Monthly Archives: September 2012

Brancott Estate Pinot Noir 2010

$14.99 Marlborough, New Zealand PLCB Code# 4045 With aromas of ripe cherry and plum, accentuated with spice and savory highlights, the style of this wine is typical of fruit-driven Pinot Noir originating from our premium Marlborough vineyards. It has a … Continue reading

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Hubert Veneau Pouilly-Fume 2011

 $15.99 Loire, France Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32664 This has lovely cut, with a chalk core framed by hints of paraffin, blanched almond and straw, ending with a long, lightly smoky finish. Delicious. Drink now through 2013. 7,000 cases made. –JM … Continue reading

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Viña Alicia Paso de Piedra Cabernet 2010

$14.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 39780 The 2010 Paso de Piedra Cabernet Sauvignon spent 6 months in French oak. It displays an inviting nose of cedar, spice box, violets, black currant, and blackberry setting the stage for a nicely proportioned, … Continue reading

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Renwood Orange Muscat 2009

$8.49 375ml Amador County, California PLCB Code# 32570 The defining characteristics of the clan of grapes know as Muscat is their heady aroma.  Our 2009 Orange Muscat has a mixture of these aromas; lime, casaba melon and citrus blossom.  The … Continue reading

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Baileyana Firepeak Cuvee Chardonnay 2009

 $14.99 Edna Valley, Central Coast, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32592 The winery has been consistent with this wine over the vintages, and once again, the ’09 is rich and layered. It’s brilliant in Edna Valley acidity, showing the long … Continue reading

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Kapcsandy Family Red Blend Cuvee 2006

$45.99 Normally $102.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 15702 The 2006 Estate Cuvee State Lane Vineyard (a 630-case blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, and 4% Cabernet Franc) displays classic aromas of pain grille, espresso roast, black currants, mocha, … Continue reading

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Les Vignerons de Tavel Chant du Soleil 2011

 $11.99 Southern Rhone, Rhone, France PLCB Code# 32662 Very juicy, displaying a mouthwatering watermelon rind frame to the core of cassis and strawberry fruit. The long, racy finish holds your interest. Delicious. Drink now.-JM 90 points Wine Spectator Online 2012 Slightly sweet … Continue reading

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Zuccardi Tempranillo 2008

$14.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code#39282 Deep ruby red, Asian spices, incense, mineral, earth notes, blackberry, layered, good depth.” 90 points Wine Advocate, Oct 2010 Made with grapes from 40 year-old vines. Aromas of red berries, blackberry join the flavour profile with … Continue reading

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Tenuta dei Pianali Coronato Bolgheri 2006

   $34.99 Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code #32379 Offers beautiful blackberry and currant, with hints of toasty oak. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long finish. Polished and silky-textured. A very pretty young wine. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, … Continue reading

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Seven Hills Riesling 2010

Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code #27976 Seven Hills Winery’s new releases include one white wine, a 2010 Riesling made in a Kabinett style with 10.9% alcohol, 1.8% residual sugar, and plenty of natural acidity. Aromas of mineral, citrus, and spring … Continue reading

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