Alamos Malbec

This Alamos wine is an inky opaque dark red color with ruby red streaks going out to a deep-pink color at the rim. Several pungent notes jump out at you, but mainly black fruit tones of crushed black cherries, warm blueberry cobbler, spices, licorice, pepper, mocha and chocolate. This wine makes an entranc e with

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Menage a Trois Malbeb

This is another Malbec from the Mendoza Region of Argentina. I have been fascinated with these Malbecs for over a year now. The Malbec presents tones of fresh blackberries and cherries to the nose. Menage a Trois Malbeb has the tones of black berries, blueberries, dark cherries and spices to build a complex dance of

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Rancho Alto Malbec 2013

This was a $9.00 bottle at Walgreens and I am quite leased with it. This is another Argentinean Malbec, which is becoming a theme in my wine writing. It has an inky deep red color in the glass there are heavy fruit notes of blackberry and raspberry being the foremost. Their might also be just

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Candoni Pinot Noir

This is a light and fruity Pinot Noir. The fruit is forward in this wine. That fruit is followed up by earthy tones that highlight the fruit to the palate. Candoni Pinot Noir is a dry elegant wine with good balance and structure. Red and black currents highlight the bouquet with undertones of vanilla. Hidden

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Weather and Vintage

The vintage of a wine is about the last thing that most casual wine drinkers look for when choosing a bottle to bring home to go with dinner. However that bit of information can provide huge insights to the taste, aroma and body of the wine inside. A vintage wine is one made from grapes

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2011 Homefront Red

Created by Murphy-Goode wineries, this is a California Red blend that is food friendly and fruit forward. The blend is 34% Zinfandel, 27% Merlot, 16% petite Sirah, 13% Petite Verdot, 6% Syrah and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon.   The aroma of blueberries and black cherries lead the taste of raspberries and cherries to the pallet. This blend

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