Daily Archives: April 1, 2009

Robert Hall Muscat 2008

Robert Hall, Paso Robles, Margaret’s Vineyard, Orange Muscat 2008 This is sweet smelling perfume in a bottle. This is the lighter side of dessert wine with an RS level that is just above what we might call semi-sweet table wine … Continue reading

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Runquist Barbera 2007

R (Jeff Runquist), Amador County, Cooper Vineyard, Barbera 2007 There is a sweet, liquer-like sense to the nose, with plenty of vanilla. The fruit drives the flavors in the mouth with a heavy wack of oak for richness and the … Continue reading

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La Crema Pinot 2007

La Crema, Sonoma Coast, Pinot Noir 2007 Cherries and brown spices are out front in the nose with a sense of toastiness. The mouth features a supple carpet of black and red fruits, sweet-appearing in their ripeness and burnished with … Continue reading

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Talley Chardonnay 2007

Talley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Estate Bottled, Chardonnay 2007 Like the ’06 there is a balance between freshness and richness, this time with more accent on the rich. There’s loads of butter in the nose and the mouth is quite viscous. … Continue reading

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