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Red
1/10/2020 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
PNP. In second hour started to open up. This seems to be early drinking plateau. Should improve with time. I would check a bottle again in 7 years. Nice potential.
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Red
12/26/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
From 375 ml. Big, smooth, dark Riserva. Resolved, yet not fading.
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White
2015 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
12/24/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
Acidity has lessened, still a nice pairing with Chinese food. I preferred the wine more a year ago with more acidity.
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Red
12/31/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
No decant. A great pairing with Baked Cod. Still showing very well.
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Red
12/18/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Decanted 2 hrs. Full bodied, resolved, now-2021.
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Red
12/23/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Decanted for 1 hr. Resolved, balanced with no sign of fading. Plenty of intensity to stand up to steamed lobster. Now - 2021+.
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Red
4/27/2019 - curtr wrote:
flawed
Corked.
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Red
12/19/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
93 points
Decanted 1.5 hrs. Resolved, Great depth and balance. Now-2024.
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Red
2003 Château Lascombes Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/17/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Decanted 2 hrs. Showing a lot at this stage. Now-2022.
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Red
12/15/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Decant 1 hr. Resolved, went very well with brisket. A cold vintage, yet drinking well now. Now-2021
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White - Sparkling
12/16/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
Has filled in over the past year.
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Red
12/9/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Reached full potential with 1.5 hrs in the glass. Medium bodied, paired well with Risotto & white truffle. This is at peak drinking. Now-2023.
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Red
2010 David Arthur Meritaggio Napa Valley SuperTuscan Blend (view label images)
12/7/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Decanted 1 hr. Very good pairing with Beef Stew. Now - 2021.
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Red
2000 Château La Clémence Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/8/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Decanted 2 hrs. Improved over next hr with food. Time with not improve this wine. Now-2021.
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White - Sparkling
10/22/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
Acidity holding up in 375 ml. Nice character. Now-2020.
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Red
12/6/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Decanted 1.5 hr. Smooth, medium bodied.
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Red
2007 Kitchak Cellars Adagio St. Helena Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/17/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
93 points
Approachable with several years of prime drinking. Now-2023
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Red
2008 Kitchak Cellars Adagio St. Helena Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/5/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Decant 1.5 hrs. Now-2021
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Red
2009 Kitchak Cellars Adagio St. Helena Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/4/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Smooth and fully resolved. Now - 2020
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Rosé - Sparkling
11/10/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
Still drinking well. Now-2020.
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Red
Breath in glass 1.5 hrs. Holding up very well. Now-2022.
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Red
11/19/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
In glass 1 hr and drank over next hr. Resolved with nice character. Give 2 hrs in glass next time.
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Red
11/18/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
It took an hour in the glass before it opened up. Followed over next hour. I will leave in glass 2 hrs next time.
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Red
11/20/2019 - curtr wrote:
Decant 1 hr.
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Red
11/21/2019 - curtr wrote:
Decant 1.5 hrs.
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Red
2007 Col Solare Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/3/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Decanted 1.5 hrs. Improved over next hour. now-2021.
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Red
2007 Col Solare Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/16/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
A bit restrained until in glass 1.5 hrs.
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Red
12/1/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Decanted 1.5 hrs. Great depth, paired well with turkey soup. Still could last at least 2 more years.
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Red
11/13/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Decanted 2 hrs. Velvet, with good depth. Impressive. Drink up over next year.
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Red
11/17/2019 - curtr wrote:
Time to drink up. Will try 1.5 hours in the glass next time.
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Red
11/22/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
In glass for 1 hour prior to dinner. A great pairing with Tautog.
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Red
11/29/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Decanted 2 hrs. Balanced, deep, should easily drink well through 2021.
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White
11/19/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
Nice acidity and balance. Enjoyable now.
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White
11/19/2019 - curtr wrote:
Fruit forward, simple.
White
11/19/2019 - curtr wrote:
Low acid, light to medium fruit.
1 person found this helpful Comment
White
11/7/2019 - curtr wrote:
A lighter, clean style.
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Red
Too buttery and low acidity at this stage.
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Red
Wow! My first experience with this wine. Great depth and potential. I look forward to tasting this again in 10 years minimum
1 person found this helpful Comment
White
Nice balance, more of a dinner wine.
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White
Lean, not much there.
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Red
10/15/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
A good pairing with meatloaf.
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Red
10/16/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Ready now.
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Red
10/5/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Great depth and smoothness. Will not get any better.
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Red
9/21/2019 - curtr Does not like this wine:
89 points
A leaner style wine.
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Red
10/7/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
90 points
Resolved in 375 ml format. My kind of Chianti.
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Red
10/22/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
92 points
Great wine! Deep and very smooth at this stage.
1 person found this helpful Comment
Red
2010 David Arthur Meritaggio Napa Valley SuperTuscan Blend (view label images)
A more fruit driven style.
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Red
10/7/2019 - curtr Likes this wine:
91 points
Still drinking well.
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Red
10/27/2019 - curtr wrote:
a bit lean.
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