Tag Archives: 2007

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

2007 Planeta Chardonnay Sicily

Golden blond color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, mineral, apple, pineapple, butterscotch, spice, with some earth and some oak. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, serious weight, medium+ acidity, beautiful balance, lots of layers, serious wine that made everyone in the room stop and think. I’ve considered this wine one of the best Chardonnay’s…Continue Reading