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04
2008
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Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five 2004 – 87 points

Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five (USA, California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District) This is a new world feeling wine with black fruits, berries with flowers, and chocolate. Rich and weighty on the palate with soft tannins and a touch of acidity. ...
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
22
2008
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Prunotto Barolo 2000, 89 points

Prunotto Barolo 2000 (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo) Decanted for 1 hour. The color was deep purple leaning toward the brownish side. The color and nose really yelled "old world" with leather, plum and raisins. Good start. The palate was not as exciting. ...
Aug
11
2008
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Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2003, 86 points

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley (USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley) This Jordan Cabernet was thin in color and structure. A light purple and toward the pinkish hue. The nose was pleasant and fresh. not a huge smelling wine but clean smelling. ...
Jul
16
2008
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Chateau Boswell Jacquelynn Cuvee Blanc 2007, 90 points

2007 Château Boswell Jacquelynn Cuvée Blanc - Web site (USA, California, Napa Valley) Not even released yet and it was very good. Did a tasting at the winery with the owner Josh. Very nice place. Small, quaint and exudes quality. This 2007 Cuvee ...
May
13
2007
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A Glass of Vino?

OK, here it is, finally. All my friends wanted to hear from me all all the wines I have been tasting and to hear what has been going on. See, I have been fortunate to be able to taste a lot of ...

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