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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Banrock Station Chardonnay 2012

The Banrock Station Chardonnay presents intense fruit aromas of citrus and peach with hints of tropical notes, spicy vanilla bean and sweet oak to the nose. The flavors of fresh and juicy fruit salad made of peach, melon and honeydew, with hints oak influence. This wine has a soft and creamy full bodied texture, balanced

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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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Copper Hill Pinot Noir

You see a clear garnet color throughout the glass of this organic certified pinot noir. This wine provides power and elegance to the pallet. It presents the aroma of sweet and spicy cherries backed up by earthy tones of talc. The flavors of red fruits with a healthy well balanced acidity flow through the wine

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