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2007 Falchini Campora Toscana IGT Cabernet Sauvignon
4/24/2020 - Al-Vino Likes this wine:
91 points
In a better spot now than the last tasting. Very good bottle but on the pricey side for the quality of the juice.
  • Al-Vino commented:

    1/19/22, 7:09 PM - $60 six years ago...

2012 Ch√Ęteau de Beaucastel Ch√Ęteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend
12/28/2020 - Al-Vino Likes this wine:
92 points
This bottle has more weight than prior ones. Solid bottle.
  • Al-Vino commented:

    12/28/20, 8:18 PM - All were decanted for sediment and aeration - min 45 min to 1 hour. Pair with any bbq dishes, pastas or meat proteins.

2011 Tommaso Bussola Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Corvina Blend, Corvina
3/24/2018 - Al-Vino Does not like this wine:
88 points
This bottle should be wrapped in a Sun-Maid label. Raisins are too dominant and overpowering. Instead of tossing it, we did the next best thing and made an Amarone risotto.
  • Al-Vino commented:

    5/17/18, 5:26 PM - Pair with some bold protein or parmiggiano cheese. Hopefully the way this Amarone is made suits your palette.

2008 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
6/23/2013 - Al-Vino wrote:
90 points
Very fruit forward,tooth staining wine that trades on brand recognition and at a significant premium over similar quality wine. At this price point, more finesse is expected.
  • Al-Vino commented:

    9/5/16, 12:39 PM - In hindsight, this just needed time to come together.

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