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Pondera Winery 2010 Stillwater Creek malbec

A winner somewhere. Tasted at 58-62 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: inky black garnet. Mouthfeel: mouthful. Tail trail: 10+ seconds. Nose/flavors: bold, brambly fruits, dark smoke, blueberry, white pepper, cedar, pine cones, sweet tannins. Perfect with brisket and … 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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Pondera 2007 sangiovese

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on April 24, 2010: A 43 year-old Virginia robber chose to unstretch his bladder behind the store he just robbed and was later busted by the cops. Was it Bobby Rydell’s song…called “Pissin’ Time”? In … Continue reading

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