Tasting Notes for JSPuskar

(393 notes on 332 wines)

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Red
11/23/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Almost chewy. Good body, brambly fruit, some spice. Long finish
Red
11/18/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
89 points
Still very tight upon opening, but it opened up about about 1/2 hour. Bright fruit, some spice. Decent.
Red
11/13/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Smooth and rich. Lots of blackberry and spice. Long finish
Red
11/11/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Very nice. Lots of perfume on the nose, and a light, fruity palate. Very enjoyable. wine.
Red
11/11/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Difficult to only 'like' this one. Big, dark fruit - blackberry - but smooth despite its youth. Long finish. This is a great Turley.
Red
11/3/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
85 points
A very good wine. Earthy, some tannin upon opening. Brambly fruit, a bit of game on the palate. I like it a lot.
Red
10/24/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
A bit of perfume on the nose, bright strawberry fruit on the palate. Very nice.
Red
10/22/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Excellent, bright fruit and a bit of spice. Decent finish.
Red
10/17/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Restrained for a Turley. Blackberry, almost creamy on the palate. I wish I had more of this one.
Red
10/12/2016 - JSPuskar wrote:
90 points
Surprisingly good. A bit tannic when I opened it two days ago, but it smoothed out nicely with pronounced dark fruit and a bit of leather on the palate.
Red
10/5/2016 - JSPuskar wrote:
88 points
Very nice wine. Light, fruity, little spice.
Red
10/5/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Rich, fruity, smooth. No tannins. Great.
Red
9/26/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
An excellent wine. Smooth on the palate, lots of fruit, long finish.
Red
9/26/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Drank on a hot September evening with burgers, while avoiding the presidential debate. A great wine, lots of bright fruit, smooth, and satisfying. A noble Turley.
Red
9/25/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
94 points
I opened this and decanted it about an hour before we enjoyed it. It was delicious. Lots of earth and leather on the nose, very restrained rich dark fruit and wood on the palate. Excellent wine.
Red
9/24/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Tart cherry on the palate. Very Good
Red
9/10/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
86 points
A good Cab - moderate fruit and some chocolate on the palate. Decent finish.
Red
9/17/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
This wine has held up very well. Opened about 1/2 hour before tasting, used a Vinturi. Earthy nose, lots of fruit on the palate - ripe cherry, some cocoa, light spice. Good finish. This one puts the lie to the story that Zins don't age well.
Red
9/14/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Smooth, dark fruit on the palate. Not a lot of spice. Very nice wine.
Rosé
9/5/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Fresh, dry, some apple and spice on the palate. A very nice wine.
Red
9/6/2016 - JSPuskar Does not like this wine:
82 points
Not a pleasant palate - metallic, some petrol on the nose. Maybe this wine is damaged.
Red
9/3/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
A bit tight; could use some more time. Good structure, anise and cherry.
Red
9/1/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Excellent wine. Dark ruby color, blackberry/sweet plum on the palate. Very smooth.
Red
8/29/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Very nice wine. Plummy on the palate, with a bit of spice. Smooth and decently long finish.
Red
2012 Saxum Broken Stones Paso Robles Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
8/29/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
94 points
Rich, complex, and bold. A great wine. Lots of fruit and hints of leather on the palate. Very long finish.
Red
8/15/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
91 points
Smooth. Rich on the palate. Blackberry and spice. Lovely wine.
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Red
8/29/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Delicious. Restrained fruit and spice. Fresh berries on the palate. Nice medium finish
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Red
2013 Saxum James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles Willow Creek District Red Rhone Blend (view label images)
7/31/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
94 points
This was a great wine to have with a spicy sumac chicken dish last night. Bold on nose and palate, lots of dark fruit and spice. Smooth and long on the finish.
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Red
7/25/2016 - JSPuskar wrote:
85 points
Not a great Cab. A bit thin for my taste. Medium fruit, good nose.
Red
7/15/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Excellent wine. Bright and fruity on the palate. Strawberry, spice. Delicious.
Red
6/13/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Very nice wine. Lots of spice on the nose. Tart cherry and anise on the palate. Great wine for the price.
Red
2010 Château Blaignan Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
6/8/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
85 points
Nice wine for the price. Good, dark fruit on the nose and palate.
Red
6/6/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Smooth, not too spicy. Decent dark fruit on the palate. Very pleasing.
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Red
6/3/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Rich, smooth, blackberry and some anise. Excellent.
Red
5/30/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Excellent. Not overly fruit-forward. Good bouquet of lavender and spice. Bright fruit and spice on the palate. Very nice wine.
Red
6/1/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
85 points
Good wine for the price. Somewhat dry on the palate, tart cherry. Moderate finish.
Red
5/30/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Boy, this is a nice wine. Smooth, lots of dark fruit - blackberry - on the palate. I wish I had more of it.
Red
5/26/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Big & Bold. Lots of dark fruit on the palate.
Red
5/22/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
Very smooth upon opening. Lavender on the nose, some vanilla on the palate. Tart berry. Subtle.
Red
5/15/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Very good red. Big on the palate, lots of dark fruit and some chocolate and spice.
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Red
5/12/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Very good cab. Nose of cherry and violet. Smooth, not overly rich, but fruity and pleasing. Moderate finish
Red
5/8/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
92 points
We had this with a Greek chicken stew. Delicious. The wine was rich and had a nose of chocolate and dark fruit. Restrained fruit on the palate, but it stood up well to the spicy dish. Very nice wine.
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Red
2005 Château des Valentons Canteloup Bordeaux Supérieur Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
5/1/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
94 points
We had this wine with a lamb persillade dish. Decanted about 45 minutes before drinking. Excellent wine. Lots of depth. Earthy nose. Black cherry and mineral on the palate and finish. I wish I had more of this wine.
Red
5/1/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
85 points
Tasty, fruity, some spice on the palate. Nice 'quaffing' wine.
Red
5/2/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
I like this wine very much. Big and bold, with lots of fruit, but not a 'fruit bomb.' Some chocolate on the palate, with a pleasing finish.
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Red
5/2/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
88 points
Bright, sparkly, lots of tart, sour cherry on the palate, but pleasing.
Red
4/17/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
93 points
Excellent wine that has just gotten better with age. Great, dark, rich, lots of fruit on nose and palate. A bit of leather, too. Long finish. I wish I had more of these.
Red
4/15/2016 - JSPuskar Likes this wine:
90 points
Another excellent Turley offering. Lots of spice and dark fruit on the palate. Pleasing nose, medium-long finish.
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