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Gian Piero Marrone Sancarlo
Gained complexity and weight after a 30 minute decant. Bright acidity, tart red fruit, firm tannins and a pleasant rustic quality that makes it a great pizza wine. At 10 years would think this is at its peak.
Rasina - Brunello di Montalcino
Big, bold wine that doesn't give in much with an hour decant. Dark berry & tart red fruit, tobacco, leather, pretty oaky but overall enjoyable, balanced and compex. Barely showing age.
Alvaro Palacios - Camins del Priorat
Drinking this a little past prime but still a very fruit forward, silky smooth wine, light-medium tannins, subtle complexity
Marques de Murrieta - Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial
Crazy good, totally smooth and spicy, no decant needed, just a few swirls. Rich and gamey red fruit with slightly chalky tannins. The nose is bright but the color is starting to brown. Can still age but don't think it will improve much. I loved it more 2-3 years ago. Still a wine to appreciate.
Sbragia Family - Chardonnay Gamble Ranch Vineyard
This one was a beauty a few years ago, but is past its prime. Still has toasty, buttery elements and full bodied. Tart apple, pineapple and some lemon fruit.