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Wines I've had

My personal ratings.  Updated when I feel like it.

Good

Port

* 8/10 Fonseca Porto Aged Twany Port 10 Year Old
* 8/10 Noval Porto Special Reserve, 500ml
* 9.5/10 Chateau Reynella – McLaren Valle – Old Cave Fine Old Twany Port Aged 12 years  500ml (Australia)
* 9/10 Warre’s Otima Porto 10 year Twany
* 7/10 Smith Woodhouse 10 Year Old Twany Bottled 2006
* 7/10 Taylor Fladgate / 10 year old tawny porto / Portugal
* 7.5/20 Dow’s Fine White Porto
* 8/10 Osborne Fine White Porto – Portugal
* 9/10 Noval LB Porto Finest Reserve
* 7.5/10 Cockburn’s 10 Tawny Matured in oak ( okay for the price, but would prefer Noval or Warre’s)

Riesling

* 7.5/10 Carl Schmitt-Wagner
* 6/10 Polka dot – German 2004
* 7.5/10 Loosen Bros Riesling “Dr. L” 2006
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Mix

* 8/10 Escudo Rojo (Chile)
* 8/10 Primus (Chile)
* 8/10 Montes (Chile) Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Carmernere 30%
* 7/10 Wollersheim Winery – Domaine Reserver Dry Red Wine 2007 (Lake Wisconsin Viticultural Area)

Malbec

* 8/10 Gascon (Mendoza Argentenia) 2007
* 10/10 Dona Paula Estate Lujan de Cuyo  (Mendoza Argentina) 2006

Merlot

* 8/10 Veramonte Merlot 2008 Reserva Casablanca Valley Chile

Cabernet

* 7/10 Red Diamond 2004 (Washington State)
* 7.5/10 Avalon
* 8.5 Bonterra Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Mendocino County (organic)
* 7 Famiglia Bianchi Cabernet Sauvignon San Rafael Mendoza 2007
* 7/10 Terra Alta Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Golchagua Valley Chile 2008

Chardonnay

* 8/10 (Katie) St. Supery 2007 Chardonnay Oak Free Napa Valley (Rutherford, CA)
* 8/10 (Katie) Natura Chardonnay Valle Casablanca 2008 Emiliana
* 7/10 (Katie) Toad Hollow 2008 Unoaked Chardonnay Mendocino County – Healdsburg, CA
* 7/10 (Katie) Foxglove Central Cost 2008 bottled by Varner San Miguel, California
* 8/10 Ghost Pines Chardonnay Sonoma / Napa / Monterey (really good…)

Viognier

* 7/10 California’s Jewel Collection 2005

Moscato d’Asti

* 7/10 – Umbeto Fiore – Italy
* 7/10 – di Lenardo Vinyards – (In my next life, I’ll be thin.)  Pass The Cookies! (Italy)
* 8/10 Rosa Fiore Denominazione Di Origine Controllata E Garantita 2008

Moscatel De Setubal

* 7/10 Moscatel De Setubal S.O.C. Colheita 2001 Bacalhoa (not carbonated, very port-like)

Carmenere

* 7/10 Cino Sur – Wine of Chile . Colchagua Valley – 2007
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Torrontes

* 7/10 Finca Navarrita Selection – 2006 – Argentina

Other

* 7/10 Ratafia – Minnesota (Katie does not like at all)  Rich, orange, 1 glass at a time

So-So

Cabernet

* 6/10 Hahn Estates (Cal)
* 5/10 Clara Benegas Chardonnay 2008 Mendoza Argentina
* 5/10 Rossi Wallace Napa Valley Chardonnay 2008 s

Cabernet Merlot

* 5/10 Covey Run Washington (Washington)
* 6/10 Trapiche Oak Cask 2005 Mendoza (Argentina)
* 5/10 Penfolds Koonunga Hill (Australia)

Riesling
•6/10 Weisser Burgunder Spatlese Trocken 2004 (Friedelsheim Germany)

Chardonnay

* 6/10 Twin Fin (california) 2005
* 6.5/10 Kali Hart Vineyard 2006 Monterey County, Gonzales, CA
* 5 Fess Parker 2008 Chardonnay Santa Barbra County

Gewurztraminer

* 6/10 Fetzer Vinyards VAlley Oaks California (Brian liked, Katie too sweet)

Sauvignon Blanc

* 6/10 Parducci 62% Mendocino Country, 38% Lake County (California)
* 7/10 2007 Paso Robles Jardine – Vina Robbles – Paso Robles, California

Bonarda

* 4/10 Broquel Bodegas Trapiche 2005 (Mendoza, Argentina)

* way too fruity for a red wine, hard to drink more than one glass
Port

* 6/10 Warre’s Warrior Special Reserve Ruby Port (Portugal)

* too fruity for more than 1 glass
* 7/10 Cockburn’s 10 Year Old Twany Porto 2007
* 7/10 DelaForce Porto 10 year Tawny
* 6/10 Wollersheim Winery Port 2007 American Port – very fruity and think for a port(WI)
* 6/10 Dow’s Lat Bottled Vintage Porto 2003
* 7/10 Warre’s Warrior Reserve
* 5/10 Dow’s Crusted Porto

Malbec

* 7/10 Gascon – Mendoza Argentina 2007
* 7.5/10 Alamos – 2007 Mendoza Argentina
* 6.5 Trapiche Oak Cask Mendoza 2006
* 5 – Piattelli – Juan De Cuyo – Mendoze Argentina 2006

Bad

Riesling

* 1/10 Starling Castle – Germany

Torrontes

* 3/10 Baguala Torrontes 2007

Shiraz / Grenache

* 3/10 Wallace by Ben Glaetzer Barossa Valley(Australia)

Malbec

* 2/10 Layer Cake Vintage 2007 – Mendoza Argentina
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* Cabernet
* 0/10 Pascual Toso Maipu Vineyards (Mendoza Argentina) 2006

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