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Toulouse - Gewurztraminer
Pretty melon nose, with a hint of green spice. In the mouth off dry sweetness provides weight and a pleasant viscosity that like most Anderson Valley wines I've tasted absolutely begs for more acidity to back it up. Sadly lacks crispness and thus balance.
Covenant - Cabernet Sauvignon (Kosher)
Dark black cherry, coffee, chocolate, and plumb on the nose that carry right though to the mouth. Well structured with supportive tannin and balanced acidity. Coco nib on the end of the finish. Awesome, but wish I would have held it another year or two.
Scherrer - Explorations Dry Rose
Candied cherry and watermelon rind nose. Medium body, with bitter notes lending much of the structure. Somewhat medicinal character, but not off putting. Could be brighter, and tasted much better after being open for a day.
Iron Horse - Rose de Pinot Noir
Cherry, strawberry, and watermelon nose with a weighty aroma. In the mouth moderate acidity is somewhat obscured by perceptible tannin and extraction. Not a bad wine by any means but more masculine and weighty than I would like in a Pinot Rose. Actually reminds me more of a Syrah Rose!
Dutton-Goldfield - Happy Ending
Chocolate and rich black cherry follows though from the nose to the mouth. Well integrated alcohol, and a supple mouthfeel with a creamy vanilla finish. Not to sweet.