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Bodegas Borsao

Monte Oton Campo de Borja Garnacha 2007

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Dark ruby in color with a wide reddish rim.

Nose of plums, cherries, currants, spices, light oak, licorice, dark coffee, earth, herbs and peppercorn.

Medium bodied with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with black and red fruits, earth, light oak, licorice, chocolates and coffee.

Medium length on the finish with round tannins and tangy raspberries.

This 15 year old Spanish Garnacha, drinks very fresh. Has a lot of sediments in the bottle, but otherwise I would have guessed it was a 2015 vintage.

Not showing too much complexity, and will probably be still drinkable in the next 5 to 10 years, although there is no reason to wait. I had it a couple of years ago and it is still drinking nicely.

Tasty and easy drinking with mild complexity. A nice easy red to start the evening with.

Needed 45 minutes in the decanter to show the nice tannins. Good by itself or with food.

100% Garnacha grapes.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

89 points.
— 2 days ago

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Weingut Friedrich Altenkirch

Lorcher Krone Kabinett Rheingau Riesling 1983

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This 39 year old Riesling from Rheingau is still drinking nicely, although definitely not in its peak anymore.

Twenty four carat gold in color, with a brown tint.

Soft nose of citrus, lemons, apples, Mediterranean spices, cardamom, fig jam and honey.

Light to medium in body and refreshing, with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with limes, lemons, green apples, spices, herbs, minerals and white pepper.

This is a nice surprise. I did not expect too much from it, but it was really easy to drink. Crisp and refreshing.

Not fully balanced any longer, but still enjoyable.

Needed 20 minutes to open up, but started declining pretty quickly. Nevertheless, drinking these old wines is always an interesting experience.

I paired it with tuna tartare, but it was actually better all by itself.

A small production of only 3,690 bottles.

10% alcohol by volume.

88 points.
— 24 days ago

Peter, Ira and 18 others liked this

Orsolani

Spanna del Piemonte Nebbiolo 1976

Orsolani Casa di Vinicola Spanna Nebbiolo 1976, Piedmont, Italy

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This 46 year old Nebbiolo from Piedmont, is still drinking nicely, although definitely past its peak.

Cherry in color with a wide reddish rim.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with nice complexity.

Showing cherries, brine, raspberries, currants, plums, bacon, earth, vegetables, spices, tobacco leaf, light forest floor, must, black pepper and vinaigrette.

I didn't decant it, which was a good idea, as it did not last longer than an hour.

Good by itself, and better with food. I paired it with carpaccio.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

85 points.
— 2 months ago

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@"Odedi" A Spanna from ‘76, def worth the pull.
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Dionysos-Mereni

Four Seasons Collection Late Harvest Red Moscato 1997

Four Seasons Collection Late Harvest Red Moscato 1997, Moldova

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This is a very tasty sweet wine from Moldova. Actually, my first one from this region.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Sweet on the palate with nice acidity that balances it out.

Showing red and black fruits with sweet cherries, over ripen citrus fruits, Indian spices, caramel, mocha, nuts, dried figs, cooked raisins and walnuts.

This 25 year old, still has good acidity, which is nice to see.

Good right out of the bottle, and so much better after 3 hours of airtime.

It does not feel fortified, but I wonder how they got to that high alcohol...

A good dessert wine with great complexity.

I found it in a Russian grocery store for $4. Couldn't help myself.

I paired it with an Italian Fruit Tart cake.

15% alcohol by volume.

91 points.
— 2 months ago

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Certainly sounds good. Cheers!🍷

Justin Vineyards & Winery

Isosceles Reserve Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 1999

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This is a fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon based blend from Paso Robles. Easy drinking and spicy at this point.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity.

Showing red and black fruits with vanilla, licorice, cedar, earth, peppercorn, leather, tobacco, chocolates and coffee.

Long finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.

Showing great complexity with a smooth mouthfeel. So pleasant and enjoyable by itself, and really gorgeous after 3 hours of airtime.

This 23 year old is not going to get any better with time, but it is delicious now. I just love these aged Bordeaux blends.

Interesting, elegant and rich. Fruit forward and extracted.

I've had a younger vintage of the Reserve a few years ago, and it is very consistent. Nice to see these quality wines out of Paso Robles.

Robert Parker 91 points.

A blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc and 19% Merlot. Aged in French oak barrels for 33 months (60% new). Unfiltered and unfined.

14% alcohol by volume.

94 points.

$180.
— 9 days ago

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This is one of the first serious red wines from Paso back in the day - great to see it holding up
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Held up beautifully

Prager Winery and Port Works

Paladini Vineyard Royal Escort Vintage Port Petite Sirah 2009

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Dark ruby in color with a reddish rim. Not showing much age.

Nose of black currants, black plums, raisins, dried figs, vanilla, cedar, cola, coffee, spices, chocolates, earth, vegetables, herbs, eucalyptus, turmeric, peppercorn, celery, graphite and alcohol. What a wonderful nose.

Medium plus in body with high acidity and fat legs.

Sweet on the palate with nice balance and nice length on the finish.

This 13 year old sweet wine from Napa Valley is drinking so beautifully right now, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.

Showing great complexity at this point, with lots of chocolate and coffee notes, intertwined with spices and earth notes.

Thank you Mike for sharing this with me.

This Single Vineyard is interesting and tasty. A great wine to finish the evening with. Smooth and elegant. Just fabulous.

100% Petite Sirah grapes were aged in oak barrels for 30 months.

19% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

$90.
— a month ago

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Tenuta San Guido

Bolgheri Sassicaia Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2003

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Dark ruby in color with a wide red/brick rim.

Pretty nose of currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, vanilla, licorice, herbs, light vegetables, pencil lead, light vinaigrette, olives, peppercorn, leather, tobacco leaf, earth and dark coffee.

Full bodied and elegant, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with cooked black plums, ripen cherries, oak, licorice, spices, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, earth, light vanilla and black pepper.

Tangy finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Tuscany. Smooth with nice complexity and a great mouthfeel.

This 19 year old is Interesting and tasty. Not from the best vintage, but still very yummy, and at its peak right now.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 3 hours of airtime.

Thank you Judy for sharing this with me.

Robert Parker 92 points. Wine Enthusiasts 91 points.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. Aged for 24 months in oak barrels (30% new).

14% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$350.
— 2 months ago

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Château de Chamirey

Mercurey Pinot Noir 1998

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A very pretty brick color with a wide orange rim.

Medium bodied with high acidity.

Dry on the palate and unbalanced.

Showing red plums, cherries, earth, raspberries, tobacco leaf, forest floor and iron.

Short finish with fine grained tannins and pomegranates.

This 24 year old Pinot Noir is over the hill by now, but still drinkable.

I loved the nose and the color, but the palate was not there. I did like that it still showed some tannins, though.

Needed an hour to open up properly, but not much was left at that point.

Paired wonderfully with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

12% alcohol by volume.

86 points.
— 16 days ago

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Dom Pérignon

Brut Champagne Rosé 2006

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Orange in color.

On the nose raspberries, citrus, strawberries, limes, green apples, yeast, spices and minerals.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity and medium sized bubbles.

Dry on the palate with lemons, raspberries, strawberries, spices, earth, minerals, green apples, herbs and white pepper.

Nice finish with bitter herbs.

This 16 year old Rosé Champagne still feels very young and fresh. Not as much yeast /bread notes as I expected at this point.

Well balanced with a nice mouthfeel, and drinks very nicely now.

Needs an hour to open up properly, and better when not too cold.

Would be nice to revisit it in 5 years.

A great sipping wine, and good with food too. Spicy, rich and entertaining.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$400.
— a month ago

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Robert Mondavi Winery

Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

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Dark ruby, almost inky in color, with a short brick rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, black currants, cooked plums, cherry pie, spices, cedar, vanilla, leather, light earth, pencil lead, peppercorn, coffee, mocha and tobacco leaf.

Full bodied, bold and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with blackberries, cooked cherries, cedar, licorice, vanilla, leather, black currants, sweet chocolates, coffee, cola, peppercorn and spices.

Long spicy finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cherries.

This is a gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley (To Kalon Vineyard). Showing great complexity with a great mouthfeel.

Rich, extracted and opulent. Fruit-forward and elegant. A delicious wine. Spicy with a teeth staining color.

This 15 year old from the great 2007 vintage is just beautiful now. Has a lot of years in it still, and will continue to age nicely in the 15 years.

Delicious right out of the bottle, and even better after 3 hours of airtime.

Good by itself as a sipping wine. I just loved it.

16% (!) alcohol by volume.

98 points.

$130.
— 2 months ago

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BV has a generous library - I was able to find a birthday wine a few years back!
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@MaJ CappS both are really yummy