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88 • Cottage Island 2009 Freepons Vineyard, "Deadhead Red", Petit Verdot, Washington $28.
Dense violet black color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon, dried sour cherries, and raspberry chocolate mousse with a supple tangy medium-to-full body and a slightly savory and tart pickled cabbage and okra and dusty nut accented finish with nice tame tannins. (tasted on Jul-18-2011)
86 • Lynfred 2008 Petite Verdot, California $25.
Deep ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate covered nuts and pomegranates and dill pickle with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy cocoa, beet and dusty earth accented finish. (tasted on Jul-18-2011)
85 • Reeder Mesa 2009 Petit Verdot, Grand Valley $28.|Find-a-Wine|
Dark violet color. Aromas of honeycomb, stewed okra, and chocolate rhubarb pie with a tangy medium body and a succotash, borscht, and pencil shaving accented finish. (tasted on Jul-18-2011)