Tasting Notes for PinkMoonWinery

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Red
2014 Bodegas Volver Triga Alicante Mourvedre Blend, Mourvedre (view label images)
3/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
Good, cassis, slightly alcoholic and sharp in the palate
Red
2012 Bodegas Volver Triga Alicante Mourvedre Blend, Mourvedre (view label images)
3/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Rich, opulent, modern, good structure, fun to drink
Red
3/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
nice salty-sweet play, a bit too alcoholic
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Red
3/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
80 points
Artificial sweetness, not balanced, not good
Red
3/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
89 points
a bit too alcoholic for my taste
Red
3/9/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
Needs a lot of air. Good but not among the best SQN
Red
3/9/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
96 points
Stunning wine, minerals, intense, rich and very very long!
Red
3/3/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
87 points
Extremely Cassis dominated, good but a bit one sided
Red
3/2/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
At this stage feels too modern and overly sweet. Wait
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White
2/27/2019 - PinkMoonWinery Likes this wine:
92 points
Rich and opulent, nearly Californian in style, this is surprisingly already approachable - thanks to the warm opulent vintage - but will definitely benefit from further aging. Great stuff!
White - Sweet/Dessert
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
95 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Black tea, pencil shavings, extremely rich and opulent, long, intense acidity which it really needs. Awesome
White - Sweet/Dessert
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
94 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Rose, apricot, candied sugar, dried apricots, dense and intense, but still manages to keep the balance somehow
White - Sweet/Dessert
1998 Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Saffron, botrytis, puff pastry, apples, tarte tatin, classic sauternes
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Red
1998 Château Duhart-Milon Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
91 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Peanuts, stables, eucalyptus, rather light with an intense acidity, perfectly ripe. Rather tuscany than bordeaux stylistically
Red
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
95 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Black berries, cassis graphite, licorice, sweet, rich, opulent and still harmonious. Great wine!
Red
1998 Château Grand Mayne St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Cassis, smoked bacon, bell peppers, classic bordeaux, but rather left bank notes...
Red
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
91 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Lovage, pepperonata, cheese, cassis drops,
Red
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
94 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Sunday roast, cigars, white pepper, velvety and smooth, dense
Red
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Chocolate, ground coffee, tobacco, iodine, geranium, blood, still very much alive...
White
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Flintstones, plastic, lemon, yellow plums, tangerine, round, creamy and beautiful
White
11/3/2018 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
20 years tasting - 1998: Beeswax, quince, pineapple, camomile, butter, great acidity. Man this aged incredibly well.
White - Sweet/Dessert
1/20/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
96 points
A Cappella (Martin's House): Candied sugar, black tea, peach, white grapefruit, extremely elegant, rich, opulent yet balanced and nearly light for such a massive wine. Stunning!
Red
1/20/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
95 points
A Cappella (Martin's House): Mashed potato, ripe, black cherries, cassis, milky way, milk chocolate, creamy, rich, opulent and balanced. Awesome
Red
1/20/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
A Cappella (Martin's House): Lactic, cassis, cherries, herbs, meat seasoning, mokka, some plastic, very warm in the palate, dense and long quite harmonious
Red
1/20/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
A Cappella (Martin's House): Caramel, fruit-in-rum, violets, some oak, massive acidity, floral, creamy but the acidity nearly overbalances that
White
1/20/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
A Cappella (Martin's House): Flintstone, lemon, acidity slightly too low for the power of the wine.
Red
2/16/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
96 points
Amazingly rich, opulent, velvety. This baby was ready to go right after we pulled the cork.

Perfect right now!!
Red
2/16/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
The cool vintage shines on through, elegant, plush, balanced, ripe, wonderful!
Red
2/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Beautiful balance, sweet, round, beautiful
Red
2/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
Barnyard, beautiful sweetness, nice fruit, tar, floral notes, harmonious,
Red
2/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Burnt rubber, coffee, dense, opulent, beautiful
Red
2/14/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Black tea, very elegant, beautifully balanced, herbs, camomile, still needs a lot of air
White
Waaaaay too young... needs at least 5 years to develop
White - Off-dry
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
91 points
Quince, vanilla, petrol, plastic, iced mint tea, very good acidity, mid-weight, mid length
Red
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
91 points
Lemon verbena, cassis, smoked bacon, nettle, lactic, not harmonious.

Let‘s hope for a better future
Red
Blackberries, cassis, chocolate, fairly short, rather one dimensional, drying out in the palate, weird aftertaste
Red
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
Fairly evolved, lots of tannins drying out quite a bit, Dark fruit, plums, over ripe, quite dense, long.

I‘m not sure if with time it will get better (more integrated tannins) or hurt (as it falls over)
Red
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Chocolate mousse, herbs, orange, fairly rich, opulent and long. Good acidity.

Fun to drink
Red
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
Very light, mineralic, balanced, good length, but needs air.
Red
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
83 points
Cow stables, pretty austere, sulfur, hmmm not sure this is for me. Maybe time helps?
White
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
91 points
Green tea, apples, vanilla, quince, good bitterness, healthy acidity. Special - but good!
White
1/31/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
90 points
Unseasoned Popcorn, creamy texture, low acidity, rather short but delicious
Red
1994 Château Lafleur Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/29/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
Very sweet, nearly Napa like, developed more and more sweetness with air, very elegant
Red
1986 Château La Mission Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/29/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
95 points
Classic, identical notes to last, needs a lot of air
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Red
1/27/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
96 points
Lots of Cayuse funk, well evolved, green olives, minerals, chocolate, ripe blackberries, opulent and long. Great stuff! One of my all time favorite Cayuses
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Red
1/23/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
93 points
Classic bordeaux, red berries, plastic, very elegant, balanced, white pepper, balanced long. Grand Cru Napa!!

Easily 20 years of life ahead... but so beautiful now, so why wait!
Red
1996 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/23/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
96 points
Licorice, banana, chocolate, lots of minerals, sweet, creamy, earthy, rich, opulent and very long. Needs some time in the decanter
White
1/19/2019 - PinkMoonWinery Likes this wine:
94 points
My best Gantenbein ever, beautifully mature but no sign of old age
Red
1998 Torbreck The Steading Barossa Valley Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
1/17/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Fairly elegant, light, balanced, quite long and still feels quite young, still some life left
Red
1/17/2019 - PinkMoonWinery wrote:
92 points
Fairly evolved, rich, opulent, sweet. Good but needs to be drunk up
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