Tasting Notes for ravbik

(901 notes on 672 wines)

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Red
1/12/2020 - ravbik wrote:
89 points
Well balanced cab. Medium tannins, earthy , ripe cherries ,
Red
1/12/2020 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Big full bodied ripe Syrah. Very hedonistic
Red
1/11/2020 - ravbik wrote:
96 points
The wine has medium acidity. It smells like red currant, cherry and cedar. The wine finishes long. It tastes like black pepper, strawberry, red currant, black currant (cassis) and rose. The wine looks garnet colored. The legs are medium. The wine has juicy texture.
Red
2016 Two Hands Hopes and Dreams Barossa Valley Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
12/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Well balanced great bouquet
Red
12/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Great place
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Red
2013 Saxum Broken Stones Paso Robles Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
12/1/2019 - ravbik wrote:
96 points
Ripe full bodied complex red
Red
11/28/2019 - ravbik wrote:
88 points
Matured and likely starting to decline
Rosé - Sparkling
11/24/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Nice refreshing rose
Tart cherries slight sweetness
Mild biscuit
Everyone loved it
Red
11/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Moderate tannins, lots of sediment
Raspberry, sour cherries, earthy, flint, mild leather.
Relatively mature but amazing how much tannins and life left
Red
11/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Matured. Lots of tertiary notes
Crisp sour cherries, mild leather, mild tannins
Red
2007 Shafer Relentless Napa Valley Syrah Blend, Syrah (view label images)
11/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Ripe complex red . Full bodied. In great place
Red
11/23/2019 - ravbik wrote:
92 points
Amazing how young this tastes with moderate tannins . Took about three hours after decant
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Red
11/23/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Wonderful bouquet. Complex roses, cherries, pepper , Tannins have definitely mellowed. In a good place
Red
11/17/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Complex well balanced Syrah. Well done Mike Officer!
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Red
11/15/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Great value wine. First a little funky musty. Then after one hour, that went away. Nice bright cherries, medium body, all spice , mild cinnamon and pepper. Crisp nice acid .
Loved it
Red
11/10/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Very pleasant maturing Syrah. More secondary notes of pepper, red meat, tobacco
Red
11/5/2019 - ravbik wrote:
89 points
The wine looks ruby colored. The legs are medium. There is light sediment in the bottle. It smells like strawberry, raspberry, cinnamon and clove. It tastes like strawberry, sour cherry, black pepper and clove. The body is medium. The wine has smooth texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has medium acidity, crisp and refreshing. lots of good Oregon wines in this price range though
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Red
11/3/2019 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Full bodied Zinfandel. Nice bramble acid. Blackberry, raspberry, stemmy, oak . Some jammy toast and decent balance
Well made
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White - Sparkling
11/3/2019 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Disgorged in 11/2016
Very nice, toast, biscuit, hay. Mild citrus, vanilla, Marcona almonds , crisp and refreshing
Red
11/1/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Mature, tart cherries, black pepper, nice oak, violet and roses .
Red
11/2/2019 - ravbik wrote:
92 points
Mature, full bodied. Nice complex notes or cherries, pepper, soft tannins, nice acid . Drink up
Red
10/19/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Big, bodacious Pinot. Not for burgundy fans
Really enjoyed, full bodied, complex Cali Pinot
Gorgeous bouquet
Better to serve colder at cellar temperature
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Red
10/18/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Bid full bodied over ripe red typical of booker
Not much nuance here
Still relatively young
Red
10/11/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Complex, full bodied but a little bit too over ripe and sweet for me
Red
10/13/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Well balanced zin
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Red
2011 Quilceda Creek Palengat Red Wine Horse Heaven Hills Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
10/6/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
It smells like blackberry, eucalyptus, black currant (cassis) and rose. The body is full. The wine finishes long. It tastes like cherry, blackberry, medium toast, chocolate and black currant (cassis). The wine looks garnet colored. The legs are fast. The wine has round texture.
Red
9/27/2019 - ravbik wrote:
88 points
Good. Everyday Italian wine. Nice fruity with cherries , mild rhubarb and some crispy finish
Red
9/26/2019 - ravbik wrote:
85 points
Decent wine. Still young with rough edges. Full bodied needs to paired with hearty meal
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Red
9/28/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Great value wine. Well balanced medium to full bodied . Gorgeous bouquet of roses, strawberry , mild acid, vanilla, slight stone . In a very good place
Red
9/14/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Wonderful well balanced Pinot with cola, red cherries, mild vanilla and mild oak
Red
9/15/2019 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Big, ripe complex full bodied wine. Blackberry, plum, pepper, vanilla, oak still relatively young
Red
9/3/2019 - ravbik wrote:
89 points
Solid wine. Good balance of ripe red fruits , mild smoke, meat and some acid . Got better after 2 hours decant
Red
2015 Saintayme St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
8/30/2019 - ravbik wrote:
89 points
still very young. will try again in a couple of years
Red
8/24/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Better bottle than before. Candied cherries, vanilla, mild cola, light oak and well balanced acid
Red
8/16/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Interesting, medium red. Good balance of fruit and acid
Red
8/23/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Full bodied , meaty, definitely better colder. More floral notes after two hour decant . Even better on second day.
Red
8/22/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Initially a bit off and funky but after one hour decant showed finesse with ripe cherries , mild cola and slight pepper and vanilla
Red
8/18/2019 - ravbik wrote:
88 points
Starting to decline
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White
8/17/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Rich full bodied Chardonnay. Lemon , butter , oak , white pepper and sea shells
Red
8/13/2019 - ravbik wrote:
91 points
Classic smooth well developed red burgundy
Red
2010 Château des Annereaux Lalande de Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
8/10/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Fully developed claret. Definitely better with food and 2hours of decant .
Red
7/31/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Full bodied complex cab. What a great place this is in . So well balanced
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Red
7/27/2019 - ravbik wrote:
95 points
Very surprised how good this was. Almost new world with dark cherries, cola, but old world backbone with acid, earthy notes.
Red
2009 Clos du Marquis St. Julien Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
7/25/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
The wine looks purple colored. The legs are medium. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like tobacco, garrigue, thyme, violet and rose. It tastes like black currant (cassis), cherry, flint, black pepper and chocolate. The body is full. The wine has silky texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has medium acidity.
Red
7/19/2019 - ravbik wrote:
92 points
Crisp, brambly zin. Medium plus . Decent acid .
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Red
7/14/2019 - ravbik wrote:
93 points
Smooth full bodied complex Syrah. Everyone loved it
Red
7/9/2019 - ravbik wrote:
94 points
Same as before
Red
7/5/2019 - ravbik wrote:
90 points
Classic full bodied merlot
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