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Novelty Hill Winery 2009 Stillwater Creek Vineyard syrah

Gotta love these Seahawks! Tickets go on sale Monday morning at 10am for the NFC Championship and the front office made two remarkable decisions on who gets their paws on ’em. For one, the prices are astronomically stupid! The cheapest … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Stillwater Creek Vineyard malbec

Tasted at 60-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: heavy garnet. Nose: inyaface plum and feral blackberry. Mouthfeel: full, sterile, and dense. Tail trail: 10 seconds. Flavors: plum, cinnamon, spice box. Paired with 30-minute chili. A weeknight slog upgraded. … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill 2009 Stillwater Creek Vineyard malbec

Tasted at 60-67 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: inky, majestic purple. Nose: wallflower plum and blackberry at 63 degrees to raspberry at 67 degrees. Mouthfeel: full-bodied. Tail trail: 8 seconds. Flavors: star-studded plum, alcohol sting, spiced cherry, black … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2010 Stillwater Creek Vineyard sangiovese

Tasted at 60-67 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: clear, evening magenta. Nose: Twin Peaks cherry pie, blackberry, strawberry liqueur. Mouthfeel: fluid, medium-bodied. Tail trail: 8 seconds. Flavors: spicy dark cherry, red licorice, undercurrent of mild curry spice, red … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Stillwater Creek Vineyard grenache

It’s been a slow news week so what does Time magazine do? They stick a 26 year-old mom on the cover with half her tanktop drawn down so her 3 year-old son gets to sip from the left-side fountain of fun, … 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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Novelty Hill Winery 2005 Stillwater Creek Vineyard sauvignon blanc

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on April 30, 2008: “The hills are alive”…withthetaste of NoveltyHillsauvignonblanc…specificallyStillwaterCreekVine…yard. Okay, so I’m no Julie Andrews but I’m trying. And in my own wine-spirited world…I yam what I yam. Weather’s finally warming up and … Continue reading

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