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WTN: Take a drink from his special cup, Doctor Arnot-Roberts

by David M. Bueker » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:26 pm

2012 Arnot-Roberts Touriga Nacional Luchsinger Vineyard - USA, California, North Coast, Red Hills Lake County (8/16/2013)
Is this the 2011? No, but then I think only Miguel Cabrera is capable of such excellence in back to back years. It is still an excellent Rosé, offering pretty, sweet red fruit, a lovely floral element and a little bit of chalky bite on the finish. It's delicious on its own or with sushi (last night's dinner), and a bottle disappears in short order. I was especially pleased to be drinking it in a more early fall temperatures where the wine was not chilled to within an inch of its life, thus gets to show more of what it has.
There behind the glass lies a real blade of grass. Be careful as you pass. Move along. Move along.
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Re: WTN: Take a drink from his special cup, Doctor Arnot-Roberts

by Shaji M » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:33 pm

Apparently..he does everything he can.. :wink:
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Re: WTN: Take a drink from his special cup, Doctor Arnot-Roberts

by David M. Bueker » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:36 pm

Well, well, well you're feeling fine.
There behind the glass lies a real blade of grass. Be careful as you pass. Move along. Move along.

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