Daily Archives: July 9, 2008

Vin de Pays

Excitement and innovation from the south of France Les Calades Vin de Pays d’Oc Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Very overt berries, very light-bodied and a little bit of an astringent edge. 13.5% $7.99 at Bottle Barn Mas de Daumas Gassac Vin … Continue reading

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Scintillating Syrah

Bridlewood Central Coast Winner’s Circle Selection “Dusty Trails” Syrah 2004 A few months ago we tasted another of the Winner’s Circle Selection Syrah and it was true to the the house style showing lots of oak essence wound into a … Continue reading

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On the Rhone

Le Clos du Caillou Cotes du Rhone Vielles Vignes Cuvee Unique 2006 The previous vintage was a solid wine, balanced in medium weight with ripe fruits and structure. The 2006 follows suit with smells of black pepper as well. Sourced … Continue reading

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