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Januik Winery 2008 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard syrah

Tasted at 59-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark garnet magenta. Nose: plum, black raspberry, grandmother’s dusty attic. Mouthfeel: effortless. Tail trail: 10+ seconds. Flavors: juicy ripe plum, phat raspberries, forest mushroom floor, Red Whips, cherry pie, smoked … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2011 Bacchus Vineyard riesling

Tasted at 55-58 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: thin straw. Nose: honeysuckle, basket of yellow and white flowers, peach blossom honey. Mouthfeel: light-bodied. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: peach, kiwi, lime, Bosc pear, orange extract. Alcohol: 12.5%. Columbia … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2012 Champoux Vineyard muscat canelli

Tasted at 53-58 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: diluted gold. Nose: orange blossom honey. Mouthfeel: viscous. Tail trail: 6 seconds. Flavors: honeysuckle, Valencia orange. Paired with gyros. Excellent. Alcohol: 11.5%. Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Power: 2/5. Balance: 2/5. … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2009 Weinbau Vineyard cabernet sauvignon

Tasted at 62-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: deep magenta. Nose: kiddy chocolate, blackberry. Mouthfeel: full-bodied. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: oak, blackberry, bitter chocolate. Paired with pizza night. Meh. Alcohol: 14.4%. Wahluke Slope AVA. Power: 2/5. Balance: … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2008 Weinbau Vineyard cabernet franc

Tasted at 64-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. Luxurious dark magenta in the Riedel with essences of black currant crème, raspberry, and char spilling over the rim, this coy gem delivered heaps of black fruit, black pepper, blueberry, soft … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2010 Lewis Vineyard syrah

Tasted at 54-64 degrees on the IR temp gun. Energetic deep garnet throughout with aromas of smoked bacon and rainforest after an autumn storm. Earthy. Mushroomy. Bacony. Thick and full on the palate with slow rolling tunes of ripe black … Continue reading

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Januik Winery 2008 Columbia Valley merlot

Guns, animals, and a buttrub tipoff the new year, wineman style! An 18 year-old Oklahoma mother almost was a victim of a break-in by two intruders (one armed with a 12-inch hunting knife) but was fortunate enough to call 911 … Continue reading

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