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Super Texan – 2010: Flat Creek Estate; Marble Falls, Texas

Who says Texas Sangiovese wines can’t age? Given good fruit and a good winemaker, great things can happen. Let’s also not forget a good cork to keep the wine well protected.  109 more words


Mourvedre/Grenache/Tempranillo Reserve – 2009: Solaro Estate; Dripping Springs, Texas

Another great wine has been blessed with age!  This red blend of Mourvedre (30%), Grenache (37%), and Tempranillo (33%) exhibits some of the most elegant characters of these three varietals. 106 more words


Trebbiano – 2017: Pheasant Ridge Winery; Lubbock, Texas

Oh, how lovely it is!  This refreshing white wine is a blessing for all those who love Trebbiano.   Chilled, this relatively low acidity Texas High Plains wine makes a great pairing for vegetarian and spicy dishes.  35 more words


Cool vs Warm Climate Wines

Some wines have an abundance of fruit flavours and some completely lack all flavour, all together. This can be quite frustrating for a newbie who is still learning about wines and figuring out how to select the right one. 257 more words

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Merlot – 2000; Toasted Head Winery; Acampo, California

Look what jewel has been uncovered!  This delightful Merlot has stood the test of time. On the nose, you will detect subtle earthiness followed by cherry and coffee notes.  95 more words


Viognier – 2010; Perissos Vineyards; Burnet, Texas

Great things come to those who await…or just lose track of a bottle, only to rediscover it!  This light bodied white wine is still holding up quite well.  89 more words


Touriga Nacional – 2008; Spicewood Vineyards; Spicewood, Texas

A little aging and a lot of patience does lead to great surprises!  This lovely inky red wine still has some very nice robust structure. We enjoyed pouring this wine into the glass and watching the colors unfold.  86 more words