Category Archives: 2007

2007 Vega Sindoa El Chaparral Old Vine Garnacha

Ruby color. On the nose, youthful, medium intensity, cherry, strawberry, raspberry, hay, white pepper, wild game, red licorice, some oak and some earth. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, medium- body, silky tannins, medium acidity, plenty of interesting layers, good balance, and a solid finish. This has a lot going on for the money, you…Continue Reading

2007 Five Star Cabenret Sauvignon Walla Walla

Purple color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, black cherry chocolate candy bar element, framed by good oak spices, subtle cedar, with herbs but no earth to speak to. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, ripe black fruit, creamy candy like body, with very delicious integration of spice, fruit, and oak. Solid effort.Continue Reading

2007 Reininger Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla

Black purple color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, lots of black plum, black raspberry, coffee, cigar, meat, with oak present, and no earth to speak to. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, medium+ body, medium+ tannin, medium acidity, big luscious flavors, loaded with coffee, with good length to the finish. Explosive flavors and quite…Continue Reading

2007 Groth Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

Purple ruby color. On the nose, youthful, black cherry, black currant, cedar, layered spices, bell pepper, with tobacco, some oak, and no real earth to speak to. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, medium tannins, medium+ acidity, awesome balance, bright and luscious black fruit, layered with coconut, spices, cedar, and a beautiful finish on it.…Continue Reading

2007 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia

Dark purple color. On the nose, youthful, medium intensity, black cherry, cedar, blackberry, spice, with no earth and plenty of oak. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, beautifully pure black fruit, bark, cedar, layered with spices, awesome balance, with medium acidity, medium tannins and an amazing finish. This wine kind of came up flat on…Continue Reading

2007 Gilbert Cellars Estate Malbec Wahluke Slope

I’m loving this winery lately, and this wine was open in the cruvinet at work, then gassed and consumed. Black with violet edges. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, blueberry, blackberry, spice, meat, wet earth, a lot of floral notes, with some oak, and no earth to speak to. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity,…Continue Reading