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(WT082317-01) 16 COTES DE GASCOGNE, MONT GRAVET  $8.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE BORDEAUX) 11.5%; all colombard; Melvin Master selection. Crisp, green, and as emphatically varietal as ever./ Sings and rings with green citrus. Great acid. Long on texture and follow through. Best vintage ever? 16.7.
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(WT082317-02) 16 COTES DE GASCOGNE, DOMAINE DES CASSAGNOLES  $9.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE BORDEAUX) 12%; 50% colombard, 25% each ugni blanc, gros manseng; Peter Weygandt selection. More stone fruit. More complex range of varietal expressions. Both green and yellow fruits. Gros manseng presence./ Acid modulated by gros manseng glycerol, roundness. 3D and complex. Another best ever? 16.7.
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(WT082317-03) 15 SICILIA FIANO COSTA DUNE, CANTINE SETTESOLI  $11.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 13.5%. This is fresh, crisp, and honeyed. Lithe, sandy-soil wine with a delicate etch./ Yes, both fiano honeyed smoothness and good acid etch. An ideal fiano from sandy soil. 16.3.
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(WT082317-04) 16 MCMANIS FAMILY VINEYARDS RIVER JUNCTION VIOGNIER  $11.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 13.5%. Very zesty citrus peel and citrus blossom. Soars. Very penetrating. More roundness to come./ It's already there on the palate. Suave with viognier glycerol that's foiled by viognier astringency. They nailed it again. Another 'best yet'? 16.8.
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(WT082317-05) 16 CORBIERES GRIS DE GRIS, DOMAINE DE FONTSAINTE  $14.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN) 12.5%; Kermit Lynch selection. More of a white than a rose nose. True Gris de Gris./ Flavor still masked by fermentation leftovers: hints of H2S and hops. 15.3+
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(WT082317-06) 16 COTES DU RHONE ROSE, DOMAINE DE L'ESPIGOUETTE  $11.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN) 13%. H2S and mercaptans./ Closed down by sulphur. Wait it out. 14.0++.
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(WT082317-07) 15 APALTAGUA ESTATE GRAN RESERVA ENVERO APALTA VINEYARD COLCHAGUA VALLEY CARMENERE  $15.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (CHILE) 14%; 60 year old vines; 10% cabernet sauvignon. Clear, elegant oak and carmenere berry-plum confit. Sweet and spicy, penetrating aromas. Great oak embellishments./ Balanced, fresh, upscale, delicious presentation of carmenere. Fine tannins. 16.9.
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(WT082317-08) 15 ROMAGNA SANGIOVESE TAVERNELLO, CAVIRO  $5.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 12%. Lovely, lithe Romagna take on sangiovese in 2015. As good as it gets. Sweet fruited and carrying just the right weight./ Yes, 2015 fruit cremes with Romagna levity. Ripe fruit, not dried. 16.4.
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(WT082317-09) 16 VALPOLICELLA, ALLEGRINI  $15.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 13%. Nice and sweet, with the rightful medium weight of a Valpol. Better than the previous two editions, good as they were. Zesty corvina dominance./ Sweet and lovely. Again, appropriately middle-weight. Perfect balance, poise, comfort, ease. Yes! 16.8.
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(WT082317-10) 15 EASTERN ANATOLIA OKUZGOZU-BOGAZKERE YAKUT, KAVAKLIDERE  $12.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (TURKEY) 13.5%. Sweet and gentle. Milder than usual. You could serve it cool./ Good, racy texture and acid There's fine tannin, so you mustn't chill it after all. There have been better vintages of this, wines that reminded me of Grand Cru Beaujolais. 15.8.
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(WT082317-11) 15 SALENTO PRIMITIVO SASSEO, MASSERIA ALTEMURA  $12.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 14.5%. Super sweet, powerful, and concentrated in 2015. In tune with the series, and amped up this warm vintage. Toasty oak extras./ Yes, large, strong, and concentrated, but not so sweet on the palate. Has tannin. Needs food. And would appreciate additional bottle age. 16.5+.
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(WT082317-12) 15 OZV OLD VINE LODI ZINFANDEL  $12.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 13.95%. Likely Mega Purple enhanced. That and Lodi syrupy. A simple wine./ Very sweet; literally sweet. Adjusted. Light wood. There will be fans. 15.4.
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(WT082317-13) 14 CAROL SHELTON WILD THING OLD VINE MENDOCINO ZINFANDEL  $19.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (U.S. WEST COAST) 14.5%. Oh, yes, Mendocino black, 14 crisp. Wine of place, vintage. Fine oak too./ Palate is even better. Sweet-acid-tannin balance. Broad display of lovely, intense black raspberry and peppercorn flavors. Super palate already. The nose will fill out further over the coming months. 17.3+.
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(WT082317-14) 13 PFALZ GEWURZTRAMINER SPATLESE, FITZ-RITTER  $18.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (GERMANY) 9.5%; Derek Vinnicombe selection. Light SO2. Sweet and intense gewurz rose, ginger, orange zest, glycerol./ Gewurztraminer's relative mild acid, coated with spatlese sweetness. Still filling out. This will bulk up over the coming months. They always do. 16.5+.
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(WT082317-15) 16 MOSCATO D'ASTI CASCINETTA, VIETTI  $15.99
08/23/17 Wednesday Group Tasting Notes
- (ITALY) 5%. Racy, crisp, light hearted, medium intense./ Sweet, racy. Nice and gentle on the approach. 16.3.
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