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WTN: A White & a Red for DinDin....(short/boring)

by TomHill » Sun Oct 24, 2021 6:46 pm

Had these two w/ dinner w/ Susan this weekend:
1. LeBlanc de L'Oeuf Ad'OP: Corbieres (13%; 60% GrenacheBlanc/40% maccabeu; Certified BioDynamic; ChambersBayDisttributors/UniversityPlace/WA) Mireille & Pierre Man/Mas des Caprices 2019: Light gold color; lightly fragrant GB/floral/honeysuckle fairly earthy/stony rather subdued/low-key/quiet nose; fairly tart/tangy lightly floral/honeysuckle/GB light stony/earthy very quiet/banal/innocuous/eviscerated rather dull flavor; short light/quiet honeysuckle/GB slight stony rather dull/vapid finish; quite a dullard of a white wine and way overpriced. $26.50 (KK)
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2. Bedrock Zin OldVine (14.4%; Vines > 80 yrs old; Drk: 5-10 yrs) 2020: Med.dark color; strong bright raspberry/blackberry/Zin/very spicy some toasty/vanilla/oak rather dusty/OV quite attractive nose; lightly tart bright/blackberry/Zin/raspberry/quite spicy light toasty/vanilla/oak flavor w/ modest chewey tannins; very long strong blackberry/Zin/very spicy/slight chocolaty fairly tart finish w/ modest tannins; not particularly profound but a very solid/tasty modest Zin at a great price.
$24.00
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