Monthly Archives: February 2012

Clarendon Hlls Grendache Clarendon 2005

Clarendon Hlls Grendache Clarendon 2005                      $29.99 Clarendon, McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia PLCB Code# 32248 The 2005 Grenache Clarendon is dark ruby-colored with an enticing bouquet of violets, damp earth, … Continue reading

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Terra Noble Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2008

Terra Noble Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2008    $10.99 Casablanca Valley, Aconcagua, Chile PLCB Code# 22760 The medium straw-colored 2008 Sauvignon Blanc Reserva has enticing aromas of herbs, grapefruit, and lemon-lime. Ripe and well balanced, it will offer pleasure over the … Continue reading

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Layer Cake Primitivo 2008

Layer Cake Primitivo 2008    $14.99 Pugllia, Italy PLCB Code# 38044 The most rustic of these three wines, with lots of pepper, roasted herbs, meat juices, charcoal, and scorched earth, this spicy wine has an inky ruby/purple color and lots … Continue reading

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Chateau Brassac Bordeaux Superieur 2009

Chateau Brassac Bordeaux Superieur 2009                         $11.99 Bordeaux, France PLCB Code# 1866 Takes time to open. Dark red fruits. Short and lacks concentration. Drink urgently. 84 Points Weinstein on … Continue reading

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Est. 1975 , Seventy Five Wine Company Cabernet Sauvignon Tuck Beckstoffer 2010

Est. 1975 , Seventy Five Wine Company Cabernet Sauvignon Tuck Beckstoffer 2010            $21.99 Lake and Napa Counties, California PLCB Code# 36886 This wine is dense and tremendously focused, with a wonderful nose and palate of … Continue reading

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Terrabianca Campaccio 2007

Terrabianca Campaccio 2007     $28.99 Radda in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy PLCB Code# 38009 Very silky and floral, this red reminds me of Burgundy with its bilberry, violet and raspberry aromas and flavors. The grainy tannins show the other side … Continue reading

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Casarena Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Casarena Cabernet Sauvignon 2009      $14.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 25557 The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva offer up aromas of toasty oak, Asian spices, violets, black currant, and blackberry. Moderately structured, with good balance and ample ripe fruit on … Continue reading

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Graffigna Centenaria Malbec Reserve 2009

Graffigna Centenaria Malbec Reserve 2009     $11.99 San Juan, Argentina PLCB Code# 9289 A deep red color with violet hues, this wine exudes aromas of great complexity with very ripe dark berries with a touch of black pepper and … Continue reading

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Falesco Tellus Syrah 2009

Falesco Tellus Syrah 2009               $13.99 Lazio, Italy PLCB Code# 32423 The 2009 Syrah Tellus is another new offering from Falesco. It boasts considerable opulence in its super-ripe dark fruit. Notes of inner sweetness … Continue reading

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Joao Portugal Ramos Loios 2010

Joao Portugal Ramos Loios 2010       $7.99 Alentajano, Portugal PLCB Code# 32357 The 2010 Branco  ‘Loios’ is the familiar white version of this entry level brand, a blend of Roupeiro and Rabo de Ovelha. In its youth, this … Continue reading

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