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Ok, I'll start it off: Clio (any vintage). I happen to like it and not mind the style, but definitely a love it/hate it wine.


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Musar has to be top of the list...
 
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Harlen "the Maiden"

Mollydocker


In Canada? Really? Duties in?
 
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Well, I don't like throwing wineries under the proverbial bus, but I've always been disappointed with the reds from Darioush...given the price point and the supposed wine making tradition he gives homage to...
 
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Musar has to be top of the list...



I think that Pavie would be at the top.
 
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Ohhh, Pavie- I like that one too. I must have a modern-leaning palate and not too much of a traditionalist (yet anyway).


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The first two I thought of were, Josko Gravner wines and wines from Jura.
 
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Soldera (Suckling hates it, everyone else loves it)
 
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1980 Dows.

This should be much lighter than it is.


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I haven't had one in years but all Coturri wines were controversial (or bad).
 
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I've never tried it, but Sea Smoke gets slammed here quite a bit.
 
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New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc


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Any producer on the planet that makes a Pinotage.
Second place goes to most Mollydooker wines.


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I've never tried it, but Sea Smoke gets slammed here quite a bit.


tyring the southing

no joke, we had it blind and we all thought it was a syrah blend.


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I've never tried it, but Sea Smoke gets slammed here quite a bit.


tyring the southing

no joke, we had it blind and we all thought it was a syrah blend.


I've had that wine twice, and while not terrible, definitely the most varietally incorrect wine I've ever tasted.
 
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wines from Jura.


+1

Love 'em, but most of the time I open one, I end up drinking it alone.
 
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I can think of whole categories that are controversial:

2004 red Burgundies
2007 Chateauneuf, especially the premium cuvees
2007 Oregon Pinot
2000 Barolo & Barbaresco
 
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Any wine made in Canada (except icewine).
 
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I think that Pavie would be at the top.


Especially the '03.
 
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"older style" CA wines seem to put people on one side of a fence.
Stony Hill, Santa Cruz Mt Vineyards, Mayacamas, School House etc.
Also Kalin, without a doubt. Some people are turned off instantly, especially by the chardonnays. Others, like me, love them.
to each his own.
 
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Brunello & Barolo, there seem to be some haters and lovers about.
 
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Never had any luck with wines from Bob Travers at Mayacamas.
 
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wines from Jura.


+1

Love 'em, but most of the time I open one, I end up drinking it alone.


Which is a good thing... love them as well.

What do you think of Josko Gravner wines?

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Haven't heard of him until your mention. Just read an article about him and his wines. Per wine-searcher, a shop I frequent carries them, I'll have to check 'em out...

Any stand-outs?
 
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Coppola wines. I keep thinking they should be better than they are.


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