Monthly Archives: May 2011

Glaze Wine Company 2008 cabernet sauvignon

Hello to my new readers to this blog! Just to let you know my mana-jyyer has informed me that in order to hit the Big Time, I need to upgrade my website. Ell-lo, I’m Washington Wineman. Me gusta mucho! (slap … Continue reading

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Guardian Cellars 2010 Angel sauvignon blanc

It’s been a really, really messed up week… Where’s the justice in Florida? A Florida dentist posted bail after being charged with false imprisonment of a patient. It’s not what you think. The dentist’s 85 year-old patient was having her partial dentures … Continue reading

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Columbia Crest Winery 2005 H3 merlot

The one that started it all! First posted on January 23, 2008: Eye-catching new bottle design and only $14. Alcohol : 14.1%. Great match for salmon. Aroma: moderate. Color: average. Tail: average. A simple table wine that is a good … Continue reading

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Kestrel Vintners NV Pure Platinum 3rd Edition white wine

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on January 23, 2008: Beautiful blue bottle with a faux-painted Marilyn-like image in an evening gown. $16. Alcohol: 12.5%. Grapes: gewurztraminer and viognier. Aroma: average fruity. Color: light yellow. Tail: short. Good starter wine … Continue reading

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Isenhower Cellars 2005 Red Paintbrush red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on January 23, 2008: 47% cab sau,44% merlot, 6% cab franc, 3% carmenere. $24. Alcohol: 14.3%. Another beautiful label from Isenhower. Aroma: average-to-light. Color: average. Tail: average. This one matched well with teriyaki from L&L. … Continue reading

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Mark Ryan Winery 2005 Water Witch red wine

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on January  24, 2008: Bought at the winery’s release party and opened on New Year’s Day to enjoy with my wine-sseuer cousin, who gifted me a bottle of ching x3…1990 Chateau Grand-Puy Lacoste Saint … Continue reading

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Columbia Winery 2005 gewurztraminer

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on January 25, 2008: Okay, so after reading Paul Gregutt’s ‘Top 100’ for 2006, who didn’t notice that sitting at number 8 was a bizarre sounding wine that cost only 12 bucks amongst all … Continue reading

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