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2011 Sandstone Merlot

Since 1883, five generations of our family have handcrafted fine wines that express the very best of our vineyards and winemaking expertise. Our Estate Grown Sandstone Merlot come from a gently sloping formation of hills running along the southeastern corner of the historic Livermore Valley. 187 more words


Mascota Vineyards Unánime Gran Vino Tinto 2013 Mendoza, Argentina 

My Rating 92 Points.

Price $25.

Deep ruby in color with a short purple rim.

Beautiful nose of blackberries, figs, earth, licorice, oak, vanilla, coffee, pencil lead, sweet cherry pie, light herbs, light alcohol and peppercorn. 143 more words

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Clos des Fous Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013

An evocative wine with legs which, while drinking beautifully now, would benefit from some time and quiet.  Has a softness that is lighter and more ethereal than the Oz and California Cab Sauvs, some chocolate covered cherry on the palate, a talcum soft mouth, and finishes with vanilla alongside an astringent swab of alcohol.  46 more words

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Artezin Wines Mendocino County Old Vine Zinfandel 2013, California 

My Rating 86 Points.   

Price $16. 

Dark purple in color with a reddish rim and medium intensity.

Strong nose of plums, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, earth, peppercorn, smoke, light barnyard, chocolates, alcohol and spices. 127 more words

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Thursday Thoughts #4 - Wine by the Bottle

I came across a blog the other day and I don’t remember at all what the purpose of the post was but I do remember that the author mentioned she typically goes through a bottle of red and a bottle of wine a month… A singular bottle of each? 156 more words

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Resting on Laurels

Thick staining dark garnet, bricking considerably but surprisingly rich ruby core.  Moderate sediment. People regularly query why I put so much importance on the appearance of the wine.   274 more words


Fifty Shades of Purple

This won’t be a very informative blog, I am sorry to say, but it will lay the groundwork for next month’s, which should be quite interesting! 399 more words