Oct
15
2008
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Alvaro Palacios Priorat Les Terrasses 2004 – 89 points

2004 Alvaro Palacios Priorat Les Terrasses (Spain, Catalunya, Priorat) The nose has smoke, herbs, dark cherries and tobacco with some vanilla. Very deep purple in color. Balanced acidity. Smooth mouth feel. Seems a little smother a couple hours into the opening. 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 ...
May
15
2007
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Duckhorn Merlot 2003 – 89 points

Sour cherries, clove and blueberries on the nose. Nice deep ruby color. Very little heat and the start is soft and smooth. Lots of fruit and plum in the start with a hint of French oak. A nice transition through ...

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