Tasting Notes for donald71_1

(185 notes on 169 wines)

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White
7/6/2014 - donald71_1 Likes this wine:
88 points
Fine citrus and pear notes, low acidity but still classic Riesling.
White
9/1/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Dark golden. Fruity, slightly floral nose. Abundant fruit on the palate with very well balance acidity.
White - Sparkling
9/1/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Pineapples, bananas, lots of yellow fruit. Impressive.
Rosé
8/26/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Strawberries, raspberries, hints of mint.
Rosé
8/12/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Deep red grenadille-like colour. Fleshy, fruity - perfect summer wine.
Red
7/31/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
91 points
Astonishing fruit hitting the palate some 5-10 seconds after the sip - very dense and full of cooked dark fruit.
White
6/14/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Very nice fruit - melon, banana, pineapple with only slight minerality. Classic Rheingau Riesling.
Red
5/15/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Red-brown appearance. Fruity nose with hints of cedar and red fruit. Astonishing blend of red and black fruit on the palate with abundant aromes but prevailing elegance.
Red
4/26/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
92 points
Juicy, meaty Cabernet full of cooked dark fruit - plum, blackberry, hint of cassis. Very special.
Rosé
4/28/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
87 points
Fruity, very elegant rosé with spicy notes and well integrated acidity. Refreshing.
Red
4/8/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
92 points
Just as a Pinot Noir must be - silky, soft, delicate. Abundant red fruit (red currant, raspberry) on the palate decorated with decent floral notes. Convincing.
Red
1/1/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
91 points
Perfectly balanced Pinot Noir - abundant red currant, raspberries, red fruit. Very subtle and elegant.
Red
2006 Anwilka Stellenbosch Cabernet-Shiraz Blend, Red Blend (view label images)
3/24/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Spicy, juicy, with pronounced tannins that unfold after > 30 mins of decanting. May benefit of another 1-2 years of cellaring.
Red
1/25/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Great cuvée - elegance of Pinot Noir paired with fruity Merlot and juicy Syrah. Great value for the money.
White
1/25/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Impressive. Abundant fruit - apricot, peach, with distinct floral notes. Very well balanced acidity.
White
1/22/2012 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Great. Medium bodied, prominent pear notes with hints of exotic fruit (banana, mango).
White - Sparkling
12/24/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
91 points
Very well balanced - pears, yellow fruit, with a hint of oak.
Red
12/24/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Powerful Aglianico with nicely woven tannins and complex finish. Left open for 2h, could easily have deserved more.
White
12/24/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Deep golden aspect. Rich, creamy nose and taste with herbal hints.
Red
2009 Bodegas Herederos Ribas Sió Vi de La Tierra Mallorca Red Blend (view label images)
11/28/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
91 points
Fruity, juicy combination of endemic mallorqui and established grapes. Nice floral notes.
White
11/13/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Herbal, spicy notes, medium bodied with crisp freshness.
White
10/8/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Great fruit with fine herbal notes. Challenging and refreshing
Red
9/23/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
87 points
Nice fruit with a hint of liquorice.
White
9/4/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Full bodied, herbal, spicy. Very well balanced acids.
Red
7/17/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Dark, inky appearance in the glass. Nose with lots of fruit and a hint of lavender. Abundant mix of cooked dark fruit on the palate (plums, apricots).
White - Sparkling
6/27/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Great fruit and high complexity for a prosecco. Pears, peach. Highly recommended.
White
6/19/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Classic dry Riesling featuring strawberry notes on the palate.
White
6/11/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Again, remarkable SB Marlborough Style featuring some of Pfalz' minerality. Somewhat more body than the 2009. My favourite for a summer night on the roof terrace.
White
6/1/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
84 points
Very pronounced acidity - apples, pears.
White
5/11/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
92 points
Complex, creamy, spicy. Unusual. Great.
White
5/11/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Clear, crisp, clean. Pointed passion fruit arome. Great - classic.
Red
2006 Parusso Piemonte Parüss Vino da Tavola Piemonte DOC Nebbiolo Blend, Nebbiolo
5/7/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
87 points
Cloves
Red
2/20/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Raspberry aromes, very well balanced.
White
2/3/2011 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Pineapple aromes, very pleasant with marinated salmon.
Red
12/26/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
92 points
Incredible balance of power and elegance - earth, tobacco, truffles.
White
10/16/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Apples, grapes, hints of fine herbs - gentle and refreshing.
White
10/16/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Apples, grapes, hints of fine herbs. Gentle and refreshing.
Red
10/8/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
91 points
Splendid vintage.
Red
9/6/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
89 points
Plums, cherries, light floral notes - very pleasant.
Red
8/30/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Cherries, Red currant, vanilla. Pronounced acidity, evolved significantly after opening the bottle over 2 hours.
Red
8/26/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Juicy, plum and cherry aromes.
White
8/24/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
86 points
Classic Blanc de Noir with clear Pinot noir notes.
Red
2001 Château Picoron Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux Red Bordeaux Blend (view label images)
7/14/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
85 points
Moderate fruit with slightly bitter finish. Tobacco and toffee notes.
Red
2006 Anima Negra ÀN/2 Vi de Taule de Balears Red Blend (view label images)
6/9/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
90 points
Vanilla, sweet cherries, butter. Cream Sherry notes in the nose.
White
6/4/2010 - donald71_1 wrote:
88 points
Pears, green apples. Crisp and refreshing.
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