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28
2008
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Il Poggione (Roberto Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino 2003, 90 points

2003 Il Poggione (Roberto Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino - 90 points (Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino) Did a side by side with this wine and the younger little sister; Rosso Di Montalcino. Hands down the Brunello was the winner and ...
May
23
2008
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The Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon Allomi 2004, 89 points

2004 The Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon Allomi - Hess web site (USA, California, Napa Valley) Holy tannins explosion... But, in a good way because this is a nice balanced wine overall. The tannins really attack the sides of your tongue and stay ...
May
13
2008
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Steele Wines Zinfandel Old Vine Zin Pacini Vineyard 2005, 85 points

2005 Steele Wines Zinfandel Old Vine Zin Pacini Vineyard (USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County) The nose has lots of vegetable and caramel. The palate opens with blackberry, strong dark chocolate, and raspberry. Not outstanding but just ok for the money. I ...
May
09
2008
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Domaine Boisson Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes Cuvée Elisabeth 2005, 87 points

Domaine Boisson Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes Cuvée Elisabeth 2005 -87 points France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Nice nose, creamy with butterscotch, blackberry, black tea, and green peppers. Balanced nose and solid. Little earthy. The color is not extremely bold. Little thin but inline with a ...
Apr
28
2008
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Girard Artistry 2004, 88 points

Girard Artistry 2004 Impressive nose. Very rich dark purple-red, almost inky, color. Very minty with roses and lilacs and tons of eucalyptus. Good oak balance. The taste has a good soft balance of tannins. Not too hot, just enough. Loads of ...
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 ...

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