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McWilliam's Hanwood Estates Merlot 2018, South Eastern Australia

Very dark purple in the glass with barely traceable legs.  The aromas spilled over when I swirled the glass.  On the nose I am sensing that candied licorice that I don’t care for.  102 more words


Smith & Hooper Merlot 2017

From the Yalumba stable comes the Smith & Hooper range. These vessels used to be formidable things: cudgels in waiting, not a chance they’d break from being dropped by tired hands on a Sunday stock take night. 92 more words

Tasting Notes

Grassi Wine Company Mezzo Mezzo 2013 Napa Valley, California

This week #MerlotThursday is a nice surprise. A unique Merlot blend from Napa Valley.

A pretty color of dark ruby with a nice reddish rim. 140 more words


Kayra Versvs Dedeçeşme Blend 2015

TR Kayra Versvs Dedeçeşme Blend 2015, koyu bordo rengi ve meşeli burnuyla açtığınız an çok cezbedici bir kırmızı şarap.

Burunda vişne, meşe, meyankökü ve mentol notaları hakim. 98 more words


A Dinner In, In Louisville

After the long drive from Detroit to Louisville and a couple of glasses of wine to relax, we started thinking about dinner.  As I said, we schlepped a small refrigerator that runs both off of the car or on a standard electric plug and besides the wine that we had chilling in it, we also brought some other stuff.  781 more words


Burrowing Owl Merlot, 2017

As we slowly get through the annual case from BOwl, the gentleness of the lot, so far, seems almost middle-aged in their motivation; the wines have a quietness and reserve that drink positively assured and without pretense but also, how can I put it, somewhat low energy. 159 more words

Red Wine

Selendi Sarnıç Merlot 2017

TR Selendi Sarnıç Merlot 2017, koyu bordo (neredeyse siyah) rengi, olgun siyah meyve, meşe ve karabiberli burnu, güçlü gövdesi ve tanenleriyle sıradışı bir Merlot olmuş. 104 more words