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2007 Creekside Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

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We opened a very fine bottle of 2007 Creekside Reserve Sauvignon Blanc this evening. Acidity is still firm, balancing a rich palate of honey and herbs, with vanilla and a…

Highlights from a tasting of Pahlmeyer wines

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I had my first opportunity to taste a variety of Pahlmeyer wines in November. Pahlmeyer is a Napa producer that fits squarely in the ultra-luxury California idiom: technically fine-tuned wines…

Chateau Palmer retrospective tasting

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It was a rare treat to be able to taste some back vintages of Chateau Palmer this past November. Chateau Palmer is one of the most highly regarded Troisièmes Crus…