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  1. jwgauthier


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  • 2004 J. Rochioli Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

    For the drinking window we are clearly opening this bottle a little late in the game, but that said... A little alcohol in the nose along with the some red fruit notes including raspberry. First impression is heat. A little something on the initial attack, but the mid-palate is ZERO and the finish is ZERO. Would have liked to try this 5 years ago. But today, just not an altogether enjoyable experience. This wine is DONE.

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  • 2002 Sine Qua Non E°

    Probably waited far too long to drink this...Still pleasant but didn't yield the typical SQN experience. While the SQN essence still shown through a bit, I'm guessing we caught this bottle much too late in its lifecycle. Had it with home-grilled hamburgers and the food most certainly enhanced it. One bottle left - won't keep if cellared for very much longer that's for sure.

    Nose hinted of strawberry. This Syrah Rose is definitely not what we'd consider to be a summer wine at this point...

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  • 2001 Harlan Estate The Maiden

    We agree pretty strongly with DCWINO. Totally out of balance. Needs to be decanted probably 6-8 hours or more. Certainly did not help the food. For a wine this pedigree, very disappointed and was hardly worth drinking. Perhaps we had a bad bottle and will try it again in the future hoping for a more enjoyable experience.

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