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94 • Reynolds Family Winery 2007 "Persistence", Napa Valley $50.
Aromas of chocolate mint cookie, cassis pie, sandalwood, and faint menthol tobacco with a satiny fruity-yet-dry medium-full body and a long, tangy, craisin and dried currant, baking spice and pepper dust accented finish. A lively and flavorful table wine that will be great with spicy Latin beef. (tasted on Oct-03-2011)
93 • Naughty 2005 "Racy Red", Napa Valley $30.
Subtle aromas of baked berries, mint and creamy spiced cocoa with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy, chocolate covered craisin and currant finish. Very tasty and crowd pleasing with a solid structure. (tasted on Oct-03-2011)
91 • Peirano 2007 "The Unknown", Lodi $12. Best Buy.
Rich aromas of sweet spice peach chutney, melted toffee and raspberry pie with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium-full body and a mellow, creamy chocolate, cedar, grilled blood orange, and baked apple accented finish. A lovely sipper. (tasted on Oct-03-2011)
88 • Peirano 2009 "The Other" Red, Lodi $12. Best Buy.
Aromas of cherry tart and spicy chocolate toffee with a supple fruity medium body and a tangy honeyed citrus and cedar accented finish. A pleasant zippy sipper. (tasted on Oct-03-2011)
88 • Pend d'Oreille 2008 "Bistro Rouge", Washington $12. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Garnet black color. Aromas of black raspberries and plum chutney with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy green apple, nut, and peach skin accented finish. A fun, flavorful wine for the table. (tasted on Oct-03-2011)