Category Archives: Lodi

Michael and David Phillips Petite Petit 2010

$15.99 Lodi, California PLCB Code# 13360 Another interesting offering with more asphalt, pepper, meaty, leathery characteristics is the big 2010 Petite Petit. A blend of 85% Petite Sirah and 15% Petit Verdot, it reveals some tannins lurking under the surface … Continue reading

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Housley’s Century Oak Winery Judy’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

$14.99 Lodi, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32679 Our Cabernet Sauvignon is our benchmark wine. Most people look to Lodi for Zinfandel, but when they taste our Cabernet they are amazed at the quality for the price. The Cabernet Sauvignon … Continue reading

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7 Deadly Zins

$19.99  Lodi, California PLCB Code #9675 This is Michael David’s flagship Zin, a mighty production that’s popular and well-priced at $16. Full of big, ripe flavors of bacon, black fruit and toasty oak, it’s plummy, juicy, full-octane-flavored, peppery, all you … Continue reading

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Heavyweight White Chardonnay 2009

Heavyweight White Chardonnay 2009     $12.99 Southern Rhone, France PLCB Code #26745 Starting off big and bold, I selected the Heavyweight Chardonnay 2009 (85% Chardonnay, 10% Dry Chenin Blanc, 5% Marsanne), featuring “Champ” Frankie the Flash on the label. A sip … Continue reading

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Housley’s Century Oak Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

$14.99 Lodi, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code#32254   Medium red color.  Black cherry and cassis fruit, ripe to jammy with moderate tannin and good finish.  Good value. 90 Bob’s Bulletin   

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Brazin Old Vine Zinfandel 2007

Lodi, California$17.99PLCB Code #3219 It’s hard to find a good reasonably priced zinfandel and  this is one of my favorites.  Lodi is due east of San Francisco and Napa and has a classic Mediterranean climate with warm days and cool … Continue reading

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