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#51 Post by Antonio_G » January 15th, 2020, 4:11 am

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January 14th, 2020, 9:12 pm
Is there a coupon code? It shows me 30/bottle and no discount is being applied at check out
The sale is over and just back to running their stock down at regular prices. See above
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#52 Post by Andrew Demaree » January 15th, 2020, 4:28 am

Per the posting above by one of the owners, the sale was set to end on 12/29/19.

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#53 Post by Andrew Demaree » January 15th, 2020, 4:29 am

Oops, I missed Antonio’s post this morning. Sorry for the repetition.

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#54 Post by John Glas » January 15th, 2020, 3:31 pm

2008 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (12/30/2019)
Day 1: Holly S... This just took over the top wine of 2019 for 3 Day Wine Review for wines under $30.00. $10.50 on their closeout special which concluded on December 28. Just picked this up from FedEx Office today and it is outstanding. No bottle shock which is a myth to begin with. 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 9% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot. From the following vineyards Kiona, Seven Hills, Sheridan and Burgess.
Classic Washington State. Leather, tobacco, blueberries, cherry and minerality. Drinking unbelievable. So balanced and very Bordeaux like. This would do well in a blind tasting. I am so happy my brother Brian confirmed how great this wine was as he gave it 92 points on two separate occasions. I only bought 4 and regret not getting a case. This wine should age another 3 to 5 years. 93 + points
Day 2: This is not nearly in the same league and based on that drink on day 1. You don't need to decant this wine.

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#55 Post by John Glas » January 15th, 2020, 3:31 pm

Just emailed them to see if we can get the 65% off deal. Doesn't hurt to ask!

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#56 Post by tpetty » January 15th, 2020, 4:06 pm

Discount is over.

Glad I got a case. The one bottle I've had so far was very good - can't beat it for $10!
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#57 Post by John Glas » January 17th, 2020, 12:47 pm

[cheers.gif] 2008 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (1/17/2020)
Day 1: Yes this is wine of the year candidate! Tobacco, spice, dark cherries, menthol, earth and dried twigs. Medium plus finish and picks up some nice exotic spices on the finish. Talk about a wine in its sweet spot. Did I mention this wine was $11 on a sale 3 weeks ago. 93 points (93 points)

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#58 Post by John Glas » January 17th, 2020, 12:48 pm

Discount is over.

Glad I got a case. The one bottle I've had so far was very good - can't beat it for $10!
Do enjoy the other 11 bottles. I am sure they will be stellar for the price. Just think how much better these wines are than the crap you get from the grocery store for that price or Total Wine.

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#59 Post by Greg Gardner » January 17th, 2020, 12:58 pm

I had the Orange Muscat last night. Very good, done in a dry style and only 11% alcohol. The nose is intensely floral and reminded me of some of the lighter bodied examples I've had from Alsace. This would have been a good one to get a case of for a summer sipper - I think it would be a big crowd pleaser.

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#60 Post by Hoang Pham » January 17th, 2020, 1:44 pm

Woah. Looks like I missed out. Just emailed Jeff @ Davenport and asked if they will keep the sale going. Fingers crossed.

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#61 Post by John Glas » January 17th, 2020, 2:48 pm

[quoteWoah. Looks like I missed out. Just emailed Jeff @ Davenport and asked if they will keep the sale going. Fingers crossed.][/quote] Also did. Hopefully they will offer this to Berserkers. [cheers.gif]

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#62 Post by James Mc » January 19th, 2020, 4:51 am

I had reached out to Jeff @ davenport on Jan 3 (a couple days after the sale ended) and he said it was done but he said that they were planning to do something again in March or April. I didnt mention WB, so maybe that will make a difference.
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#63 Post by John Glas » January 19th, 2020, 8:15 am

I had reached out to Jeff @ davenport on Jan 3 (a couple days after the sale ended) and he said it was done but he said that they were planning to do something again in March or April. I didnt mention WB, so maybe that will make a difference.
Seems like a logical time as shipping will be open for business. Thanks for posting this.

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#64 Post by Michael Feldman » January 19th, 2020, 10:51 am

Hate to put a damper on the enthusiasm for these wines but opened a Continuity 08 a couple of nights ago. It was barely drinkable. “Harsh” is how I would describe it. Bad bottle???? Had to pour it down the drain!

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#65 Post by John Glas » January 19th, 2020, 4:53 pm

Hate to put a damper on the enthusiasm for these wines but opened a Continuity 08 a couple of nights ago. It was barely drinkable. “Harsh” is how I would describe it. Bad bottle???? Had to pour it down the drain!
Don't worry I will not be dampened by your bottle. That was a bad bottle. Here is my note

2008 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (1/17/2020)
Day 1: Yes this is wine of the year candidate! Tobacco, spice, dark cherries, menthol, earth and dried twigs. Medium plus finish and picks up some nice exotic spices on the finish. Talk about a wine in its sweet spot. Did I mention this wine was $11 on a sale 3 weeks ago. 93 points
Day 2: Excellent on day 2. Tobacco, dark fruits, menthol, dried leaves, earth and exotic spices. Nice gravel elements on medium plus finish. Unbelievable wine for $10.50. 94 points
Recommendation: Even at the full $30.00 s real bargain. (94 points)

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#66 Post by John Glas » January 22nd, 2020, 6:40 pm

2012 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (1/22/2020)
Day 1: Purchased this on the 65% off sale. Very solid wine and plenty of life left here. Mineral driven along with cherry, blueberries and floral notes. A very balanced effort and medium plus finish. Really get some nice iron notes on the finish. This should evolve over the next 8 plus years. Very good. 91 points (91 points)

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#67 Post by John Glas » January 23rd, 2020, 7:15 pm

2012 even better on day. This one has some serious cellar abilities.

Day 2: Better than day 1 and more concentration featuring spices, floral, blueberries, cherry, minerals and oak. Very complex wine and long finish. A serious wine and for the deal we got on this a candidate for top wine of the year under $30.00. 92+ points

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#68 Post by John Glas » January 23rd, 2020, 8:52 pm

2015 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (1/23/2020)
Day 1: Solid overall with iron, dust, funk, raspberry and sour cherry. Young but flavorful. Medium finish. (90 points)

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#69 Post by John Glas » January 25th, 2020, 8:49 am

2015 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (1/23/2020)
Day 1: Solid overall with iron, dust, funk, raspberry and sour cherry. Young but flavorful. Medium finish. 90 points
Day 2: Starting to open up. Picking up some blueberries and cherry along with dust, iron and mild funk. Medium finish. 90+ points
Day 3: More intense wine on day 3 and fruit is showing in abundance. Dark cherries, blueberries and ripe plums. Spice, iron and dust complete the intense wine. Medium to long finish. This should drink well for years. 92 points
Recommendation: If you have a six pack try these every 2 years. If you have one bottle drink after 2025. (92 points)

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#70 Post by Glenn L e v i n e » January 25th, 2020, 10:01 am

Michael Feldman wrote:
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Hate to put a damper on the enthusiasm for these wines but opened a Continuity 08 a couple of nights ago. It was barely drinkable. “Harsh” is how I would describe it. Bad bottle???? Had to pour it down the drain!

Similar experience. Wine benefited from being open a day.
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#71 Post by Jorge Henriquez » January 25th, 2020, 10:13 am

Had the Orange Muscat last night with a homemade Thai Red Curry. Really nice, floral notes with just a slight sweetness that plays well with spicy dishes. Very glad to have gotten a chance at these.
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#72 Post by John Glas » January 26th, 2020, 6:35 am

Michael Feldman wrote: ↑
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Hate to put a damper on the enthusiasm for these wines but opened a Continuity 08 a couple of nights ago. It was barely drinkable. “Harsh” is how I would describe it. Bad bottle???? Had to pour it down the drain!

Similar experience. Wine benefited from being open a day.
Glenn did you get a lot of earth/tobacco on day 1? These wines for sure need to be decanted as there is a fair amount of sediment.

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#73 Post by Glenn L e v i n e » January 27th, 2020, 5:47 am

Honestly, I don’t recall. Harsh is a good word that Michael used. Could have been travel shock. I put the case away but my wife grabbed a few.
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#74 Post by John Glas » February 6th, 2020, 3:06 pm

2014 Davenport Cellars R.H.D. - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (2/4/2020)
Day 1: Cigar, plum, subtle spices, dust and minerals. Elegant overall and medium finish. There is some fruit ready to emerge but might need some time to do so. Score withheld on day 1.
Day 2: More open for business. Menthol, cherry, plum, spices, minerals and fragrant floral notes. Good acidity and medium finish. This is enjoyable but lacks concentration on the finish. 88 points
Day 3: Serendipity. I left the cork off from day 2 to 3 which I never do when I do 3 Day Wine Reviews. This worked and give much promise to this wine. This is a long term ager. Featuring sour cherry, plum, spice, minerals, floral and tobacco. Very complex wine overall and much better than day 1 and 2. 91-93 points
Recommendation: HOLD! Drink this wine from 2025 to 2030. (91 points)

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#75 Post by John Glas » February 6th, 2020, 3:07 pm

Honestly, I don’t recall. Harsh is a good word that Michael used. Could have been travel shock. I put the case away but my wife grabbed a few.
These wines are long term agers. Day 2 and 3 could improve many of them even the 2008.

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#76 Post by John Glas » February 13th, 2020, 3:26 pm

2013 Davenport Cellars R.H.D. - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (2/11/2020)
Day 1: Blueberries, boysenberries, smoke, mild oak, spices and dried herbs. Short to medium finish. Based on the 14 showing on day 1 I will predict day 2 will improve. 89 points
Day 2: Better and more open for business. These Davenport wines are long term agers. Perfumed nose and palate along with cherry, blueberries, spices, smoke and dried herbs. The finish is better on day 2 and much longer. 90 points
Day 3: Plenty of flavor here and this wine needs time to fully come together. Cherry, blueberries, perfume, spice and floral notes. A subtle smoke element on the finish. Medium plus. 90 points
Recommendation: I would hold these until 2024. (90 points)

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#77 Post by John Glas » February 20th, 2020, 5:04 pm

2008 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (2/18/2020)
Day 1: Decanted some sediment and this wine is awesome. Cherry, plum, menthol, spices, blueberries and perfume. A bit different than the last 2 bottles as this is showing more fruit but is gorgeous. Medium plus finish. 92 points
Day 2: Excellent on day 2. These wines have a ton of aging potential. Blueberries, cherry, spice, earth, menthol, mild oak and vanilla. Beautiful wine. Medium plus finish. The fact this is better on day 2 should indicate another 5 plus years of aging. 93 points
Day 3: The notes on the sludge impacting the wine are confusing. Many wines over 10 years might have a little sludge on the cork which does not impact the quality of the wine. This wine is glorious on day 3. Beautiful example of the top vineyards in Washington coming together. Menthol, bright fruits featuring cherry, blueberries and plums. Spices, floral and mild oak. Balanced and medium plus finish. If you could find a Cabernet Blend in the world for under $15.00 this good then please let me know! 94 points
Recommendation: Buy this when they have their sale in late March/early April. (94 points)

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#78 Post by John Glas » March 25th, 2020, 2:45 pm

50% off sale going on right now on a case purchase. The 08, 13, and 14 Continuity are solid for the price. http://davenportcellars.com/
Prices will be good on checkout.

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#79 Post by Antonio_G » March 25th, 2020, 9:48 pm

John Glas wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 2:45 pm
50% off sale going on right now on a case purchase. The 08, 13, and 14 Continuity are solid for the price. http://davenportcellars.com/
Prices will be good on checkout.
I only see/get a 20%/case. Did the 50% come in auto for you?
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#80 Post by John Glas » March 26th, 2020, 7:46 am

When you go to check out should be 50%. You might need to sign up for the free discovery membership. Just email them as they get back to you quick.

http://davenportcellars.orderport.net/wine-club

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#81 Post by J. Jirka » March 26th, 2020, 4:56 pm

Hi Everyone,

I am the owner and winemaker for Davenport Cellars. We do have an online special going right now. It is 20% off bottles (less than a case) and 50% on a case or more. You do have to join our Discovery Wine Club in order to get the deal. Don't worry, there are no purchase requirements in joining the club. It just makes it easier for us to manage orders in our system. We do not share or sell your information.

You can join here... https://davenportcellars.orderport.net/ ... /Discovery.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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#82 Post by Bill Sweeney » March 27th, 2020, 5:00 am

J. Jirka wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Hi Everyone,

I am the owner and winemaker for Davenport Cellars. We do have an online special going right now. It is 20% off bottles (less than a case) and 50% on a case or more. You do have to join our Discovery Wine Club in order to get the deal. Don't worry, there are no purchase requirements in joining the club. It just makes it easier for us to manage orders in our system. We do not share or sell your information.

You can join here... https://davenportcellars.orderport.net/ ... /Discovery.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Best regards,

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#83 Post by Andrew Demaree » March 27th, 2020, 5:22 am

Having had the ‘14 Mr. B multiple times now, as well as the ‘08 and ‘11 Continuity, I just want to chime in that these are delicious wines and - at 50% off on case purchases - ridiculously good values.

I wish I’d found Davenport years ago.

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#84 Post by John Glas » March 27th, 2020, 6:54 am

Having had the ‘14 Mr. B multiple times now, as well as the ‘08 and ‘11 Continuity, I just want to chime in that these are delicious wines and - at 50% off on case purchases - ridiculously good values.

I wish I’d found Davenport years ago.
I am shocked they still have the 08 Continuity left. My favorite of the wines I have sampled. Unfortunately they are out of the 12 otherwise case purchase on that one.

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#85 Post by Greg Gardner » March 27th, 2020, 10:02 am

I opened an '08 RHD last night, and it was...delicious. In a great drinking window right now, lovely aromatics. No brainer for $15.

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#86 Post by John Glas » March 27th, 2020, 1:38 pm

https://www.cellartracker.com/classic/e ... vent=44256
My take on these wines. Again for $15.00 or less you can't beat these wines.

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#87 Post by John Glas » March 27th, 2020, 1:47 pm

Having had the ‘14 Mr. B multiple times now, as well as the ‘08 and ‘11 Continuity, I just want to chime in that these are delicious wines and - at 50% off on case purchases - ridiculously good values.

I wish I’d found Davenport years ago.
Andrew those Mr B's are a no brainier at that price.

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#88 Post by John Glas » March 27th, 2020, 1:48 pm

[quoteI opened an '08 RHD last night, and it was...delicious. In a great drinking window right now, lovely aromatics. No brainer for $15.][/quote] Yes sir!

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#89 Post by MattYackel » March 27th, 2020, 1:51 pm

Just bought a case of ‘08 and ‘14, excited to try!

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#90 Post by John Glas » March 27th, 2020, 2:25 pm

I am going to try the Pinot from Willamette. This is a three-way blend of clones 115, 777 and Pommard.

Aged in French oak. Cases produced: 73 For $14 dollars can't believe much better from Oregon at that price!

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#91 Post by John Glas » March 31st, 2020, 2:30 pm

Another case coming. The 2014 Mr B's have some good press from Cellar Tracker. Got 3 but when I try one might be a 2 case purchase.

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#92 Post by John Glas » April 2nd, 2020, 3:17 pm

Having had the ‘14 Mr. B multiple times now, as well as the ‘08 and ‘11 Continuity, I just want to chime in that these are delicious wines and - at 50% off on case purchases - ridiculously good values.

I wish I’d found Davenport years ago.
My case should be here Friday. The Mr. B is one I am looking forward to trying. I got 3 but might have to go back and get a case. [cheers.gif]

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#93 Post by Ron F r e e d » April 2nd, 2020, 10:01 pm

John,

We found Mr B to be interesting, but a bit jammy (of course, that could ease with a few more years of bottle age). We DID order a few more in the mixed cases that just arrived here, but quite like the Continuity line. Would be interested in your take.

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#94 Post by Andrew Demaree » April 2nd, 2020, 10:29 pm

Not John, but I thought I’d respond.

I wouldn’t go so far as calling it jammy, myself, but the high percentage of merlot in the Mr. B does give it a degree of plushness that the Continuity doesn’t have. I like them both quite a lot, and they are both ridiculous deals at current prices.

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#95 Post by John Glas » April 5th, 2020, 3:11 pm

2012 Davenport Cellars Continuity - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (4/3/2020)
Day 1: Some sediment so decant. Dark purple. Blueberries, boysenberries and ripe plum. Wonderful palate featuring smoke brisket, earth, menthol, raspberries and dark fruit. A concentrated effort and a real steal of a deal at $15.00 a bottle on the Davenport Cellars Spring Sale. 92 points
Day 2: Not nearly as good as day 1. A bit hot with blueberries, spices, earth and dried herbs. Medium finish. Hopefully this comes around later today. 87 points
Day 3: Much better on day 3. Blueberries, menthol, ripe plums, spice and smoke brisket. Medium plus finish. Plenty of life here. 91 points
Recommendation: Drink this now. I liked day 1 better than day 3. (92 points)

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#96 Post by John Glas » April 8th, 2020, 1:32 pm

2014 Davenport Cellars Mr. B - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (4/8/2020)
Day 1: This is amazing stuff. Earth, black licorice, floral, dark fruits and minerals. This is a well made wine with some intensity. Serve this with a steak or burger and you are set. 92 points (92 points)

Rockstar for $11.00 a bottle!

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Re: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines

#97 Post by John Glas » April 14th, 2020, 3:00 pm

2015 Davenport Cellars R.H.D. - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (4/14/2020)
Day 1: Needed some air to review on day 1. Smoked meats, red currants, spice and a nice mineral streak. Again these wines exceed the quality in relationship to the price. $14 for this wine puts it in the top 1% of any wine in the world at this price point. 90 points

Certainly worth buying at the price.

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Re: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines

#98 Post by John Glas » April 15th, 2020, 2:49 pm

2016 Davenport Cellars Pinot Noir . - USA, Oregon (4/15/2020)
Day 1: Had to try this as they were making some nice Washington State Reds so worth a bottle. Dark purple for Pinot. Wood, strawberry, rose petals, sweet cherries and perfume. While this is not my ideal Oregon style Pinot Noir this is really tasty. Might have to get a few more for every day drinkers. 89 points (89 points)

For a Wednesday night not a bad offering. Certainly not amazing Oregon Pinot but this is $14.00.

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Re: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines

#99 Post by John Glas » April 17th, 2020, 1:07 pm

2014 Davenport Cellars Mr. B - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (4/16/2020)
Davenport Cellars Wines; 12/30/2019-4/16/2020 (Minneapolis, MN): Day 1: Just got it today and rocks. Yes you can get a shipment of wine and drink right away. Nice fruit featuring blueberries, cherry, plum along with menthol and mild earth. Tasty is a great descriptor. Probably will be my top under $20 wine of the year. 92 points
Day 2: Solid again. Fruit forward style featuring cherry, plum, blueberries. Menthol, spice and underbrush. Medium plus finish. One of the great QPR's out there. 92 points
44% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Malbec and 12% Cabernet Franc.
Fruit sources include Sheridan Vineyard in Rattlesnake Hills, Les Collines in Walla Walla and Kiona on Red Mountain.
Recommendation: Case purchase. (92 points)

Can't go wrong with $11.00 on this one. I am getting another case. This is a great everyday drinker.

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Re: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines

#100 Post by KC Cormack » April 18th, 2020, 9:43 am

I just ordered a mixed case as well. Excited to see what they taste like! newhere

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