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Wine of the Week - SketchBook 2013 Mendocino County Pinot Noir

Mendocino County wines honor the heritage of Italian immigrants who originally settled in the area. SketchBook is one of a number of labels from Mendocino Wine Co., owned by the Thornhill family for many years. 125 more words

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Week 32 - Domaine de Saint Pierre, Les Gaudrettes 2014

When talking about pinot noir in France, you would be hard pressed to find anyone who links it to another region besides Burgundy. Granted, it is nigh unbeatable reputation-wise, as the recent auction at Hospice de Beaune proved with a whopping 39% price increase versus last year. 364 more words


Week 31 - Neudorf Vineyards, Tom's Block 2012

Distance-wise, you would not expect anything from New Zealand to find its way to Belgium and the fact that there is quite a range of wines available should tell you something about their quality. 386 more words


Spec's 'Wine Of The Week' For 11/11

This weeks WOW is Dr. Pauly NOBLE HOUSE Riesling QbA, Mosel, 2014.

A 9% alcohol, 100% Riesling handpicked and fermented in stainless steel tanks with no oak and no malolactic fermentation. 157 more words

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Wine of the Week - Domaine Jamet Cote-Rotie 2011

Rich and subtle, this Rhone estate has received consistent critical praise for its outstanding terroir and winemaking consistency. The 100 percent Syrah wine is elegant and the wine is said to be one of the most highly rated Cote-Roties based on critics’ scores. 112 more words

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As clarified a couple of weeks ago when talking about Tschuppen 2007, Pinot Noir is never just Pinot Noir. Clonal variety can lead to differences in flavour and aromas, as we see with Spätburgunder. 380 more words


Wine of the Week - Ferrari Riserva Lunelli 2006, Metodo Classico Trento, DOC

Ferrari, Italy’s leading sparkling wine, was honored at the Producer of the Year at the 2015 Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships 2015. Making wine in the northern region of Italy’s Trentino for more than a century, this winemaker’s Blanc de Blanc wines are produced exclusively from 100 percent Chardonnay grapes that are cultivated in the foothills of the Alps. 125 more words

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