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Red

2005 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco

Nebbiolo more

5/25/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

Needs minimum 2.5 hr decant- medium plus bodied, above average balance, no where near prime, should reach prime in 7-10 years and last until 2035. Finish is good. Value is great.

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Rosť - Sparkling

NV Billecart-Salmon Champagne Brut Rosé

Champagne Blend more

5/22/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

Notably better than previous bottle. Good balance and finish.

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Red

2005 Jarvis Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley more

5/15/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

30 min decant- much better than last bottle, in prime, medium bodied, great balance and above average finish- will hold for another 2-4 years.

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Red

2006 Château Kirwan

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend more

5/15/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 91 points

Needs 30 min decant- near prime, medium bodied, average balance And finish.

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Red

2003 Domaine de la Vougeraie Clos Vougeot

Clos Vougeot Grand Cru Pinot Noir more

5/13/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

90 min decant- medium bodied, decent fruit left, average finish and balance- likely in prime but will hold for a while. Average value.

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Red

2005 Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard

Napa Valley more

5/11/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

Needs at least 2 hours in decanter- medium plus bodied, good balance and finish, this probably is near prime but will last 20 more years. Average value

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White

2009 Domaine Latour-Giraud Meursault 1er Cru Charmes

Chardonnay more

5/7/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

Needs about 60 min of air and then it starts singing, medium bodied and near prime, good balance and finish, average value and should hold for another 10 years

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White

2009 Cosentino Winery Chardonnay Barrel Select

Russian River Valley more

5/1/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

At its best about 90 min in, medium bodied, good balance and finish. Average value and in prime that should hold up another two years.

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White - Sparkling

1999 Billecart-Salmon Champagne Cuvée Nicolas-François Billecart

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5/1/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

Light plus bodied- Some mild disjointness early only that is quickly covered up by the above average finish. Overall solid wine. Average value.

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Red

2007 Signorello Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley more

4/29/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

Needs about 30 min to open up, full bodied, good balance and finish. Probably will reach prime in 1-2 years and last another 10. Good value.

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Red

2008 Donum Pinot Noir Carneros

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4/25/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

30 min decant- medium bodied good finish perfect balance in prime and drinking well, should hold for another 3 years but unlikely to improve. Good value.

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White

2009 Pahlmeyer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

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4/25/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: NR

After 1 hr decant this had no fruit left and was nothing like the previous reviews, only conclusion was this was an off bottle unfortunately.

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Red

2011 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Artemis

Napa Valley more

4/25/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 90 points

Needs a minimal decant- vintage at play in this muted, mildly diluted cab, balance is ok and no heat detected but a very boring wine.

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Red

1997 Allegrini La Poja Veronese IGT

Corvina more

4/24/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

From magnum- needs about an hour to open up- light colored and bodied, great balance, in prime, good finish, won't improve with time but will last for another five years- cheers to another great -1997!

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Red

2006 Honig Cabernet Sauvignon Bartolucci

St. Helena more

4/23/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

Needs a 45 min decant- medium plus bodied, good finish, in prime and unlikely to improve, good balance and should hold for 5 plus years. Average value

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White

2012 Château Carbonnieux Blanc

Pessac-Léognan Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend more

4/18/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 91 points

Needs about 30 min to open up- medium bodied, good balance, flavor profile dominated by pear, average finish, above average value.

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Red

2005 Massolino Barolo Riserva Vigna Rionda

Nebbiolo more

4/17/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

30 min decant- good balance, average finish- should hold for a while.

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White

2007 Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

Chardonnay more

4/16/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

Needs a 90 min decant- good balance and likely not in prime yet- should hold well for at least another 5 years. Average finish, average value.

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Red

2009 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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4/9/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

From magnum- needs about 90 min to open up- good balance, medium bodied, average finish, in prime, should last another 10 years but unlikely to improve. Given location of winery/grapes this is a good value.

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Red

2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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4/4/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 91 points

90 min decant, full bodied pinot, good balance, very much Cali fruit forward, spice notes mid way through to finish, good finish, should reach prime in 2-3 years and last until 2022. Average value

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Red

2004 Casisano-Colombaio Brunello di Montalcino

Sangiovese more

4/1/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 90 points

Needs a 2 hour decant- medium bodied, lacking concentration, in prime, some spice, average balance, somewhat boring but overall a pleasing wine. Will hold for another 3-5 years but likely will not improve.

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Red

2010 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

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3/28/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

From magnum- popped and poured at capital grille- medium bodied, average balance and finish- overall good quality and average value- should last for several years and reach prime in 1-2.

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Red

2010 Walter Hansel Winery Pinot Noir The South Slope Vineyard

Russian River Valley more

3/22/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

1 hour decant, medium bodied, good balance, in prime, good finish, good value. Will hold up for another 5 years easily.

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Red

1996 Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve

Napa Valley more

3/15/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 92 points

I would not decant this- will be ready to drink with 20 min in glass- medium bodied, good balance, fully rounded out, average plus finish, good value, certainly in prime and should hold up for a few more years but will slowly decline in years to come.

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Red

2009 Domaine Grand Veneur Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes

Red Rhone Blend more

3/13/2015 - N.Bonaparte wrote: 93 points

2 hr decant- medium plus bodied, velvety smooth, quite sweet, good balance, near prime, good finish and value. Should last for another 10 years but won't improve and will only thin out.

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