Category Archives: Grenache

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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PIERRE AMADIEU DOMAINE GRAND ROMANE GIGONDAS 2013

$19.99 Gigondas, Southern Rhone, France Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 78138   Inviting in feel, with polished edges around the core of blackberry and plum compote notes, underscored by dark anise and sweet spice accents on the finish. Silky in feel, … Continue reading

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Flegenheimer Brothers Paisant Red 2013

$11.99 McLaren Vale,Australia PLCB Code# 78078   Light in weight and color, with a crisp feel to the red berry and white pepper flavors, finishing with finesse. Grenache and Shiraz. Drink now through 2019. 800 cases made. –HS 89 Points … Continue reading

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Altovinum Evodia 2013

$9.99 Calatayud, Spain PLCB Code# 43553 A custom cuvee from Eric Solomon, Altovinum’s 2013 Evodia is made from 100% old vine Grenache (some of it 100 years old), planted at 850- to 950-meter elevations in pure slate soils. It is … Continue reading

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Kurtz Family Vineyard Grenache Syrah 2010

$15.99 Barossa Valley, Australia PLCB Code#  37556 Bright and jazzy, with juicy blackberry, raspberry and spice flavors on a sleek frame. Nubby tannins emerge on the finish. Drink now through 2017.–HS 88 Points Wine Spectator Web Only-2014 Lots of ripe … Continue reading

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Milbrandt Vineyards Grenache Clifton Vineyards Wahluke Slope 2010

$15.99 Washington Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33419 Ripe and soft, with a spicy edge of pepper and clove to the red berry flavors, billowing pleasantly as the finish lingers. Drink now through 2017. 90 Points Wine Spectator, Dec 2013 A … Continue reading

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Bodega Borsao Tres Picos Garnacha 2012

$17.99 Campo de Borja, Spain PLCB Code# 43559 The terrific 2012 Tres Picos is one of the finest inexpensive, Grenache-based wines made in the world. This full-bodied beauty boasts a deep ruby color as well as loads of strawberry and … Continue reading

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Bodegas Aragonesas Garnacha Campo de Borja Coto de Hayas Centenaria 2012

$17.99 Campo de Borja, Spain PLCB Code# 43528 This rich red delivers bold flavors of kirsch, blackberry jam, dark chocolate and toast in a plush, polished texture, with accents of licorice and smoke. Opulent, in the modern style. Drink now … Continue reading

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Argei Cannonau di Sardegna 2012

$12.99 Sardinia, Italy PLCB Code# 32983 Most people consider Cannonau to be the same grape as Grenache, but Sardinians insist it has its own unique characteristics. I’m a Grenache fan, but have yet to find a Cannonau that speaks to … Continue reading

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Domaine Forca Real Mas de la Garrigue 2011

$9.99 Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33276 Blackberry and wild cherry flavors fill this seductive red. Very suave midpalate, with interesting savory herbal notes. The inky finish lingers with paprika and black pepper accents. Grenache, Syrah … Continue reading

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