RATING HISTORY

Rater Rank: 63
Number of Ratings: 18
Average Rating: 2.9
Days Since Last Rating: 15


3 Stars
10-06-2018 12:09 PM

2016 Crown Peak California Cabernet Sauvignon

Soft and drinkable, if not particularly exciting.


4 Stars
8-08-2018 3:16 PM

2010 Monzio Compagnoni Brut Franciacorta, Italy Sparkling

Nice bit of yeast, good fruit, and nicely dry. Best Italian sparkler I've had.


1 Stars
7-13-2018 9:06 AM

2016 El Tiburon California Merlot

A Boring Fruit Bomb


3 Stars
7-13-2018 9:06 AM

NV Saurus Extra Brut Patagonia, Argentina Sparkling

A decent, if unremarkable sparkler. Not much that screams "terroir," but not objectionable.


3 Stars
5-07-2018 12:07 PM

2016 Cross Creek Winery California Cabernet Sauvignon

A decent, straightforward bottle. Not the overripe, over-alcohol style that is so typical of California wines.


4 Stars
5-03-2018 9:36 AM

NV Drappier Brut, Carte D'Or Champagne France

A very good Champagne that falls somewhere between the freshness of a Laurent PerrierPerrier Jouet, on the one hand, and the yeast and bread flavors of a Veuve Clicquot.


3.5 Stars
4-23-2018 1:06 PM

2016 Willow Springs Columbia Valley, Washington Winemakers Reserve Red

Delicious candied fruit. Very easy drinking Not a wine that screams "terroir," but it's a fun, easy drink.


2.5 Stars
4-18-2018 4:03 PM

2013 Bailly Lapierre Brut Egarade Cremant de Bourgogne France

A bit of bread and yeast in both the nose and palate, but it's old bread. Not much behind the scenes. With so many good Champagnes and other top sparklers, take a pass.


3.5 Stars
4-04-2018 4:35 PM

NV Dumenil Champagne France Brut, Premier Cru, Grand Reserve

A nice, fresh Champagne. Not the most complex set of flavors, but quite enjoyable.


3.5 Stars
4-04-2018 4:34 PM

NV Kraemer Brut, Blanc De Blancs, Vin Mousseux France

A decent sparkler. Won't ever be mistaken for Champagne, but not a bad choice.


3 Stars
4-04-2018 4:33 PM

2016 Bramble Ridge Lodi Syrah

Not particularly complex, but easy to drink.


1.5 Stars
4-04-2018 4:32 PM

2016 Bervini 1955 Extra Dry Millesimato Prosecco, Italy Glera

Overly sweet, bland plonk. Drinkable, but not enjoyable.


3 Stars
12-13-2017 5:35 PM

NV Philippe Fourrier Brut Champagne France Blanc de Noir

Inconsistent. First bottle was delightful. Second bottle was somewhat oxidized.

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