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Red
2018 Impensata Merlot Ecotone Vineyard Napa Valley
12/18/2022 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
96 points
wonderful and surprising merlot
baking spice, cherry fruit, chocolate
  • JJB007 commented:

    12/18/22, 9:26 AM - we decanted two hours and it was pure after 3

Red
2018 Loveland Lee Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
11/11/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
96 points
structured tannin, black cherry, pepper, rose petal, thyme
  • JJB007 commented:

    11/12/21, 1:14 PM - we did 1 hour

Red
2011 Angwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain
7/3/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
95 points
rose, wood, herbs, blackberry, spice rasberry, tobacco
  • JJB007 commented:

    8/15/21, 4:24 AM - you are spot on

  • JJB007 commented:

    8/15/21, 4:27 AM - i agree. these are cellaring very well. I am not sure on the drinkability date

Red
2013 Memento Mori Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
8/7/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
97 points
silky smooth tannins, blueberry, cherry, plum, see salt, wonderful finish very intriguing
  • JJB007 commented:

    8/8/21, 4:30 AM - i dad not tried the 2012

  • JJB007 commented:

    8/8/21, 4:31 AM - the 2013,and 2015 were recommended to me

Red
2018 Lerner Project Cabernet Sauvignon Project 18 Napa Valley
7/10/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
95 points
floral. mocha, spicy, citrus, fruit flavors, flour, sweet, fine tannins
  • JJB007 commented:

    7/10/21, 11:07 AM - yes for two hours. did not try 4

Red
2018 Bevan Cellars Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend
7/4/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
94 points
a little heavy- the Merlot overpowers the Cabernet Franc
I dad a galss after 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours
needs at least 2 hour decant
  • JJB007 commented:

    7/4/21, 11:43 AM - I agree

Red
2018 Arcudi Cabernet Sauvignon Terramagra Napa Valley
3/28/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
95 points
aromas of exotic spice, salt, flowers, soft tannins, butter, earth, citrus, breeze
tastes of flour cake, broad integrated tannins, butter, earth, a very unobtrusive wine
  • JJB007 commented:

    5/26/21, 12:06 PM - the Julian Fayard Sleeping Lady is a 100. i night a case as soon as I tasted it. phenomenal wine

  • JJB007 commented:

    5/26/21, 12:19 PM - I had the 2018 Julian Fayard Martinez vineyard - very similar

Red
2018 Memento Mori Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
5/17/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
98 points
creamy chocolate, moss on a forrest floor, sage, tea, herbs, floral
  • JJB007 commented:

    5/17/21, 12:22 PM - 3 hours before r

Red
2018 Cattleya Cabernet Sauvignon Meeting With The Mentor Coombsville
1/29/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
97 points
dark berry, dark plumb, black currant, mocha, dark chocolate, tobacco aka cigar box, macerated blackberry, persistent fine grain tannins, acidity with citrus maybe grapefruit, vanilla, safe: in fact, going to order a case
  • JJB007 commented:

    5/9/21, 6:56 AM - Yes decanted 1 hour. that is what I did ordered 1 wine to taste then a case to lay down

Red
2015 Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
3/5/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
95 points
this is a good wine; however, the 2015 is drinking better
  • JJB007 commented:

    4/4/21, 4:40 PM - meant 2012

White
2017 Didier Dagueneau Pouilly-Fumé Silex Sauvignon Blanc
8/29/2020 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
99 points
this is phenomenal. The citrus taste is perfection with a satin finish
  • JJB007 commented:

    3/24/21, 5:26 AM - right out of the bottle- we had it chilled perfectly and consumed over 90 minutes. phenomenal wine

Red
2018 Julien Fayard Cabernet Sauvignon Classic Napa Valley
2/15/2021 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
96 points
we really like this wine, but are not ordering more
  • JJB007 commented:

    2/25/21, 4:34 AM - the only reason that I did not buy more as it is an excellent wine is I have a large cellar and are not entertaining as much as I used to

  • JJB007 commented:

    3/13/21, 8:11 AM - i think 12 to 15 years

Red
2016 Narrow Bridge Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Ynez Valley
5/3/2020 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
96 points
like it so much ordering a case:
a blend of tannins and acidity, perfect peppery spice, black cherry, aromas of flowers,leather, earth
  • JJB007 commented:

    3/10/21, 1:30 PM - ACME FINE WINES
    St. Helena
    www.acmefinewines.com

  • JJB007 commented:

    3/10/21, 1:37 PM - ask for Lauren 707-963-0440

Red
2003 Château Montrose St. Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend
12/10/2020 - T.E.D. wrote:
94 points
U Club NYC bottle. Very firm and showing good gravel, stone, minerals coupled with stone fruits and hard berry. Really aromatic and structured. We’ll made.
  • JJB007 commented:

    12/15/20, 3:39 PM - I would recommend a two hour decant

Red
2012 Arietta Cabernet Sauvignon 88 Keys Coombsville
3/14/2016 - JJB007 Likes this wine:
94 points
hints of blackberry and blueberry and strong tannins
  • JJB007 commented:

    2/4/20, 3:34 AM - i agree
    priced to high

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