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04
2014
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Chateau Clinet 1995, 89 points (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol)

1995 Chateau Clinet (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol) This 95 Chateau Clinet was a well balanced soft wine.  The color was deep purple and was muddy giving it a brown hue.  What I expected for this 95.  The nose was delightful and earthy, ...
Nov
05
2010
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Feudi di San Gregorio Pàtrimo Campania IGT 2005, 92 points

2005 Feudi di San Gregorio Pàtrimo Campania IGT (Italy, Campania, Campania IGT) Great surprise. Beautiful full bodied old world wine. This wine was a treat with a nose of blackberries, spices and nice balance of oak. The palate was balanced ...
Dec
23
2008
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Quintessa 2005, 90 points

2005 Quintessa (USA, California, Napa Valley, Rutherford) Really solid wine every time I have it.  Has an old world feel that I really like. I like the 04 a little better than the 05 just because the 04 was a touch smoother. Dark purple ...
Dec
17
2008
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Chateau de La Tour Clos Vougeot 1997, 87 points

1997 Chateau de La Tour Clos Vougeot (France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos Vougeot Grand Cru) This chateau was earthy. Color was on the brownish side from the age and producer.  Pretty typical burgundy that could probably use about 20 years.  ...
Nov
24
2008
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Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve 2004, 90 points

Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve 2004 (USA, California, Napa Valley, Carneros) The Cakebread reserve chard was smooth, well rounded and flavorful.  Nice golden color.  The nose is sweet with pineapple, pear, and a great dose of french oak.  The palate was very balanced ...
Nov
09
2008
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Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Gaston 2002, 88 points

2002 Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Gaston (USA, California, Napa Valley) Nice soft and balanced wine.  No one flavor or characteristic came out which made this feel like a real quality wine.  The nose was mild with light oak, floral and cherry. The ...
Aug
08
2008
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Chateau Boswell Winery – Must have for investment or enjoyment

Chateau Boswell Winery - Chateau Boswell Website Hi everyone. Ok, I did not want to put this video out originally but I'm going to now. Why you ask? Well I am floored at the amount of hits to my blog for ...
Jul
31
2008
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Chateau Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve 2005, 89 points, Watch this video

2005 Château Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena) I felt the regular Bosswell cab was a bit more exciting. The reserver was good quality and softer but not as BANG as the regular cab. Dark purple. Blackberries, ...
Jul
08
2008
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Chateau Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon & Dr. Crane 2005, 92 points

2005 Château Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To-Kalon & Dr. Crane (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena) Nice old world feel. Rich with mouth coating flavor and the tannins were perfect. Complex with black berry and coffee espresso and a bit earthy. AWESOME ...
Jul
06
2008
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Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grown 2004, 89 points

2004 Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grown (USA, California, Napa Valley) Dark purple with aromas of jammy berry. Nice nose. Nectar with medium tannins. Thick wine with loads of chocolate, raspberry, blackfruit, vanilla, and a hint of citrus. The finish is long ...
Jul
03
2008
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Two Hands Grenache Aerope 2004, 90 points

2004 Two Hands Grenache Aerope - 90 points (Australia, South Australia, Barossa, Barossa Valley) Very good wine but I thought it was a little thinner than expected. Red fruit on the nose. Blueberry and raspberries on the palate with hints of cream ...
Jun
25
2008
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Mount Veeder Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2004, 89 points

2004 Mount Veeder Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 - 89 points (USA, California, Napa Valley) Very nice nose and has an old world feel to it. Lots of smoke and oak on the nose. Red fruits on the palate with a medium ...
May
07
2008
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Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2003, 87 points

2003 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley Ok... now everyone is going to give me a hard time on this one, but I was not impressed. Pretty bad week so far on the tastings. In Phoenix at ...
Jul
17
2007
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Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate 1996, 92 points

Solid "old world" red wine. Tons of Berries and very aged smelling oak. Very together nose that is plentifully and balanced. The palate had nice balanced oak, blackberry's, and black current and still have a nice "old world" taste to ...

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