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2011 Saxum Syrah Booker Vineyard, USA, California, Paso Robles - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

Inky purple in color.  The nose has boysenberries, black pepper and slight bacon fat.  On the palate, this is not as boisterous as other vintages.  Still, nothing under ripe or green

2015 Venge Vineyards Scout's Honor, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
87

I believe this is a Zinfandel blend.  Purple in color.  The nose has raspberries and some bramble.  Perhaps some black pepper.  On the palate, there is a nice juciness here.&nbs

2009 McPrice Myers Altas Vinas, USA, California, Santa Barbara - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90

Purple in color.  The nose has black raspberries, red raspberries, anise and black pepper.  Nice.  On the palate, black and red raspberries with some black licorice.  It has som

2012 Hidden Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Impassable Mountain Reserve, USA, California, Sonoma - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95

Purple in color.  Opaque and bright.  The nose is great with cassis, cedar, spice, slight fresh turne loam and bit of chocolate.  On the palate, this has ripe but not overtly ripe fr

2008 Rhys Pinot Noir Horseshoe Vineyard, USA, California, Santa Cruz - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95

This is in a great place.  Rubyt/purple in color.  The nose is great with cherries, macerated cherries, a bit earthy, some sandalwood and slight cranberries.  Full bodied.  Sikl

2015 Fairway & Vines Ben Curtis Cuvee, USA, California, Mendocino - Wine Review

Grade: 
B-
Score: 
82

This is a cuvee made for golfers, in this case Ben Curtis.  I suspect it is sold at Golf Courses.  I don't really know what grapes are in it.  Purple in color.  The nose has che

2014 Bevan Cellars Ontogeny

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

Stunning wine.  I know this isn't one of the single vineyards, but for half the price, this is amazing.  Purple in color.  The nose is amazing.  Cassis, slight blueberries, a sl

2015 Justin Vineyards & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

Grade: 
B
Score: 
87

This is very solid Cab.  Its always been a good value as well in the world of California Cabernet.  Purple in color.  The nose has cassis, dark cherries, and spice.  On the pala

2001 Pride Mountain Vineyards Syrah, USA, California, Sonoma - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

Great showing for this.  Still quite youthful.  Purple in color, to the rim.  On the nose, this has black raspberries, slight black pepper, hints of roasted meats and slight charcoal

2015 Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

This is a fine wine.  Puple in color.  The nose has cassis, spice and slight chocolate.  Nice full bodied texture.  Plenty of cassis and some plums with spice.  There doesn

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