Tasting Notes for affordableCollector

(2,205 notes on 2,106 wines)

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Red
7/29/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
ruby red, in color. blackberry, raspberry, cherry, underbrush, leather, spice, pepper, savory. high alcohol, on a dry earth finish.
White
7/12/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
pale, light yellow, in color. lime, lemon, almond, pear, melon, mineral. driven by fresh pear.
White
5/19/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
86 points
medium yellow, in color. fresh flowers, sliced green apple, peach, mineral, spice. good acidity, on a mineral driven finish.
Red
5/8/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
91 points
dark ruby core, magenta rim, in color. rose petals, cranberry, tart cherry, raspberry, earth, spice, mineral. finishes with lingering mineral & cranberry.
White - Sparkling
5/8/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
86 points
blend of pinot noir, riesling, silvaner. faint yellow, in color. yellow apple, green apple, melon, citrus peel, mineral. finishes with a touch of sweetness.
White
5/6/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
straw in color. asparagus, green beans, cut grass, grapefruit, lemon, lime, mineral. lasting finish of grass clippings.
Red
4/17/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
90 points
dark ruby red, in color. raspberry, roasted plum, strawberry, herbs, earth, olives, leather, savory. roasted herb finish.
Red
4/13/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
ruby red, in color. rose, cranberry, raspberry, spice, earth, herbs, licorice. alive in acidity, firm tannins, in a cranberry finish.
Red
4/13/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
85 points
dark ruby core, ruby rim, in color. currants, raspberry, blueberry, licorice, earth, herbal, spice, medicinal. the aromas work, the palate is missing.
Red
4/13/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
93 points
dark ruby, ruby rim, in color. plum, dark cherry, raspberry, dried earth, tobacco, leather. youthful aromas, finishes with fine tannins and tart red fruits.
White
4/12/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
92 points
straw, in color. orange blossom, meyer lemon, citrus pith, yellow apple, beeswax, wet rock, mineral. a lot of character to this wine, layered, with the acidity in the background. lasting finish.
Red
4/11/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
91 points
ruby, dark ruby core, in color. plum, cherry, savory, herbs, vanilla, cinnamon stick, spices. announced acidity, tight tannins, on a savory finish.
Red
3/21/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
92 points
dark maroon core, ruby rim, in color. cedar, raspberry, plum, moist earth, mushrooms, pepper, on the nose. tangy raspberry, cherry, blueberry, earth, spice, mocha, on the palate. another 5-10 years is needed. lasting, dry finish.
Red
1/3/2019 - affordableCollector wrote:
82 points
faded dirty red, brown, orange hue, in color. cherry, dried red fruits, dried earth. beyond its peak.
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White - Sparkling
6/9/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
light straw, in color. fruit blossoms, citrus pith, baked bread, mineral. rich & lasting finish.
Rosé
6/9/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
90 points
salmon pink, in color. cherry, raspberry, melon, citrus, peach, spice. tangy strawberry.
White
6/10/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
light golden straw, in color. white flowers, ripe pear, yellow apple, pineapple, banana purée, citrus, vanilla, clove, cinnamon, toast. creamy, tropical fruit finish.
Red
2014 Comartin Cellars Grenache Santa Barbara County
6/13/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
ruby, in color. rose, raspberry, cherry, red plum, nutmeg, baking spices, vanilla. tart cherry finish.
Rosé
6/21/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
bright, light pink, in color. rose petals, strawberry, cherry, tangy citrus, peach, mineral. crisp, lively acidity, on the finish.
Red
2007 Château Moutin Graves Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
6/20/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
91 points
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. dark garnet, in color. black currants, cherry, plum, pencil lead, tobacco leaf, crushed stone, mineral, vanilla. elegant body. lasting tannins, on the finish.
White
6/22/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
90 points
light yellow, pale green, in color. lemon zest, lime, white peach, flint, mineral. fresh, youthful. tangy citrus on a mineral driven finish.
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White
6/23/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
91 points
bright, light yellow, in color. lemon, lime, citrus peel, flint, wet stone, chalk. tart lemon, on a lingering finish.
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White
6/21/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
light gold, in color. lime, lemon, peach, pineapple, wax, mineral. fresh fruit finish.
White
6/25/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
pale gold, in color. perfume of honeysuckle & orange flowers. peach, apricot, sliced red apple, lemon, mineral. everlasting peach, on a sharp acidity finish.
Red
6/25/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
bright, ruby, orange rim, in color. savory, raspberry, currants, white pepper, beef jerky, herbs, coffee, worn leather, tar. complex savory finish.
White - Off-dry
6/26/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
bright, light yellow, in color. white & orange flowers. yellow apple, lychee, mandarin, lemon, petrol. dry, with a tangerine peel, finish.
Spirits
7/5/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
86 points
bright yellow, in color. candied lemon, citrus peel, candied citrus. delicious lemon drop finish.
White
7/20/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
91 points
light golden, in color. ripe pineapple, lemon, peach, tropical fruits. finishing with toast, butterscotch, honey.
White
7/23/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
golden straw, in the color. apricot, papaya, melon, pear, nuts, honey. sharp, lasting acidity, on the finish.
Rosé
7/28/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
light salmon, in color. wild flowers, strawberry patch, cherry, oranges, spicy, mineral. dry, chewy, mouthwatering acid, on the finish.
White
8/16/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
deep golden, in color. lemon, pear, spices. good wine to keep rediscovering.
Red
8/16/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
relaxed ruby, in color. raspberry, cherry, strawberry, dried earth, spice. sharp acidity, on the finish.
Red
8/17/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
93 points
dark, inky, purple, in color. plum, black cherry, green olive, savory, leather. complex, but a beautiful wine that has years before it’s truly ready.
Red
8/19/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
92 points
brilliant ruby, in color. green bell pepper, raspberry, black currants, licorice, spices, mineral. lasting finish.
Red
8/21/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
brilliant ruby red, in color. strawberry, raspberry, cherry, fresh soil, pepper, spice. rich and elegant.
White
8/21/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
straw, in color. citrus blossom, grapefruit, white peach, crisp green apple, white pepper. abundant acid, on a dry finish.
Red
8/22/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
freshly cut violets, plum, blueberry, blackberry, spices, black pepper, coffee, garrique. juicy blueberry, on a dry, astringent finish.
Red
2014 Skylark Wine Company Red Belly Mendocino County Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
8/26/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
ruby red, in color. lavender, plum, cherry, chocolate, licorice, herbs, garrigue. soft palate, noticeable tannins.
White
8/27/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
light straw, starbright, in color. pineapple, mango, pear, lemon, citrus peel. bright acid, on a long finish.
Red
8/29/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
85 points
deep ruby red, in color. plum, raspberry, black currants, spices, black pepper, black licorice. lively acid, lasting licorice finish
Red
9/3/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
ruby red, in color. violets, cherry, raspberry, leather, spice, pepper, coffee. dry, mild acidity, rush of warmth, on the finish.
Red
9/4/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
ruby red, bright, in color. violets, raspberry, cherry, blackberry, licorice, garrigue, leather, spice.
Rosé
2017 Birichino Vin Gris California Grenache Blend, Grenache (view label images)
9/10/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
coral, in color. rose, strawberry, peach, citrus, herbs, aromas. Cherry, strawberry, spice, on the palate. acid driven, hint of white pepper, on the finish.
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White
9/22/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
87 points
pale, bright, in color. white flowers, lime, grapefruit, mango, lemongrass. sharp acidity, on a crisp grapefruit finish.
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White
9/22/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
light yellow, in color. lemon, grapefruit, lime, white peach, citrus peel, mineral. dry. moderate acid, on a citrus zest finish.
White
9/23/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
86 points
pale, bright, in color. grapefruit, gooseberry, melon, lime, grass, herbs. plenty of acid, across this citrus zest finish.
White
9/30/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
light yellow, in color. herbaceous, grapefruit, gooseberry, lime, passion fruit, lemongrass. vibrant acid, ending in a citrus peel finish.
Red
9/27/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
89 points
light ruby, in color. strawberry patch, red cherry, fresh fruit, candies fruit, pepper, thyme, rosemary. light body. bold acid, on a fresh fruit finish
White
9/27/2018 - affordableCollector wrote:
88 points
faint yellow, in color. white peach, crisp green apple, lime, apricot. fresh, tart, good acid, on the finish.
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