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  • 5 months ago Recommended
    Larner, Ballard canyon grenache is it! Rich n extracted w beautifull nose, pure heavenr 4.5*
  • 7 months ago Recommended
    2012 Epiphany Gypsy-slight funk on the nose, ruby red, hint of tannin, nice med body red blend 3.5* from Los Olivos Tasting Room. Great personality!
  • 7 months ago
    Very nice, crisp w/ great bright acidity 4.0* $28 @ Los Alamos tasting room
  • 8 months ago
    Omg, how does Stolpman make such big amazing sangio, Gr8 with pizza at flatbread, Los Alomos, CA 4.0* $4 0 btl.
  • 10 months ago
    Nice budget cdr paired well w steak n potatoes $15@ Ven dome Taluca Lake. 3*
  • 11 months ago Recommended
    Barrel 27 syrah, rich and spicy w /a hint of dryness. Great depth, & a really nice budget btl. 4* $18
  • one year ago
    Black slate grenache blend, funk on the nose n spicy, really nice, gr8 personality@ cascobel, taluca lake 3 .5*
  • one year ago
    Markham 18 79 blend subtly dry w med tannin n non descript nose. Decent budget btl $17@costCo 3.0*
  • one year ago
    Tasty dry zin from paso, discovered it on out last trip there Gr8 w food 3.5 stars $32 no jammyness here!
  • La Croce 2011 one year ago La Croce 2011
    Stolpman syrah/sangio Co-ferment, rich n lush almost jammy, paired Gr8 w filet n hericot vert, 4.25* of 5, Santa Ynez tst room.
  • Garnecha Centenario 2012 one year ago Garnecha Centenario 2012
    Coto de Hayas 2012 grenache- a bit dry w noticeable tannins. Gr8 Spanis h btl $16@vendome 3.5* perfect w chicken
  • Greyrock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013 one year ago Greyrock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Recommended
    Crisp n grassy sauv blanc w no grapfruit, very nice coplex btl. Amazing value at $13@ total wine 4* of 5
  • Ulrich Langguth Riesling Mosel one year ago Ulrich Langguth Riesling Mosel
    2011 Ulrich Langguth Mosel Riesling- soft petroleum nose sweet apple juice w zero complexity, 2*of 5 $11@ Total Wine
  • 2013 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2 years ago 2013 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc Sauvignon Blanc
    2013 Ferrari Carano fume blanc, sauv blanc from Sonoma, nice acid balance n bright summer sipper 3.5* $13@TraderJoes
  • Riesling Kabinett 2006 Rheingau Baron K 750 Ml 2 years ago Riesling Kabinett 2006 Rheingau Baron K 750 Ml
    Wengut Baron Knyphausen 06 kabinet Riesling -Baron K-Rheingau-soft sweet w huge grn apple n honey, unusual 3*@vendome$16
  • Yves Lambert Saumur-champigny 2011 Cabernet Franc 2 years ago Yves Lambert Saumur-champigny 2011 Cabernet Franc Recommended
    2011 Domain St. Just Cab Franc-hint of green pepper n barnyard but really balanced n drinkable, 4*@ #uncorked Squaw Vly
  • Domaine Maby La Fermade Bottle 2 years ago Domaine Maby La Fermade Bottle Recommended
    A really nice french btl opens up great w a few hrs or a day, a bit dry, pairs w food nicely, 4* $20@Vendome toluca lake
  • Freiherlangwerth Don Simmernbottle 2 years ago Freiherlangwerth Don Simmernbottle Recommended
    2008 Rheingau eltviller riesling kabinett-mouth watering acid n citrus w hint of petroleum on nose crisp n amazing 4*$18
  • Semler Malibu 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 2 years ago Semler Malibu 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
    Semler Malibu 2009 cab sauv-big & tannic, a touch sweet, great w beef, very hot at 16.5%. Exceeded my expectations 4*
  • Gruner Wine Bottle 2 years ago Gruner Wine Bottle
    2013 Franz Etz Gruner V-hint of green apple, gr8 acid balance n really good w feta n olives $15/1 liter 3.5* @ Vendome
  • Chenas Les Carrieres Bottle 2 years ago Chenas Les Carrieres Bottle
    2011 Chenas cru beaujolais -light fruity nose n big tannin w deep red color, very interesting character 3.5*$23@vendome