Tasting Notes for ecola

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Red
2/10/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Rich and round with dark cherry, plum, long finish with moderate acidity.
White
2/10/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
88 points
Great sushi wine, need more.
Red
2/8/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
85 points
Consumed over three days and never really opened up. Well structured, just lacking flavor.
Red
2/8/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Big wine with dark fruit, toasty oak, balanced acidity. Typical ripeness for Calistoga, gripping tannins relax on day two.
White
2/8/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
87 points
Drink now, fading, but still ok.
Red
2/3/2020 - ecola wrote:
83 points
Nothing too exciting, drinkable, not much varietal characteristic.
Rosé
2/3/2020 - ecola wrote:
84 points
Average rose, a bit too much watermelon and fruit for me.
Red
2/2/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
88 points
Much better than expected. Rich red fruit, not too forward, but still leaning that way. Long lingering finish.
Red
1/31/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Smooth red berry, soft pomegranate and cranberry on the medium body. Balanced acidity and easy to drink.
White
1/29/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Rich and smooth, moderate acidity, melon, baked pear, and subtle floral flavors. Held up well over three days.
Red
1/29/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Medium to full body, red cherry, raspberry, soft acidity, smooth finish. Opened up with air. Drink now or over the next few years.
White
1/22/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
88 points
Smooth, rich melon, medium to full bodied, soft acidity. Nice match with sushi.
Red
1/20/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
94 points
Medium to full body, intense but balanced. Dark cherry, cedar, subtle spice, long and elegant finish. Drinking well right now.
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Red
1/19/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Earthy and funky aromas and flavors on day one. Smooths out on day two to reveal red cherry, red raspberry, and soft tannins.
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Red
1/18/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Delicious right now. Ripe blackberry and blueberry, soft tannins, subtle spice, smooth finish.
Red
1/17/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Balanced and elegant while intense. Red berry, subtle spice, medium to full body, delicious now but has improved on day two.
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Red
1/15/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
93 points
Smooth and elegant wine. Red berry with subtle smoke and beef jerky. Drinking so well young, but opens up and reveals more intensity with air.
Red
1/13/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Very smooth and soft at this stage, primary dark fruit is still upfront, elegant feel.
Red
1/13/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Still drinking well, herbal tone is present at first, but red fruit comes through with air.
White
1/13/2020 - ecola wrote:
84 points
Basic white wine, nothing too exciting or off putting.
Red
1/9/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
88 points
Medium body, earthy tones have taken over, red fruit in the background. Drink now, don’t see this improving.
Red
1/6/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Easy to drink, red cherry, pomegranate, cranberry on the medium body.
Red
1/6/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Medium body, smooth feel, red berry with subtle earth, moderate finish. Drink now.
Red
1/6/2020 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Big wine, dark fruit with a creamy mouthfeel. Oak is upfront but calms down with some air.
Red
12/30/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Very nice wine, smooth red berry, medium body, balanced acidity, long finish.
Red
12/30/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Smooth and rich dark dried fruit, earthy background, long finish. Drink now or over the next few years.
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White
12/24/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
88 points
Ripe whit fruit, paired well with scallops and a sweet corn, ripper relish.
White
12/24/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Rich and intense, medium to full body. Baked apple and pear with balanced acidity.
White
12/24/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
93 points
Rich feel, yet rations bright acidity. Stone fruit with subtle toast on the medium body. Drink now or over the next few years.
Red
2013 Repris Right Bank Blend Sonoma County Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/23/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Softens after some time in the glass. Smooth and refined red cherry, dark plum, and subtle spice. Long and elegant finish.
Red
12/23/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Bright red berry, dried cherry, medium to full body, earthy feel comes in on the finish. Very nice wine, smooth and elegant. Drink now or over the next few years.
White
12/22/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Delicious, juicy tropical fruit, soft mouthfeel, moderate acidity. Love the silky feel. Drink now or over the next year.
Red
12/22/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Big upfront dark fruit, oak, vanilla, moderate acidity, full bodied. Nice Napa cab.
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Red
12/17/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Black cherry, blackberry, toasty vanilla, cedar on the full body. Long finish with balanced tannin and acidity.
Red
12/13/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Rich, full bodied, smooth black fruit, subtle toast and soft tannins. Drink now.
Red
12/12/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Smooth and elegant, soft red berry, vanilla, cedar, subtle brown spice. Very well made.
Red
12/11/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Smooth, elegant, and refined red berry, soft tannins, and subtle spice. Drink now or over the next few years.
Red
12/9/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Drank over three days, held up each day. Medium body, bright acidity with red raspberry, dark cherry. Smooth on the palate, soft tannins.
Red
12/9/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Big dark fruit, but balanced. Lively acidity and a long finish. Very nice example of a fruit forward Napa Cab.
White
12/9/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
87 points
Bright citrus, herb, minerality on the light to medium body with a high acidity. Drink now or over the next year. Becomes basic after an hour.
Red
12/5/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Smooth and rich, subtle oxidation, dark fruit. Drink now.
Red
12/3/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
At first this is a bit too fruit forward but softens quickly to become balanced. Medium body, dark cherry, red raspberry. Long smooth finish.
Red
12/2/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Bold dark fruit, subtle smokiness, rich and intense on the palate.
Red
12/2/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
89 points
Soft, smooth, and elegant red berry, medium to full body. Better on day two.
Red
12/1/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
91 points
Rich and smooth dark fruit, blackberry and plum. Tannins are mellowing, long finish. Drink now or over the next few years.
White - Sparkling
11/28/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
92 points
Drinking very well right now. Rich, intense, and bold baked apple, pear, almond flavors. Acidity is still lively on the long finish. Drink soon.
Red
11/28/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Classic style of big dark fruit, full bodied mouthfeel, long juicy finish.
White
11/28/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
87 points
Earthy and subtle oxidative characteristics with soft white stone fruit. Light to medium body and bone dry. Opens up on day two to show more fruit and acidity.
White
11/26/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Baked apple, pear, pie crust, almond flavors on the very dry medium body. If tasted blind I would guess a 10 year old Chardonnay, so whatever that means. Crisp and long finish. Drink now or over the few years.
Red
2016 Cadence Coda Red Mountain Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/25/2019 - ecola Likes this wine:
90 points
Rich and smooth blackberry, blueberry, and dark cherry. Full bodied silky feel, long finish. Very nice wine.
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