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WTN: C.G.DiArie PetiteSirah '05...(short/boring)

by TomHill » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:08 pm

Norm brought this mystery wine last night:
1. C.G. DiArie PetiteSirah ShenandoahVlly/Calif (EG; 14.2%) Chaim Gur-Arieh/MtAkum 2005: Very dark/black color w/ slight bricking; strong overripe/plummy/Amarone-like strong blackberry/PS/briary bit alcoholic slight earthy/peppery some vanilla/Am.oak/toasty nose; soft/fat bit alcoholic/hot rather overripe/Amarone-like strong blackberry/PS/SV briary/slight peppery some toasty/vanilla/oak bit earthy/dusty flavor w/ some hard/ripe/dtying tannins; very long rather overripe/Amarone somewhat hot/alcoholic strong blackberry/briary/PS some vanilla/oak finish w/ modest hard/ripe tannins; showing a bit of age and starting to dry out a bit & the alcohol coming to the forefront but still plenty of ripe fruit remaining. $35.00
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1. I've only tried a few of the DiArie wines but have generally liked what I've tried.
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Re: WTN: C.G.DiArie PetiteSirah '05...(short/boring)

by Tristan B » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:17 pm

That sounds like it was a good experience.
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Well..

by TomHill » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:34 pm

Tristan B wrote:That sounds like it was a good experience.

Well, Tristan...a bit on The overripe side..but better than it had any right to be.
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Re: WTN: C.G.DiArie PetiteSirah '05...(short/boring)

by Tristan B » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:14 am

Thanks Tom! I love this group! Lot's great people and great knowledge.
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by TomHill » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:16 pm

Tristan B wrote:Thanks Tom! I love this group! Lot's great people and great knowledge.


Yeah, it is a great group. But be forewarned..some of us are LosAlamos guys and just make stuff up!! :roll:
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