento method. Ruby with with aromas of dried fruits with pepper and smoky spice notes. On the palate ripe blackberry and cherry flavors, savory, with citrus, tobacco & cacao. Soft ripe tannins, chewy on long finish ending with a juicy fruit and oak spice character. Both great! — a year ago

Charles, Ericsson and 12 others liked this

La Granja Nuestra Señora de Remelluri

Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2011

An intense and big boned Rioja this is.
Nose of oak, vanilla, dark fruit, plums, leather, smoke, cocoa. Very nice palate of chocolate covered cherries and licorice. A Rioja of great depth and length. Want some more please…
— a year ago

Jamie, Sander and 11 others liked this