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Red
2006 Cosentino Winery The Poet Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend
6/24/2019 - Thurashe Likes this wine:
91 points
Has held up well. Excellent fruit and balance
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    6/27/19, 2:24 PM - Hi Thurashe - I'm confused. Based on your very positive review and the fact that you "Like this wine", how does it end up with a 79 rating? Is that a typo?

  • NoWineWiz commented:

    7/1/19, 12:07 PM - No worries Thurashe, thanks for the update and response! I'm excited to open my bottle. I continually worry that I am holding onto bottles too long, even though they are stored well.

Red
2013 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville
3/18/2017 - Petrusian wrote:
Vino muy cerrado, no está listo para beber aún, le falta tiempo en botella
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    6/6/19, 7:55 AM - "Wine very closed, not ready to drink yet, it lacks time in the bottle."

Red
2006 d'Arenberg Shiraz The Dead Arm McLaren Vale
2/23/2019 - maxima wrote:
88 points
Encore assez dense et extrait, confituré et presque syrupeux.
C'est simple et soyeux, facile et un brin sucré.
Long avec un peu de chauffe, un verre est presqu'un repas.
Je suis ailleurs!
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    3/20/19, 5:14 PM - "Still quite dense and extracted, jammy and almost syrupy. It's simple and silky, easy and a bit sweet. Long with a little heating, a glass is almost a meal. I'm away!"

Red
2000 Château Léoville Poyferré St. Julien Red Bordeaux Blend
1/24/2019 - Renevin Likes this wine:
96 points
Très beau vin, encore beaucoup de fruits. Nez écurie, terre. Beaucoup d arômes. En bouche, tout est en rondeur, très ample et de belle longueur. Beaucoup de fraîcheur Excellent
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    2/26/19, 1:14 PM - "Very nice wine, still a lot of fruit. Stable nose, earth. Many aromas. On the palate, everything is round, very ample and of good length. A lot of freshness. Excellent."

Red
2009 Carpineta Fontalpino Do Ut Des Toscana IGT SuperTuscan Blend
1/27/2016 - Vince_chip Likes this wine:
90 points
Bien bon, belle longueur.
Assez complexe, belle bouche ronde et bon fruité.
Carafe à aider un peu, un petit 30 minutes ne nuit pas.
RQP ***1/2 (compte tenu du prix relativement élevé)
À boire d'ici 2019 maximum (pas de grand bénéfice à le garder beaucoup plus longtemps selon moi).
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    2/3/19, 5:33 PM - "Good, good length.
    Pretty complex, beautiful round mouth and good fruit.
    Carafe to help a little, a small 30 minutes does not hurt.
    RQP *** 1/2 (considering the relatively high price)
    To drink by 2019 maximum (no big benefit to keep it much longer in my opinion.)"

Red
2009 Carpineta Fontalpino Do Ut Des Toscana IGT SuperTuscan Blend
4/25/2016 - phil the agony wrote:
90 points
Une de mes premières bouteille mise dans le cellier.
Carafé une heure, il était légèrement meilleur dans ma mémoire il y a de cela quelques années.
Des fruits légèrements confiturés, bien frais et une bonne longueur.Je trouvais qu'il manquait un brin de complexité.
Beau maintenant...
16.5/20
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    1/24/19, 11:00 PM - "One of my first bottles put in the cellar. Decanted a hour, it was slightly better in my memory there for some years. Lightly jammy fruit, fresh and a good length. Found that it lacked a bit of complexity. Beautiful now ...
    16.5 / 20.

Red
2009 Jessup Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Lot 3 Napa Valley
3/26/2017 - NoWineWiz Likes this wine:
91 points
Really enjoyable nose and palate of dark berries, black cherry, fresh leather and sandalwood. Soft but distinct tannins and a smooth, full, medium long finish.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    1/9/19, 5:15 PM - Thanks for the comment, that is great to hear Doc! I still have 2 more to open . . . I can't wait !

    You should add a review directly to the wine so that others see it!

Rosé
2016 Adobe Guadalupe Uriel Valle de Guadalupe Rosé Blend
4/6/2017 - H187fn wrote:
NOTAS DEL ENÓLOGO
Esta mezcla de variedades nos da como resultado
un vino muy fresco, afrutado y complejo en aromas.
Vista: Rojizo claro brillante.
Nariz: Resaltan aromas a flores con presencia de
aromas a frutos rojos como frambuesas y cerezas
rojas.
Boca: Presenta una buena acidez, buena persistencia
y muy fresco donde siguen resaltando sabores
a fruta roja.
Maridaje recomendado: Mariscos, paella y
queso suaves.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    11/18/18, 10:01 PM - "WINEMAKER'S NOTES
    This mixture of varieties gives us as a result a very fresh wine, fruity and complex in aromas.

    View: Bright light red.

    Nose: Highlight aromas of flowers with presence of aromas of red fruits such as raspberries and red cherries

    Mouth: Presents a good acidity, good persistence and very fresh where flavors continue to stand out as red fruit.

    Recommended pairings: Seafood, paella and soft cheese"

Red
2013 Francesco Sobrero Barolo Ciabot Tanasio Nebbiolo
2/6/2018 - Andre Brattland wrote:
91 points
Druene til denne vinen kommer fra tre vinmarker rundt Castiglione Falletto som vinifiseres hver for seg og blendes sammen før flasketapping. Vinen har en hel måned med skallkontakt før modningen skjer på de tradisjonelle store bottiene i 30 måneder før tapping.

På nesen kommer det en ytterst klassisk tradisjonell Nebbiolo-duft med sine modne kirsebær, stall, tjære, roser, samt et fint steinpreg som gir et relativt komplekst og fint aromabilde.

Vinen har som ventet bra fylde og vinen brer seg fint ut i munnen. Her er det modne, lett sødmefulle kirsebær, roser og et lett trevirke som preger vinen med sine faste piggrådaktige tanniner og fine syre. Vinen har en lang utgang også. Dette er en vin som åpenbart trenger sin tid i kjelleren, men et godt kjøp er det. 91 poeng.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    11/13/18, 12:06 PM - "The grapes come from three vineyards around Castiglione Falletto, each of which is vinified individually and blended together before bottling. The wine has a whole month of skin contact before maturation occurs on the traditional large bottles for 30 months before tapping.

    On the nose there is an extremely classic traditional Nebbiolo scent with its mature cherry, stall, tar, roses, as well as a fine stone poem that provides a relatively complex and fine aroma.

    As expected, the wine is well filled and the wine grows well in the mouth. Here are ripe, light sweet cherries, roses and a light wood that characterizes the wine with its firm spike-like tannins and fine acid. The wine has a long output as well. This is a wine that obviously needs its time in the basement, but a bargain is it. 91 points."

Red
2008 Bodegas y Viñedos Maurodos Toro Viña San Román Tinta de Toro, Tempranillo
1/1/2017 - bsouligny Likes this wine:
95 points
Wow un autre inctoyable toro, nez complexe de bleuts cuits,cacao,cassis,tabac et garrigue.en bouche envloppant gras,tannins tres noble acidité douce,bcoup de fruits encore mures,bleuets et cassis..finale tres longue sur la reglisse noir.....malade presque aussi beau que le 2007
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    4/16/17, 8:52 PM - Translate(?) - Wow! Another amazing Toro, complex nose of stewed blueberries, cocoa, cassis, tobacco and garrigue.en envloppant fat mouth, very high acidity, soft tannins with fruit including raspberries, blueberries and cassis with an enjoyable finish.

Red
2014 Brown Estate Zinfandel Napa Valley
1/21/2017 - Bureso Likes this wine:
91 points
Frugtig, rig og saftigt på en og samme tid. Zinfandel modnet i ege fade.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    3/24/17, 7:51 PM - "Fruity, rich and juicy all at the same time. Zinfandel matured in oak barrels."

Red
2002 Col Solare Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend
6/11/2016 - CalimerosDad Likes this wine:
93 points
Toller Wein! Dunkle Farbe, viel Frucht - trotz des Alters. Sehr ausgewogen und körperreich. Ein echtes Highlight!
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    8/19/16, 8:30 PM - Translate (?): "Great wine! Dark color, lots of fruit - despite the age. Very balanced and full-bodied. A real highlight!"

Red
2009 Finca Villacreces Ribera del Duero Pruno Tempranillo Blend, Tempranillo
9/19/2015 - hdn Likes this wine:
91 points
Ook deze fles over 2 dagen gedronken en zelfde commentaar als vorige fles: verbetert veel op dag 2.
Donkere volle en krachtige wijn. Rijpe braam en kers, intens, warm en kruidig. Lange finale. Zeer goede P/Q
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    8/19/16, 7:21 PM - Translation (?): "Drank this bottle over 2 days and the same comments as previous bottle - improves much on day 2. Dark and full-bodied wine. Ripe blackberry and cherry, intense, hot and spicy. Long finish. Very good P/Q."

Red
2007 Bodegas y Viñedos Maurodos Toro Viña San Román Tinta de Toro, Tempranillo
8/17/2016 - bsouligny Likes this wine:
96 points
Un des meilleurs vins que j ai but cette année,nez complexe bleuets cuits,sang,cacao,romarin et leger boisé.en bouche le fruits reviens,un petit coté herbale et boisé.tannins noble,acidité legere un petit amere cacao et une superbe longeur sur le bleuets,romarin,cacao.malade!!!!
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    8/19/16, 6:49 PM - Attempted Translation: "One of the best wines I have had this year, complex nose of cooked blueberries, blood, cocoa, rosemary and light forest. On the palate, the fruit is back, a small herbal side and strong, woody, tannins. Mild acidity, a little bitter cocoa and superb length on the blueberries, rosemary, cacao. Sick!!!!"

Red
2008 Provenza Garda Classico Negresco Red Blend
8/7/2012 - Lekkerbek wrote:
85 points
Kleur: Bordeaux rood, helder.
Geur: donker fruit, tabak, pistache nootjes.
Kersen, pruimen en vanille tonen.

Mooi wijntje met voldoende lengte en breedte.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    3/18/16, 8:13 PM - Color : burgundy, bright.
    Scent : dark fruit, tobacco, pistachio nuts.
    Cherries, plums and vanilla tones.

    Beautiful wine with sufficient length and width.

Red
2009 d'Art Wines Petite Sirah Lodi
5/21/2011 - hubas wrote:
94 points
Mycket mörk med stark hint av kaffe. Vinet är oerhört koncentrerat och drar tankarna till en äldre salongsmiljö. Läder och lite choklad är framträdande dofter.

Oerhört kraftigt vin
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    3/11/16, 9:15 PM - Translation: Very dark with a strong hint of coffee. The wine is incredibly concentrated, and draws to mind an old salon environment. Leather and little chocolates are prominent scents.

    Extremely strongly wine.

White - Sparkling
1990 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut Champagne Blend
10/4/2015 - hajoha wrote:
96 points
Subtil og særs elegant. Frukt og florale toner hånd i hånd. Definitivt den yngste 1990 jeg har har vært borte i.
Fortsatt smertelig ung i munnen.
Elegant, men samtidig en fantastisk klokkeren intensitet.
Frisk, mineralsk med flott nerve.
Lang elektrisk finish.
Helt rå vin, men trenger mer tid!
En fremtidig gigant.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    1/16/16, 1:20 PM - "Subtle and special elegance. Fruit and floral tones hand in hand. Definitely the youngest 1990 I've been had.
    Still painfully young in the mouth.
    Elegant, yet a wonderful sacristan intensity.
    Fresh, mineral with great nerve.
    Long electric finish.
    Completely raw wine, but need more time!
    A future giant."

Red
2010 Lake Sonoma Winery Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley
5/21/2015 - Goodwine4ever wrote:
92 points
Rouge Rubis foncé, au nez on remarque facilement la cerise avec un petit coté épicé. En Bouche, très beau fruit bien intégré, absolument merveilleux, tannins bien présent mais aucunement astringent, belle acidité, un vin très bien équilibré, super beau Zinfandel a un prix très respectable.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    11/16/15, 4:21 PM - Translation - "Dark ruby ​​red, the nose is easily noticed the icing with a little spicy side. In the mouth, well integrated fruit very beautiful, absolutely wonderful, very present tannins but no astringent, good acidity, a very well-balanced wine, super nice Zinfandel has a very respectable price."

Red
2012 Falkner Winery Syrah Rock Creek Vineyard Temecula Valley
9/29/2015 - Desertdi wrote:
Drank with Shaunte, Chaz, Cody, Kara, Will and Sanchez at a Monday night get together
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    11/6/15, 4:24 PM - The tasting note area should be used to describe the wine or at least give it a score or whether or not you liked it. You can use the Private Consumption Notes area to document the information that you posted.

Red
2005 Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah Napa Valley
3/30/2015 - Comte de Rousset wrote:
92 points
Nez de cassis, légèrement épicé, relish. En bouche, plein de fruit confituré, tannins serrés, boisé fin, alcool pas trop présent. Très long en bouche. Non carafé pour suivre l'évolution du vin jusqu'au lendemain où il est encore aussi bon sinon meilleur. Un exemple que la Petite Syrah peut être magnifique lorsqu'entre bonnes mains.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    9/23/15, 10:22 AM - Translation - Nose of cassis, slightly spicy, relish. On the palate, full of fruit jam, tannins tight, wooded end, not too much alcohol. Very long in the mouth. No carafe to follow the evolution of the wine overnight where it is still as good or better. An example that the Petite Syrah can be beautiful when put in good hands.

Red
2003 J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon Hilltop Paso Robles
6/18/2007 - konachick wrote:
70 points
Aroma of wet dog. We tasted in a blind tasting and the group rank was 6th out of 6.
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    4/8/15, 10:05 AM - It sounds like the bottle was flawed and should not have been rated.

Red
2007 Ortman Family Vineyards Cuvée Eddy San Luis Obispo County Syrah Blend, Syrah
12/25/2014 - jaalol wrote:
88 points
best & last bottle of the case - absolutely no sediment
unfortunately shared with four family members and only had one glass
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    2/28/15, 5:57 PM - So did all 4 of you drink out of that one glass? ;)

Red
2007 Bodegas Elías Mora Toro Viñas Elías Mora Tinta de Toro, Tempranillo
2/6/2010 - ihavezinned wrote:
90 points
nose: very tight but picked up blueberry, some minerality, and cigar box.
palate: cherry, blueberry, clove, with good structure. good QPR for $22
  • NoWineWiz commented:

    1/26/13, 7:58 PM - Are you sure it wasn't the Elias Mora (not Gran E M)?

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