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I'm A Bitch For Blends

What can I say, I find myself kneeling with satisfaction and delight over the gloriousness of most red blends.  They’re my emperor, my king, the lord of the realm and I’m most delighted to be their subject. 534 more words


Bottle of The Week-Bertani Valpolicella Ripasso Corvina Blend 2011

Okay, I promise that next time I will write about something a little different! This week’s bottle, however, harkens back to some of my favorites, Amarone. 327 more words


2013 Judge & Jury, Kunde Family Estate

Is it odd that this wine catches my eye because of “The Prisoner”? While I’ve never had that particular red blend, this evening marks the occasion of my first bottle (a 2013) of the Judge & Jury from Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California. 230 more words


2012 Summation Red Wine Blend, Vintner's Reserve, Kendall-Jackson

Kendall-Jackson is recognized by oenophiles and neophytes, a brand you can find in fine wine stores and grocery stores alike. I picked this one up in the latter, looking for a midweek bottle that would pour for a few evenings after conference calls and “deliverables”. 208 more words


Tavernello Vino Rosso D'Italia

World Market, $6.99

Tavernello Website

Aaron:  I take partial blame for the low rating on this wine; it should not have sat for as long as we let it.   101 more words

Under $10

Chateau Cabannieux Bordeaux 2013

Chateau Cabannieux Bordeaux 2013

This Bordeaux, from Graves, is 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc.

“Graves is a wine district in France’s Bordeaux region, characterized by the gravel soils (graves) after which it is named. 225 more words

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Les Red Blend 2013

Lot 18, $17.50/bottle

Aaron:  While this doesn’t score well for quality with me, it was great at its intended purpose – which I see as an easy intro wine.   95 more words