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  Tasted On Year, Name, Varietal, Country, Region, Sub region, Color Score Drink dates Author, Trust
04/21/2014
Krug - Grande Cuvee NV Krug - Grande Cuvee
White Champagne Blend
France - Champagne
NV Krug - Grande Cuvee
93

Light to medium golden color. Aromas of some green apple and almonds. Just starting to show its age. Big expansive flavors of apples and nuts, with bright acidity. This is a big and rich wine that possesses a very long finish. Still tasting the flavors 30-60+ seconds after it has departed the mouth. Still lots of life ahead.

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2013-2018  Todd W59 , 100%
04/21/2014
Palmer 1989 Palmer
Red Bordeaux Blend
France - Bordeaux - Margaux
1989 Palmer
98

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  G , 97.12%
04/21/2014
CORRA - Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 CORRA - Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
2004 CORRA - Cabernet Sauvignon
Todd7 96

Incredibly good!

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  Todd7 , 95.97%
04/21/2014
Marcarini - Barolo La Serra 1997 Marcarini - Barolo La Serra
Red Nebbiolo
Italy - Piedmont - Barolo
1997 Marcarini - Barolo La Serra
TJR1 90

Holding up well. Decanted one hour before. Bit tight and acidic. Opened up. Lighter style for a 97.

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2014-2020  TJR1 , 95.56%
04/21/2014
Passing Clouds - Shiraz The Killa Kowalski Vineyard 2003 Passing Clouds - Shiraz The Killa Kowalski Vineyard
Red Syrah
Australia - Victoria - Bendigo
2003 Passing Clouds - Shiraz The Killa Kowalski Vineyard
93

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  Hal1 , 93.29%
04/21/2014
D'Arenberg - Shiraz The Dead Arm 2001 D'Arenberg - Shiraz The Dead Arm
Red Syrah
Australia - South Australia - McLaren Vale
2001 D'Arenberg - Shiraz The Dead Arm
90

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  Hal1 , 93.29%
04/21/2014
Joseph Roty - Gevrey Chambertin Les Champs Chenys 2006 Joseph Roty - Gevrey Chambertin Les Champs Chenys
Red Pinot Noir
France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin
2006 Joseph Roty - Gevrey Chambertin Les Champs Chenys
Juan K 89

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  Juan K , 94.04%
04/21/2014
Darioush - Cabernet Sauvignon Signature 2007 Darioush - Cabernet Sauvignon Signature
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
2007 Darioush - Cabernet Sauvignon Signature
Southbound Union 91

Disappointed - not much complexity, thin mouthfeel. QPR not good on this one

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  Southbound Union , 92.83%
04/21/2014
Lewis - Alec's Blend 2007 Lewis - Alec's Blend
Red Proprietary Blend
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
2007 Lewis - Alec's Blend
Southbound Union 91

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  Southbound Union , 92.83%
04/21/2014
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars - Cask 23 1985 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars - Cask 23
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
1985 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars - Cask 23
95

Deserving of Parker's comment as the best Cal. 1985 cab. Fantastic complex fruit which diminished after 30 mins.

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2013-2014  Walter Z , 98.8%
04/21/2014
Perrot-Minot (Domaine) - Mazoyeres-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes 1999 Perrot-Minot (Domaine) - Mazoyeres-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes
Red Pinot Noir
France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin
1999 Perrot-Minot (Domaine) - Mazoyeres-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes
Stephen G41 92

Just starting to drink well, lovely floral notes

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  Stephen G41 , 95.98%
04/20/2014
Gerard Boulay - Sancerre Clos de Beaujeu 2011 Gerard Boulay - Sancerre Clos de Beaujeu
White Sauvignon Blanc
France - Loire Valley - Central Vineyards - Sancerre
2011 Gerard Boulay - Sancerre Clos de Beaujeu
90

Lovely, still very tight finish

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2014-2016  Brock M
04/20/2014
Calcareous - Lloyd of Calcareous 2010 Calcareous - Lloyd of Calcareous
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles
2010 Calcareous - Lloyd of Calcareous
90

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  SilverBelz , 72.06%
04/20/2014
Cheval Blanc 1979 Cheval Blanc
Red Bordeaux Blend
France - Bordeaux - St Emilion
1979 Cheval Blanc
Mike N296 95

Maintains deep color. Toasted oak on nose and palate. Earthy. Great balance and structure. Very enjoyable and a nice surprise. Visit my website: Foodie Confidential

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  Mike N296 , 95.24%
Blogger
04/20/2014
Kanzler - Pinot Noir 2012 Kanzler - Pinot Noir
Red Pinot Noir
USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast
2012 Kanzler - Pinot Noir
94

Brambly red fruit pinot with great tingling acidity, tremendous concentration of fruit and depth of midpalate, and long saturated finish. Spicy and satisfying. Bit young, but looks to have great potential.

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  Zarm , 87.07%
04/20/2014
Alvaro Castro - Dao 2008 Alvaro Castro - Dao
Red Regional Blend
Portugal - Dao
2008 Alvaro Castro - Dao
91

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2014-2016  dpio , 97.2%
04/20/2014
Martinelli - Chardonnay Zio Tony Ranch 2009 Martinelli - Chardonnay Zio Tony Ranch
White Chardonnay
USA - California - Sonoma - Russian River Valley
2009 Martinelli - Chardonnay Zio Tony Ranch
92

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  Jam02110 , 97.45%
04/20/2014
Grgich Hills - Merlot 2007 Grgich Hills - Merlot
Red Merlot
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
2007 Grgich Hills - Merlot
90

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  mike1054 , 94.15%
04/20/2014
Harlan 2000 Harlan
Red Bordeaux Blend
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
2000 Harlan
93

Pleasant and reasonably balanced, I missed the fruit of a younger Harlan. Fine, smooth tannins. This was my third bottle of the 2000, and I felt that it was past its peak, if still a very nice wine. Full disclosure note: the "old wine" fans in my tasting group thought this was still too young to drink.

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  Jeffrey M989 , 97.29%
04/20/2014
Henschke - Shiraz Mount Edelstone (Keyneton Vineyard) 2002 Henschke - Shiraz Mount Edelstone (Keyneton Vineyard)
Red Syrah
Australia - South Australia - Eden Valley
2002 Henschke - Shiraz Mount Edelstone (Keyneton Vineyard)
93

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  Horms , 15.49%
04/20/2014
Chimney Rock - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2001 Chimney Rock - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - Napa - Stags Leap District
2001 Chimney Rock - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
ChrisMus 93

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  ChrisMus , 90.71%
04/20/2014
Far Niente - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 2007 Far Niente - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Red Cabernet Sauvignon
USA - California - Napa - Oakville
2007 Far Niente - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
GeoB 95

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  GeoB
04/20/2014
Vina Robles - Suendero 2008 Vina Robles - Suendero
Red Proprietary Blend
USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles
2008 Vina Robles - Suendero
90

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  MU-AL , 97.32%
04/20/2014
Vina Robles - Syrah Ryan Road Vineyard 2007 Vina Robles - Syrah Ryan Road Vineyard
Rose Syrah
USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles
2007 Vina Robles - Syrah Ryan Road Vineyard
90

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  MU-AL , 97.32%
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