Tasting Notes for Janstan

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Red
11/29/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
92 points
Beautiful nose. Plum and dark berry
Red
11/26/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
87 points
It took 5 hours to open up, drop the strong green pepper taste and go well with the Turkey soup.
White
11/26/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
88 points
Went very well with 3 year Aged cheddar. Went well with Turkey dinner. Apple
Red
11/25/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Leather, cigar box, cherry
Red
2009 Château La Croix Figeac St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/25/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Went well with beef stew. Dark briary fruit. Excellent day 2 also
White
11/22/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
88 points
Same as last bottle. Went well with sockeye salmon
Red
2016 Benanti Etna Rosso Etna DOC Nerello Blend, Nerello Mascalese (view label images)
11/22/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
84 points
Same
Red
11/19/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Leather, tobacco, smoke, dark briary fruit. Went well with gourmet hamburgers
White
11/19/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
91 points
lime and apricot, honey. Went excellently with cayenne pepper rub on mahi mahi
Red
11/17/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Leather, ripe dark cherry. Went well with smoked paprika BBQ tenderloin.
Red
11/15/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Went well with pork tenderloin in a tomato, smoked paprika sauce. Dark fruit
Red
2016 Prisoner Wine Company Saldo California Zinfandel Blend, Zinfandel (view label images)
11/15/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Went well with chargrilled steak. Dark fruits, not as jammy as some zins.
Red
11/13/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Dark cherries, went very well with chargrilled steak. Oak, ash tobacco. Too young 3 more years
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Red
11/2/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Cherry. Good cellar temperature and gets better as it warms up.
Red
11/1/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Fruity and still very good day 2, which was quite surprising.
Red
2008 Château Pipeau St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
10/29/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
86 points
Still too young by at least 5 years, Dark Fruit and tobacco But heavy Tannins linger
Red
10/28/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Went well with chargrilled NY Strip steak.
Red
2017 Thatcher Valdiguié Shell Creek Vineyards Paso Robles Highlands District
10/26/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
87 points
Fun
Red
10/26/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Cherry tobacco smoke, leather, ash. Went well with chili
Red
10/24/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
93 points
Went well with Chili. Dark fruits, spicy rich mouthfeel and flavor
White
10/24/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Good minerality and citrus. Acid is dropping. I thought from the noise that I would taste a fairly highly oxidized wine but to my surprise and great pleasure it was not. Reminde me somewhat of old white Rioja
White - Sparkling
10/24/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
88 points
Very enjoyable went well with shrimp cocktail
White
10/20/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
86 points
Old apples. Was ok with shrimp scampi
Red
10/20/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
85 points
Perhaps too old, though i doubt it, little fruit
White - Sparkling
10/17/2020 - Janstan wrote:
86 points
Light, better as warmed up but not much going on
Red
10/17/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
91 points
Cherry, tobacco. Went well with angel hair and meatballs
Red
10/17/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Leather, cherry tobacco. Went well with meatballs and angers hair
Red
2005 Château Gloria St. Julien Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
10/15/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
89 points
Dark fruit, leather. Went well with braised lamb shanks.
Red
10/12/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Went well with duck. It took an hour to show off it’s fruit. At first I didn’t like it, but it was just tight, will decant for 45 minutes next bottle
Red
10/12/2020 - Janstan Does not like this wine:
81 points
Soft little flavor, tannins or acid
Red
10/10/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
91 points
Fine follow up to the DeLille Doyenne with ribeye steaks
Red
10/10/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
92 points
Went very well with char-grilled ribeye steaks. Evolved over the 75 minutes before it was finished.
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Red
10/8/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
87 points
Good with pork tendeloin, chargrilled
White
10/8/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
84 points
Not particularly well focused but pleasant. Went well with fried chicken
Red - Sparkling
10/5/2020 - Janstan Does not like this wine:
80 points
Little fruit, very light. NOt sure wheat to have it with, maybe chicken wings
Red
10/5/2020 - Janstan wrote:
85 points
Open over a 2.5 hour period and it never seemed to open. Some dark fruit.
Red
10/5/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Went well with beef teriyaki
White
10/3/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
96 points
Wow, I salivated from spots I didn’t know salivated
Red
10/3/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
88 points
Too young. Another 3 to 5 years
White
10/1/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
92 points
Went great with halibut, capers and tomatoes. Sweet fennel and sweet basal fresh oregano honeycomb,. Baked apricot, wet hay, baked apple
White
10/1/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
85 points
Light and easy to drink, went well with cheese
Red
2017 Thatcher Valdiguié Shell Creek Vineyards Paso Robles Highlands District
9/30/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
87 points
Very juicy, dark fruit, on the lighter side of medium body.
Rosé
9/30/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
88 points
Jan and stan, went well with turkey thighs
White - Sparkling
9/30/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
86 points
Went well with streamed lobster tails
Red
9/27/2020 - Janstan Likes this wine:
90 points
Dark fruit went well with chargrilled tbone
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