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Davenport Cellars 2015 Snowflake white wine

It’s Washington Wine Month as declared by the half-wits and inbreds over at the flimsy marketing consortium known as the Commission so you know what that means? Grimy supermarkets selling their old stock at “sale” prices they should have been … Continue reading

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Davenport Cellars 2013 Snowflake white wine

Iconic quotes from the past week: “Drunk driving is not cool.” That’s Whitney Beall, a 23 year-old from (where else?) Florida, who livecasted her drunk driving skills on Periscope, daring her audience to see if she can get a DUI … Continue reading

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Davenport Cellars 2012 Fume Blanc

Tasted at 54-60 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: luminescent light gold. Nose: grapefruit, citrus rind. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: plump grapefruit, lime, sparkling water, firm acids. Alcohol: 13.8%. Aged sur lie for 4 months in … Continue reading

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Davenport Cellars 2012 Snowflake white wine

Tasted at 54-62 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: light gold foil. Nose/flavors: grapefruit, peach, lemon. Mouthfeel: racy acids. Tail trail: 5 seconds. Great with cambozola and fresh pear. Alcohol: 14.1%. 75% sauvignon blanc, 25% semillon. Vineyards: Bacchus, Dionysus. … Continue reading

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Davenport Cellars 2012 Rose de Vins

Rose wines are a harbinger for the red vintage and it just reinforces that 2012 will be a killer. Lethal. Tasted at 52-62 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: deep strawberry. Mouthfeel: slight spritz, velvety, luscious. Nose/Flavors: strawberries, candied … Continue reading

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Northwest Wine Academy 2008 Well Red red wine

Define the musical category rock-and-roll. Can you? You know what it is. You hear it all over the media portals. But, really, what is it? Around here, some winemakers like to fashion themselves as some sort of “rock star,” like … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Columbia Valley merlot

It’s about time someone had the balls to critique the tasting rooms of Woodinville. This is not the typical vague, passive-aggressive generalized rants like a typical ‘wine blogger’ like “Oh this wine is corked.” Oh boo-hoo. Call it out or stop your … Continue reading

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