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OCKevin 90

2004 Haut-Brion
Noticeably tannic, with nice earthiness, tobacco, spice and minerality on the palate. Maybe a little early to open? For me, perhaps it's just a matter of personal taste, but I found the bottle lacked some of the character I would have liked to have seen from a wine of this pedigree (and price tag).


(Tasted Mar 7, 2014)

OCKevin 91

2009 Two Hands - Shiraz Bella's Garden
A quintessential fruit bomb. In time, finesse and subtlety will take over to make it a terrific food wine. For now, it's a big, bold adult grape beverage.


(Tasted Mar 7, 2014)

OCKevin 92

2006 Fiorita - Brunello di Montalcino
Special wine which made everone at the table happy. Hazelnuts, crushed spices and currants linger on a finish which moves from velvety to coarse and back again.


(Tasted Aug 14, 2013)

OCKevin 90

2004 Vitanza - Brunello di Montalcino
My dad thought it tasted like a Beaujolais Nouveau, and he wasn't far off the mark. A good glass of wine to match with a Christmas eve steak dinner. Pomegranate, minerals and pie crust on the nose and palate. Subtle, but the flavor doesn't yield to whatever's on your dinner plate.


(Tasted Dec 24, 2012)

OCKevin 92

2007 Felsina - Chianti Classico Rancia Riserva (Berardenga)
Refined, like an al fresco summer dinner in Tuscany, this glass-coating sangiovese unveils flavors of leather, rosemary and dark chocolate.


(Tasted Nov 24, 2012)

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