Monthly Archives: November 2012

Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel 2009

$39.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 36583 The 2009 Zinfandel Old Vine is an attractive, mid-weight wine laced with sweet red berries, flowers, spices and mint. Earthy undertones add complexity on the sleek, perfumed finish. The Old Vine is 90% Zinfandel … Continue reading

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Juve y Campos Millesime 2007

$14.99 Penedes, Spain PLCB Code# 33094 The 2007 Milesime Gran Reserva Brut is made only in the years in which Chardonnay performs well. It is a 100% Chardonnay cuvee spending 36-42 months on its lees. Light gold in color, brioche, … Continue reading

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Le Cirque Rouge 2010

 $13.99 Cotes Catalanes, Roussillon, France PLCB Code# 45756 The freshly-bottled 2010 Le Cirque red…50% Carignan, 25% Mourvedre, 25% Syrah…impeccably ripe but vivacious fruit (above all red raspberry and cassis) accompanied by enticingly salty minerality; pungent, resinous impingement of rosemary and … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Cortese Barbaresco Rabaja 2006

 $39.99 Barbaresco, Piemonte, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32485 The 2006 Barbaresco Rabaja is a soft, beautiful wine. Initially somewhat reticent, with air the Rabaja opens up to reveal a profile of dark red cherries, tar, smoke and menthol. Despite … Continue reading

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Felino Vina Cobos Merlot 2010

$18.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 39335 The 2010 Felino Merlot gives up aromas of cedar, spice box, tobacco, and black currants. This leads to a velvety-textured, ripe wine with plenty of currant flavor. This lengthy, seamless effort will over-deliver for … Continue reading

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Louis Latour Rully 2008

$15.99 Cote Chalonnaise, Burgundy, France Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32634 Round and weighty, with vanilla-shaded apple and lemon flavors. This is balanced on the alcoholic side, with some heat on the finish. Drink now through 2012. 2,000 cases made. –BS … Continue reading

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Angulo Innocenti Malbec La Consulta 2011

$17.99 Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 45518 Inky yet superfresh, with floral and spice accents to the chewy plum skin, raspberry and blueberry coulis fruit. Drink now through 2016. 1,500 cases imported. –NW 91 Points Wine Spectator 10/31/2012 The … Continue reading

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Simi Russian River Reserve Chardonnay 2010

 $15.99 Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California PLCB Code# 33007 The remarkable color of this wine cannot be ignored. It is brilliantly clear straw with glimmers of gold throughout. The nose is similarly expressive, with tropical notes of guava, pineapple, … Continue reading

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Craggy Range Wild Rock Cupids Elevation Sauvignon Blanc 2010

$8.99 Wairu Valley Marlborough, New Zealand PLCB Code# 33064 Pale straw in colour streaked with green hues. Aromatically, gentle welcoming Sauvignon fruit characters such as lime, grapefruit and gooseberry and a lean complexity with exotic floral notes such as rose … Continue reading

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Domaine les Grand Bois Viognier 2011

$14.99 Southern Rhone, France PLCB Code# 45893 Try Domaine les Grands Bois Viognier, Cotes du Rhone 2011, France, and you’ll be hard-pushed to beat the value and consistency of this floral white. The lush texture, lime, apricot and peach flavours, … Continue reading

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