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94 • Williamsburg Winery 2010 "Adagio", Virginia $72.
Deep garnet black color. Intricate aromas of cassis compote, singed wood, baker's chocolate, and black olives with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a plum skin, fall leaves, and dusty tannins finish. A lovely, Old World styled table wine with elegance, complexity, and class. (tasted on Jan-13-2014)
93 • Williamsburg Winery 2009 "Gabriel Archer Reserve", Virginia $36.
Deep garnet black color. Aromas of cherries, pencil shavings, toffee, dried flowers, and clay with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long tangy currant tart, dried peach, olive, and earth finish. A flavorful, elegantly balanced blend with an Old World flair. (tasted on Jan-13-2014)
89 • Coda Rossa 2011 "Ameritage", New Jersey $17.
Garnet black color. Aromas and flavors of craisins, roasted nuts, peppery spice, and cassis jam with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, sundried tomato, menthol mint tobacco, and pomegranate accented finish with chewy oak tannins. Nice acidity for the table. (tasted on Jan-16-2014)
88 • Pend d'Oreille 2009 "L'Oeurve", Columbia Valley $30. Cellar Selection.
Garnet black color. Aromas of mulberries, spices, and dried boysenberries with a dryish medium body and a whole nut, olive, cedar and earth finish. A nice dry table wine. (tasted on Jan-20-2014)
82 • Heron Hill Winery 2010 "Eclipse Red", New York State $16.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Ruby with a reddish brick rim. Aromas of tomato leaf, cherry custard pie, and bay leaf with a silky, dryish medium body and a crisp, grass and cocoa finish with dusty tannins. (tasted on Jan-16-2014)