Tasting Notes for MrMoose

(423 notes on 262 wines)

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Red
5/21/2022 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
deep ruby, low bricking, black fruits, garrique, earth and a lovely lush and elegant finish......best one I've tasted in a decade............
Red
4/26/2022 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
89 points
cork was mush, little fruit left, but actually opened up in the glass into subtle earthy red fruit notes.......drinkable, but tired...............
Red
3/10/2022 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
incredible evolution- from a tight bright cherry acid driven solvent, to a smooth elegant complex blend of red fruits and soft earth all in the matter of 45 minutes in the glass! a true evolutionary tasting experience!
Red
1998 Falesco Vitiano Umbria SuperTuscan Blend (view label images)
11/24/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
corked
Red
10/9/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
tired and slightly oxidized- 5 yrs past drinkability
Red
2000 Château La Louvière Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
9/26/2021 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
dark, brooding and showing remarkably well-the best one I've tasted w/typical tobacco, saddle leather, & forest floor earthy notes. Rich and elegant w/no browning whatsoever.............
Red
2007 Demetria North Slope Santa Ynez Valley Syrah Blend, Syrah (view label images)
6/17/2021 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
91 points
showing magnificently, integrated fruit, balanced and lush with a surprising finish for a wine I gave little hope for.......cudos and accolades for an expansive example of a unique syrah blend!
Red
1989 Château Tayac Cuvée Prestige Côtes de Bourg Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
5/9/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
88 points
this one past prime...crumbled cork, a tarry, earthy & gritty experience
Red
5/8/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
mildly corked sad to say...........
Red
3/24/2021 - MrMoose Does not like this wine:
82 points
5-8 yrs past prime
Red
2/4/2021 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
94 points
seamless and focused this exemplary wine show the essence of the varietal, beautifully integrated with floral essences and mild red fruits predominant. I wish I had a few more bottles!
Red
1/3/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
87 points
slightly oxidized.....5 yrs past prime
Red
1/3/2021 - MrMoose wrote:
88 points
very mildly corked , but still nicely balanced w/ripe red fruits and med finish
Red
2000 Château Côte de Baleau St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
9/11/2020 - MrMoose wrote:
87 points
slightly corked
Red
4/27/2020 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
89 points
too young- went from bright cherries on acid to earthy herbaceous nuances that developed day 2&3...needs a bit of time
White - Sparkling
4/15/2020 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
brioche with a lemon almond butter............luscious!!!
Red
2000 Château Côte de Baleau St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
2/9/2020 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
corked
White
8/24/2019 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
90 points
interesting blend-notes of apricots & nectarines with a mild hint of toasted almonds on the finish.....nice acidity remaining
Red
3/23/2019 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
90 points
a slight bit of TCA present that eventually dissipated, brett remained..big dog wine w/great complexity - dark fruits and hot earth
Red
2/22/2019 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
88 points
not ready for prime time, a bit closed and undistinguished.....
Red
11/14/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
89 points
still kickin' though fruit was fading
White - Sparkling
10/20/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
93 points
brioche, mild fragrant nutty yeasty notes, delicious !
Red
10/14/2018 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
slightly corked, but consumable albeit unable to rate
Red
8/18/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
97 points
the best Pegau I've tasted- rich, dense & complex w/dark fruits, herbs &
spice....balanced, lush w/elegant 60 sec finish....a savory salute to a fabulously crafted bottle
Red
8/1/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
93 points
still showing youthful exuberance & very mild bricking , blind tasted & team though to be old world, elegant w/black fruits, black licorice, subtle herbs and smooth tannins
White
7/19/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
91 points
nice acid, clean and austere style with a briny, sea salt finish...could have been mistaken for a FR chenin blanc!
Red
2000 Château Côte de Baleau St. Émilion Grand Cru Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
6/27/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
88 points
possessed a touch of TCA....very merlotish but herbal in character-lacking tobacco/leather component
Red
3/27/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
91 points
sweet violets and warm earth with black fruit puree notes......complex and elegant
Red
3/27/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
animalistic reminiscent of smoked meats , pain grille and spice nicely balanced with black fruit compote highlights
Red
3/15/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
93 points
lush, complex and at its peak.......dried rose petals, candied violets, hints of smoked herbs and hot gravel...who could ask for anything more
White
3/15/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
90 points
still showing complexity w/stone fruit , gravel and mild citrus notes
Red
2/16/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
93 points
beginning to peak with candied violets, hot gravel & mild herb notes
White
2/14/2018 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
91 points
great citrus, minerality & structure with a light briny finish.....
Red
12/8/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
94 points
candied violets ,blackberry jam, hot rocks, and umami....
Red
2000 Château Dauzac Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/11/2017 - MrMoose wrote:
91 points
great color and acidity.....only starting to show, well balanced w/mild graphite and earth
Red
11/11/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
89 points
a little past prime, but still showing the black fruits and earth of SRhone......
Red
11/11/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
90 points
bright and balanced with spicy red fruit and warm earth
Red
11/1/2017 - MrMoose wrote:
flawed
slightlt corked but with saran wrap immersion, opened up to be quite a drinkable bottle......showing structure and terroir......
Red
11/1/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
at its peak and showing great structure and black fruit without the eucalyptus and licorice components...a real surprise!
Red
11/5/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
88 points
dried rose petals and mild earth....over the hill but surprising display of old Sonoma pinot
Red
10/18/2017 - MrMoose Likes this wine:
92 points
earth, tobacco and leather-who could ask for anything more; structured and drinking beautifully
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