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2006 Philip Togni Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District
11/19/2016 - MarcoNahuel wrote:
flawed
Bottle flawed - not drinkable.
Lots of sediment; cloudy.
  • vinojones commented:

    11/30/16, 8:16 PM - Why was it cloudy? That alone suggest less than ideal care for the wine before tasting. More info about the care of the wine would be helpful.

Red
1989 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle Syrah
9/20/2013 - vinojones wrote:
88 points
Opened decanted 45 min before drinking
Dark red ruby red to the edges; mild nose of tobacco, cacao(
bitter chocolate); flavors of brambles/berries, tart cherries; tight red berry flavors,cranberry, assertive acidity, over 90 min acidity became more noticeable, fruit more tart; held up very well on the end with crisp palate cleansing fresh berry flavors; med long finish.
  • vinojones commented:

    9/27/13, 9:36 AM - Stefan- yes perhaps it was just a bottle variation. I didn't think it a disappointing wine, just lacking bouquet ( the 82 Jumelles tasted at the same time was much better in that regard). To give it a 90+ score I would look for more concentration too. Hope you enjoy your bottle!

Red
2005 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain
1/26/2013 - Jhcwine Does not like this wine:
88 points
Nose - tannin, meat, not alot of fruit. Palette - prunes, meat, some tannin, some fruit. Not my style.
  • vinojones commented:

    2/22/13, 5:50 PM - "not my style" but still 90 pts??

  • vinojones commented:

    2/23/13, 11:24 AM - JHC- my comment was not about Dunn but rather the disconnect between a score of 90 which is generally considered to be a very desirable wine and your "does not like" . I have nothing against you not liking that bottle, or any wine, but I think the score should more closely match the description-- how about an 82 or 75 score? John Gilman, a professional wine critic as example often scores wine he is critical of, or not his style, in the 70's.

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