Cabernet Sauvignon - Page 17

  • EastDell Estates 2013 Black Cab, VQA Ontario

    … the new vintage tastes like. There may be some others, but this is the only Cabernet Sauvignon and Baco Noir blend I’ve every seen. Baco Noir is a French-American hybrid grape that grows well in New York state and flourishes in Ontario. Black Cab is dark as midnight. The Baco Noir imparts luscious fruit into the blend. The blend is 42% Baco Noir, 31…

    2 readers - Toledo Wines and Vines
  • Puglia - A comparison with the Languedoc

    …. Bombino Nero makes delicious rosato, Susumaniello can be pink, fizzy or red. They have realised that Fiano Minutolo has nothing to do with the Fiano of Campania, but is a variety all of its own, with some intriguing Muscat notes, not unlike Torrontes from Argentina. There is Aglianico, which is usually blended, and also Montepulciano, at its best…

    3 readers - Rosemary George/ Taste Languedoc
  • It’s All About the Flavor at Sublime Tavern in San Marcos

    … and a Round Pound Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2011. No concerns about loss of freshness on wines by the glass, Limjoco has invested in a large sized Enomatic system of storing and pouring wines that keeps the bottles flavor-fresh for weeks at a time. And its not just the big Napa names. “You get a worldwide fine wine experience at Sublime, a lot…

    6 readers - Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update
  • Kuhlman Cellars

    … on the half hour. The whole concept behind Kuhlman Cellars can be summed up with one word: experience. They want to provide the best possible experience to their customers and for anybody who has visited wineries, there is no doubt that a determination one makes of a winery is always based on the experience received. That is the reason for preferring…

    2 readers - Texas Wine Lover
  • LCBO Vintages release – October 11, 2014 (WVN 202)

    … blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. It is deeply coloured, concentrated on the nose and palate with very solid structure for the price. The palate is ripe and spicy with black berry, blackcurrant and plum flavours, firm tannins, and a long finish. This wine is an amazing value for l overs of Bordeaux-style…

    2 readers - W John Switzer/ The Winesights Reader
  • Making a case for great Northwest Merlot

    …Workers harvest wine grapes on the western Wahluke Slope in Washington’s Columbia Valley. The Wahluke is well known for growing beautiful and complex Merlot grapes. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) Thanks in no small part to the movie Sideways, Merlot is often looked down upon by wine lovers. Yet the noble Bordeaux variety is capable…

    5 readers - Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine
  • Ancient, Rare And Californian

    …, but it no longer continues that great tradition. Francis Ford Coppola bought the winery in 1995, and in an act of supreme anti-romance, he had the old Charbono vines growing in front of the Inglenook chateau torn out and replaced with the more lucrative and popular Cabernet Sauvignon. Inglenook produced its last Charbono vintage in 1998. Fortunately…

    5 readers - Odd Bacchus
  • Made in BC — Really!

    … – www.mfvwines.com Tribute Series Chardonnay (2013) – $30. From Old Main Road Vineyard located on the Naramata Bench in BC, the 18-year-old vineyard planted with Chardonnay vines is the ‘terroir’ and the reason for this Chardonnay’s wide range of white flowers, apple, honey and mineral flavours and refreshing acidity. The north (cooler) aspect…

    2 readers - cultureofwine
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  • Month in Wines – September 2014

    … Ridge Three Valleys Sonoma County (13.8% ABV, $25, 65% zinfandel, 20% petite sirah, 9% carignane, 3% mataró, 2% alicante bouschet, 1% grenache) – delicious blackberry nose,concentrated, dark fruit on the palate, dense and delicious. 8 2011 Suertes del Marques La Solana Vino de Parcela Valle de La Orotava DO, Spain (13.5% ABV, $18, 100% Listan Negro…

    5 readers - Talk-A-Vino
  • Wines of the Week: October 10, 2014

    …; serve it with salty cheeses, shellfish, grilled sardines, or pasta with cream and capers. Grgich Hills Estate Zinfandel North Coast 2011 14.5% abv | $35 (sample) Peppery berry aromas and a whiff of fresh fennel pose a demure opener to the wine’s spicy palate punch of pomegranate, cranberry, and cracked black pepper. Firm tannins and ample acidity…

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  • Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back (Star Wars Parody Video)

    …. Darth Tannin is pursuing the defenders of balanced winemaking to ensure that excessive use of oak and over-manipulation in the cellar rule the wine galaxy. Fruit or tannin—which is the true backbone of a great Cabernet Sauvignon? The Empire and the Wine Republic will now decide. Happy Halloween from your allies at Jordan Winery! Videographer…

    1 readers - Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey
  • At $2.99 Three Wishes Cabernet Is A Steal

    …. This is a delightful, charming Cabernet Sauvignon, that you would recognize as a Cab even in a blind tasting. And that’s really all you want out of a $3 bottle of wine. The wine is a beautiful ruby red in the glass with ripe fruit aromas. On the palate it is full of fresh, juicy black fruits such as plums and blackberries. There is not much oak…

    1 readers - Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com
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