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December 31, 2017 90 Points Wine Enthusiast

You'll find alluring scents of iris, blackberry and nutmeg on this blend of 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella and 5% Molinara. The savory palate delivers ripe plum, black cherry, carob and a touch of licorice alongside fine-grained tannins.

— Kerin O'Keefe

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Taylor Fladgate 1968 Single Harvest Tawny
December 31, 2017 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

One of a series of releases by this Port producer, this Colheita, or Port from a single harvest, is beautifully poised between red fruits and mature almond and an old gold character. It has intensity, a product of the aging in wood that has just concentrated the wine.

— Roger Voss

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December 31, 2017 90 Points Wine Enthusiast

A blend of 80% Corvina, 10% Rondinella and 10% Oseleta, this elegantly structured wine has a fragrance of black-skinned berry, cinnamon and underbrush. The earthy palate delivers ripe black plum, blackberry jam, cocoa and a hint of truffle while velvety tannins lend finesse.

— Kerin O'Keefe

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December 31, 2017 89 Points Wine Enthusiast

Made with 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella and 5% Molinara, this opens with inviting aromas of red-skinned berry and baking spice. The easygoing juicy palate delivers red cherry, raspberry and a touch of white pepper alongside smooth tannins fresh acidity. Enjoy soon to catch the fruity richness.

— Kerin O'Keefe

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December 31, 2017 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

Aromas of red berry, blue flower, menthol, exotic spice and a whiff of French oak take shape on this impeccably balanced radiant red. The palate is vibrant and focused—almost ethereal—delivering raspberry compote, Marasca cherry, star anise and cinnamon framed in elegant tannins. Weightless and loaded with finesse, it's an incredible result for what was a cool wet vintage in most of Italy.

— Kerin O'Keefe

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St. Francis Winery & Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
December 31, 2017 93 Points Wine Enthusiast

Black in color, this heavy concentrated wine is thick in black pepper and clove, with underlying streaks of cedar. Well structured, it unfurls depths of black cherry, currant and vanilla as it develops in the glass, finishing a full bodied as it started.

— Virginie Boone

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December 31, 2017 #19/100 Top Cellar Selections 2017 Wine Enthusiast
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Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2014
December 31, 2017 #36/100 Top Cellar Selection 2017 Wine Enthusiast
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Michel Redde et Fils Sancerre Les Tuilières 2016
December 31, 2017 92 Points - Delicious Wine Spectator

This has zip and a plump edge, combining grapefruit and gooseberry gelée notes with taut herb and lemon zest hints. Juicy and long through the finish, with pretty floral nuances. Delicious.

— James Molesworth

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December 15, 2017 92 Points Wine Spectator

This starts with a generous feel, offering blueberry and plum reduction notes, but zips up nicely through the back end, picking up graphite and açai berry accents for added range and cut. Shows an alluring mint echo.

— James Molesworth

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December 01, 2017 97 Points Wine Enthusiast

Smoke, orange, wet stone and earth notes are powerful and beguiling on the nose. The palate has absolute concentration and energy and more of that smoky promise. This is like the bundled focus of a laser light—incisive, precise and piercing. Notions of peach, lemon and tangerine dance and hover, but the central core and force remains a kind of drive that could move mountains. The palate is absolutely dry, absolutely fresh, absolutely uncompromising. The finish is piercingly clean.

— Anne Krebiehl

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December 01, 2017 96 Points Wine Enthusiast

A bright core of juicy fruit—think tangerine, tart red apple and ripe yellow pear—as well as the vividly clean and racy freshness of bright lemon. This is concentrated and rather powerful, rapier-like in its cleansing, dry finish but also generous on its fruity midpalate. This is confident and self-assured and stands tall with its powerful structure and body.

— Anne Krebiehl

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December 01, 2017 96 Points Wine Enthusiast

Smoke and the merest, tantalizing whiff of toffee apple can be discerned on the nose. Fragrant herbs—think chervil and yarrow—also make an appearance. The palate is dry but brims with ripe lemon oil and fresh lemon fruit. This is streamlined and impactful, with a commanding, overarching freshness that only enforces the inherent power of this site more.

— Anne Krebiehl

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December 01, 2017 96 Points Wine Enthusiast

Earth, smoke and lifted lemon peel create a very alluring, almost primal aroma. The palate comes in with gentle, subdued sweetness, boosting ripe pear notes before revealing fir honey bitterness and tangy grapefruit zest. A warm sandalwood-spiced core is still tightly closed, holding further stores of fruit and spice and signalling lasting power and barely tamed energy.There is much drive and a dynamic citrus freshness wills you to sip more. This draws you in dangerously. The finish is dry and totally enticing.

— Anne Krebiehl

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December 01, 2017 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

A flinty touch of promising reduction still hovers on the nose but cheeky floral and fruity hints of honeysuckle, jasmine and peach shimmer through. The palate unites all of these aromatic notions on a textured, layered and concentrated palate. The hints of honeysuckle spice are intensified by the ripe zestiness of Amalfi lemon and tangerine. The finish is dry and long, with ample refreshment from these gorgeous citrus notes.

— Anne Krebiehl

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December 01, 2017 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

A tender notion of slightly bitter, dark fir honey appears first before a touch of smoke and ripe peach come in. The off-dry palate uses its sweetness to underline the rich peachy fruit that also has a touch of golden mirabelle. The big bold palate is concentrated and energetic, pervaded by a streak of zesty lemon freshness that keeps this from becoming too rich.

— Anne Krebiehl

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