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American or French Oak?

You have probably heard of American Oak and French Oak (there is also Slovakian, Hungarian, and Russian Oak but that will be for another day!), but do you know what the differences are between the two? 372 more words

2009 Chateau Larteau Bordeaux Superieur

This wine is made with 100% Merlot in a very enjoyable expression of the grape. It is soft and light and delicate in the mouth. You have flavors of jam and cherry with a slight sweetness on the dry finish. 39 more words

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Chateau Peynaud-Bagnac 2012 Bordeaux $5.99

Normally my comment would be “a $6 Bordeaux is a $6 Bordeaux” …… however there are exceptions to every rule! Costco FO has the 2012 Chateau Peynaud-Blagnac on sale for $5.99 per 750ml bottle and this a value. 78 more words

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Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Looking for a Caberent Sauvignon with a rich, lingering finish? Then you should try the Waterbrook Reserve Cab. This beautiful wine is made of 78% Caberent Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, and 5% Malbec, which gives this wine nice leathery and fresh tobacco aromatics and flavors of juicy blueberry and black cherry, as well as mineral driven notes that are supported by refined, silky tannins. 65 more words

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