Monthly Archives: May 2012

Seigneurie de Peyrat Classique Blanc 2010

 $7.99 Languedoc-Rousillon, France Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code #32430 the nose is floral with some elements of peach and citrus. Pouring white wines ice cold is a common practice (and a good one in many cases) but the Peyrat Blanc benefits … Continue reading

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Concannon Captain Joe’s Petite Sirah 2007

$24.99 Livermore Valley, California PLCB Code #21056 Layers of plum and blackberry fruit combine with dark chocolate and creamy and slightly toasty oak. The finish is discretely smoky, creamy and of great length.  A serious yet approachable wine that showcases … Continue reading

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Chateau de Retout 2009

Chateau de Retout 2009   $20.99 Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France PLCB Code #16915 Currant and blueberry on the nose. Medium-bodied, with pretty fruit and a light coffee bean and berry aftertaste. Pleasant structure.-BT 87-90 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2010 … Continue reading

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Caves des Vignerons de Saumur Saumur Champigny Les Villaises 2009

Caves des Vignerons de Saumur  Saumur Champigny Les Villaises 2009  $12.99 Saumur, Loire Valley, France PLCB Code #18589 Fresh and very pure, this delivers a delicious beam of raspberry and cherry fruit, backed by subtle spice and mineral notes. Long, … Continue reading

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Albet i Noya Xarello classic 2008

Albet i Noya Xarello classic 2008  $10.99 Penedes, Spain PLCB Code# 22841 Xarel-lo Classic is made with organically-grown grapes from vines with an average age of twentyfive years. Before pressing, the free-run juice is subjected to an extended cold maceration. … Continue reading

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John Duval Entity Shiraz 2008

John Duval Entity Shiraz 2008   $29.99 Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia PLCB Code# 21136 The 2008 Entity Shiraz has a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of kirsch, creme de cassis, menthol, chocolate, anise, spices and tree bark. Rich, … Continue reading

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Quinta de Gomariz Loureiro Vinho Verde 2010

Quinta de Gomariz Loureiro Vinho Verde 2010  $11.99 Vinho Verde, Portugal  PLCB Code# 38094 It presents a citrinous colour, sparkling. Nose: Lively with floral and fruity nuances deeply marked. On the mouth: It appears balanced and very persistent. Ample Vision … Continue reading

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Prode Cavaliere Moscato 2010

Prode Cavaliere Moscato 2010  $9.99 Puglia, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32482 Straw yellow in color, Prode Cavaliere Moscato exudes powerful aromas and matching flavors of ripe sweet peaches and apricots, as well as floral and honey undertones. It is … Continue reading

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Zona Assoluto Negroamaro 2008

Zona Assoluto Negroamaro 2008  $14.99 Puglia, Italy PLCB Code #32444 Balanced. Harmonious flavors of barrique and floral overtones complete this full-bodied wine. Enjoy with aged cheeses and seasoned, roasted red meats. Winemaker’s notes A tremendous old world-styled red with aromas … Continue reading

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Concannon Conservancy Crimson and Clover 2009

Concannon Conservancy Crimson and Clover 2009   $11.99 Livermore Valley, California PLCB Code #36200 APPEARANCE: Clear garnet, pink to clear edges. Light pink legs! (That’s the Petite Sirah talking.) NOSE: Floral, Stargazer lilies, a little dust. TASTE: We decanted this … Continue reading

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