Monthly Archives: October 2013

Atalon Cabernet 2010

 $32.99 Napa, California PLCB Code# 48047 Atalon’s 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is fleshy and generous, with plenty of fruit and terrific overall balance, not to mention considerable early appeal. Hints of tobacco, dried herbs and incense add complexity on the finish. … Continue reading

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Arnold Palmer Chardonnay 2011

$11.99 (On sale, usually 14.99) California PLCB Code# 9971 The 2011 Arnold Palmer Chardonnay is a unique blend of Chardonnay and Albariño from vineyards in cooler, maritime influenced districts of California. The 2011 Arnold Palmer Chardonnay has a nose that … Continue reading

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Chateau Lanbersac Puisseguin Saint Emilion Cuvee Vieilles Vignes 2010

$18.99 Puisseguin -Saint Emilion, France PLCB Code# 33178 This has a healthy dose of roasted fig and mocha up front, followed by notes of baker’s chocolate, dark currant preserves and steeped plum. A cocoa edge emerges on the finish, leaving … Continue reading

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Dona Paula Estate Chardonnay 2011

 $9.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 46596 A citrusy, medium-bodied white, with moderate lemon-lime, apple and herb notes. Drink now. 1,000 cases made. –NW 86 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2013 Flavors of oak lemon, green apple, and toasted nut.  Good … Continue reading

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Cono Sur Bicycle Cabernet Carmenere 2011

$12.99 Colchuaga, Chile PLCB Code # 14492 A touch rustic on the nose; smoky tobacco and slightly green weedy, herbal notes; it may be cabernet-dominant in composition but it’s the carmenere that stands out. Slightly gritty but genuine tannins frame … Continue reading

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Casa de Santar 2010

 $14.99 Dao, Portugal PLCB Code# 43169 A refined and well-crafted red, with concentrated flavors of dried cherry, red raspberry and currant, supported by fleshy, medium-grained tannins. Delivers a long finish of tar, spice and smoke. Drink now through 2020. 26,000 … Continue reading

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Flegenheimer Brothers Red 2010

$26.99 McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 46617 Very deep purple-black color with notes of creme de cassis, warm plums and dark chocolate with hints of licorice and fertile loam, the 2010 Reserve Red Wine is very … Continue reading

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Falesco Montiano 2009

Lazio, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33150 This dense red bridges rustic tobacco, cured olive and herb-crusted game notes with rich plum and spicy black cherry fruit, ending with a smoky aftertaste. Merlot. Drink now. 4,200 cases made. –NW 89 … Continue reading

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