Apr
15
2008
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Domenico Clerico Barbera d’Alba Trevigne 2003, 89 points

Domenico Clerico Barbera d'Alba Trevigne 2003 - 89 points Love the old world nose. Tons of oak, black cherry and cream. Really dry, like sand in your mouth, cool experience . Cherry base. Long palate and the transitons are very smooth ...
Apr
08
2008
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De Toren Fusion V 2004, 89 points

De Toren Fusion V 2004 Nice dark color. Nose is very fruity with roses and blueberries, dark chocolate and a hint of black currant. Really strong burnt log smell. Unique. Great palate with a soft rounded taste of sour cherries, black ...
Apr
07
2008
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Tenuta di Arceno PrimaVoce Toscana 2004, 85 points

Don’t bother. I usually like super Tucsons but this was a very simple wine. Light with not much body. Had chocolate, black currant and dark cherries on the nose. Kind of thin wine for a sangovisse. The palate was short ...
Apr
06
2008
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MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir California 2005, 87 points

Very musty on the nose. Green peppers and veggies are prominent. Hints of sour cherry and lilacs. Some people mention oak but I don’t get any oak at all. Light purple and a little thin. Definitely a young new world ...
Apr
05
2008
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Ben Marco Malbec 2004, 89 points

LOVE the nose on this wine, very floral, lots of fresh lilacs, kind of like baby-wipes in a good way. Nice black olives, wet logs, cedar, tobacco and kind of like a smokey burning cigar. Really cool and different nose. ...
Sep
19
2007
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Chateau Marjosse 2003, 86 points

Good for a better than average 12 dollar wine. OK for the price but a little disjointed. Good as a 12 dollar table wine. Light purple and a little brown on the color.The nose is crisp with butterscotch, black licorice ...
Jul
17
2007
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Le Galantin Pascal Bandol Le Galantin 2004, 88 points

The nose is really buttery. Very nice balance, cherry, vanilla and butter. Tannins are nice and strong with a fruity, cherry nice start. The mid palate is a little bacon fat with a good transition to the finish with little bitterness. The ...
Jun
06
2007
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Clos de los Siete (Michel Rolland) Huge disappointment 2005, 83 points

Extremely fruity nose, lots of blueberry and very soft and rounded, little green pepper. The color is a deep deep purple. Off to a great start. BANG, what the hell just happened- The palate is short with a very bitter ...
Jun
02
2007
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Castle Rock Pinot Noir Mendocino County 2006 – 85 points

Plum and apricot nose. Really like the nose, it is very soft. Nice start on the taste but quickly goes very dark and disjointed. Transition is so fast you really can’t get a good read on the start. No mid palate ...

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