April 2017 – Notes

2014 Bernardus Winery Monterey Chardonnaypineapple, tropical fruits, ripe pear, lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, oak. $22 2012 Ridge Vineyards Chardonnaygolden straw color. lemon, pineapple, apple, smoke, spices, vanilla. every sip uncovers new layers. 2000 Chateau Montrose La Dame Saint-Estephe plum, currants, graphite, brett, herbs, spice. strong structure, lasting finish. 2014 Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnaybanana, yellow apple, […]

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March 2017 – Notes

2012 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrahblueberry pie, plum, cherry, pepper, savory, spices. set to age beautifully. 2007 Peju Winery Napa Valley Merlotblack cherry, blueberry, blackberry juice, cedar, cigar, musky earth. opens up on 2nd, 3rd day 2010 Chalone Vineyards Chardonnaymarshmallow, warmed banana, pineapple, lemonade, vanilla. oxidization, in the aroma. 1999 Peby Faugeres St-Emillion Grand Cruraspberry, […]

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