San Francisco Wine Exchange with Riley Gerber

In order preference.

1. '03 Salentein Syrah $16 A = * 053006

—12mths in French oak/Plum, pepper, blackberry clove

2. '05 El Portillo Chard $9 A +5 *

—1.5yr neutral French wood/Youthful, fresh, & fruity, red apple & pear

3. '03 Salentein Malbec $16 A- -2

—12mths French oak/Ripe plum, earth game

4. '04 El Portillo Syrah $9 A- +2 *

—Spice, violet, soft tannin, black currant

5. '05 Justin Chard $19 A- -3

—Peach, lemon, tropical green apple, honey, cream, hint of minerality

6. '04 Justin Cab Sauv $26 A- -7

—A lil thin, but solid/Black cherry, leather, spice drawer

7. '04 Foppiano Riverside Chard $8 B+ +1 *

—Tropical melon, vanilla, & bit of citrus

8. '04 Foppiano Riverside Cab Sauv $8 B+ =

—blabla, but better than most bla/two times better

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1. '05 Z-Land Sauv Blc $17 A- -2

—tastes like Cali Sauv with a touch of NZ/delicate light grapefruit, salty-dog lemonade

2. '03 Echeverria Cab Sauv $14 A- = *

—well-integrated oak/well-made Chilean currants

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~ by GoodTasteReport on June 2, 2006.

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