Speed Tasting #9 2014 Trah La La

65% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon

Sells to WIne Angels for around $11.


Tannins, spice, dark fruit.


Speed Tasting #8 2015 Orgasmic Sangiovese

Just bottled 2015.

All Sangiovese. From Columbia Valley, WA.

Spice, vanilla, more spice. Some dark red fruit.

Speed Tasting #7 2014 Peters Vineyard Papapietro Perry Pinot Noir.

So spicy and herbal and lovely.

Strawberry, light cherry, great fruit and acidity on the palate.

Speed Tasting #7 2015 Mother Clone Pedroncelli Zin

$19 retail.

Step into your spice cabinet and inhale and that is this wine. Drink it now. And forever. A great Zin bargain in a bottle.

Speed Tasting #6 2015 Upshot (Rodney Strong)

Red blend from Rodney Strong.

Cofermented with Riesling.

44% Zin, 29% Merlot, 15% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot, 5% Riesling.

Retails for $28.

Cocoa nib. Vanilla, fresh black fruit. Plush mouthfeel.

Speed Tasting #5 2013 Acumen Cabernet Sauvignon

About 85% Cabernet Sauv.

Aged roughly 18 months. 85% new French oak. Retails for $60.

Lovely soft black fruit nose. Black cherry, plum. Nice tannins on the back end.

Speed Tasting #4 2014 St. Supery Estate Cab Sauvignon

81% Cabernet, 7% Petit Verdot, 6% Malbec, 2.% Cabernet France.

Retails for $42. 100% Estate grown wines.

Black cherry, fresh fruit, great acidity. Very fresh, young, tasty.

Speed Tasting #3 M*T Troon 2015

CO ferment of over 50% Tannat with the rest mostly Malbec. Natural ferment, no new oak, foot crushed.

Moving to all natural wine and biodynamic

Minty, dark, extremely dark fruit with lovely acidity.

Speed Tasting #2 2006 Cain Five Cabernet Sauvignon

60-70 acre vineyard.

Wow. This is a current release. Very funky earthy nose. Dark, gripping palate. Aging so well.

Speed Tasting #1 2015 Jack Winery Diamond Mountain Cabernet

Bramble, black fruit, lovely nose. Lovely deep black cherry.

Named for the children of the wine makers.