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2015 Spring Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Costco Notes: Intense and concentrated with dark fruits, black cherry and boysenberry integrate plum, cherry and raspberry. Layers of oak, thyme and lavender round the profile out. This wine has plenty of tannin to support the fruit. Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: Napa Valley Time on Gas: Aeration equal to 4 hours Color: Nice deep …

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2018 Oakville Grocery Company Cabernet Sauvignon

Costco Notes: None Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: Napa Time on Gas: 48 hours +/- Color: This wine was a surprise, very nice color, several guessed in a blind test that this was a Cabernet. Nose (aromas): Upon opening the bottle, there was nothing on the nose which might be expected with this young wine.  …

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2018 Taken Wine Company Red Blend

Costco Notes: Ripe notes of raspberry, blackberry, black currant, and plum with floral undertones.  The body is defined by flavors of quince, roasted fig, and extra dark chocolate with a dash of allspice with gives….(cut off) Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: Napa Time on Gas: 48 hours Color: Nice Dark Cabernet Sauvignon color Nose (aromas): …

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2016 Beaulieu Vineyard (BV) Tapestry Reserve Red Wine

Costco Notes: None Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: Napa Time on Gas: 48 hours +/- Color: Medium to dark inviting red wine Nose (aromas): Opening the bottle, there was little to the nose. Some picked up a spiciness, but ever so slight. We found the gassed bottle had very little to no changes from a …

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2018 J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon

Costco Notes: Ripe fruit aromas of black cherry and currant are accented by notes of toasted pastry and dark roast coffee from authentic barrel bouquet, persistent high-toned red fruit strike the palate. – SP Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: San Luis Obispo (Paso Robles) Time on Gas: 24 hours+ Color: Medium ruby color, medium density …

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2019 The Prisoner (Red Blend)

Costco Notes: Features enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, clove and roasted fig. Persistent flavors of ripe raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate and vanilla linger harmoniously, for a smooth and luscious finish. Left Coast Tasting Notes: AVA: Napa Time on Gas: 24 hours+ Color: Brilliant medium ruby color. Nose (aromas): Once the cork was pulled and …

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2018 Eleven Eleven XI Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Costco Notes: Inky dark fruit, dark chocolate, menthol, licorice and spice blast out of the glass, Unctuous and spectacularly rich, the 2018 is a gorgeous wine in its style.  Plush, silky tannins round out the long finish. Left Coast Tasting Notes: Color:   Dark Inky Purple Nose (aromas): Pulling the cork, it didn’t have the character …

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Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel

Winery: Chateau Montelena Wine: Calistoga Zinfandel Costco Notes: The woodsy, briary character of old vine Zinfandel is quite prominent but with time unmasks beautiful notes of lavender, cassis, and fresh mint.  Supple tannins are present throughout the amble between earthiness and minerality. Left Coast Tasting Notes: Color:  Medium to light ruby color, a little lighter …

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