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Long Meadow Ranch Update

HAPPENINGS SHOP EAT & DRINK Dear LMR Friends,  In celebration of California Wine Month, we have made a small allocation of our Long Meadow Ranch Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon library wines available to purchase. We’ve selected the ’08, ’09, and ’10 vintages, for you to compare and enjoy with your loved ones. Each wine shows […]

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Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 534-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                       Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Tannat-Paso Robles-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$62.00-A nose of some dark fruit and some and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blueberry, cassis, white pepper and spice on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-88          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                     Lythium Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.8% Alcohol-$11.99-A muted nose of […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine Update

CHWINE.COM CAMERON HUGHES | 800.805.1971 (MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PST) To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address book or safe list. Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails! Manage your subscription preferences or unsubscribe. Cameron Hughes Wine 251 Rhode Island St Ste 207, […]

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                          Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$62.50-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Hess Family Latin America S.A.-Bodega Colome-Estate […]

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Siduri Wine Update

The Siduri palindrome for the day is King are you glad you are king? Today’s wine, the 2016 Zena Crown Pinot Noir, is not a king, but she certainly deserves her crown! This amazing wine received 95+ points from Jeb Dunnuck. And once again, we are at the end of this one – only 20 […]

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                                   Linne Calodo Cellars-Contrarian-Grenache Blanc-Viognier-Picpoul Blanc-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$35.70-A nose of citrus and spices, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white blend, with pineapple, pear, spice and acidity on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of […]

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                    Newton Vineyard-Skyside-Cabernet Sauvignon-North Coast-California-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, some dust and spice on finish, disjointed, expected more.          WE-87          CR-85          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                     Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 643-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some spices, […]

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                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 683-Zinfandel-Sierra Foothills-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$10.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.     Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 641-Merlot-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-15.1% Alcohol-$9.10-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                    Byington Winery-Brian’s Syrah-Syrah-Pigoni Ranch Vineyard- Alexander Valley-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, some chocolate and spice on long finish, very enjoyable, great to visit their tasting room.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      […]

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