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    Villa Maria Private Bin Rosé 2013, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

    …Not come across this blend for a rosé before. It’s…oh well watch the video to find out.. Villa Maria Private Bin Rosé 2013, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (£9.99 Tesco, Majestic, Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Village Wines, NZHouseofwine.com) Smells quite promising, with gentle blackcurrant blackberry and apple (fresh and pie) aromas, but then when you come…

    4 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

    Bodega Gascón

    …, another family became stewards of the winery, the Catena family. Dr. Nicolas Catena, known as a modern pioneer in the development of Argentine Malbec, gathered a group of investors and bought the winery in order to carry the legacy of Don Miguel into a new millennium. During the 1940’s, the Gascón family bottled Argentina’s first 100 percent varietal…

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    Double Canyon-New Winemaker, New Wine

    … Vineyard, which is located across from Double Canyon and owned by vineyard manager Will Beightol’s family, and Zephyr Ridge, which Beightol previously managed. AVA: Horse Heaven Hills Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Syrah, 3% Malbec SRP: $25 Released: July 2014 Production: 698 cases Sample provided  by winery We are looking forward to watching how Jason expands the Cabernet Sauvignon program at Double Canyon. And of course, we plan on tasting many more of his Double Canyon Cabs. Cheers!     …

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    Don’t Miss Chateau St. Michelle’s Summer Concert Series

    … with Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2010 Artist Series Meritage, a layered rich blend of 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 5% Cab Franc and 3% Malbec. There are many more concerts to come this summer. While some concerts are already sold out, you can still find tickets for many performances. July 16: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band July 17…

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    Recent Sips: Paul Mas Côté Mas, Viña Cantosán, Domaine Chandon, and Kaiken Wines

    … next backyard cookout. Overall, an enjoyable and easy-drinking single-varietal bottling of a Champagne grape variety that I typically don’t find vinified as a still wine on its own. Region: Carneros, California. (Other info: ABV 13.5%, cork enclosure). 89 Points. Click here to find this wine. Kaiken 2011 Ultra Malbec Review: Kaiken 2011…

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