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Roustabout Meritage 2013

Here is another of those red wines I had recently.  It was an interesting blend – a Meritage – using grape varieties common in red blends from the Bordeaux region in France.  220 more words


Meritage Rhymes with Heritage

Having studied French for four years in school and appreciating many French wines over the years, I am certainly in the habit of pronouncing most words found on a wine bottle with a French pronunciation….unless, of course, it is a Spanish, Italian, Hungarian or some other country’s wine, in which case I make the change to the linguistic rules of that language. 335 more words


"Into the Void" Meritage by Refuge & Prospect of Columbia Valley, Wa - 2010

“Into the Void” Meritage by Refuge & Prospect of Columbia Valley, Wa – 2010

This juicy, smooth, oaky, rich & full & savory wine with aromatics of tomato sauce, roasted red peppers, dried berries, and cooked meat complex,that have a surprising flavor of medium-long spiced nuts, creme brulee, and cedar finish with crunchy, coating, fine tannins and moderate oak. 25 more words

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Parmelee-Hill "Night Cap" - 2014

Parmelee-Hill – “Night Cap”, Sonoma County, California. – 2014

This Meritage has a nose of spiced berries and apricots and peach cobbler, with a fruity, juicy & smooth, rich & full & oaky style. 60 more words

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Traders' Trios

It’s been a little while since I wrote up on a Trader Joe’s food and wine pairing.   How thrilling that is turned out that our entire meal was based in items from one of our favorite… 455 more words


Ame de la Vigne "Soul of the Vineyard" - 2012

Ame de la Vigne  “Soul of the Vineyard”, Paso Robles -2012

Enjoy this on it’s own or pair it up with a

Baked Ham, Meat Loaf or Lasagna. 70 more words

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