Tasting Notes for ey1294

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Red
2/23/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
87 points
- Ruby color - Crushed raspberry bomb. Good wine, extremely fruit forward.
Red
2/21/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of tobacco, blackberry, black currant and cherry. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and smokey with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Young wine. Buy as much as you can. Delicious Italian Syrah. Big rich wine, long tannic finish. Should age long, slight leather finish too.
Red
2/15/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
- Brick color - Decanted two hours. Very young. BIG, rich wine. Let this wine sit and age in the cellar.
Red
2/14/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
94 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of cherry, smokey and tea. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry, raspberry and strawberry with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Big, dark Pinot, almost like a syrah in color. Decanted 60 minutes. It needed it. Big, rich pinot with full body.
Red
1/24/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
84 points
Good aroma, lacking on the finish. Nothing there but dry red wine.
Red
1/6/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Garnet color and aromas of blackberry, black currant, black pepper and tobacco. It's balanced with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. Let it burn off a little. Rich, crushed black fruit. This Merlot is for real. Let it settle in the cellar a lot longer, its going to be even better. Well done Dave and Marc.
Red
1/5/2020 - ey1294 wrote:
94 points
Excellent Syrah, needs more time in cellar. Decanted an hour and a half. It needed it.
Red
12/27/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
88 points
- Ruby color and aromas of cherry, tobacco and tea. It's balanced and has flavours of smokey and cherry with a light/medium body. Smooth texture with a medium finish - Decanted an hour. Still a bit of alcohol burn off on the nose, slight crushed cherry and spice box aroma.
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Red
12/4/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of cherry. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and raspberry with a medium/full body. Round texture with a medium finish - PNP. Crushed red fruit bomb. Sweet cherry pie bomb on the nose.
Red
12/1/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
94 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of black currant, blackberry, cherry and vanilla. It's balanced and has flavours of chocolate, cherry and coffee with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted four hours. Great fruit, good long tannic finish, cellar for a long time.
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Red
12/1/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
94 points
Thanksgiving dinner with Mom, Dad, Mary, Stefan and Andy. Decanted 3 hours. Delicious, rich cab. Still showing well now.
Red
11/21/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
90 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of strawberry, cherry and tea. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and strawberry jam with a light/medium body. Smooth texture with a medium finish - Good fruit, still showing well now. Pop and pour.
Red
11/4/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of black currant, blackberry and cedar. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, fig, black pepper and vanilla with a full body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. Slight blueberry pie on the nose.
Rosé
10/26/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Salmon color.
Red
9/30/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of smokey, bacon, cherry and cedar. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and strawberry with a medium body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted 90 minutes. Smoked meats on the nose. The wine is showing well now, but needs decant.
Rosé
9/29/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Orange color and aromas of strawberry, strawberry jam and orange blossom. It's balanced and has flavours of peach and apple with a light body. Smooth texture with a long finish.
Red
9/24/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
89 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of tea, cherry and raspberry. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and black pepper with a medium body. Round texture with a medium finish - Opened for 30 minutes. Herbaceous nose. Dark cherry finish.
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Red
9/11/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Garnet color and aromas of cherry, tobacco, licorice anise and fig. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and black pepper with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Long finish. Delicious rich fruit. Still a very young wine.
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Red
8/19/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
90 points
- Brick color with fast forming legs and aromas of black currant, blackberry, raisin and tobacco. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, fig and cherry with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours.
Red
2015 Bodegas Muga Rioja Reserva Tempranillo Blend, Tempranillo (view label images)
8/12/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
90 points
- Garnet color and aromas of black pepper, raspberry and vanilla. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, vanilla, cherry and raspberry with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. Very young wine. Served with Spanish chicken and sausage, Spanish potatoes and green beans.
Rosé
8/12/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Salmon color and aromas of orange blossom, violet, honey and strawberry. It's balanced with a light body. Smooth texture with a medium finish - Slight ear nose too. Elegant rose that is very refreshing.
Red
8/5/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Brick color with fast forming legs and aromas of tobacco, tea and raspberry. It's balanced and has flavours of smokey, black pepper, fig, cherry and black currant with a full body. Leathery texture with a long finish - Decanted one hour. Big rich fruit finish with a little spice. Young wine, needs to lay down. Good long tannic finish. Dont drink the next bottle for 5-7 years.
Red
2012 Hall Darwin Napa Valley Red Blend (view label images)
7/28/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
90 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of raspberry, black pepper, tobacco and smokey. It's somewhat balanced and has flavours of black pepper and raspberry with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - A dream of a red blend. Rich cab and spicy Syrah. Slight barbecue meat nose.
Red
2015 Domaine Tempier Bandol Mourvèdre Blend, Mourvèdre (view label images)
7/22/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Ruby color and aromas of raspberry, cherry and tea. It's somewhat balanced and has flavours of raspberry and cherry with a medium/full body. Round texture with a medium finish - Decanted 30 minutes. Very young wine.
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Red
6/29/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
95 points
- Garnet color with slow forming legs. It's balanced with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - This needs to be decanted. 2 hour decant. Cellar from at least 5 more years. Very soft wine with tons of rich, red fruit. Long, finish with light spice.

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Red
6/29/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
95 points
- It's unbalanced.
Red
2013 Anthonij Rupert Optima Franschhoek Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
6/17/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of black pepper, tobacco, tea and blackberry. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper and cherry with a full body. Satin-Like texture with a long finish - Decanted one hour. Rich, dark red fruit finish. Good spice on this BIG wine.
Red
6/3/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
93 points
- Brick color with medium forming legs. It's balanced with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted 90 minutes. Big rich cab with some spice.
Red
5/28/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
96 points
Decanted two hours. Wow!
Red
5/9/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Ruby color and aromas of raspberry, cherry, smokey and black pepper. It's balanced and has flavours of raspberry and cherry with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. The wine is tight and potent when opened. It needs time and air. Smoked meat on the nose. Cellar longer, the wine can still age.
Red
4/28/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
93 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of blackberry, fig and tobacco. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, black currant and black pepper with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted 2 hours. Heavy alcohol at open, gave way to round, rich Syrah. Perfect with smoked chicken dinner. Dark fruit finish.
Red
4/18/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
89 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of blackberry, black currant and cherry. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, blackberry and black currant with a medium/full body. Round texture with a medium finish - Decanted an hour and a half.
Red
4/7/2019 - ey1294 Likes this wine:
89 points
Decanted three hours. Young wine, full of delicious red fruit. A nose that entices and keeps enticing. Big, round mouthful wine with excellent fruit finish. Needs food. We had chicken paella and it paired perfectly.
Red
4/4/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Garnet color with medium forming legs and aromas of raspberry, strawberry, cherry and black pepper. It's balanced and has flavours of raspberry, strawberry and black pepper with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted an hour and a half.
Red
3/30/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
93 points
- Slow forming legs and aromas of blackberry, black currant, cherry and fig. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, cherry and black pepper with a full body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted one hour. Big, food friendly Syrah. Delicious. Rich, black cherry finish.
Red
3/29/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
89 points
- Slow forming legs. It's balanced with a medium body. Round texture with a long finish - Excellent Cal-Ital Barbera
Red
3/29/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
93 points
- Garnet color with slow forming legs and aromas of blackberry, black currant, cherry and mint. It's balanced and has flavours of raspberry, cherry and black pepper with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted 45 minutes. Rich cab franc nose. Best in class red blend. Showing well now.
Red
3/25/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Slow forming legs - Decanted two hours. Excellent wine still in great shape and showing well.
Red
3/22/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
89 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of orange blossom, rose, cherry and raspberry. It's balanced and has flavours of smokey, strawberry and cherry with a medium body. Smooth texture with a medium finish - Served with chicken breast pea and herb pesto. Heavy floral nose. Decanted 30 mins. Very slow legs. Rich spicy finish.
Red
3/11/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Ruby color and aromas of cherry, dusty and mushroom. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry and strawberry jam with a medium body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted 90 minutes. Ready now or it can age.
Red
3/9/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
89 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of tobacco, blackberry, black currant and black pepper. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, blackberry and fig with a full body. Leathery texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. Still showing good fruit, rich and spicy finish
Red
3/3/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Slow forming legs and aromas of black pepper, blackberry and fig. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, blackberry and cherry with a full body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted 1 1/2 hours. Rich, spicy Syrah. Good now,can still age.
Red
3/1/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
88 points
- Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of cherry, raspberry, mint, tea and tobacco. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry, tea and black pepper with a full body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted two hours. Good crushed red fruit.
Red
2/25/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Garnet color with slow forming legs and aromas of tea and medicinal. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry with a full body. Leathery texture with a long finish - Decanted four hours. Very young wine, let it sit in the cellar another 15+ years. Eucalyptus and sweet red fruit nose, slight cedar too. Big wine, full of rich fruit, deep flavors. Sweet fruit and underbrush, sage and herb notes through the finish.
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Red
2/19/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Slow forming legs and aromas of tobacco, licorice anise and black pepper. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry and black currant with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted over two hours. Very elegant Rhone ranger. Slight leather on the nose. Rich, full, finish.
Red
2/15/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
94 points
- Garnet color with slow forming legs and aromas of cherry, raspberry, tea, dusty and vanilla. It's in total harmony and has flavours of strawberry and cherry with a medium body. Polished texture with a long finish - Decanted half an hour. Cork in good shape, some vertical seepage, 1/4 cork. Ready now, showing good fruit and very expressive Pinot Noir.
Red
2/8/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Ruby color with fast forming legs and aromas of smokey, cedar, blackberry and black currant. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, black currant, black pepper and licorice anise with a medium/full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted one hour. Ready now, maybe age a little longer but not much.
Red
2/6/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
92 points
- Ruby color with slow forming legs and aromas of tea and cherry. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, raspberry, cherry and smokey with a medium/full body. Leathery texture with a medium finish - Cheese rind and sage herbaceous nose. Decanted one hour. This wine is young and can age in the cellar. Pure Rioja on the nose.
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Red
2/4/2019 - ey1294 wrote:
91 points
- Brick color and aromas of chocolate, blackberry, black pepper and oak. It's balanced and has flavours of black pepper, blackberry and chocolate with a full body. Round texture with a long finish - Decanted one hour. Layers of richness, some hints of mint on the nose too.
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