Tasting Notes for RDB Wine

(342 notes on 276 wines)

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Red
11/18/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
November 18, 2022. Drank from Bin North 16. Gift from Marc. Cork failure. Hint of cherry and blackberry. Medium dark purple. Soft even presentation touch of cherry then dry chalk finish. Less fruit now, but pleasant mature merlot. 7.0.
Red
2018 DeLille Cellars D2 Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
11/4/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
November 4, 2022. Drank from Bin East 22. In cellar since December 2020. $30. In Portland with Aline and Crystal. Fresh currant nose. Dark purple. Full body dry currant cherry chalk finish. Tannins less than a year ago. 8.5/10.
Red
2014 DeLille Cellars D2 Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
10/30/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
75 points
October 30, 2022. Drank from Bin south 14. Supper with Aline, Craig and Michelle. In cellar since December, 2016. $40.50. Pleasant light cherry nose. Deep dark purple. Soft even presentation dry and hint of blackberry/cherry finish. Nice mature wine. 7.5/10z
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White
2016 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
10/30/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
October 30, 2022. Removed from bin east 24. Supper with Aline, Craig and Michelle. Oak nose with no fruit. Sparkling dark yellow. Medium body soft and even and medium dry finish. Little fruit now. Past prime but still enjoyable. 4/10.
White
2015 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
9/28/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
Past prime with little fruit. Second entry same bottle.
White
2015 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
9/28/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
Drank from Bin East 24. Cellar since March 2017. $28.50. Supper with Aline, Livia, Mike and Sean. Hint of oak on nose. Sparkling dark yellow. Dry even body oak soft long finish. No fruit now. 4/10.
Red
9/28/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
75 points
September 28, 2022. Drank from Bin East 16. Supper with Aline, Livia, Mike and Sean. In cellar since May 2001, gift from Marc. Hint of oak and blackberry. Cork failure. Dark purple. Soft even presentation oak middle and dry finish, fruit passed. Still OK after 23 years.
Red
2018 DeLille Cellars D2 Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
9/10/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
90 points
Drank from Bin East 22. In cellar since August 2021. ($34). At Seabrook with Aline, Mike and Livia. Full spice cherry nose. Dark purple. Dry spice oak presentation with blackberry and cherry then dry soft even finish. Delightful. 9/10.
Red
7/16/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
75 points
July 16, 2022. Drank from Bin south 6. Cellar since November 2018. $25.60. Vincent’s birthday celebration with family. Light acid blackberry currant nose. Deep purple. Full body chalk currant and long dry finish. 7.5/10.
White
2013 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
7/13/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
July 13,2022. Drank from Bin East 24 with Michelle, Aline and Trevor. Hint of oak. Dark yellow. Full body touch of oak long dry finish with some acid. Past prime. In cellar since December 2016. $34.20. 4/10.
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Red
7/11/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
95 points
Drank from Bin South 21 with Michele and Trevor for supper. Full spice black currant nose. Clear dark purple. Full soft spice currant oak, complex long and lingering. Delightful 10 year old wine. 9.5/10.
Red
7/11/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
Shared with Michele and Trevor for supper. Drank from Bin south 6. Nice nose with hints of cherry. Dark purple color. Full even soft chewy touch of tobacco and cherry. Delightful 10 year old pinot. 8.5/10.
Red
5/23/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
May 23, 2022. Drank from Bin North 14. Dinner with Aline, Emma and Cory. In cellar since July 2017. Dry chalk nose. Medium purple. Dry presentation medium body oak finish. Fruit gone and past prime. 4/10.
Red
4/28/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
April 28, 2022. Father’s Day gift from Cory June 17, 2018. Drank from Bin North 9 with Aline and Cory. 60% CS, 25% Malbec and 15% cab franc. Full cherry currant nose. Deep purple. Full body cherry dry chalk and even finish. Acid gonr, lovely mature wine. 8.5/10.
Red
4/18/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
60 points
April 17, 2022. Easter dinner kids, P&W and Aline. In cellar bin North 15, since October 2019. $29Can. Spice oak currant nose. Medium purple. Medium body tart raspberry and light dry chalk finish. May have lost some fruit with cellaring. 6/10.
Red
4/9/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
94 points
Drank with Condon’s, Cory and Aline. Full currant blackberry nose. Dark purple. Medium body acid soft even finish with currant blackberry dry finish. 8/10.
Rosé
4/9/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
April 9, 2022. Drank from Bin North 19, in cellar since April 2021. $65. Condon family, Cory and Aline. Nice spice cherry nose. Dark purple. Full body even chalk blackberry cherry dry finish. 8/10.
Red
2018 Elsom Cellars Grenache Yakima Valley Snipes Mountain (view label images)
3/19/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
50 points
March 19, 2022. Drank from Bin south 15 with Aline, Emma and Cory. Classic Grenache nose. Medium purple. Medium body chalk oak Grenache finish. 5/10.
Red
3/19/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
March 19, 2022. Drank from Bin south 15 with Aline , Cory and Emma. Full dark fruit nose currant blackberry and cherry. Dark purple. Full dry body soft even middle with oak cherry finish. Lovely aged wine. 8/10.
Red
3/17/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
March 17, 2022. Consumed from bin south 15 with Aline, Emma and Cory. Chalk oak nose. Medium brown red color. Dry chalk presentation acid and slight cherry finish. Past prime but nice mature Cabernet Sauvignon. 4/10.
Red
3/17/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
March 17, 2022. Drank from Bin North 15. Supper Aline, Cory and Emma. In cellar since October 2019 from Kelowna, BC. Dry lavender currant nose. Dark purple. Dry soft even presentation chalk oak and touch of cherry on finish. 7/10.
White
3/15/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
50 points
March 15, 2022. In cellar since May 2003 for $10.00. Drank from Bin East 20 with Aline, Cory and Emma with Indian supper. Hint of sweet Riesling on nose. Sparkling dark yellow. Medium body soft and even with a touch of classic Riesling flavors light finish. Past prime but lovely aged wine. 5/10.
White
2014 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
3/15/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
March 15, 2022. Drank from Bin East 24 with Aline, Emma and Cory. Spice caramel nose. Sparkling medium yellow. Medium body spice then dry stone oak finish. Fruit gone. Past prime. 3/10.
Red
3/13/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
60 points
March 13, 2022. Drank from Bin south 10, with Aline, Emma and Cory. Light spice currant blackberry nose. Dark purple. Full body chalk spice oak finish with touch of plum currant. 6/10x
Red
3/12/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
60 points
March 13, 2022 from Bin north 15. Got in BC October 2019 for $28 Can. Crystal birthday dinner with Aline, Crystal, Cory and Emma. Fresh sweet cherry nose. Very light red. Soft even presentation dry chalk finish with touch of cherry. Mature Pinot. 6/10.
Red
2/5/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
February 5, 2022. Drank from Bin North 8. Spice plum currant nose. Dark purple. Full body spice oak leather with dry chalk finish and plum finish. 7/10.
Red
1/29/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
January 29, 2022. Monopoly with Aline, Liz and Phil. Drank from Bin North 15. In cellar since October 2019. $40Can. Full plum currant nose. Deep dark purple. Full body chalk oak dry finish with hint of cherry. 7/10.
White
1/26/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
50 points
January 26, 2022. Drank from Bin East 7. $8.47. In cellar since December 2017. Vanilla oak nose. Sparkling dark yellow. Full body acid then chewy oak finish with touch of stone fruit. Past prime. 5/10.
Red
2014 Rulo Orb Walla Walla Valley Grenache Blend, Grenache (view label images)
1/23/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
65 points
January 23, 2022. Drank from Bin North 6, aT Parkers. 68% Grenache 32% Mourvèdre. Spice currant plum. Medium purple. Spice dry medium body acid chalk finish. 6.5/10.
Red
1/20/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
Drank from Bin south 14 with Emma, Cory and Aline. In cellar since February 2015. $59.00. Light spice nose with hint of blackberry. Medium dark purple. Medium body soft even light middle with a hint of plum and oak on finish. Mature Syrah. 7/10.
Red
1/20/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
60 points
Dinner Aline, Cory and Emma. Drank from Bin south 15. Nose of oak and cork, fruit gone. Dark purple with brown edges. Soft even presentation then chalk oak with no fruit left dry acid finish. Past prime, but OK mature 12 year old CS. 6/10.
Red
1/19/2022 - RDB Wine wrote:
January 19, 2022. Drank from Bin North 12. In cellar since March 2018. Total Wine $28.70. Dinner Aline, Cory and Emma. Spice currant blackberry nose. Dark purple. Dry oak chalk presentation blackberry currant mineral finish. 7/10.
Red
2017 Mark Ryan Long Haul Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/19/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
January 19, 2022. Drank from Bin North 18. 84% merlot, 9% CS, 6% Cabernet franc, 1% petit Verdot. In cellar since July 2020. $35. Dinner with Aline, Emma and Cory. Nose of oak spice and blackberry. Dark purple. Soft even presentation chalk oak touch of acid plum and currant. Delightful 4 year old wine. 8.5/10.
Red
1/8/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
January 8, 2022. With Aline, kids, Pat and Wally. Hint of blackberry and cherry. Dark purple. Full body tannins soft even middle with light cherry and blackberry and touch of chalk. Would improve with cellular time. 8/10.
Red
2018 DeLille Cellars D2 Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
1/8/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
January 8, 2022. Drank from Bin East 22, with Aline, kids, Pat and Wally for birthday. In cellar since December 2020. $30. Full fresh blackberry cherry. Dark purple. Full body tannins soft even light blackberry cherry middle with hint of chalk on finish. 8.5/10.
Red
1/1/2022 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
January 1, 2022. Drank from Bin south 5 with Aline, kids and Sean. 65% Malbec, 24% merlot and 11% petit Verdot. Full cherry currant nose.Medium dark purple. Full body dry chalk acid finish and touch of cherry. Nice mature wine. 7/10.
Red
12/30/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
December 30, 2021. Drank from Bin south 4. Dinner with Aline, Emma and Cory. Cork oak nose. Medium purple. Dry presentation slight acid medium body with oak and mineral finish. Fruit gone, past prime. 2/10.
Red
12/30/2021 - RDB Wine Does not like this wine:
50 points
December 30, 2021. Gift from Warren August, 2012. Drank from Bin south 4 with Aline, Emma and Cory. Cork and oak nose. Medium purple color with touch of brown. Dry presentation then acid with soft oak. Fruit gone, past prime. 2/10.
Red
12/27/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
December 27, 2021. Dinner with Aline, Cory and Emma. Drank from Bin East 25. In cellar since February 2012. $36.00. Oak nose. Dark purple. Oak up front dry chalk with hint of cherry/blackberry. Mature CS. 7/10.
Red
12/27/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
70 points
December 27, 2021. Dinner with Aline, Cory and Emma. Drank from Bin East 25. In cellar since February 2011. $35.00. Light oak nose. Dark purple. Soft full body oak touch of cherry. Nice aged wine. 7/10.
White - Off-dry
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin East 20. Soft even presentation delightful aged 20 year old wine. 8/10
White - Sparkling
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
Christmas dinner.
Rosé
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
Christmas.
Rosé
2020 Blasted Church Rosé Okanagan Valley VQA Rosé Blend (view label images)
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
Christmas dinner. Drank from Bin East 11.
Red
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
75 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin south 21. 7.5/10.
Red
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin south 21. Lovely aged wine. 8/10.
Red
2012 DeLille Cellars D2 Columbia Valley Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
60 points
Christmas. Dark from bin south 7. Soft even mature wine. 6/10.
Red
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
85 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin North 11. 8.5/10. Lovely aged wine.
Red
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine wrote:
90 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin North 16. Soft mature wine. 9/10.
White
2020 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend (view label images)
12/25/2021 - RDB Wine Likes this wine:
80 points
Christmas. Drank from Bin East 19. 8/10.
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