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2008 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley more

4/11/2011 - mikev101 wrote: 86 points

OK...I must be missing something here...I was looking forward to drinking this since it arrived in November 2010. Decanted for 3 hours. First impression was HOT HOT much overpowering alc. 3 hours later not much had changed. Had many of the typical Cab characteristics - dark fruit, oak, coffee.....but this was NOT the $50 wine I was expecting based on the rave cellartracker reviews....Would take the Provenance Rutherford for 1/2 the price.

  • Comment posted by markjahnke:

    4/11/2011 6:34:00 PM - No offense, but this wine is way young, and I wouldnt expect much at this stage, but I alsohaventtried it. My sixer will rest for a few more years before I pop one...


2006 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley


12/21/2010 - winelovr2001 wrote: 85 points

This is not pinot. Pruney, alcoholic, no varietal character. Hopefully they move from this style or I won't be a customer much longer.

  • Comment posted by markjahnke:

    12/21/2010 6:26:00 PM - Not to be a jerk as I too have not been impressed with '06's from a ton of producers, but with a waiting list 7000 plus deep, there is surely someone to take your place. I prefer the '05's and '07's to the '06's, and trying to drink man of our '06's down...

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