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Chateau Ste Michelle - Sauvignon Blanc Horse Heaven Vineyard
Consistent with prior bottles, this was floral, juicy, ripe and balanced. Will attempt to obtain two more bottles.
Arnaldo Caprai - Rosso di Montefalco
Consistent with previous bottles, this showed plenty of Cabernet fruit balanced by ample tannins and acidity courtesy of the Sangiovese. A great pairing with any tomato sauce-based dishes. Good QPR. Will continue to buy.
Gour de Chaule - Gigondas
This is rich, full and complete - a wine of stature and substance. Not at all "New World" or flashy, just well structured and deep. Should have a great, long future ahead of it. Will buy more.
Guigal - Cotes du Rhone Blanc
A marked improvement over the last bottle, this one was more harmonious (and what the French would call "feminine" in style), showing white flowers, jasmines and a suggestion of honey on the finish, underpinned by a suggestion of minerality and acidity. Coming together; try again in six to eight month.
Casalino - Chianti Classico
Really quite substantial and complete for a Chianti Classico. Generous fruit framed by the region's trademark tannins and acidity. Plumped up with additional aeration. Paired well with penne arrabiata and parmesan. Good QPR, will buy again.