Tasting Notes for JJKinch

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Red
11/28/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
90 points
Decanted an hour or two before drinking. Depressed cork.
Dark fruit (cherry, black cherry), earth, leather, tobacco, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable if a little reserved.
White
11/29/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Strong lime, citrus, apple, bright, minerality, slight roundness. Really bright acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White - Off-dry
12/1/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
White fruit (peach, tropical fruit - mango, citrus), floral, honey, nice sweetness, good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/2/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
From half bottle. Cork soaked through.
Dark fruit (cherry), tobacco, nice spice, smoke, leather, some tannins. Really open. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/3/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Dark fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, garrigue, slight herbal, slight smoke, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
2002 Chateau Musar Bekaa Valley Red Blend (view label images)
12/4/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
From half bottle. Popped and poured.
Dark fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, slight herb, floral, good acidity. Slight sous bois. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/5/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Red fruit (cherry), spice, sous bois, slight floral, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/6/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, slight funk which dissipated. Slight floral. Good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish.
White
12/7/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Bright lemon, nice citrus, floral. Strong citrus. Good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/10/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Dark fruit (cherry), balsamic, nice spice, floral - strong rose, good acidity. Lingering finish of rose. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/11/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Dark fruit (cherry), nice floral- rose, spice, good acidity. Star anise, nice spice. Lingering finish. Complex. Pretty open. Really enjoyable.
Decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Red
12/12/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, slight blueberry, raspberry), nice pepper, spice, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White
12/13/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Nice citrus- grapefruit, slight lemon, wooly, good acidity. Nice honey. Floral. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1997 Château Haut-Bailly Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
12/14/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Popped and poured.
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), graphite, slight leather, spice. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/16/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
88 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), spice, tobacco, slight soy?/ off taste, good acidity. Lingering finish. Enjoyable.
Red
12/17/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
From half bottle. Popped and poured.
Dark fruit (black cherry, blueberry, cassis), nice spice, earth, slight graphite. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
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Red
12/19/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
88 points
Slight signs of dried seepage under the capsule. Cork broke. Decanted.
Slightly off smell at first. Dark fruit (cherry), spice, soy sauce, good acidity. Lingering finish. Seems to be in the downslope. Dominated by soy. Still some fruit. Still enjoyable.
Red
1987 Roberto Voerzio Langhe Vigna Serra Langhe DOC Nebbiolo Blend, Nebbiolo (view label images)
12/20/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Decanted an hour or two before drinking.
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, strong rose - floral, good acidity. Bright fruit. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White - Off-dry
12/21/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Peach, pronounced apricot, pear, tropical fruit, floral, good acidity. Nice sweetness- honey. Bright, strong fruit. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White
12/22/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Apple, citrus - lemon, lime, floral, good acidity. Bright. Really enjoyable. Lingering finish
Red
12/23/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Color - Somewhat light around the edges. Decanted an hour before drinking.
Red fruit (cherry), tobacco, spice, earth, slight herbal, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/24/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
94 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), nice spice, slight floral, Christmas spice, earth. Well knit. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1972 Pierre Olivier Charmes-Chambertin Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir
12/25/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Decanted. Cork broke and nearly soaked through. Needs an hour or two of air. Slightly off smell at first.
Dark fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, earth, soy sauce , slightly decaying fruit, slight floral. Good acidity. Lingering finish.
Red
12/26/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), spice, slight herbal, tobacco, leather. Good acidity. Strong fruit. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1997 Massolino Langhe Piria Langhe DOC Nebbiolo Blend, Nebbiolo
12/27/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), spice, floral- rose, slight tobacco. Some tannins. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/29/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), spice, strong tannins, herbal, tobacco, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Popped and poured. Should have decanted. Some sediment.
Red
12/30/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
From half bottle. Popped and poured. Slight Signs of seepage under the capsule.
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry, slight blueberry), spice, tobacco, earth, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
12/31/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
94 points
Cork soaked through. Signs of seepage under the capsule. Decanted.
Slightly off smell at first which quickly dissipated.
Nice red fruit (cherry, raspberry), forest floor, nice spice, earth, slight truffle/ mushroom. Good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1/1/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Dark fruit (cherry, raspberry), rose- floral, spice, slight soy. Earth. After a couple hours open - strong spice - 5 star anise, slight soy, strong floral. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Decanted an hour or so before drinking. Good color.
Red
1/3/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), spice, floral- rose, good acidity. Bright. Pretty open. Drinking well. Really enjoyable.
Red
1/14/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), olive, nice spice, slight garrigue, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Popped and poured. Needs an hour or two of air.
Red
1/17/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), iron- minerality, spice, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White
1/19/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Apricot, Apple, nice citrus- lemon, nice floral, nice sugar, good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1/20/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Popped and poured
Red fruit (cherry), cherry candy, strong floral- rose, spice, good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1/21/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
89 points
Dark fruit (cherry), strong floral - rose, tannins, good acidity. Finish a bit of tannins. Needs more time. Still enjoyable.
Red
1/23/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Decanted an hour or so before drinking.
Dark fruit (cherry, black cherry), strong spice- Chinese spice, slight anise, floral- rose, slight earth, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
1/24/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
From half bottle. Popped and poured.
Dark fruit (blackberry, black cherry), tobacco, earth, good acidity. Nice dark fruit. Some tannins. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
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Red
1/26/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, black cherry), earth, tobacco, leather, spice. Good acidity. Really enjoyable. Lingering finish. Better on the first night of drinking.
Red
1/28/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), strong rose, strong spice, nice acidity. Bright. Slight truffle. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Red
1/29/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
flawed
Cork soaked through. Slight signs of dried seepage under the capsule.
Decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Dark fruit (cherry), slight paint thinner, spice, slight floral. Too old or compromised - flawed.
Red
1/30/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), spice, slight earth, slight tobacco. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable. Decanted. Better with an hour or two of air. 91-2
Bottle #667. From San Valentino vineyard. 70% Sangiovese. 15% montepulciano. 15% sagrantino.
Red
1/31/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Dark fruit (cherry, blueberry), nice pepper, spice, herb (oregano?), slight tobacco. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable. 92
Decanted an hour or two before drinking.
Red
2/1/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Popped and poured an hour before drinking.
Dark fruit (cherry), strong tobacco, earth, tannins, good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
2/2/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
90 points
Slight funk. Red fruit (cherry), slight spice, minerality, slight floral. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Needed an hour or so for the funk to blow off.
Red
1/16/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
91 points
Red fruit (cherry, raspberry), bright, earth, minerality, good acidity. Bright. Really enjoyable.
Red
2/3/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
90 points
From half bottle. Popped and poured.
Dark fruit (blueberry, slight plum), herb, garrigue, spice, earth, some tannins. Good acidity. Lingering finish. Think this needs more time.
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Red
2/4/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Decanted an hour or so before drinking.
Red fruit (cherry), strong rose/ floral, nice spice, slight earth, good acidity. Bright. Well knit. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
Red
2/5/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Decanted 2 hours before drinking. Good color.
Red fruit (cherry), rose, nice spice, slight anise, good acidity. Bright. Lingering finish. Slight truffle/ mushroom after a couple hours of air. Really enjoyable.
Red
2/6/2021 - JJKinch wrote:
92 points
Dark fruit (cherry, black cherry), spice, garrigue, slight olive, earth, good acidity. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable.
White
8/20/2020 - JJKinch wrote:
93 points
Peach, apple, floral, good acidity, almond, chamomile, bright. Slight sherry. Saline. Almond/ nutty. Lingering finish. Really enjoyable. 93+
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