Daily Archives: May 7, 2010

R. Lopez de Heredia Rioja 2003

R. Lopez de Heredia, Rioja, Crianza, Viña Cubillo 2003 The smell of this wine pulls me in – there’s a complex mix spices, leather, stewed cherries and raisins. In the mouth the acidity that I associate with Rioja is evident, … Continue reading

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Harney Lane Tempranillo 2006

Harney Lane, Lodi, Tempranillo 2006 The nose features vanilla, raspberry liquer and freshly split oak – very rich. In the mouth you’ll find tart berry fruit, ripe, velvety tannins, a little warmth and a sense of dark chocolate – nice. … Continue reading

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Dr. Loosen Sonnenuhr Spatlese 2008

Dr. Loosen, Mosel, Wehlener, Sonnenuhr, Riesling, Spatlese 2008 The nose is very fresh, the expression of sweet flowers and nectarines – lovely. In the mouth it is peachy and sweet, with a balancing amount of acidity on the other side … Continue reading

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