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Locati Cellars 2008 sangiovese

Tasted at 59-65 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: ruby-edged magenta. Nose: bold, dark cherry, charred cherry oak, cranberry. Mouthfeel: syrupy medium-bodied. Tail trail: 6 seconds. Flavors: tart red fruits, cherry syrup, cranberry, pomegranate, blueberry, coarse-ground nettle, heavy tea … Continue reading

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Facelli Winery 2008 Sugarloaf Vineyard sangiovese

Sugarloaf Vineyard is a relatively new vineyard located just east of exit 44 on Interstate 82 in balmy Wapato (Parker Heights area) and just south of “The Palm Springs of Washington”, coming online only in the last five years. The … Continue reading

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Sun River Vintners 2008 Boushey Vineyard sangiovese

Resident admirers of Washington wines know there are enclaves where one may daytrip it with friends and partake in tastings from a cluster of wineries. The two major cities that fully embrace their “wine destination” status are Woodinville and Walla … Continue reading

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Martedi Winery 2008 sangiovese

Tasted at 63-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark scarlet. Nose: bright cherries with a hint of smokiness, Sun-Maid cinnamon raisin bread. Mouthfeel: juicy and succulent. Tail trail: 10 seconds. Flavors: black cherry-root beer extract, red licorice, black … Continue reading

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Walla Walla River Winery 2008 Cockburn Vineyard sangiovese

Walla Walla River Winery is the second label for Cougar Crest Winery. Although it is a Walla Walla winery, the Hansens do have a satellite tasting room in the Apple Farm Village (across Ross Andrew/Mark Ryan/Amavi/Pepper Bridge/Bookwalter) in the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Kyra Wines 2008 Pheasant Vineyard sangiovese

What is it about the weirdos in that East Valley-Yakima enclave called Moxee? Some faux-stoners called the cops to report the smell of marijuana in the air, but the waft was discovered to be coming not from an illegal pot-growing operation… no, … Continue reading

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Tre Nova 2008 Bonatello sangiovese

Tasted at 55-59 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: black cherry. Nose: soft, fluffy layers of cherries, Miracle Gro topsoil, hazelnut almond chocolate. Mouthfeel: loose. Tail trail: 6 seconds. Flavors: tart cherry, cranberry, hazelnut, firm spices, bandages. Alcohol: 14.5%. … Continue reading

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