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Categorized | California, Red Wine

CORKSCREWS TOP BLEND’S OF 2009

 

IMG 2292 thumb CORKSCREWS TOP BLEND’S OF 2009                                                   IMG 2293 thumb CORKSCREWS TOP BLEND’S OF 2009

 

Bacio Divino-Pazzo-Napa Valley-Proprietary Red-2005-$21.99.  Nice wine, not too heavy, good fruit and favor, very good with or without food.  Still can be found if you search for it, which I will myself.                RP91         CR4.5           Good with steak, pasta.

Bruce Wayne Winery-Ella’s Blend-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Malbec, Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2006-$9.10-A nose of sweet bright fruit, good ruby color. A very smooth, enjoying easy drinking red, dark fruit, sweetness, chocolate with right amount of oak.  A nice surprise for what it delivers for the price.           NR          CR-4-4.5        Good with chicken, pasta, meats.

Peirano Estate Vineyards-The Other-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Lodi-California-2007-$8.00-A good nose of dark fruit, dark ruby color.  A pleasant drinking blend, dark cherry, chocolate, a little spice.  A great value with an interesting label.          NR       CR-3.5-4       Good with burgers, pasta, chicken.

Thumbprint Wine Cellars-Climax-Red Wine-Dry Creek Valley-Healdsburg-California-2006-$24.99-A nice nose of dark fruit and spice.  Deep dark purple color.  A good blend, big wine, dark berry, cocoa, cherry and right amount of oak.  Visited Thumbprint a few years ago, their tasting room is in the heart of Healdsburg which is one of the coolest cities in wine country.  Neat labels.       NR    CR-4-4.5     Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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