Wines tasted # 5

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Nardone Aglianico 2012
Baked plum, mushroom
Very clean minerals, bright to cloudy rim variation.

Traban(?) Chile 2009
Syrah, funk of earth and full of cream with oak

Tariquet 2012
Clean and crisp with some acid, fresh and very nice with some fruit, good gooseberry flavor

Chateau de Tracy Pouilly Fume
Super

Boulder Bank Pinot Noir
Marlbo(?) 2010

Mary Hill Serendipity 2007
Beautiful

Joseph Merlot, San Perie 2012
Tons of stone fruit, peach, melon
Lime zest, candied lime
La Chatelnie

Antonin Rodet Chablis 2012
Clean, ripe melon, stainless steel
Acid is medium, fades to stone fruit, apricot, peach, and lemon zest.

Chateau Du Pavillon 2009 Bordeaux
Wool, cherry, soft tannins, baking spice, pepper, cherry on the finish.

Ch. Cantenac 2009, 1/3 Nevou(?)
Bolunt(?), plum, cherry, blanc hordes(?), currants, tobacco, leather, soft berry forward finish.

Domaine Berthet-rayne, Cote du Rhone
75% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 10% Syrah
Full body, great soft acid, soft tannins

Chateau Des Karantes 2011
Very soft, supple flesh fruit, Grenache 60, Syrah 30, Mov. 10,

La Bal Ope. Cote Du Gascogne,
Herbacious, melon

Villa Floriano Pinot Grigio
Passionfruit, honeysuckle, fleshy

Seis Circles Vinera Chardonnay
Soft honey, baking spice

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Wines tasted # 4

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Berfield Wine – Anistoda 2009
Full body, wow.  Tons of tannins, balanced and nice finish.

Tenuta Polvaro
Li son classic, 100% Tosca

Tenuta Polvaro, ORO
Chard, pinot grigio, very  220 Traminer
Soft peach, stone fruit, melon

Tenuta Polvaro Cab. 2010
Soft cherry, great tannins

Tenuta Polvaro Nero
Cab. Merlot, syrah, refosco, good round structure, soft fruit

Tenuta Palvaro Ducis
Soft stone fruit, good

 

Tantas – Temp Garnacha RD Duera
Fuller body, shock after, violets, dried fruit

Tola, Nero D’Avola
Wet forest floor, leather, earth, truffle, cherry, good structure, soft but great acid

Gens Merlot 2010 Clarksburg, CA
Nice

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Wines tasted # 3

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Owen Roe Share Croppers Cab 2007
Ruby color, good cherry nose, light tobacco, strawberry, easy finish.

Dynamite Lake County
Plum color, ripe fruit good.  Tartness, nice smooth tannins, good easy finish.

Broadside Peso Robles
Purple color, not a lot of structure, lacking good fruit on the nose, vanilla oaky and not bad but currant on the end.

Ridge Santa Cruz Bordeaux blend
Dark purple, deep color, easy nose, good tannins, soft finish.

Edge Napa.
No nose, lacking structure, great color, plum, dark fruit, jammy fruit, 14.4%

Trefethen Oak Knoll
Dark rich, plum color, soft tannins, opened good tannins, jammy nose, tons on cherry and chocolate

Clava sauvignon blanc, Chile 2008
Crisp, clear, steel color.

Trullo Primitivio
Good dry, tannic, Rhone type, soil on the nose

Casa silva petite verdet
tannic, great berry forward and awesome color from a grape, normally used in blending.

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