Tasting Notes for DorisES

(90 notes on 86 wines)

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Red
8/21/2020 - DorisES Likes this wine:
90 points
dark, peppery, bold
White
7/20/2020 - DorisES Likes this wine:
90 points
Nice but not quite sharp enough for my taste.
Red
7/3/2020 - DorisES Likes this wine:
92 points
The wine looks purple colored. The legs are fast. There is light sediment in the bottle.
It smells like flint, light toast and strawberry jam. It tastes like flint, mineral, petrol, burnt, petrol and alcohol/hot.
The body is light/medium. The wine has satin-like texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has high acidity.
Red
12/29/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
It tastes like black pepper, chocolate and alcohol/hot.
Rosé
2018 Knipp Cellars Dandy Texas Hill Country Rosé Blend (view label images)
12/5/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
90 points
Pretty color. A lot of sediment. Nice taste.
Red
11/27/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
94 points
The wine looks ruby colored. There is no sediment in the bottle. It tastes like black pepper. The body is medium. The wine has smooth texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has high acidity.
Red
11/16/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
99 points
The wine looks purple colored. The legs are slow. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like fig, plum, cherry, tea, fur, chocolate and alcohol/hot. It tastes like black currant (cassis), prune, plum, mushroom, stoniness, espresso, bark, black pepper, petrol, stoniness, meaty, fur, walnut, chocolate, alcohol/hot and ethanol. The body is medium/full. The wine has polished texture. The wine finishes long. The wine has high acidity.
Red
2017 Prisoner Wine Company Saldo California Zinfandel Blend, Zinfandel (view label images)
11/8/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
90 points
The wine looks inky colored. The legs are medium. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like cherry, plum, prune, black currant (cassis), stoniness and alcohol/hot. It tastes like blueberry, prune, apple, cherry, petrol, mushroom, espresso, petrol and alcohol/hot. The body is full. The wine has juicy texture. The wine finishes long. The wine has high acidity.
White
8/18/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
97 points
Smooth with medium acid. Easy drinking.
White - Sparkling
8/18/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
97 points
Shared with tea group gathering at Jack & Eula's.
White
2017 Château Guiraud 'G' Sec Bordeaux Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
8/18/2019 - DorisES wrote:
90 points
shared with tea gathering at Jack & Eula's house.
Red
8/12/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
93 points
Bold fruit on top of Chocolate chip cookies. Drank with tacos.
Red
8/4/2019 - DorisES wrote:
87 points
paired well with pizza
White
8/3/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
Pink Grapefruit, mineral, lime, grass, tropical fruit, and floral

sharp, tangy... my kind of Sauvignon Blanc
Red
7/25/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
99 points
The wine looks garnet colored. The legs are slow. It smells like cherry, plum, dust, stoniness, toast, pine, bark, nutmeg, meaty, walnut, chocolate, alcohol/hot and ethanol. It tastes like strawberry, blackberry, orange, fig, plum, dust, mineral, petrol, stoniness, burnt, black pepper, stoniness, meaty, almond, chocolate, alcohol/hot and ethanol. The body is medium/full. The wine has juicy texture. The wine finishes long. The wine has high acidity.
Red
5/30/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
99 points
Rich and full bodied for a Pinot. Plan to pair with red sauced pasta.
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Red
5/21/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
Tasted at winery. Gave to Justin Yule.
White
5/12/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
97 points
Well balanced. Not sweet, not dry. Lovely Sunday afternoon treat.
Rosé
2/3/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
80 points
Refreshing but not much flavor. Might be too cold.
Red
1/29/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
The wine looks garnet colored. The legs are slow. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like plum, cherry, forest floor, toast, bark, petrol, alcohol/hot and acetic acid. It tastes like mineral, phenolic, alcohol/hot and acetic acid. The body is medium. The wine has angular texture. The wine finishes long. The wine has high acidity.
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Red
2010 Château Fombrauge St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/13/2019 - DorisES Likes this wine:
99 points
Chocolate notes, stone fruits. Like this wine.
Red
12/14/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
98 points
The wine looks crimson colored. The legs are medium. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like medium toast, stoniness, stoniness, black pepper, stems, fur, chocolate, alcohol/hot and wet wool. It tastes like prune, plum, forest floor, toast, black pepper, fur, chocolate, alcohol/hot, wet wool and barnyard. The wine has medium acidity.
Red
11/29/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
Shared with Pat. Pleasant to drink without food.
White
11/5/2018 - DorisES Does not like this wine:
80 points
Too sweet for my taste.
Red
11/4/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
Name led me to believe there would be heavy smoke. To my delight there was no smoky taste.
Smooth with nice dry fruit taste.
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Red
10/29/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
93 points
spice, dark fruit
Red
11/1/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
100 points
Love this wine! Come on, Texas! We can produce great wine!

This drank well on it's own without food.
White
9/30/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
The wine looks yellow gold colored. The legs are fast. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like grapefruit, apple, pineapple, stoniness, vanilla, apple blossom, hay/straw, basil, bell pepper, cut green grass, fur, almond, diacetyl (butter), cool/menthol and ethanol. It tastes like lemon, lime, apple, peach, banana, mango, stoniness, vanilla, sandalwood, petrol, stoniness, honeysuckle, hay/straw, tea, bell pepper, stems, fur, almond, diacetyl (butter), honey and alcohol/hot. The body is light/medium. The wine has bright texture. The wine finishes short. The wine has high acidity.
Red
9/29/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
The wine looks purple colored. The legs are slow. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like blueberry, raisin and plum. It tastes like blueberry, blackberry, fig, plum, espresso, black pepper, meaty and alcohol/hot. The body is light/medium. The wine has satin-like texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has high acidity.
Red
8/25/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
98 points
The wine looks garnet colored. The legs are fast. There is no sediment in the bottle. It smells like prune, mushroom, burnt, oak and coffee. It tastes like plum, prune, forest floor, mineral, mushroom, stoniness, burnt, oak, bark, black pepper, stoniness, violet, tobacco, stems, meaty, walnut, chocolate and soy sauce. The body is full. The wine has round texture. The wine finishes long. The wine has medium acidity.
Rosé
8/13/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
88 points
Needs to warm up from fridge chill.
White
2011 Château Carbonnieux Blanc Pessac-Léognan Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
7/19/2018 - DorisES Does not like this wine:
75 points
orange taste with a bitter end.
Red
7/23/2018 - DorisES wrote:
85 points
Should pair well with spicy Mexican food.
Red
6/29/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
98 points
Dark intense color. Light mouth feel but flavor is bold and rich of ripe purple fruit.
White
6/27/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
90 points
Smooth with less acidity than most Sauvignon Blancs. This one is good but I prefer a little more zing.
Red
6/24/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
98 points
Nice fruit up front. Finishes with tannin and pepper.
Red
6/17/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
98 points
Good tannic structure. What I expect from a cab.
Red
6/9/2018 - DorisES Likes this wine:
95 points
Bold spice. Dark red fruit. Good Tannic structure. Drank with pasta and spicy sausage. Would like to try with Texas Bar-B-Q.
White
6/5/2018 - DorisES Does not like this wine:
78 points
Oak aroma. Lemon tart mouthfeel. Woody finish.
Rosé - Sparkling
6/2/2018 - DorisES Does not like this wine:
84 points
Not all bad for a Saturday afternoon. A little dry but a little too sweet. I found it off balance.
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