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YearWineVarietyLocationPriceNumRating
         
         
         
         
2006 GoldWhite Wine L119.751   
WSC (CCs too?)
2006?428 Boulevard RedRed Wine ??30.991   
CC
2004AbejaCabernet R739.99?3   
ATW, WSC 39.75
2005AbejaCabernet R885.001   
WSC
2005AbejaMerlot R837.503   
WSC
2005AbejaCabernet R839.998?   
QFC/WSC
2002Abeja ReserveCabernet L470?3   
Winery, 3 from Larry's at $56.
2005Alexandria Nicole DestinyRed Wine R4 1   
2005Alexandria Nicole Quarry Butte, Estate Grown, Destiny Ridge VineyardRed Wine R3 1   
2006Arlington Road Cellars ImperiumRiesling R620.001   
Winery
2005Arlington Road Cellars MonolithRed Wine R880.001   
2005Arlington Road Cellars MonolithRed Wine R340.003   
Winery
2004Balboa Winery MithBlend R543.001   
Winery
2002Barnard Griffin Hand Crafted Selection - ReserveSyrah R519.994   
WSL-R, Smooth, nice, rich. Believe we had it with Watfords atdeck opening party.
1977Barros Colheita 1977Port L6100.00    
WSC - hints of cashews
2003Berersan Winery Stone RiverRed Wine R734.992   
LM, Enjoyed at 26 Brix in Walla Walla with the Watfords. All liked the Cab better.
2003Beresan WineryMalbec R7301   
Beresan, Earthy notes from Elise/Janis?
2003Beresan WineryCabernet R728.992   
LM. Enjoyed at 26 Brix in Walla Walla with the Watfords. Liked better than the Stone River by all.
2004Beresan WineryCabernet Franc R735.002   
2003Beresan Winery Just CandyLate Harvest Syrah L615.002   
2004Beresan Winery Stone RiverRed Wine R735.002   
2002Betz Family Winery Clos de BetzRed Wine L231.991?   
ATW
2003Betz Family Winery Pere de FamilleBlend L243.192   
PW/Bob?, Had one at Icon Grill with Rob and family. Had one at a steak dinner - nice.
2004Betz Family Winery Pere de FamilleBlend L248.002   
Winery
2004Betz Family Winery Pere de FamilleBlend R8 (1.5L)100.001   
Winery
2003Bodega Norton Lo TengoMalbec L771  82 WS
Tangy, with a slightly tart thread running through the red berry and floral notes. Trim finish. Contains 12 percent Tempranillo and 3 percent Tannat. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. (JM)
From Bob for the Dad's dance.
2002Bodegas Lan LimitadaRioja L247.991   
ESQ
2003Bodegas Gutierre de la Vega Casta Diva Cosecha MielMuscat R627.001   
WSC, taste the pear and apricots - John, perfumy - MG
2001Bogle Vineyards Petite Syrah PortPort C1201   
?? CP
2003Branson Coach House Greenock Barossa Valley Rare Single Vineyard Coach House Block Estate Grown VinifiedMatured BottledShiraz R484.993  96 WS
This single-vineyard bottling from the makers of Two Hands is a huge wine that doesn't feel as big as it is, glowing at the center with blueberry, purple plum and currant fruit, shaded on the edges with sweet spices, sage and a touch of creamy oak, all of it expanding on the finish against ultrafine tannins. The aftertaste lingers for days. Best from 2007 through 2020. Yes, this wine is better than their celestial 2002! Elegance, richness, power, layers of flavor, this one has it all. Parker notes, "The fabulous, inky/purple-hued 2003 Shiraz Coach House only carries 14.5% alcohol (in the land of 15% full-throttle Shiraz). It offers a huge nose of blackberry and cassis liqueur, plums, figs, barbecue smoke, and lead pencil shavings. A wine of great intensity, enormous concentration, moderately high tannin, and a blockbuster finish, it needs 2-3 more years of bottle age, and it should last for 10-20+ years. This is an impressive successor to Branson Coach House’s equally exciting 2002." From the Wine Spectator, "This is a huge wine that doesn't feel as big as it is, glowing at the center with blueberry, purple plum and currant fruit, shaded on the edges with sweet spices, sage and a touch of creamy oak, all of it expanding on the finish against ultrafine tannins. The aftertaste lingers for days. Best from 2007 through 2020. 750 cases made."
ESQ 78.99, CC 84.99
2003Bridgeview Blue MoonPinot Gris  9.99    
MTW, Erika's favorite bottle
2004Buty The BeastCabernet R832.491   
Winery
2003CakebreadChardonnay R639.991   
CP
2003CakebreadMerlot L561.991   
ATW
2002Caymus Vineyards Special SelectionCabernet L4124.991  93 WS
Rich yet sleek and concentrated, with tiers of ripe plum, wild berry and black cherry. Shows a touch of spice, sandalwood and nutmeg. The long, detailed aftertaste that keeps introducing new flavors. Best from 2006 through 2014. 8,800 cases made. JL
ESQ
2001Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux VineyardSyrah L2481  93 WS
WS: Rich, ripe and supple, but it comes off as subtle, with its layers of ripe cherry and blackberry weaving through smoky, meaty notes (almost like bacon) and hinting at floral notes on the long, refined finish. Drink now through 2011. 496 cases made. (HS) RP: The medium to dark ruby/purple-colored 2001 Syrah Cailloux Vineyard reveals saddle leather, black raspberry and spice aromas. Its medium-bodied cassis, raspberry and blackberry-flavored personality is juicy, lush, full of fruit, and finishes on loads of ripe tannin as well as smoky bacon flavors. Projected maturity: now-2009.
WSC, 89 RP
2003Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux VineyardSyrah L2451   
BW online order, had one with Rob and family at Icon Grill
2004Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux VineyardSyrah L252.003   
P&W, WSC 52.50
2004Cayuse Vineyards CamaspeloBlend L252.002   
P&W
2002Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise VineyardSyrah L2481   
WSC
2003Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise VineyardSyrah L2452   
BW online order
2003Cayuse Vineyards Flying PigRed Wine L2452   
Cab Franc 70%, Cab Sauv 15%, Merlot 15%
BW online order
2005Cayuse Winery Bionic FrogRed Wine L745.003   
Winery
2005Cayuse Winery Cailloux VineyardSyrah  45.003  L7
Winery
NVChandon Blanc de NoirsSparkling Wine K/P17.00?2   
2001Charles Shaw WineryCabernet  2.99    
TJ, Give to Bob 1 from Harris/Needham?
2003Charles Shaw WineryMerlot  2.99    
TJ, Give to Bob 1 from Harris/Needham?
2003Charles Shaw WineryChardonnay  2.99    
TJ, Give to Bob 1, from Harris/Needham?
2003Chateau PalmerBordeaux R1??1   
CC? Elise and girls gift for Valentines Day
2003Chateau Ste. Michelle Ice Wine ReserveWhite Riesling L431.991  95 WS
Dazzling in flavor, with deft, sure-handed balance of sweet apricot, pineapple, honey and lemon-candy elements against a razor's edge of clean, sharp acidity. Stylish, elegant and amazingly refined. Give it time to deepen with cellaring. Drink now through 2020. 800 cases made. (HS
ATW
2006?Clio JumillaMourvedre R850.991   
CC
2000Columbia Crest ReserveMerlot L731.991  91 WS
Smooth and generous, a lovely, lively mouthful of dark berry, currant and subtle spice flavors, all mingling harmoniously on the long, polished finish. Drink now through 2008. 1,000 cases made. (HS)
ATW, 22.99, acidic, smooth
2001Columbia Crest ReserveMerlot L717.991  90 WS
Smooth, polished and round, with lots of sweet spices around a core of plump cherry, plum and currant fruit, finishing with mocha notes and fine tannins. Best from 2005 through 2009. 3,000 cases made. (HS)
Costco, ATW? , MTW?, Nice - OK, needs to breathe. Had with Elise prior to Ephesus.
2001Columbia Crest ReserveCabernet L740.99?  93 WS
Highly Recommended. Ripe, polished, opulent style teems with spicy black cherry, raspberry, black olive, bay leaf and sweet spice flavors, which echo against the superfine tannins on the long, generous finish. Drink now through 2013. 4,000 cases made. (HS)
MTW 40.99/34.99, Enjoyed with Watfords at deck opening. Smoth, nice wine. Christmas dinner 2005 - all around nice bouquet, flavors, mouthfeel.
2000Columbia Crest Walter Clore Private ReserveRed Wine P38.991  92 WS
Firm in texture, but remarkably graceful and harmonious, on the lighter side for a Cabernet-based wine, offering peppery blackberry and currant flavors that persist impressively on the graceful finish. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2010. 3,000 cases made. (HS)
MTW??
2001Columbia Crest Walter Clore Private ReserveRed Wine P28.211  92 WS
Firm, with a lovely bead of ripe currant, blueberry and sweet spice flavor coursing through a long, lively finish. Tannins are nicely polished and the fruit prevails against oaky character on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2006 through 2012. 5,000 cases made. (HS)
WSL-B, Esquin 22.99
1994Columbia WineryPinot Gris  9    
??, Give to Bob 1, came with house.
2003Colvin VineyardsCarmenere R522.991   
ATW
2003Colvin Vineyards L'etoile d'hiverRed Wine R5?39.751   
WSC
2002Colvin Vineyards Walla Walla RedRed Wine R8??11.001   
Nice wine, gave one to Laube's and one to Mamma Maria.
Costco, Smooth, soft tannins, would buy again, had at a Kalama party
2001Concha Y Toro Don MelchorCabernet L543.993  95 WS
Gorgeous nose of black currant preserves and freshly roasted coffee, with a powerful yet very silky palate of cassis, plum, blackberry, loam, mineral and dark chocolate flavors that glide through a superlong finish. Don't be deceived by its seeming accessibility though--there's some iron-clad structure underneath for the long haul as well. Drink now through 2012. 13,500 cases made. (JM)
ESQ, WSC - 46.75, Enjoyed at Ross Lake Resort with pork loin. Very nice, soft velvety tannins with spicey tones. One at Watfords was good but not as nice. Enjoyed again at Laube's - velvet sandpaper fine tannins.
2003Concha Y Toro Don MelchorCabernet L551.993  96 WS
'With a great nose of currant confiture and cocoa powder, this full-scale Cabernet sports dark fig, currant and blackberry fruit, layered with loam, cedar, tobacco, mineral and coffee. Long and authoritative finish sails on...'
Bob from Great Wines in PDX
2004Concha Y Toro Don MelchorCabernet R744.994   
Great WineBuys PDX
2002Concho Y Toro Don MelchorCabernet L536.002  92 WS
Ripe and focused, with a pure beam of black currant and plum fruit, layered with cocoa, mineral, loam, tobacco and toast. Ripe, smoky finish, with impressive structure for the vintage. Drink now through 2010. 11,000 cases made. (JM)
1998Covey Run Late Harvest ReserveRiesling  1   87 WS
Ripe, sweet and packed with flavor. Like biting into a ripe peach that's still crisp in texture. Finishes with juicy apple and apricot notes. Drink now through 2003. 3,500 cases made. (HS)
??, Give to Bob 1, came with house.
2005Darby Destiny Ridge Vineyard/Horse Heaven HillsSyrah R5 1   
2004DarioushCabernet L4?59.994   
Pete's
2000DeLille Cellars Chaleur EstateRed Wine R855.001  91 WS
Ripe, round and generous with its smoky blackberry, cherry currant and black pepper flavors that expand and persist on the fleshy finish. A beautifully balanced wine that has a great future in the cellar. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2005 through 2012. 1,050 cases made. (HS)
LM
2002DeLille Cellars Chaleur EstateRed Wine R845.503  92 WS
Firm, generous and tightly packed with ripe currant, blueberry and gentle spice flavors, lingering against chewy tannins on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Best from 2007 through 2015. 1,250 cases made. (HS)
LM
2005Des Voigne Cellars The DukeZinfandel R3?/R8?26.00?3   
Winery/WSC
2006?Des Voigne Cellars UntitledRed Wine R8?25.003/6?   
Winery
 Dom Tempier Bandol RoseRose       
2006Domaine CoteauPinot Noir R825??1   
WSC
 Domaine DrouhinPinot Noir R8?45.001   
MTW
2004Domaine Paul Autard Chateauneuf du PapeRhone R238.002   
Vino 100 Bellevue
2002Dunham Cellars Lewis VineyardSyrah R459.751   
WSC
2003Dunham Cellars Three Legged RedRed Wine Pantry 515.99    
?? CP, Watery/mulchy, as if previously frozen.
2007?Elegante WineryStrawberry R626.001   
Winery
1991Ficklin Vineyards Vintage Port Estate BottledPort L129.991   
MTW/Jeff Peda/Rivera Smooth/very nice, had at Ross Lake 2006
2001Fidelitas MeritageBlend R5351  91 WS
Rich, ripe and distinctive for its range of meaty cherry and raspberry flavors, nicely framed by fine tannins and spicy oak in impeccable balance. Has style and grace, and should reward cellaring. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2006 through 2011. 660 cases made. (HS)
?? ATW
2005Five Star CellarsSyrah R632.001   
Winery
 Gorman Winery The BullyCabernet R8?39.00?32005?   
ESQ/MTW
 Gorman Winery The Evil TwinRed Wine R8?53.002   
ESQ
 Gorman Winery The PixieSyrah R8?34.002   
ESQ
2001Hogue Cellars GenesisMerlot L8451 (3L)  88 WS
Firm, dense with earthy, peppery black cherry and red pepper flavors, lingering on the chewy finish. Needs time to settle in. Best from 2006 through 2010. 32,525 cases made. (HS)
??
2003Hogue Cellars GenesisCabernet C260.001 (3L)   
OLG Wine Tasting
2003Isenhower Cellars Wild AlfalfaSyrah R825.201?   
WSC 25.20 w/ <10%>, ESQ 26.99, CC 28.99, Had at Ephesus with Wild Alfalfa 2003 - good pairing. Smooth, nice flavors. Gave one to the Selks.
2004Isenhower Cellars Wild AlfalfaSyrah R827.992   
Petes
2001Isole E Olena Collezione De MarchiSyrah R445.001  90 WS
Rich and round, with a decadent character of meat and earth with hints of berries. Full-bodied yet refined, with plenty of Syrah character. Grilled meat. Côte-Rôtie in Chianti Classico. Best after 2004. 670 cases made. (JS)
WSC, Nice wine enjoyed at Bob's 50th.
2001Isole Olena Cepparello Estate BottledSangiovese R447.991   
WSC/ESQ
2003?Isole e Olena Cepparello, Estate BottledSangiovese R888.991   
Pete's
2002Januik Ciel Du Cheval VineyardPetit Verdot R327.991   
MTW
2005John Duval Wines EntityShiraz R339.753   
Great WineBuys PDX
2002Jospeh Phelps InsigniaRed Wine L5, R1138.004  96 WS
WS 2005 Wine of the Year
LM at 25% off, MTW $123.39, $168 Sixth Avenue Wine shop in Pacific Place, gave one to Bob for his 50th.
2003K Vintners GuidoSangiovese R7201   
75% Sangiovese, 25% Syrah
Winery, Nice, thin like a classic Sangio but with a peppery/spicy punch from the syrah - perfect for Italian food. Great bouquet.
2005K Vintners Guido, Morrison Lane VineyardSangiovese R7?45.001   
WSC
2005Ken Wright Cellars Guadalupe VineyardPinot Noir L649.752   
WSC, MTW, CC
1991Kendall-Jackson Vintners ReserveChardonnay Mailer     
The Mannie's Wedding Wine
??
2004L'Aventure Estate CuveeRed Wine R175.001  98 RP
'...1,000 cases of the blockbuster 2004 Estate Cuvee....great fruit purity, abundant aromas of acacia flowers, blackberries, cassis, and blueberries are found in this beauty...a profound wine that must be tasted to be believed.' Parker:98 '...reminded me of the 2005 L’Evangile on steroids... ...dense inky/purple color, great fruit purity, and abundant aromas of acacia flowers, blackberries, cassis, and blueberries are found in this beauty...' Tanzer:92+? 'Rather bound-up nose suggests blackberry, creme de cassis and bitter chocolate. Juicy and intensely flavored, conveying an impression of strong extract and solid underlying structure. The kirsch flavor is nicely lifted by a floral element.'
B-day gift from Elise and the girls.
 L'Ecole Walla Walla EstateMerlot R8?36.005?   
ESQ/PDX GWB
2004L'Ecole No. 41 Ferguson Commemorative ReserveCabernet R244.996   
ATW 44.99, ESQ 41.99, Pete's 34.99
2004L'Ecole No. 41 Ferguson Commemorative ReserveCabernet R8 (1.5L)92.002   
ESQ, Great Wine Buys PDX 95.00/80.75, WSC
2002Lagier Meredith Mount VeederSyrah R850.991  93 WS, 92 RP
Wine Spectator: This noteworthy Syrah combines ripe, zesty wild berry, blackberry, white pepper and herbs with beef, cherry, plum and nutmeg scents that are both rich and intense yet delicately balanced, ending with a mix of fleshy suppleness and ripe, integrated tannins. Best from 2006 through 2012. Robert Parker: This poised, elegant Syrah reveals subtle but intense aromas of camphor, blackberries, cassis, and earthy forest floor. It builds incrementally, exhibiting good richness, power, purity, and integration of wood, acidity, alcohol, and tannin. An impressively endowed, authoritatively flavored, noble expression of Syrah with subtle nuances, it should be consumed over the next 5-7 years. I also admired the wording on the back label ... “protected from too much winemaking.”
CC
2004Lagier Meredith Vineyard Mount VeederSyrah R850.991   
CC
2002LeonettiCabernet L6782   
PW
2003LeonettiMerlot L6683   
PW
2003Leonetti CellarsCabernet L679.991   
CC
2003Les Larmes Papales Maison BenedttiRhone R239.751   
Grenache 75%, Syrah 15%, Mouvedre 5%, Cinsault 5%
WSC
2003Long Shadows Chester KidderRed Wine R8452   
Bob from Great Wines in PDX
2002Long Shadows Chester-KidderRed Wine R850.992   
CC, Avalon 53.77
2003Long Shadows FeatherCabernet R855.004   
WSC
2003Long Shadows PedestalMerlot R849.503   
WSC
2004Long Shadows PedestalMerlot R758.005   
Great WineBuys PDX 49.30, CC, 55.99 ??
2004?Long Shadows PedestalMerlot R8107.991   
Pete's
2003Long Shadows PirouetteBlend R8/R7?55.993  91 WS
CC, LM $38.50
2003Long Shadows SequelSyrah R895.001 (1.5L)   
2003Long Shadows SequelSyrah R8521   
LM/CC- 55.99, Best syrah ever - Darren, Big wine - Bear. Best at Bob's 50th. Had one with Rob.
2004Long Shadows Project PirouetteRed Wine R8/R754.993   
Great WineBuys PDX
2006Lost River Winery Rain ShadowWhite Bordeaux K15.001   
WSC
2002Lu Ce Villa Banfi Bell'AgioChianti L713.991   
MTW
2005Mannina Cellars Pepperbride VineyardMerlot R825.991   
CC
2000Masi CampofiorinRed Wine - Ripasso L713.591   
LM
2005Molly Dooker Carnival of LoveShiraz R8100.003  99 WA, 94 WS
'Bold and distinctive for its peppery blackberry aroma and flavor and firm tannins, which give the flavor profile a kick and send it into a long, juicy finish.' , 'It plays its toasty, roasted wheat berry and dusky spice flavors against a vital core of dark, juicy blackberry, plum and cherry fruit. The finish just doesn’t quit, the tannins wrapping it all firmly but gently.' WS
2005Molly Dooker Enchanted PathShiraz/Cabernet R860.002  96 WA, 90 WS
'..a full-bodied, powerful, smoky nose, extravagant layers of fruit, spice, glycerin, and extract, full body, superb intensity, tremendous richness, and a seamless personality.' RP, 'Bold and distinctive for its peppery blackberry aroma and flavor and firm tannins, which give the flavor profile a kick and send it into a long, juicy finish.' WS
WSC
2003Morrison LaneCarmenere R5301   
ML Winery
2003Nickel & Nickel Branding IronCabernet L569.002   
WSC, Bounty Hunter: "In a world of Cabs trying to be spreadable on toast thisone gets down to business."
2001NorthstarMerlot R7??55.991  90 WS
Firm, just fleshy enough to show an impressive range of black currant, blueberry, black olive and sweet spice flavors, which linger on the harmonious finish. Tannins are there, but polished. Best from 2005 through 2012. 4,874 cases made. (HS)
CC, Enjoyed at Ross Lake Resort. Soft, loamy flavors.
2005Owen RoeZinfandel R535.001   
35?? Bob - Great Wines in PDX, MTW
2005Owen RoeRed Wine L741.993   
Great WineBuys PDX
2006Owen Roe Abbott's TableRed Wine R816.00?6   
PDX GWB
2004Owen Roe Alder Ridge VineyardSangiovese L725.004   
GWB - PDX
2005Owen Roe DuBrul VineyardMerlot L744.993   
Great WineBuys PDX
2003Owen Roe Dubrul VineyardCabernet R854.003   
Avalon
2004Owen Roe Dubrul VineyardCabernet R260.003   
WSC
2004Owen Roe Ex UmbrisSyrah R823.992   
MTW, LM Nice, smooth, had at Ephesus with Wild Alfalfa 2003 - good pairing. Let warm up - at tad cool from cellar for Franksgiving.
2005Owen Roe Ex UmbrisSyrah R8283   
Bob from Great Wines in PDX, 28??, ATW 24.99
2006Owen Roe Ex UmbrisSyrah R827.00?4   
PDX GWB
2004Owen Roe Lady RosaSyrah R843.992   
ESQ, WSC - $45
2005Owen Roe Rosa MysticaCabernet Franc R8/L741.993   
MTW/ESQ 38.99
2003Owen Roe Seven Hills Vineyard / Saint Isidore VineyardBlend R841.991  90 WS
Firm, a harmonious Cabernet with spicy, coffee-tinged currant, blackberry and herb flavors, finishing with a wisp of leather. Best from 2007 through 2014. 604 cases made. (HS)
MTW 41.99?
2004Owen Roe Voce PopuliDessert Wine, Sangiovese/Grenache L6/C1?16.991   
Larrys - Kirkland/Totem Lake
2003Owen Roe Walla WallaCabernet R841.991   
MTW?
NVPasek Cellars Syrah PortPort P101   
?? LaConnor
2002PepperbridgeCabernet L4501   
Winery
2003Peter Michael Winery 'Les Pavots' Knights ValleyBlend R4150.002  94 RP, 93 TZ
'...exhibits notes of melted licorice, tapenade, damp earth, black currants, and cedar. Slightly more herbaceous than the 2004, with notions of barbecued meat as well as blue and black fruits...' RP
PW
2004Peter Michael Winery 'Les Pavots' Knights ValleyRed Wine R4165.751   
WSC
2004Peter Michael Winery L' Apres-Midi Estate BottledSauvignon Blanc R643.001   
WSC
2002Pfalz Forster JesuitengartenRiesling Spatlese R6251   
?? Al & Joan E house warmnig gift?
2000Porto RochaPort L675.001   
WSC
2002Pride Mountain VineyardsMerlot L557.991   
MTW
2002Quilceda CreekCabernet R195.001  93 WS
Advocate:97-100 WS: 'It displays blackberry, tar, violet, herb, and cassis aromas that lead to a velvety-textured, penetrating character. With red cherries, blackberries, raspberries, cassis liqueur, and spices. ' Firm and taut, with dusky spice and freshly ground pepper nuances to the dark berry, currant and cherry aromas and flavors, lingering impressively on the chewy finish. Doesn't have the pure fruit of previous vintages, but it should soften and broaden, developing more depth with cellaring. Best from 2008 through 2015. 3,400 cases made. (HS)
2003Quilceda CreekCabernet R498.994  100 RP
CC, WSC
1999R.H. Phillips Vineyards EXP Estate BottledSyrah R2101  87 WS
Youthful and tannic, with brawny game, chocolate, herbal and plum flavors surrounded by toasty oak character. Best from 2002 through 2006. 50,000 cases made. (JL)
??
2001R.H. Phillips Vineyards EXP Estate BottledSyrah C2451 (3L)   
??
1999R.H. Phillips Vineyards Estate BottledCabernet L7201(1.5L)  84 WS
Bright and lively, with almost Zin-like berryish flavors. Ripe currant, plum, roasted herb and black cherry flavors fold together with solid tannins on the finish. Drink now through 2005. 30,000 cases made.
??
2001Ridge EssencePetite Sirah L333.991   
ESQ
1999Ridge Cellars Late Picked NervoZinfandel C242.001   
WSC
2007?RiondoProseco R6/K13.0011   
MTW
2004Rosenblum Cellars Reserve - Monte Rosso VineyardZinfandel R543.991   
CC
2005Rulo WinerySyrah R3/R2?? ?2   
Winery
2006Rulo Winery CombineSauvignon Blanc R620.001   
Winery
2002Russell CreekSyrah R526.991  93 WS
BW: Ripe, generous and velvety, with dense black cherry, subtle spice and meaty qualities that keep on singing in a wonderful chorus through the long, expressive finish. Drink now through 2012. 300 cases made.
MTW, Winery $20
2005Russell Creek TributaryRed Wine R520.001   
Winery
2006?SancerreSauvignon Blanc K23.991   
MTW
2006?Sea Smoke TenPinot Noir R8?87.002   
WSC
2002Smith and Jacobs CellarsMerlot P81   
Tossed due to mold.
2002Smith and Jacobs CellarsCabernet P81   
Tossed due to mold.
2003Spring Valley Vineyard Frederick Estate BottledBlend R745.992   
CC
2004Spring Valley Vineyard Frederick Estate GrownBlend R750.003/4?   
Great WineBuys PDX/QFC
2004Spring Valley Vineyard Nina Lee - Estate GrownSyrah R250.003   
Winery
2003Spring Valley Vineyard Uriah Estate BottledMerlot Blend R744.993   
CC - 45.99, MTW - 44.99
2004Spring Valley Vineyard Uriah Estate GrownRed Wine R747.992   
CC
 Stag's Leap WineryPetite Sirah L740.002   
MTW
2003Stevens Winery 424Red Wine R329.752   
WSC
2004Stevens Winery 424Red Wine L729.754   
WSC
2004Stevens Winery Black TongueSyrah L729.004   
Winery, WSC 28.00
2003Stevens Winery ReserveCabernet R439.752   
WSC
2004Stevens Winery XY ReserveCabernet R441.501/2?   
WSC
2005Sycline CellarsSyrah R521.99??   
glass cork
MTW, 21.99
2005Sycline Cellars Celilo VineyardPinot Noir R525.001   
WSC, MTW 24.99
2004Sycline Cellars Horse Heaven Hills, McKinley Springs VineyardSyrah R529.751   
WSC, PCC
?SynclineViognier K19.99?1   
ATW
2007Syncline wineryRose K?14.001?   
WSC
2003Tamarack CellarsSyrah P28.001   
WSC
2004Tamarack CellarsSangiovese R725.991   
CC/WSC 25.00
2005Tamarack CellarsCabernet Franc R725.992   
CC, WSC 25.00
2002Tamarack Cellars Dubrul Vineyard ReserveBlend R738.991   
ESQ
2003Tamarack Cellars Dubrul Vineyard ReserveBlend R740.002   
Winery/WSC
2003Tamarack Cellars Seven Hills Vineyard ReserveBlend R740.001   
Winery
1997Terra Blanca December HarvestDessert Wine - Gewurztraminer R325.991   
ESQ
2003The Maiden The MaidenRed Wine L7100.003   
Winery
1999Travaglini GattinaraNebbiolo L1291  88 WS
Pretty, with plum and berry character and just a hint of spice. Medium- to full-bodied, with medium tannins and a fruity finish. Delicious. Much better than the 1998. Best after 2006. 20,000 cases made. (JS)
??
2003Two Hands Angel's ShareShiraz L4/L723.992  92 WS
Not a huge mouthful, but it unfolds its flavors and builds up intensity as the blackberry, plum, cedar and floral pepper flavors persist onto the long, generous finish. Best from 2007 through 2015. 2,200 cases imported. (HS)
MTW/Esquin 23.99 Enjoyed at Watfords, very nice, smooth, spicy, full bodied, soft tannins,AS #1, WWV #2, 5 Star #3
2004Two Hands Angel's ShareShiraz L725.992  95 RP
Possibly 4
CC, WSC 25.00, LM 24.99, ATW 24.99, Enjoyed at Ross Lake Resort. Spicey, full bodied, very nice. Gifted one to Peggy Fine for her new job and fund drive leadership.
2003Two Hands Bella's GardenShiraz L759.751  94 WS
Powerful. Densely packed and oozing rich cherry, blackberry, licorice, pepper and exotic spice flavors, showing gorgeous balance and even elegance as the flavors persist in a lovely chorus. Has strength and grace, and no intrusive oak. Should last a while. Best from 2007 through 2020. 1,200 cases imported. (HS)
WSC, CC - 60.99, Are there 1 or 2?, L7? Had at Bob's 50th. Nice berry flavor but a tad young as it was a little hot from the alcohol.
2003Two Hands Lily's GardenShiraz L759.991  93 WS
Raw, powerful and muscular, with vivid, sharply etched blackberry, black cherry and peppery spice aromas and flavors, persisting impressively on the finish, veering toward tart. Needs time to settle into itself. Best from 2007 through 2015. 1,700 cases imported. (HS)
MTW, Elise 2005 Christmas from ESQ. Nice at Ross Lake 2006.
2003Two Hands Max's GardenShiraz L759.751  92 WS
This gorgeous blast of lively raspberry, cherry and plum soars over the palate on a jet stream of vibrant acidity that carries through to a long and satisfying end. Needs food to balance the acidity, but it's a zinger. Drink now through 2012. 600 cases imported. (HS)
WSC
2003Two Hands Shovel BlancMerlot/Cabernet Franc L739.751   
WSC
2003Two Hands Sophie's GardenShiraz L759.751  91 WS
Dark, ripe and plush in texture, with a strong minty character that runs through the vivid blackberry and roasted plum at the center, persisting on the spicy, mildly cedary finish. Tannins need to settle down. Best from 2006 through 2012. 280 cases
WSC
2003Two Hands The Lost Highway Project: Stella's GardenShiraz R457.991  89 WS
Firm, generous with its ripe cherry, plum, herb and licorice flavors, finishing with a wee touch of bitterness against sweet fruit. Best from 2006 through 2010. 600 cases made. (HS)
ESQ, Thanksgiving, nice spicy notes, smooth, full mouth feel
2004Two Hands Winery Bella's GardenShiraz R7/L760.992  95 WS
CC
2004Two Hands Winery Lily's GardenShiraz L754.991   
CC
2004Tyrus Evan Ciel Du ChevalClaret R538.991   
KenWright's sons
CC
2005Va PianoCabernet R836.991   
ESQ
2003Va Piano VineyardsCabernet R238.002   
WSC
2004Va Piano VineyardsSyrah R8 (1.5L)80.001   
Winery
2004VaPiano Bruno's BlendRed Wine R323.001   
Winery
2002Vine and Sun Barons VCabernet L456.991   
ESQ, Brad W recommended.
2002Walla Walla VintnersCabernet R737.991   
ATW
2003Walla Walla VintnersMerlot R728.991   
A tad bright, smooth, a little oak, fine tannins, would buy again
ATW 28.99, CC - 27.99, Elise found caramel tones. Enjoyed at Watfords, better than 5 Star.
2003Walla Walla VintnersCabernet Franc R728.992   
ATW, CC - 27.99
2005Walla Walla VintnersMerlot R727.00?2   
WSC
2005Walla Walla VintnersMerlot R861.001   
Winery
2005Walla Walla VintnersCabernet Franc R727.00?3   
WSC/ATM 26.99
2006Walla Walla VintnersMerlot R8/R727.00?6   
WSC/CC
2005Walla Walla Vintners Bella RosaSangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon R8?36.001   
Winery
2005Walla Walla Vintners Morrison LaneSyrah R8?28.994   
ESQ
2005Walla Walla Vintners Sagemoor VineyardCabernet R8?40.001   
Winery
2003Walla Walla Vintners Vineyard SelectCabernet R7541   
Winery
2005?Waters Winery Forgotten Hills VineyardSyrah R842.502   
WSC
2005Waters Winery InterludeRed Wine R825.003   
Winery/ESQ
2005?Waters Winery Loess VineyardSyrah R842.502   
WSC
2005?Waters Winery Pepperbride VineyardSyrah R842.502   
WSC
2003Winter's Hill VineyardsPinot Gris  1    
??, Give to Bob 1, came wirth house or from Harris/Needham Franksgiving?
2004Woodward Canyon Old VinesCabernet R165.001   
MTW
N/VYalumba Antique TawnyPort - Tawny L614.991   
ESQ
N/VYalumba Museum ReserveDessert Wine - Muscat L615.991  96 RP
ESQ
2005d'Arenberg The Dead ArmShiraz R352.002   
Costco

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