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2008 Rubicon Estate Rubicon Rutherford Red Bordeaux Blend
3/9/2012 - BigBoy_Sonoma wrote:
90 points
Dark fruit, full mouthful of tobacco and spice. Secondary nuisances just starting to develop. Smokey oak on the finish. Nice length on the finish. It well balance and complex.
  • BigBoy_Sonoma commented:

    6/13/17, 4:37 PM - wow that was an old comment

    you would be correct it would be secondary nuances

2013 Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve Napa Valley
9/24/2016 - BigBoy_Sonoma Likes this wine:
98 points
Black fruit, red fruit, asian tea, cooa, spice, pepper, tannins on the finish, hints of eucayptus, complexity, hugh backbone, great lengh on the finish. A+ (97-98)
  • BigBoy_Sonoma commented:

    10/17/16, 9:34 AM - The 2012 are a drink now or later wine. Personally they are fantastic now, but will be in their prime in 2018 - 2025. The 2013 needs some serious decanting, their prime will 2020 - 2035. The 2013 are a slightly better wine and will age well for the next 30 years. The 2012 will collapse sooner and not age as graceful.

2011 Beringer Vineyards Quantum Red Wine Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend
3/8/2014 - BigBoy_Sonoma wrote:
89 points
Dark fruit, big cherries and blackberries, spice, thyme, pepper, hints of vanilla, cedar and oak. B+/A-
  • BigBoy_Sonoma commented:

    10/4/14, 3:56 PM - Beringer considers Quantum part of their reserve wines. The first vintage was 2010.

2008 Graton Ridge Cellars Petite Sirah Russian River Valley
6/2/2010 - River Rat wrote:
70 points
Oh what a disappointment. Not that I was expecting greatness but this wine was undrinkable for me. A heavy nose of urinal cake, dirty urinal cake that did not blow off even after 3 hours. The nose overpowered everything else this wine could muster up. Hope it worked as a drain cleaner. It made the 2007 Perrin and Fils Cotes du Rhone Reserve I opened in its' place taste downright collectible. After enjoying Graton Ridge's Estate Pinot Noir I was really looking forward to their PS. Buyer beware.
  • BigBoy_Sonoma commented:

    8/8/10, 5:32 PM - Are you sure the bottle wasn't corked?

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