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05
2014
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2007 Vina Cobos Chardonnay Bramare Marchiori Vineyard,88 points

2007 Vina Cobos Chardonnay Bramare Marchiori Vineyard (Argentina, Mendoza) Pleasant vine from Argentina. This chardonnay was crisp and had flavors through the start to finish. Mid gold. Slightly cloudy. Rich buttery nose, touch of acacia. Big rich wine. Some citrus, freshly ...
Apr
14
2010
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Here comes Summer and time to fire up the grill! What wine do you choose?

I love to grill at home it’s easy, convenient and most of all, my wife likes the lack of clean up!! I have almost perfected the rib eye, just working on the timing!  But anyway, it got me thinking about when ...
Jan
09
2010
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Ramey Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2007, 90 points

2007 Ramey Chardonnay Russian River Valley (USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley) I enjoyed this wine very much and the experience was different.  The color was a nice golden yellow.  The nose had green apple, pear and some pineapple and mellon.  ...
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
26
2009
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Chateau Potelle Chardonnay VGS Mt. Veeder 1996, 86 points

1996 Chateau Potelle Chardonnay VGS Mt. Veeder (USA, California, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder) Beautiful golden color hinting on bright yellow. The nose has lemon peel, melon and anisette.  The palate is a little hot and not real long.  Very jumpy for a ...
Jul
13
2009
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Masi Masianco 2007, 88 points

2007 Masi Masianco Venezie IGT (Italy, Veneto, Venezie IGT) Carmel color.  This wine sways more to a sparkling wine feel.  Kind of like a Blanc de Nois Schramsberg.  Good tang to this wine and the fruit is present but not overwhelming.  The ...
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 ...
Oct
10
2008
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Chateau Boswell Chardonnay Dutton Ranch/Sebastopol Vineyard 2005 – 88 points

2005 Château Boswell Chardonnay Dutton Ranch/Sebastopol Vineyard I'm not a huge chard fan but this wine was a good time. Has an old world feel to it and I feel overall this winery is all quality and produces nice tasting wines. ...
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 ...
Jul
27
2008
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Palmaz Vineyards Johannisberg Riesling 2006, 89 points

2006 Palmaz Vineyards Johannisberg Riesling - Palmaz web site (USA, California, Napa Valley) Soft and buttery wine with citrus, nice fruit base and strong golden pear. A touch spicy, just enough tannins and a well rounded riesling. I enjoyed this wine and ...
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 ...

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