Archive for February 2012

Tierra Divina ‘Reds’ 2010

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This wine is a winner.  It’s composed of Petite Syrah, Carignane, and Zinfandel, which, for me, is a first.  This unique blend comes from Lodi and was benefited by a long, cool, and even growing season in 2010 which gives the wine a smooth, rich and complex profile that can otherwise be disrupted by heat […]

Boraso Berola 2008

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This producer is one of the big guns in Spain and produces lots of high quality wine at a reasonable price point.  I’m a fan of numerous bottlings, and think that the Berola is a really nice example of a big rich Granache from Spain. NOTES: This is a dark purple wine that shows an […]

Milbrandt 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Immediately upon smelling this wine you can tell that there is another layer of complexity to it, which is inviting and pleasant.  It drinks well over the course of several days, which is a testament to its constitution. Notes: There are rich and unctuous flavors in this medium bodied, but large flavored wine.  It is […]

This is sad! French Vintages from ’31 – ’37 discovered, then destroyed.

I would have figured a way around.  Definitely. http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-news/529705/bomb-squad-destroys-wwii-wine-cache

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