Vidal-Fleury Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2011 - Another Rhone Valley Value

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    11 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

    Merlot, Church and State, Coyote Bowl Series, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, 2010, 14.5% abv, C$25

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      Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

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      Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: September 10-13, 2014

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      Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012

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      Vidal-Fleury Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2011 - Another Rhone Valley Value

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      11 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

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      Thirsty Thursday: Chalone, Gavilan, Chardonnay, Chalone AVA, California 2012

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      2012 Franciscan Chardonnay

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