Tasting Notes

Wine Reviews

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2007 Curran Grenache Gris Rose

This wine is the most beautiful dark salmon-colored rosé. This wine is produced from the Grenache Gris grape, which is one of the few "pink" grapes. This crisp rose had a ton of tropical fruit and melon flavo...
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2005 BearBoat Pinot Noir

The palate opens with a tsunami of unsweetened red fruit, cranberries and wild strawberries and cherries, along with some marjoram and sage. Some cocoa and black tea appear on the mid-palate. Tannins are firm a...
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2004 Bressan Schioppettino

Schioppettino is also known as Ribolla Nera. It had an explosive flavor, very concentrated dark berry flavors and elements of cigar box. Definitely a wine for wild game or steak. WHO Bressan WHAT Schiopetti...
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2007 Undurraga Syrah T.H.

The nose is a veritable fruit cocktail of blueberry, mulberry, black cherry, and a bit of strawberry. Surprisingly, there was far less fruit on the palate. It was darker, more brooding, with lots of black peppe...
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2007 Bitch

What comes to mind with this wine is Black Forest cake. I know Black Forest cake is not a flavor, per se, but the combination of flavors rushing onto my palate make me think of it: tart cherries, a little kirs...
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2006 Davis Bynum Pinot Noir

The flavors are typical of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, not over-ripe or over-oaked, but with plenty of red fruit, barely ripe strawberries and cherry stones, and black tea. What really makes it stand out, ...