Tasting Notes

Wine Reviews

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2006 Bennett Lane Maximus

This full bodied blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and syrah is very well-balanced. It lacks the complexity of Napa's very best, but is delightful for its price point. It is also quite food-friendly, in part...
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Montes Purple Angel 2006

None-too-subtle oak. Very rich, naturally. Strong blueberry notes. Maybe too young; good acids on finish. One reviewer wrote, "one of the best Carmeneres available. If you don't think so, we're no longer friends." This is a big, deep, rich, powerful wine, Carmenere as good as it gets.