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2007 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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5/20/2015 - Forklifts11 wrote: 91 points

Delicious. Ready now great legs. Cherry and coffee flavors.

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2010 Miner Family Chardonnay Wild Yeast

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5/20/2015 - bestdamncab Likes this wine: 90 points

Nose of citrus, lemon wax, mango, and touch of minerals, more of the same on the palate, medium body, great choice with Chinese Basil Salmon, slightly passed its prime, still tasty with a hint of butter and nuts, long, fruity finish.

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2012 Miner Family Malbec Napa Valley

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5/17/2015 - Tkbiddleclan wrote: 90 points

A great steak wine. Well balanced with integrated tannins.

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2012 Miner Family Chardonnay Napa Valley

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5/16/2015 - rgidwani wrote: 89 points

Crisp and refreshing. Good but not great.

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2011 Miner Family Pinot Noir Carneros

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5/14/2015 - Wino Laurie wrote: 90 points

Medium bodied with strawberry and white pepper notes. Good balance. Paired beautifully with grilled wild salmon.

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2009 Miner Family The Oracle

Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend more

5/14/2015 - happytom Does not like this wine: NR

Me no like. It has that green bell pepper taste that I do not like. I was hoping for a Napa style Bordeaux but it wasn't happening. Tasted more like a cool style Argentinian Bordeaux to me. Unfortunately a business associate talked me into splitting a case. Oy Vey. Hopefully the green notes will assimilate given time.

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2007 Miner Family The Oracle

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5/14/2015 - mdp.blue Likes this wine: 90 points

Oracle seldom disappoints. The 2006 is a superb, medium weight, Napa blend. One hour decant - good to go. Consistent structure, nose and taste over five hours. A hint of pepper and mature fruit.

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2006 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville

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5/9/2015 - wmccone54 Likes this wine: 92 points

Love Oakville Cabernets, structured, dry, earthy, and lots of spicy red currant, arguably the Heart and Soul of Napa. Serious wine!

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2008 Miner Family Chardonnay Wild Yeast

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5/8/2015 - Sheldog wrote: NR

One of my favorite Chards. I really love the Wild Yeast from Miner. Full bodied and buttery with a unique pear and vanilla on the palate. The butteriness begs for food to drink with it. We had it with Sushi but I didn't do so well on the pairing. Perhaps if you stay away from the wasabi. ;-)

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2010 Miner Family Malbec Napa Valley

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5/6/2015 - Bob in NC Likes this wine: 90 points

A great steak wine. Wonderful nose, good balance between the dark fruit, earthy components, black pepper spice and dusty tannins.

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2006 Miner Family The Oracle

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5/3/2015 - studleytrey wrote: 90 points

New world bomb style Bdx blend from CA. Dark fruits galore explode from the glass on nose and palate, along with vanilla and oak spice. This gets better as it's open longer (only tracked this half-bottle for a few hours), with some tar and mushroom coming in, and dark and blue fruit shifting to red. Give the next one a few years; I think it's gonna get better.

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2007 Miner Family The Oracle

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5/2/2015 - Mrp2008 wrote: 93 points

Really in a good spot. Should drink really well from now and the next several years. Just slightly turning a corner and softening its tannic structure. Incredible nose, some black pepper, red and blue fruits. Mid-weight, nice finish. 92-93 pts

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2010 Miner Family Chardonnay Wild Yeast

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4/18/2015 - bestdamncab Likes this wine: 90 points

Nose of citrus, lemon/lime and tangerine, touch of minerals and butter, more of the same on the palate, medium body, great choice with a huge vegetable/grilled salmon salad, my alternative to Napa Valley Chardonnay, lots of complexity, slightly on the down hill side-time to drink up, still tasty, with a medium/long finish.

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2010 Miner Family Chardonnay Wild Yeast

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5/1/2015 - bestdamncab Likes this wine: 90 points

Nose of citrus, lemon/lime and mango, wet slate, with a hint of butterscotch, more of the same on the palate, medium body, half way between a white Burgundy flavors and a Napa Chardonnay, good complexity, smooth and supple, showing its age, slightly passed its peak, tasty, slight, crisp, medium/long finish.

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2005 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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5/2/2015 - wynnewood500 Likes this wine: NR

This was terrific. No notes.

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2008 Miner Family Pinot Noir "777" Rosella's Vineyard

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4/30/2015 - hosscrow Likes this wine: 95 points

The best, most balanced, delicious and most expressive Santa Lucia pinot I have tasted. Pommard like in its insistent nose and taste. A hint of cola balanced by cherry fruit and earth notes. I hope that there is some of this to try tomorrow. Beautiful bright brick red pinot color. Ready to drink at 7 years old. Nose develops as the wine opens. Intoxicating, complex nose of light red fruit , a hint of cola and of earth, beautifully integrated. with a knock out taste of light red sweet berry fruit, tart acidity, a hint of oak a fruit. A finish to die for, goes on and on and knits the pieces together so that I yearn for another taste. Balance and the typicity of the SLH make this wine a stand out.

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2005 Miner Family Pinot Noir Garys' Vineyard

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4/25/2015 - Jab_343434 wrote: 91 points

Great Pinot, still drinking well considering it's an 05.

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2002 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville

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4/24/2015 - Bob in NC Likes this wine: 91 points

Drank this alongside the '01 vintage. Both wines were great with clear vintage differences. Some of us enjoyed the '02 more before the introduction of food. The '02 had a much more expressive nose, an a more youthful jammy fruit palate and black pepper middle and great weight.

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2001 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville

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4/24/2015 - Bob in NC Likes this wine: 91 points

Drank this alongside the '02 vintage. Both wines were great with clear vintage differences. We enjoyed the '01 with food (steaks) better than the '02 due to its more earthy components and dusty light tannic finish. Had nice brambly fruit, pencil lead and cedar flavors.

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2011 Miner Family Pinot Noir Carneros

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4/18/2015 - Sheldog Likes this wine: 90 points

Very nice Pinot! It is in a good place right now age wise. I love the balance between fruitiness and old world structure. It was enjoyed by all who drank it. Drinking within a couple years is a good recommendation.

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2009 Miner Family Cabernet Sauvignon Stagecoach Vineyard

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4/21/2015 - asplatt19 wrote: 92 points

Very nice. Silky tannins and light oak, some cherries and licorice.

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2012 Miner Family Pinot Noir Garys' Vineyard

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4/18/2015 - Grb040 wrote: 88 points

30th Addy Bassin's California Barrel Tasting (The Mandarin Oriental Hotel): 87-89
Insanely light in color, light ruby, smell roses and strawberry or cherry soda

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2013 Miner Family The Oracle

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4/18/2015 - Grb040 wrote: 88 points

30th Addy Bassin's California Barrel Tasting (The Mandarin Oriental Hotel): 87-89
slight pepper, overall was a tad bland, fruit with sweet note

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2010 Miner Family The Oracle

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4/18/2015 - Grb040 wrote: 90 points

30th Addy Bassin's California Barrel Tasting (The Mandarin Oriental Hotel): 89-91
smelt grass, burnt wood, green peppers and tannins

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2013 Miner Family The Oracle

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4/18/2015 - cab blends wrote: 91 points

California Tasting (Barrel Tasting and an slight older): A hint of black pepper on the nose. Strong tannins 8/10 - very similar to the 2010

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