November 4, 2018 - Dinner with Jane and Mitch at Iron Skillet on the north fork of Long Island wine country. Popped, then waited 60 minutes to drink. A little tang, that would fade. Smooth, but I didn't think this wine was anything special. One of the few times (if ever) I've been disappointed with a Quivet. We had half a bottle left.
October 23, 2018 - really drinking well. Red fruits. Tannins are tamed. excellent wine
October 23, 2015 - Nose of tobacco, black pepper, foresty pine, tar, tart cherries, molasses, and brown sugar. On the palate bright mid range fruit full of tart sparkling tannin. More woodsy green. Full and thick in the mouth without any cloying quality. Finishes with well balanced acidity and lingering velvety fruit.
April 20, 2015 - Drank after a 4 hour decant, with cheese & cracker appetizer and company. Very enjoyable Syrah, well balanced, good fruit taste, with a bite at the finish.
February 7, 2015 - One year anniversary since our previous bottle. Pure accident, selected this bottle from my cellar, and with the first sip noticed my last review from a year ago. Decanted for two hours before dinner. The wine tastes about the same with a bit more citrus and fruit nose, still soft and pleasant. Finish starts in the front of the tongue and long citrus in the back of the tongue.
January 3, 2015 - Cured meats on the nose. Blackberry and plum. Nice syrah.
December 27, 2014 - A bit harsh initially--may be too young to drink today. Big fruit bomb with more blueberry undertones than needed. Dry finish
October 16, 2014 - What great weight with a silky wave of fine tannins. Menthol undertones mixed with blue fruits all the way through the long finish. The nose tells the story and stays very true. Very nice with just the right amount of class. We'll done.
September 2, 2014 - Awesome wine. Popped and poured, consumed all but one glass the first night. The wine opened nicely over about three hours. The second night it was still very good but had not improved. It was also a little chillier than it should have been and I didn't have the patience to let it warm to room temp.
August 11, 2014 - Popped and poured, drank over 2 nights. Evocative nose, with savory fruit notes complemented by a waxy note. Unique. On the palate, bright, savory fruit and smoked meat dominate. Smooth, finishes well. Really enjoyed this.