Tasting Notes for EricU

(48 notes on 46 wines)

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Red
3/14/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
95 points
Velvet. Perfect balance. Sour cherry, earth, moderate tanins, smooth finish.

Jesus was extremely talented and warm.
Red
2/28/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Cherry. Cinnamon. Medium tanins. Delicious.
Red
2/14/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
95 points
Sour cherries. Earth. Nice acidity. Hints of vanilla. Soft tanins.
White - Sparkling
2/14/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Grapefruit. Minerals. Acidity. Yeast. Clean. Fine bubbles.
Red
2/14/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Earth, tea, olives. Very enjoyable.
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Red
1/5/2020 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Elegant expression of Shea. Velvety, earth, sour cherry. The oak was well integrated for a great finish.
Red
12/28/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Cinnamon, concentrated cherry, earth. Soft tanins and velvety finish with notes of vanilla.

Excellent balance.
Red
12/24/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Inky tanins, tea and raspberry. Nicely balanced.

Improved over the first 2 hrs.
Red
12/22/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Sour cherry, earth, nice acidity.

Liked it better 2 hrs in.
Red
12/19/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
100 points
An ethereal Pinot. Sour cherry, earth, silky finish.

Probably my favorite wine of the year.
Red
12/8/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
95 points
A beautiful light bodied Pinot. delicate. Earth, sour red cherry. Nice acidity and excellent in the finish.

Significantly better after 2 hrs.
Red
2014 Jonata Winery Todos Ballard Canyon Syrah Blend, Syrah (view label images)
11/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Perfectly balanced. Earth, blackberries, cinnamon, medium tanin, velvety finish.
Red
11/25/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Velvety, earth, sour cherries, soft tanins. A great expression of Shea.
Red
11/22/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
90 points
Tea, earth, strawberry. Light bodied. Simple and enjoyable.
Red
11/16/2019 - EricU wrote:
89 points
Tea, earth, and medium tanins. Single note wine.
Red
2016 Le P'tit Paysan Le P'tit Pape Central Coast Grenache Blend, Grenache (view label images)
11/13/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Earth, red fruit, soft tanins. Simple and delicious.
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Red
11/11/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Earth, black cherry, slight sourness on the finish. Excellent balance.

One of my favorite producers, but I think I liked it better last year.
Red
11/9/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
96 points
Beautiful Pinot! Velvet, cherry, earth, cinnamon, soft tanins, nice acidity. Terroir shines through.
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Red
11/9/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Earth. Purple fruit. Well balanced wine.
Red
11/9/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Elegant wine. Tea, earth.
Red
11/4/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Refreshing light body. Earth, tea and a touch of sourness but not off putting. Medium tanins.

A fun wine.
Red
11/3/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Still enjoyable, but probably past it’s peak. Baked strawberry, cinnamon, nail polish remover, medium tanin. Light bodied.

Happy to find this in the cellar but wish I had found it a couple of years ago.
Red
10/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Dried fruit. Cherry. Earth. Spice. A touch of sourness. Overall very good.

Better last year.
Red
10/27/2019 - EricU Does not like this wine:
88 points
Notes of tea. harsh tannins that softened a bit after 3 hours. The wine was a bit bitter. I wonder if the bottle wasn’t stored correctly prior to my purchase.
Red
10/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Juicy Syrah. Young and vibrant.
Red
10/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Ethereal Syrah. Dark fruit, earth, perfect balance.
Red
2003 Chateau Musar Bekaa Valley Red Blend (view label images)
10/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Black fruit. Well integrated oak. Lively wine.
Red
10/27/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Elegant. Cherry. Earth. Perfectly balanced. Quintessential Sonoma Pinot.
Red
10/22/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Ethereal. Earth and blackberry.
Red
8/3/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Cherry. Cinnamon. Very open. Drinking excellent.
Red
6/22/2019 - EricU Likes this wine:
90 points
Open nose. Earth, red fruit. Excellent value.
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Red
1/4/2019 - EricU wrote:
92 points
Earth. Stone. Pepper. Nice finish.
Red
12/31/2018 - EricU wrote:
91 points
Earth. Soft tannins. Lingering finish.
Red
12/24/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Bright cherry dried apricot and almond. Earth and soft tanins with a lingering finish.
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Red
2015 Le P'tit Paysan Le P'tit Pape Central Coast Grenache Blend, Grenache (view label images)
12/22/2018 - EricU wrote:
90 points
Earth, green pepper and spice. Soft tanin.
Red
12/16/2018 - EricU wrote:
89 points
Probably drank too early
Red
12/15/2018 - EricU wrote:
95 points
Earth. Cherry. Perfectly balanced light/medium body Pinot. Improved at 2 hours.
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Red
12/7/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Well balanced. Soft tanins. Maybe a touch past it’s prime.
Red
10/19/2018 - EricU wrote:
93 points
Medium/light body. Very well balanced. Raspberry. Nice acidity offset by soft tanins and a little bit of earth.
Red
9/2/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Vanilla. Butter and jelly on bread. Light to medium body Pinot.
Red
8/25/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Vanilla. Earth. Soft tanins. Full body for a Pinot.
Red
8/24/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Velvety. Vanilla and cherry. Soft tanins.

Much better after 2 hrs.
White
8/24/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
91 points
Green apple, lemon, and butter. Well balanced acidity and moderate oak.
Red
8/11/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
93 points
Strawberry. Velvet. Earth soft tanin in finish. Medium body.
Red
8/11/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
92 points
Velvety. Black cherry. Soft tanins. Well balanced.
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Red
8/3/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
94 points
Excellent. Medium body, well balanced, strawberry.
White - Sparkling
7/3/2018 - EricU Likes this wine:
95 points
Perfectly balanced champagne
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