Mar
26
2011
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Chateau Pavie 2003, 93 points

2003 Chateau Pavie (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Emilion Grand Cru) From Jon Butcher The 2003 Pavie St. Emillion was one of the most enjoyable wine experiences I’ve had in a long, long time. At the outset, I’ll admit, there was a complex brew of ...
Nov
08
2010
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2009 Mollydooker Shiraz Velvet Glove, 94 points

2009 Mollydooker Shiraz Velvet Glove (Australia, South Australia, Fleurieu, McLaren Vale) I scored this wine 94 points because it was young but I can see this wine hitting 96ish easy.  After tasting the 2009 it told me I definitely want to ...
May
17
2010
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Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Sorì San Lorenzo 2001, 90 points

2001 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Sorì San Lorenzo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC) Complex wine and had some nice old world characteristics but i was expecting more. The nose was pleasant with dusty earth, dark cherries a hint of blueberries and some ...
Jan
25
2010
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Dow Porto Late Bottled Vintage 1963, 94 points

1963 Dow Porto Late Bottled Vintage (Portugal, Douro, Porto) A very rich ruby color. On the nose complex and with great purity of style. Intense fruit aromas, are complemented with hints of spices and violets. On the palate fresh and balanced, ...
Dec
21
2009
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Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella 1998, 97 points

1998 Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella (Italy, Veneto, Valpolicella, Amarone della Valpolicella) Flawless outstanding producer. I opened this wine up by accident and then went to my list to find it was about 450 bucks a bottle. Well... the good thing ...
Dec
18
2009
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WOW! Staglin Family Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 2004, 94 points…

2004 Staglin Family Cabernet Sauvignon Estate (USA, California, Napa Valley, Rutherford) At the Ritz Carlton in Las Vegas with my friend Spike.  We are sipping this Staglin overlooking the beautiful Lake Las Vegas which adds to the great experience. This 2004 Staglin ...
Apr
18
2009
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Sipping 1998 Staglin Cabernet with Gary Vaynerchuk, 92 points

Sipping Staglin Cabernet with Gary Vaynerchuk 1998 In Ft Lauderdale today with Gary Vaynerchuk for meetings.  We opened up a 1998 Staglin and I was a little surprised how earthy the 98 was.  As Gary said, "really Stinky",  that's kind of in ...
Dec
20
2008
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Chateau Ausone 1995, 90 points

1995 Château Ausone (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru) This Chateau Ausone was consistent for a St Emillion bordoux.  Quality wine and this 1995 was ready for drinking.  The color was on the brownish side. The palate started thin and was ...
Nov
17
2008
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Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard 2004, 90 points

Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard (USA, California, Napa Valley, Oakville) Had this wine at the Venetian in Vegas. Tasted side by side with Staglin Cabernet.  Great experience. Very strong nose of dark fruits, blackberry, raspberry and some dried roses.  ...
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 ...
Aug
03
2008
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1991 Chateau Mouton Rothschild wine review, 84 points

1991 Mouton Rothschild. (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac) I was looking forward to this wine. The 1991 vintage is one of the less desirable in 2 decades but I was still excited to try it. The cork was super soaked and still good ...
Mar
10
2008
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STAGLIN Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2004, 93 points

STAGLIN Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2004 One of my favorites. Bold, rich and plush, and this wine has balanced nicley, with plum, wild berry blueberries and smoky mocha-laced oak that’s woven into the flavor. Nice dark purle, close to a light brown. ...

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