Nov
06
2008
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Opus One Overture 2001, 87 points

2001 Opus One Overture (USA, California, Napa Valley) Had the Opus little brother.  Definitely not Opus but I think Overture is a better value for 45 bucks than Opus is for 150.  The color of this wine was constant with Opus but ...
Oct
21
2008
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Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Appellation Series San Francisco Bay 2004 , 88 points

2004 Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Appellation Series San Francisco Bay (USA, California, San Francisco Bay) Very enjoyable nose.  Plum, pear, strong musty ceder and black pepper.  Color is deep purple hinting on brown.  The palate is together and has a little hot bang ...
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. ...
Sep
29
2008
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J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon Seven Oaks 2006, 87 points

2006 J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon Seven Oaks (USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles) Nice color, deep purple.  The nose was enjoyable big black berries with cedar, green peppers and black pepper.  The palate was a little hot and a dryer wine ...
Sep
11
2008
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Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve 2004, 89 points

2004 Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve (USA, California, Napa Valley) While very good upon popping the cork and you could tell it's only going to get better. The nose had old world all over it with notes of ...
Sep
04
2008
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J Keverson Zinfandel 2006, 88 points

Heard from John Hazelewood at the vineyard on a post about the Sangiovese.  He mentioned to try the Zinfandel.  He was right and the Zin is much better and has more character than the Sangiovese.  This wine still had the ...
Aug
26
2008
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Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2004, 88 points

2004 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (USA, California, Napa Valley) 2004 was still a touch young but screamed of potential. A few more years and this Caymus will be right on. It was edging toward it's big brother Caymus Special select in ...
Aug
17
2008
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Chateau Branaire Duluc-Ducru 2004, 88 points

2004 Chateau Branaire (Duluc-Ducru) (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien) Decanted for about 30 minutes. Dark red color. Old world nose with floral and fruit. This Chateau Branaire wine tasting did not knock my socks off but it was balanced and a quality ...
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 ...
Jul
08
2008
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Chateau Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon & Dr. Crane 2005, 92 points

2005 Château Boswell Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To-Kalon & Dr. Crane (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena) Nice old world feel. Rich with mouth coating flavor and the tannins were perfect. Complex with black berry and coffee espresso and a bit earthy. AWESOME ...
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 ...
Mar
04
2008
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Oberon Merlot Napa 2005, 88 points

The nose had an old world smell to it. Good amount of oak and lots of black olive. More black olive than I have ever smelled in a red. It was pretty cool because I like uniqueness. Hints of cinnamon ...

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