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USA, Chardonnay, “Sur Lie,” Pasternak, Morro Bay, Split Oak Estates, Lange Family Grapes, Acampo, California, 2009

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Note: let breath at least 20 minutes after opening. The bottle I had needed to waft off some slightly reduced odors. N/ Fresh, stewed hay. Nice toasty yeast wafts. Ample yellow fruits.  Wet river stones. Wet steel. Spring water. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Medium-high acid pop leads into nice yellow fruits mellowed and enhanced via pleasant, […]

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USA, Sauvignon Blanc, “Sur Lie,” Pasternak, Morro Bay, Split Oak Estates, Lange Family Grapes, Acampo, California, 2009

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Update – second bottle tasted July 2012…. After one more year of bottle aging, she has become a bit richer, and offers more aromas and flavors reminiscent of beer and yeast than the prior vintage. Very nice toast points. Very much appreciate the lack of cat/ammonia aromas once again. This is one of my most highly recommended value Sauvignon […]

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USA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Morro Bay, Pasternak, Lange Family Grapes, Lodi, Acampo, 2008

N/ Clean plum. Mocha. Lavender. Confectionery laced cassis. Clean cloves. Tobacco. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Soft. Round. Slightly chalky plum bomb. Very gulpable. Might be a excellent party wine – for broad appeal and great price point. Winemaker = David Akiyoshi Price = $10 – $12 Very Good + / Brilliant -. 89 / 90 This […]

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