Monthly Archives: May 2016

Argiolas Costera Cannonau de Sardegna 2013

$12.99 Sardinia, Italy PLCB Code# 44302   The 2013 Cannonau di Sardegna Costera hits all the right buttons. This is a steady and well presented red wine from the heart of the Mediterranean. It shows a high level of confidence … Continue reading

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Campo Alegre Blanco Verdejo 2012

$11.99 Rueda, Spain Chairman’s Select PLCB Code# 78024   The 2013 Campo Alegre is fermented in 600-liter oak barrels (one third) and the rest in inox and it’s pure Verdejo, clean and subtle with citric notes of orange rind and … Continue reading

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Bodegas Cepa 21 Hito 2013

$12.99 Ribera del Duero, Spain PLCB Code# 44161   The 2013 Hito is an affordable young Tempranillo aged in barrels for eight months. It has a fresh, fruit-driven nose with a lot of toasty notes in the background. Here they … Continue reading

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Catena Chardonnay 2013

$15.99 Mendoza Argentina PLCB Code# 72674   Rich and well-crafted, with plenty of creamy notes to the plush flavors of apple strudel, pear tart and baked pineapple. Tarragon accents give the finish good lift. 89 Points Wine Spectator   Aromas … Continue reading

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Zuccardi Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

 $12.99 Valle de Uco, Medoza, Argentina Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 78104   The 2012 Q Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of grapes from La Consulta and Gualtallary in the Uco Valley, a ripe yet balanced red, with freshness and minerality … Continue reading

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Vina Carmen Cabernet Gran Reserva 2012

$14.99 Maipo,Chile PLCB Code# 72781   A rich, well-spiced red, with luscious flavors of tar, licorice and dark plum, supported by ample acidity and firm tannins. Offers a lip-smacking finish of dark chocolate and pepper. Drink now through 2019. 91 … Continue reading

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Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$17.99 New Zealand PLCB Code# 3597   Scented of gooseberries, fresh pears and golden delicious apples, the 2015 Sauvignon Blanc offers a pleasant hint of herbal lift on the light to medium-bodied palate, though lacks a little in intensity and … Continue reading

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Wente Vineyards Riverbank Riesling 2013

$7.99 Arroyo Seco, Monterey, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33893   In your glass it’s a golden ray of sunshine with grapefruit-honeysuckle perfume. A sip is strange – a good strange. Unlike any Riesling you’ve ever enjoyed, you still have … Continue reading

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Misterio Malbec Finca Flichman 2015

$5.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 6947   Ripe plum and raspberry fruit with just a hint of sweetness, well balanced with minimal tannin and medium acidity.  This is a very pleasant if simple wine that is a bargain for everyday … Continue reading

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Jamieson Ranch Double Lariat Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$39.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 47975 A super-sexy, seductive style of Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Lariat has sweet tannins, lush black cherry and a blackcurrant fruit, no hard edges and touches of chocolate and espresso in … Continue reading

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