Feb
28
2010
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Just received my Schramsberg Vineyard shipment and newsletter

I just received my club member newsletter today from Schramsberg Vineyard.  I am overloaded daily with information and it is very rare that I get the time to read what comes across my desk.  However I stopped and read this ...
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, ...
Jan
01
2010
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Inniskillin Vidal Sparkling Icewine 2007, 90 points

2007 Inniskillin Vidal Sparkling Icewine (Canada, Ontario, Niagara Peninsula, Niagara Peninsula VQA) Went to Capital Grille in Boca Raton to have desert and wine.  Decided on the Inniskillin Vidal Sparkling ice wine. I've never had the sparkling version of the vidal before.  $135 for ...
Dec
25
2009
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La Sirena Moscato Azul 2008, 87 points

2008 La Sirena Moscato Azul (USA, California, Napa Valley) Highly rated from my friend Gary Vaynerchuk so I wanted to try. The 2008 Moscato is a little over rated thus far to me. The color is almost clear with a hint ...
Nov
16
2009
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Rare Wine Company Heritage Madeira Boston Bual Special Reserve , 90 points

N.V. Rare Wine Company Heritage Madeira Boston Bual Special Reserve (Portugal, Madeira) Had this with dessert at Spaiggias in Chicago.  Very Interesting Maderia.  I found this to have a dynamic feel to it and a 4th dimension.  This was doing all kinds ...
Jul
10
2009
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Caymus Conundrum White Wine 2007, 87 points

2007 Caymus Conundrum  White  Wine (USA, California) Medium golden color. Great bouquet of  banana, mango and apricot. The palate has good fruit, very vibrant; pears, papaya, very tropical on the mouthfeel.  Feels a little sugary.  It is a soft wine on the ...
Aug
30
2008
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Palmaz Vineyards Muscat Canelli Florencia 2006 – 88 points

2006 Palmaz Vineyards Muscat Canelli Florencia - Palmaz web site (USA, California, Napa Valley) Nice soft Palmaz desert wine. Not over the top but good quality. The color was almost like water... I guess that would be no color. No... it had ...
Apr
27
2008
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DOLCE Far Niente 1998, 89 points

DOLCE Far Niente 1998 - 89 points How sweet it is. I tried this also in Atlanta. Really smooth dessert wine. Lots of peach and plum on the nose and a very sweet smell. Really gold in color. The palate was ...
Apr
13
2008
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Peller Estates Cabernet Franc Signature 2003, 90 points

Peller Estates Cabernet Franc Signature 2003 Very nice Ice wine. The nose just hit you hard of fresh berries and cream with loads of cherry. A very soft and rounded smell. Full-bodied with soft, silky tannins and balancing acidity. The palate ...

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