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Montgras 200, 2009

I’m not sure why this 2009 inventory is at Bevmo or how it got there, but this is damned good wine. Beef jerky tannin, green pepper, dense but soft, chocolate, black pepper, and evidence of age-blending. Link to winemaker. Effective 8/10.


Ocarossa ~ Italy

Gorgeous and delicious cherry flavors burst with just the right amount of acidity. This wine was a delightful find and the price is unbeatable for the quality.$5.99

2012 The Aristocrat, Buena Vista

The Aristocrat is one of the finest wines I’ve ever enjoyed, and it’s going right onto Notes‘ Top Five Reds list. It’s really special. This 2012 is the inaugural vintage, and it’s already sold out at… 298 more words


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I have said it many times before, we have the best friends in the world. S and G have been there for us through thick and thin, both worked tirelessly on helping me get the house ready to put on the market. 617 more words

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2012 Ergo, Martín Códax Rioja

Just finishing an enjoyable glass of 2012 Ergo, a last cocktail for the weekend. Fitting, perhaps, as the Ergo also ushered in our Friday evening. Like a few other youthful wines we’ve had of late, the Ergo smelled tart at first…an acidic sharpness that was not actually present in the drink itself. 186 more words

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Wine Review: Bonny Doon A Proper Claret California 2013

German literary critic and philosopher Friedrich Schlegel wrote that “Irony is the clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of an infinitely abundant chaos.” When we take a perpetually ironic attitude towards something it opens an infinite distance between what it is and what we take it to be. 444 more words

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Conundrum's complex red is the perfect companion for Sorrow's Anthem

In Sorrow’s Anthem, Lincoln Perry, a former Cleveland police officer turned PI, is determined to clear his childhood friend’s name after watching him die brutally at the hands of police officers. 253 more words

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