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Guardian Cellars 2014 Newsprint chardonnay

What does it mean when one dies of “natural causes”? That the final decision from a British coroner after chopping and squeezing George Michael’s remains from Christmas Day. The diseases he succumbed to were cardiomyopathy and fatty liver, but no, … Continue reading

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Refuge & Prospect Winery 2012 Dark Arts red wine

It’s Apple Cup week. That means we celebrate the turkeys of the year, of which lately have been mostly the Washington Huskies football program and Washington wine bloggers, each with pathologic losing records. That means, we celebrate the LOSERS this … Continue reading

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Guardian Cellars 2012 Entrapment chardonnay

Tasted at 55-59 degrees on the IR temp gun. Gorgeous 18k gold in the Riedel with equally opulent essences of lemon, peach, pineapple, and honey lead to a heavy presence on the palate. Firm and steady flavors of peach, kiwi, … Continue reading

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Guardian Cellars 2005 Gun Metal red wine

While we here at world headquarters are happy for all those who participated in some fanboy’s air-tasting of some cheapass pinot gris recently, yeah all two of you who could snatch a bottle so you can proudly gayyy-tweet what a … Continue reading

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Buty Winery 2006 Conner Lee Vineyard chardonnay

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on March 6, 2008: WA’s best chardonnay. That’s it. Why am I giving away these secrets is beyond me. WA makes some terrific chards like Dunham Cellars, Mark Ryan, and even CSM’s Canoe Ridge … Continue reading

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Buty Winery 2005 Conner Lee Vineyard chardonnay

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on April 1, 2008: Elegance, pure. Caleb Foster, don’t you ever change the recipe for this superb chardonnay. This chard’s appearance in the glass is second to none. It wouldn’t surprise me if I … Continue reading

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Pedestal Cellars 2005 merlot

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on May 27, 2008: I wanna be a communications director and get paid $160k/yr for basically spinning news items for the mayor of ‘our town.’ Criminy sakes…that dude’s getting paid the equivalent of 4 … Continue reading

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