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Tasting Notes for HandyB

(22 notes on 22 wines)

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Red
10/7/2021 - HandyB wrote:
85 points
Definitely past it’s prime. Cork broke up amd lit mustiness but not overtly bad.
Red
12/13/2020 - HandyB wrote:
Great wine aged perfectly
Red
10/5/2015 - HandyB wrote:
drank for roshashana
Red
1/1/2015 - HandyB wrote:
93 points
delicious smooth wine.
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Red
2003 Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
4/19/2014 - HandyB wrote:
Drank for munro's 75th birthday at Bruno's.
Red
11/1/2013 - HandyB wrote:
Nice smooth Pinot. Good solid wine in the Cali style.
Red
10/27/2013 - HandyB wrote:
90 points
Good solid napa cab. Honig is always consistent.
Red
10/26/2013 - HandyB wrote:
77 points
Mediocre. Couldn't decide if was corked or lame. I have one moe bottle to decide.
Red
10/19/2013 - HandyB wrote:
Even after cakebread and a bottle of pirouette. This wine stood out as full bodied with fruit and hints of cassis and berry.
Red
2007 Andrew Will Champoux Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
4/29/2013 - HandyB Likes this wine:
94 points
Delicious wine that benefits form decanting. If you love washington state, it is a no brainer
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Red
1/18/2013 - HandyB wrote:
93 points
Rich Ruby color with berry flavors. Nice finish
Red
10/13/2012 - HandyB wrote:
Fair cab. Doesn't compare with expensive blends by same namesake.
Red
2009 Mark Ryan The Dissident Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
7/27/2012 - HandyB wrote:
91 points
Rich berry cab blend with hints of currant and tobacco
Red
7/7/2012 - HandyB wrote:
85 points
Very disappointed. No structure or tannins compared to other Russian river pinots that I have drank. The one thing that came to mind as I drank the wine was grape juice. I hope the other vineyards that I have are better.
Red
6/8/2012 - HandyB wrote:
Delicious with soft tannins. Subtle notes of fruit
Red
3/30/2012 - HandyB wrote:
89 points
Like actors on the celebrity apprentice, This wine hasn't aged gracefully. Barely a hint of fruit and acidic overtones. Some hidden currant but not enough to remind of what it was at its peak.
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