Red Wine Tasting.txt

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  1. Cabernet Franc
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med to Med+
    • Color: Dark Ruby
    • Other: Pink/Purple rim

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Floral: Violets, Lilacs, White and Red flowers
    • Fruit: Bright Red (Rasperry, Cranberry, Red cherry, Cherry pit), Tart Black (Black cherry, Black currant, Blackberry), Underripe fruit flavors
    • Spice/Vegetable: Black currant bud/leaf, Grass, Geen bell pepper, Celery seed, Sage, Tobacco
    • Oak: Neutral French
    • Other: Leather, Cedar, Cigar box, Grphite, Pencil lead, Gravel dust, Possible carbonic maceration and/or stem inclusion

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: bone dry to dry
    • Acidity: Med+;
    • Tannin: Med+
    • Alcohol: Med to Med+
    • Body: Med+
  2. Cabernet Sauvingon (Chile)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Color: Dark Ruby/Purple+
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Floral: Violet
    • Fruit: Ripe/Lush (Black currant, blackberry, black cheery), Red plum, Raspberry
    • Spice/Vegetable: Anise, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Clove, Allspice, Nutmeg, Green pepper, Capsicum, Green/black olive,mint, tobacco
    • Oak: Moderate use of new French (baking spice, clove, coffee, vanilla,roasterd nut, cedar)
    • Other: Pencil shavings, Leather, Cigar box, Damp earth, Mushroom, Compost, Iron, Graphite

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med+
    • Alcohol: Med+
    • Body: Med+
  3. Cabernet Sauvingon (Coonawarra)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Color: Ruby/Purple
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity:
    • Floral: Violets
    • Fruit: Ripe/lush black fruit (Cassis, Blackberry, Black cherry), Ripe/lush red fruit (Red Chrerry, Red Plum), Prune
    • Spice/Vegetable: Intense green character, Eucalyptus, Mint, Green pepper, Sage, Licorice/Anise, Cocoa, Cinnamon, CLove, Allspice, Nutmeg
    • Oak: Med to Med+ New French or American (Baking spice, Clove, Smoke, Coffee, Vanilla, Roasted nut, Cedar)
    • Other: Terrarossa red soils, Loamy/Clay

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry (ripe attack)
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: Med+ to High
    • Body: Med+
  4. Cabernet Sauvingon (Classified Growth - Medoc/Graves)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Color: Ruby/Purple
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Floral: Violets
    • Fruit: Black fruit (Black currant, Blackberry, Black cherry), Slight red fruit and plum
    • Spice/Vegetable: Sage, Green bell pepper, Mint, Tabacco, Dried savory herbs, Green peppercorns, Anise, Clove, Exotic spices
    • Oak: Med+ to High new French (Baking spice, Clove, Smoke, Coffee, Vanilla, Roasted nut, Cedar)
    • Other: Leather, Pencil shavings, Cigar box, Cedar, Iodine, Medicinal, Game

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med+
    • Tannin: Med+ to High
    • Alcohol: Med to Med+
    • Body: Med to Med+
  5. Cabernet Sauvingon (Napa)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: High
    • Color: Dark Purple
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+, Possible VA
    • Floral: Violets
    • Fruit: Ripe/lush black fruit (Black currant, Blackberry, Black cherry) Lush red fruit (Sweet cherry, Raspberry), Boysenberry, Blueberry
    • Spice/Vegetable: Sage, Mint, Green pepper, Tobacco, Eucalyptis, Anise, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Clove, Allspice, Nutmet
    • Oak: Med+ to High use of New French (Allspice, Nutmeg, Clove, Smoke, oast, Coffee, Vanilla, Roasted nut, Cocoa, Cedar)
    • Other: Volcanic, Ashen, Gravel, Loamy, Cedar, Pencil shavings, Sweet leather, Cigar box

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry (with ripe attack)
    • Acidity: Med
    • Tannin: Med+ to High
    • Alcohol: Med+ to High
    • Body: Full
  6. Gamay Beaujolais
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Low to Med+
    • Color: Bright ruby with Purple tones
    • Other: Possible residual gas from carbonic maceration

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+ to High
    • Floral: Violets, Lilacs, Peonies; lifted red fruit and floral aromas
    • Fruit: Tart red fruit (Strawberry, Red cherry, Raspberry, Cranberry, Watermelon, Red currant), Carbonic notes (Pear drops, Banana, Bubble gum, Cotton candy)
    • Spice/Vegetable: Slight black pepper, Dry savory herbs
    • Oak: None or Neutral
    • Other: Wet Granite, Stony, Crushed rocks

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med+ to High
    • Tannin: Low to Med-
    • Alcohol: Med to Med+
    • Body: Med- to Med
  7. Grenache (Cotes du Rhone)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med
    • Color: Ruby
    • Other: Slight orange rim

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+, Brett
    • Floral: Red flowers, Dried lavender
    • Fruit: Cooked to Dried red fruits (Strawberry, Cherry, Raspberry), Roasted red plum, Blackberry, Raisin/fig
    • Spice/Vegetable: Herbes de Provence/Savory herbs, Garrigue/wile brush, Rosemary, Brewed black tea
    • Oak: Large neutral casks or concrete; maybe some new oak
    • Other: Powdered sugar, Dried Orange/grapefruit peel, Old Leather, Stony, Gravel, Baked earth

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: Med+ to High
    • Body: Med+ to Full
  8. Grenache (Australia)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Color: Ruby
    • Other: Slight orange rim

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+, Possible VA and oxidation, Brett
    • Floral: Red flowers
    • Fruit: Cooked/stewed strawberry, Marachino cherry, Prune, Fig, Raisin, Plum pie
    • Spice/Vegetable: Curing spice, Black pepper, Licorice, Mint, Menthol, Eucalyptus, Black tea leaf, Dried Savory
    • Oak: Neutral to Med use of new French or American
    • Other: Powdered sugar, Possible old leather, Crushed vitamin

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry with ripe attack
    • Acidity: Med
    • Tannin: Med
    • Alcohol: High
    • Body: Med+ to Full
  9. Malbec (Mendoza)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med to Med+
    • Color: Ruby/purple with blue hues
    • Other: Electric pink (stripper shoe) rim

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+ to High
    • Floral: Violets, Damson (plum) flower (highly aromatic in higher altitudes)
    • Fruit: Ripe/lush Black Rasperry, Black cherry, Blackberry, Concord grape, Jam, Blueberry, Plum, Rasperry liqueur, Fig, Raisin
    • Spice/Vegetable: Slight green notes
    • Oak: Low to High use of new French and/or American (Vanilla, Baking spices, Chocolate, Cinnamon)
    • Other: Clay, Mud

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry with ripe attack
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: High
    • Body: Full
  10. Merlot (Right Bank)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med to Med+
    • Color: Ruby with Garnet hues
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+
    • Floral: Purple flowers, violets
    • Fruit: Plum, Blueberry, Strawberry, Raspberry, Cherry, Blackberry, Black cherry, Fig, Fruit cake
    • Spice/Vegetable: Licorice/anise, Christmas spice, Mint, Bay leaf, Fern, Tobacco
    • Oak:
    • Other: Med+ Clay, Mushroom, Truffle

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: Med+
    • Body: Med to Med+
  11. Nebbiolo (Barolo)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med
    • Color: Ruby, Garnet
    • Other: Significant Garnet/Orange rim

    • Nose
    • Intensity: ?, Significant oxidation and VA
    • Floral: Roses, Violets
    • Fruit: Tart red fruit, Sour Cherry, Red plum, Black Berry, Mulberry, Dried plum/prune, Dried cherry
    • Spice/Vegetable: Tea leaf, Tobacco, Bitter root, Tree bark, Licorice, Anise, Resin, Sligh clove/cinnamin
    • Oak: Neutral large casks (Slovenian Oak, Chestnut Botti)
    • Other: Tar, Leather, Truffle, Mushroom, Dust, Organic earth

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Bone dry
    • Acidity: Med+ to High
    • Tannin: High
    • Alcohol: Med+ to High
    • Body: Med+ to Full
  12. Pinot Noir (Cote d'Or)
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  14. Pinot Noir (Willamette)
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  15. Sangiovese (Chianti & Brunello di Montalcino)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Chianti (Med- to Med), Brunello (Med+)
    • Color: Chianti (Light Ruby with slight Garnet hues), Brunello (Dark Ruby, Garnet Rim)
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity:
    • Floral: Potpourri
    • Fruit: Tart red fruit, Sour cherry, Raspberry, Cranberry, Red currant, Red apple, Black cherry, Mulberry
    • Spice/Vegetable: Tomato
    • Oak: Chianti (none or neutral), Chianti Classico/Riserva aged in oak, Brunello (Neutral and French Barriques)
    • Other:

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Bone dry to Dry
    • Acidity: Chianti (Med+ to High), Brunello (High)
    • Tannin: Chianti (Med+ to High), Brunello (High)
    • Alcohol: Chianti (Med to High), Brunello (Med+ to High)
    • Body: Chianti (Med to Med+), Brunello (Full)
  16. Shiraz (South Australia)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: High
    • Color: Opaque dark purple
    • Other: Deep staining

    • Nose
    • Intensity:
    • Floral: Lavender (purple and red)
    • Fruit: Ripe/lush (Blackberry, Cassis, Blueberry, Plum), Dried fruit (Fig, Raisin, Date), Raspberry liqueur, Mulberry
    • Spice/Vegetable: Black pepper, Dried savory, Licorice, Fruitcake, Christmas spice,
    • Oak: Light to High use of new American or French (Vanilla, Coconut, Dill, Chocolate, Mocha, Backing spices, Cumin, Curry, Maple)
    • Other: Bitter chocolate, smoke, grilled meat, Low to Med minerality

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: High
    • Body: Full
  17. Syrah (Northern Rhone)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med+ to High
    • Color: Ruby/Purple
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+, Brett
    • Floral: Lavender, Violets
    • Fruit: Tart/ripe Blackberry, Black cherry, Black plum, Blueberry, Boysenberry, Raspberry
    • Spice/Vegetable: White and black pepper, curing spices, Juniper, Black and green olives, Green peppercorns, Herbes de Provence, Rosemary
    • Oak: Neutral (low to Med use of newer oak)
    • Other: Tar, cured meat, Smoke, Bacon fat, Bandaid, Granite, Crushed rock

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Bone dry to Dry
    • Acidity: Med+ to High
    • Tannin: Med+ (Possible Carbonic maceration and/or stem inclusion)
    • Alcohol: Med to Med+
    • Body: Med+
  18. Tempranillo (Rioja)
    • Appearance
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    • Nose
    • Intensity: Med+, Significant oxidation and Brett for Gran Reserva
    • Floral: Red and dried flowers
    • Fruit: Tart/sweet red (Red Cherry, Strawberry, Red currant, Sour Asian plum), Dried plum
    • Spice/Vegetable: Tobacco, Dill
    • Oak: Low to Med use of New American (Vanilla, Coconut, Dill, Cumin, Curry, Sandlewood)
    • Other: Baked earth, Clay, Compost, Sweet & Sour Sauce, Iodine, Leather

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: Med to Med+
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  19. Zinfandel (Dry Creek)
    • Appearance
    • Intensity: Med to Med+
    • Color: Ruby/Dark Ruby
    • Other:

    • Nose
    • Intensity: High
    • Floral:
    • Fruit: Jammy/brambly berry, Raspberry, Black cherry, Cherry Compote, Blackberry, Cassis, Blueberry, Cranberry jam, Raisin, Fig, Peach Yogurt, Apricot
    • Spice/Vegetable: Black pepper
    • Oak: Neutral to Med use of new American or French or both (Vanilla, Sawdust, Coconut, Chocolate, Mocha, Coffee, Caramel, Dill weed, Cinnamon
    • Other: Briar, Slight potting soil/turned earth

    • Palate
    • Sweetness: Dry
    • Acidity: Med to Med+
    • Tannin: Med to Med+
    • Alcohol: High
    • Body: Full

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