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Solomon Sii Wine Tasting Week 1 SCHMITT SOHNE RIESLING SPATLESE 2013 9 alcohol intense fruit avor year 2012 Sight clear at edge and becomes dark in center clear color vibrant looking very syrupy Smellfruity smell citrus grapefruit Taste sweet taste not really sweet aftertaste aftertaste nauseating acidic MATUA VALLEY SAUVIGNON BLANC 2013 Sight lighter edges very watery legs runs faster more alcohol 13 alcohol Smell smell like grapefruit lime grassy smell Taste dry sour bitter lemony salty CHATEAU ST JEAN CHARDONAY SONOMA COUNTY 2011 Sight yellow dry denser Smell strong smell vinegar woody honey suckle Taste salty earthy fall apart Food buttery food CASTLE ROCK CALIFORNIA CUVEE PINOT NOIR 2011 Pretty good value 13 alcohol Sight light red wine cloudy long leg Smell spicy black pepper Smokey plums Taste falls apart COLUMBIA CREST GRAND ESTATES MERLOT 2011 Washington State 135 alcohol Sight edge clear very dark Smell Smokey oak Taste fruit spicy chocolaty after taste LOUIS M MARTINI SONOMA COUNTY CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 139 alcohol loui martini Sight really dark edge little dark Smell bell pepper earthy mineral Taste earthy after taste fruity after taste cinnamon taste Wine Tasting Week 2 HOOK amp LADDER EARLY HARVEST GEWURZTRAMINER 2012 Later harvest is sweet regular harvest 131 alcohol Sonoma county Russian river valley Sight very light color clear legs run fast Smell peach lemon grass little spicy Taste very acidic spicy aftertaste pear aftertaste and dry burns the tongue a bit Food spicy CLINE PINOT GRIS 2009 14 alcohol Wine past prime Sight very clear on edge darker than last one very golden Smell wood burnt tar Tasting dry sour gives a weird tongue feeling SBRAGIA SAUVIGNON BLANC 2012 From Sonoma in dry creek valley 133 alcohol Sight clear rim light gold greenish in middle fast legs Smell fruity apples grapefruit grapes Taste high acid sour taste long aftertaste falls apart grassy taste Food fatty IRON HORSE UNOAKED CHARDONNAY 2011 128 alcohol unoaked aged in stain steel Sight light very clear edge fast legs very watery looking doesn t look heavy Smell crispy Taste dry clean taste KUNDE MERLOT 2007 Sight clear at edge really dark long legs can t see through it lots of viscosity Smells cherry spicy nutmeg ourish olives Taste smokey cherry dry earthy smooth Food quail ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 From alexander valley Sight rims dark Smell pepper spice peppery earthy sour grape Taste peppery spice peppery fruity aftertaste Food rib eye Wine Tasting Week 3 GROTH SAUVIGNON BLANC 2012 Sight light color clear fast leg Smell fruity citrus green apple lemon grass Taste well balanced smooth salty after taste BERINGER CHARDONNAY 2012 Sight clear legs Smell popcorn smell oaky butter woody Taste buttery oaky dry MARILYN WINES NOVA WINES INC NORMA JEAN MERLOT 2012 Sight slow leg very small rim dark Smell peppery bell pepper spicy Taste peppery very acidic dry bitter okay taste BUEHLER VINEYARDS ZINFANDEL 2011 sight dark long leg dark rims Smell peppery Taste rich dry light HEITZ CELLAR ZINFANDEL 2009 sight lighter clear rim cloudy Smell Smokey spicy Taste full taste peppery smoother CHARLES KRUG PETER MONDAVI FAMILY CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 Sight dark rim murky purple slow leg Smell Smokey pepper cherry Taste peppery bell pepper taste falls off sour Wine Tasting Week 4 CLINE VIOGNIER 2012 Sub Appellation of CA cooler 14 alcohol long leg Sight greenish light golden clear edges young Smell fruity citrus peach apricot Taste bland taste light smooth dies quickly Food roast chicken TALBOTT KALI HART PINOT NOIR 2012 Kali hart pinot noir estate Germany low shoulder 145 alcohol Sight reddish can see through it long leg Smell pepper plums Taste peppery light spicy bark Food wild game dark meat quail smoke meat lamb salmon HAHN WINERY MERLOT 2012 Merlot central coast Sight long leg dark Smell woody oak cherry Taste peppery very tannic woody Food rib eyes red meat STEPHEN VINCENT CRIMSON 2012 14 4 alcohol Sight clear cherry looking color Smell peppery woody burnt Taste peppery long aftertaste prunes Food ham CONTRA BONNY DOON VINEYARD 2011 135 alcohol 28 Verde Sight foggy edges dark cherry Smell complex bell pepper peppery spicy oak woody plum Taste peppery smooth Food pizza steak lamb duck CLINE ZINFANDEL ANCIENT VINES 2012 Zinfandel ancient Vines 145 alcohol Sight clear red Violet Smell plum chocolate Taste peppery not a lot of tannin woody smoke Food dark meat RIDGE PASO ROBLES ZINFANDEL 2011 100 Zinfandel Sight dark red dark on edges Smell nail polish raisin Taste dry cherry doesn t taste like it smell Food fatty meat Wine Tasting Week 5 LEMELSON DRY RIESLING WILLAMETTE 2012 12 alcohol light Wine Sight green color fast leg Smellpeach citrus lemon grassy Taste bland smooth light salty after taste NXNW RIESLING HORSE HEAVEN HILLS 2012 Washington genetic clone Vine 7 sugar 13 alcohol Sight clear golden yellow fast leg Smell grapey citrus grassy minimal stager Taste tangy taste salty acidic Food scallop chicken ADELSHEIM PINOT GRIS 2012 Oregon 135 alcohol Sight clear Smell acidic tar piney lemony grassy Taste sour salty dry not much aftertaste Food chicken breast KING ESTATE PINOT GRIS 2013 No specific Appalachian 135 alcohol Sight clear fast leg Smell fruity pear berry mineral Taste citrus salty aftertaste woody after taste Food scallop ADELSHEIM PINOT GRIS 2012 Sight clear rim burgundy pinot noire dark cherry cooking long leg Smell cherry smoky peppery woody Taste cherry taste buttery tomatoes aftertaste bell pepper Food salmon lamb pork chop L ECOLE N 41 SYRAH COLUMBIA VALLEY 2010 Washington State Sight super dark can t see through it dark Violet Smell peppery woody tar bell pepper spice Taste bell pepper spicy woody Food steak fatty fatty beef Wine Tasting Week 6 GRUET BLANC DE NOIR NV Sparkling Wine method cap it riddling makes C02 While yeast eating sugar natural non Vintage so they can blend multiple batches Sight clear bubbles golden yellow Smell citrus green apples fruity yeasty Taste dry sour salty aftertaste salty Food fish popcorn chicken pasta LLANO CHENIN BLANC NV Stack Winery nonVintage dates lower prices Sight very light clear Smell ower vanilla rubber Taste apple juice smooth grapy aftertaste Food spicy food sirachi sauce MCPHERSON VIOGNIER 2012 Texas Wine 2012 Vintage 139 alcohol Viniferous Sight golden looking darker Smell apple citrusy oranges star fruit Taste apple mango full mouth fill dry Food cheese fish MCPHERSON TRE COLORE 2012 Tri color 139 alcohol little bit of White Wine Sight long leg burgundy Smell pepper oak Taste bell pepper light not much aftertaste Food goes With dark meat MCPHERSON TRE COLORE 2012 No vintage 129 alcohol Sight dark red clear rim Smell leather rubber bell pepper spice Taste very full bell pepper vanilla aftertaste Food grill meat beef steak FLAT CREEK SUPER TEXAN 2011 San J oes basely 13 alcohol lake Travis Sight dark murky clear edge Smell dark chocolate coffee bean Taste bell pepper very tannic dry Food steak fatty meat Wine Tasting Week 7 CHATEAU BONNET SAUV BLANC 2012 From south of Bordeaux simple Wine no statement entry Sightclear light hint of yellow Smell fruity lemony grassy gasoline ripened fruit Taste bread yeasty not much aftertaste sour bitter Food salad light cheese fish shell fish I like it because it has a bread like taste and very light and not much aftertaste CHATEAU DUCASSE BORDEAUX 2012 Inexpensive low grade Bordeaux When it doesn t tell you the appellation chardonnay not grown in Bordeaux or Pinot Gris Sight fast legs clear Smell pears citrus Taste dry sour bitter tangy aftertaste Food fish chicken shellfish Don t like it because it is very dry and bitter CHATEAU PUY BLAN UET ST EMILION 2010 Right bank Merlot soft and velvety Sight very dark lot of sediment Smell chocolate smoky oaky dark cherry Taste Soft peppery chalky Food Steak Pork I like it s a soft feeling and very peppry Also I like the smokey avor CHATEAU LAROSE TRINTAUDON HAUTMEDOC 2007 Sight Ruby very dark can t see through it edges very smell Smell Bell pepper smoky cherry Taste very tanic bell pepper not much aftertaste full mouth fill taste smoky Food Steak fatty meat lamb chops pork chops I like it because it would pair well with steak Also there isn t much aftertaste CHATEAU GREYSAC HAUTMEDOC 2009 Medoc is left bank Cabernet Sauvignon Sight Dark clear edges long legs Smell Subtle vegetable raisin Taste Bell pepper very tanic bitter Food Steak fatty meat lamb I like it because it would go well with dark meat Also I like the bell pepper taste CHATEAU LA CORDONNE 1982 Left bank blended with Cabernet Franc and merlot Sight brown murky have a little bit of sediments I can see through it Smell Fruity leather bell pepper smoky Taste Very soft smooth bell pepper copper taste metallic I don t like it because it has a metallic taste It would be better if it was consumed earlier Wine Tasting Week 8 LOUIS LATOUR MACONVILLAGES CHAMEROY 2011 Chardonnay from Burgundy Sight clear golden Smell yeast mineral butter citrus no oak Taste taste like bread butter yeasty aftertaste Would go well with chicken and buttery pasta I like it because it taste like bread and butter and it is very light LOUIS LATOUR MONTAGNY CRU 2011 Southern part of cote Sight golden yellow clear rim fast legs Smell citrus grassy Taste citrus taste little buttery has a buttery aftertaste Pair well for hot pot chicken and some creamy pasta I don t really like it not much buttery avor GEORGES DUBOEUF BEAUJOLAISVILLAGES 2012 125 color Sight light edges dark color Smell buttery cherry Taste very tanic taste like pepers Pair well with steak Didn t like it because it was past its prime GEORGES DUBOEUF MORGON FLOWER LABEL 2011 Sight looks murky Smell smell like pepper Taste bell pepper Pair well with steak and lamb I like it because it was light and didn t have much complexity LOUIS LATOUR PINOT NOIR 2010 Very weird because shouldn t be able to put Pinot Noir until the AOP Only in US Sight clear light clear rims Smell oral bell pepper cherry crasin Taste bell pepper very light not tanic chalky Pair well with steak lamb porkchop I like it because it s light and not very hard to drink Also it goes down really smooth LOUIS LATOUR COTE DE BEAUNE VILLAGES 2011 Sight dark red clear clear edges Smell smells like sweet tart bell pepper Taste complex bell pepper full taste very tanic lingering aftertaste no chalky taste Pair well with steak lamb porkchop salmon I don t really like it because it has a very full taste Wine Tasting Week 8 GERARD BERTRAND SPARKLING CREMANT NV Original sparkling wine Sight clear bubbles Smell apples citrus yeast mineral Taste lemony yeast apple Food Pairing white chhese popcorn chips I like it because it has a yeasty taste and goes well With the bread TRIMBACH PINOT BLANC 2010 Production controlled by the appellation of Alsace Pinot blanc Sight very clear hint of yellow Smell peaches lemon mineral Taste peaches yeasty light acid full taste citrus aftertaste Food Pairing muscles fish clams Alfredo mushrooms I like it because it has a very light taste and not strong aftertaste JEAN MARC CROCHET SANCERRE BLANC CHENE MARCHAND 2012 Sight Clear hint of gold Smell pears yeast Taste dry taste like bread no aftertaste Food Pairing fish I don t like it much complexity to it CHATEAU MONCONTOUR VOUVRAY 2011 Sight golden clear Smell Gas rubber Taste Chalky taste sour taste Food pairing Clams I don t like it because of the chalky taste COUDOULET DE BEAUCASTEL ROUGE 2010 Syrah Sight Clear rims light red can see through it Smell Dark cherry bell pepper Taste Chalky bell pepper full mouth fill dry spicy bitter Food Pairing steak bacon fatty lamb I don t like it because it s really bitter and very chalky taste DELAS CROZES HERMITAGE LAUNES 2011 Sight dark purple clear rims indicating the Wine is young able to see through it Smell smoky tar blue berry Taste Chalky bell pepper lots of minerality Food Pairing steak fatty meat I don t like it because it is very chalky Wine Tasting 9 Vetikal 2007 Riesling Sigamp gold hint White Wine has age Which means oxidative style green and gold makes young Smell high yeast pear jam green apple under ripe fruit grass honey crush White rock Taste skin milk avor match up off dry high acid Go well with chicken go well with blue cheese spicy food and salty thing I like it because it s a sweet Vertikal special edition Riesling Sight lighter clear rim Smellgrassy lemony pear Taste tart sour taste dry Food pairing chicken I like it because it s sweet Altano Douro 2008 Sight staining of the teer little bit of age Smellcooked cherryblueberry jam plums vanilla honey Taste dry full bodied chalky vanilla avor earthiness Food Pairing Steak lamb bacon I don t like it because it s chalky taste is something I don t like Wine Tasting Week 11 Bouchaire NaDDa Vallev Carreros Sight light golden Smell pear Wine Tasting Week 12 Trivento Argentina Sight clear hint of yellow Smell pear lychee bread like yeast rocky smell Taste off dry medium acid alchol medium Food Pairing Would go well spicy food such as thai food also go well with buttery pasta I don t like this wine because it s not that sweet Axel Carmenere Sight dark edges aren t that clear Smell earl grey herb bell pepper cherry dark cherry blackberry hint of smoke Taste dry chalky bell pepper cherry taste dries out the mouth Food Pairing go well with steak pulled pork I like this wine because it would go well with steak and pork BudegueV Cuarto Mil Sight dark very hard to see though very thin clear edge Smell black liquor plum wood raisin Taste dry jammy raisin black fruit Food Pairing Chocolate steak I like this because it would taste well with chocolate and like the jammy taste Robertson Winery Pinotage Sigamp dark but can see through it Smell burnt wood burnt smores rubber hint of plum m Taste exactly like it smells has a bread after taste Food Pairing Steak I like it because it has a bread aftertaste Mcclaren Vale The Love Sighivery dark Smell dark cherry Taste bell pepper very long afterstaste very chalky Food Pairing Steak from Taste of Texas I don t like it because it is very dry Langmeil Barosoa Valley Floor Shiraz Sight dark clear thin rim Smell nail polish cake With icing jammy strawberry Taste Taste very strawberry jam chalky Food Pairing Steak pulled pork and lamb chop I don t like it because it has a very jammy taste Zaco Sight Staining of the teeth Smell cherry bell peppers coconut avor Taste Chalky dry taste like bell peppers medium body medium acid Food Pairing Fatty lamb seasoned With dark sauce I don t like it because it has a really chalky taste Chianti classic 201 1 Sight murky able to see through it Smell over ripped cherry plums leather chalk Taste chalky bell pepper spicy sharp acid tomatoe Food Pairing fatty food spaghetti and meatball I don t like it because has a very chalky taste Brunello Di Montalcino Baronecini Sight brownish Which shows age lost it s brightness Smell red fruits With a little bit of black fruit spice bell pepper Taste pepper corn stings my Whole mouth tannins linger for a While Food Pairing Steak With fatty lamb chop I don t like it because it s still pretty chalky
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