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Spring Mountain - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Wonderful just now. Blueberries and red fruit. Menthol, eucalyptus, cedar. Med + tannins; med acid; gracious length. Exceptional.
Mario Giribaldi - Barbaresco
Med-high acid; High tannins; a bit out of balance as fruit not quite up to the tannins and acid, but overall a nice Barbaresco, esp for the price!
Spring Mountain - Elivette
Decanted for four hours. Nose of violets, menthol, camphor. Beautiful dark-ruby color. Med+ acid, high tannins, but the fruit can carry it. Cab Franc gives it depth, Petit Verdot lends a blueberry undertone. A wonderful effort, but Spring Mountain never fails to delight!
Expression 44 - Pinot Noir Zena Crown Vineyard
Dark, layered fruit. Medium+ finish. Nicely balanced overall, with depth and elegance.