Daily Archives: August 28, 2009

St. John de Vine Red

St. John, Red Table Wine, Medium Sweet, de Vine Red nv This wine speaks floral notes from the glass with the foxiness I associate with the Concord that I ate as a boy. In the mouth is fruity and friendly, … Continue reading

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7 Deadly Zins 2007

Michael & David, Lodi, 7 Deadly Zins, Old Vine Zinfandel 2007 This wine has been a consistent oak bomb on the soft and plush side. The current vintage is particularly on the mark, soft, light-bodied and very oaky – a … Continue reading

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Sequoia Grove Cabernet 2005

Sequoia Grove, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 The nose combines earth, forest floor, black fruits a bit of bay leaf. In the mouth this wine is structured, yet in a way that shows off the black fruit rather than dominting … Continue reading

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Post Familie Merlot nv

Post Familie, American, Merlot nv There’s a lively pluminess in the glass when you smell this wine. In the mouth there’s plenty of fruit as well, with a healthy dose of acidity making this a natural with food. You can … Continue reading

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Chateau Aux Arc Dragonfly Red

Chateau Aux Arc, American, Dragonfly Red nv The nose speaks of sweet oak while in the mouth this wine is smooth and light with a little warmth. Some of the fruit came from the estate’s Dragonfly Ranch, supplemented by imports … Continue reading

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