Pedestal – Merlot 2013 – Columbia Valley, Washington

Pedestal – Merlot 2013 – Columbia Valley, Washington

The nose is fine. It reveals notes of cherry, black fruit and wild fruits associated with advanced Sichuan pepper and a discreet Ceylon tea key. The palate is fruity, mineral, racy and offers freshness, a nice density, harmony, good fineness of the grain and a certain tension. On the palate this wine shows notes of…

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Columbia Crest – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

Columbia Crest – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

The nose is fruity, aromatic, full, quite elegant and a bit powerful. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and slight notes of black fruits cream associated with small notes of chocolate and oak. The palate is fruity, gourmand, mineral, well structured, silky, relatively fat, a bit aerial and offers freshness and a good definition. On…

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Château Ste Michelle & Dr. Loosen – Eroica – Riesling 2014 – Columbia Valley – Washington

Château Ste Michelle & Dr. Loosen – Eroica – Riesling 2014 – Columbia Valley – Washington

The nose is fruity and a bit discreet. It reveals notes of exotic fruit associated with a hint of apple compote, ripe nectarine as well as a touch of passion fruit, minerality and a hint of flowers. The palate is fruity, racy mineral, relatively deep, a bit gourmande and offers small minerality and precision. On…

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Northstar – Merlot 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

Northstar – Merlot 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

The nose is aromatic, fresh and relatively fine. It reveals notes of blackberry and slightly notes of cassis associated with a discreet hint of sour cherry as well as fine woody notes and discreet sweet spices (Ceylon tea, Tobacco). The palate is fruity, well-balanced, well-conducted and offers a small mineral frame. In mouth this wine…

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King Estate – NxNW – Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 – Walla Walla Valley – Washington

King Estate – NxNW – Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 – Walla Walla Valley – Washington

The nose is fruity and powerful. It reveals notes of ripe fruit combined with a few notes of pepper as well as toasted touches, a woody hint and a fine note of vanilla. The palate is fruity, mineral, fluid, well-structured and well-balanced. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, cherry and black berries…

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King Estate – NxNW – Syrah 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

King Estate – NxNW – Syrah 2012 – Columbia Valley – Washington

The nose is aromatic. It reveals notes of blueberry cream and black cherry combined with a touch of blackberry, licorice as well as slight notes of toast and vanilla. The palate is fruity, powerful, harmonious, relatively fat and offers a beautiful structure. On the palate this wine expresses notes of black berries, sour cherry and…

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King Estate – NxNW – Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 – Washington

King Estate – NxNW – Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 – Washington

The nose is beautifully made, harmonious and relatively powerful. It reveals notes of black fruit and blackberry associated with notes of dark chocolate truffle as well as fine woody touches. The palate is fruity, fluid, mineral and relatively fat. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, cassis and black berries associated with a…

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Marchesi Vineyards – Esta 2013 – Dry Red Wine – Washington

Marchesi Vineyards – Esta 2013 – Dry Red Wine – Washington

The nose is aromatic and powerful. It reveals notes of flowers, rose and candy associated with a touch of blackberry and violet. The palate is fruity, charming, gourmand and well-balanced. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry candy and black cherry associated with touches of blueberry, licorice as well as a fine note…

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Marchesi Winery – Valentino 2014 – Primitivo – Washington

Marchesi Winery – Valentino 2014 – Primitivo – Washington

The nose is fine. It reveals notes of spice, ripe fruit and cherry combined with a touch of blueberry and a touch of Sichuan pepper. The palate is fruity, mineral, silky, relatively gourmand and offers a beautiful density, a good expression and juiciness. On the palate this wine expresses beautiful notes of blueberry, fig and…

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Enso Winery 2012 – Washington State Red Wine

Enso Winery 2012 – Washington State Red Wine

The nose is fruity. It reveals notes of blueberry, blackberry and cassis combined with a few notes of blueberry, slight notes of cornflower (in the background) as well as small notes of spices, oak and a slight note of pepper. The palate is fruity, mineral and offers some harmony. In the mouth this wine expresses…

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