Red Blend

    Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

    Home Wine Regions Californian Wine Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark! by Tim Lemke - Oct 5, 2014 Apothic Red seems to be one of the most popular bargain wines out there. I constantly hear people rave over it. And so, the Apothic brand has been capitalizing on their success and expanding their line. Apothic Dark is a special, seasonal release only available for a short time.

    6 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

    Italy, Red Blend (Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese), Liberta, Collazzi Vineyards, Toscana, 2012

    Italy, Red Blend (Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese), Liberta, Collazzi Vineyards, Toscana, 2012 N/ Cellar room, sage, crushed rose petals, cassis, light confection, sweet woods, forest floor, and rhubarb. Complex and delightful. T/ Light to medium mouth feel. Silky but bouncing with acidity. Clean, mineral driven cassis and red berries, with a cranberry tartness that tamed w ...

    6 readers - By BrainWines.com

      Quick Sip: Brassfield Estate Winery 2012 Eruption

      My Vine Spot - - 5 readers - Today’s Quick Sip is the 2012 Eruption from Brassfield Estate Winery. Brassfield Estate Winery is located in the western section of Lake County's High Valley appellation. This red blend was produced from one of the winery’s estate vineyards, Volcanic Ridge, which is an 85-acre site that sits at 1900 – 2200 ft. elevation and is solely devoted to red wine grape varieties.

      Columbia Crest Grand Estates Red Blend 2011

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 4 readers - The Columbia Crest Grand Estates Red Blend 2011 is 61% Merlot, 27% Syrah, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% “other” sourced from vineyards in the Wahluke Slope AVA, the Horse Heaven Hills AVA (both inside the Columbia Valley AVA) and the Columbia Valley AVA of Washington State. Columbia Crest is owned by Chateau Ste Michelle, which is the largest wine producer in ...

      Budget Wine: Charamba Red Wine Douro Portugal 2011

      Edible Arts - - 3 readers - The Aveleda family’s entry level wine. Very bright, fresh, red and black berries, smoke, and a hint of barnyard on the nose—enough complexity to keep you interested. But this is a Portuguese wine so there is a toughness to it even on the nose, a bit reserved. On the palate, very nice fruit and spice and medium body but with structure–high acidity and sandy tannins t ...

      Wine Review: Lyeth Meritage Sonoma County 2011

      Edible Arts - - 3 readers - It is ordinary people who make the world go ‘round. A jack-of-all-trades who can competently handle anything you throw her way is a valuable person to have around even though she may not do anything particularly well. So it is with wine. Wines that perform well on any occasion—pair well with a variety of foods, can be enjoyed as a sipper, on hot days or cool days, etc.

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      2012 Collazzi Libertà & 2009 Cune Rioja Reserva

      … unrelated wines, but these are often linked by importer or distributor, or sometimes by grape or style. Thus the pairing shown here of two hearty reds in the $20 range. 2012 Collazzi Libertà Toscana IGT 55% Merlot, 30% Syrah, 15% Sangiovese $24, 14% abv. Syrah and Sangiovese really dominate with the Merlot playing a surprisingly background role. Big…

      By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      Murrieta’s Well The Spur 2011

      … red. The nose is rich ripe dark berries, a touch of smoke, pepper, leather, mocha and raspberry jam. This is a well-balanced, medium bodied, dry red blend. It starts with blackberry, dark chocolate, softer blueberry, tart cherry and licorice. The mid-palate adds toasty oak spice, a little vanilla, exotic spice and a cooling finish of raspberry…

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      McCall Wines 2010 “Ben’s Blend”

      … McCall Wines has earned a reputation as the producer of Long Island’s finest pinot noir, but its merlot and merlot-based blend McCall Wines 2010 “Ben’s Blend” ($48) are just as deserving of attention. This blend of merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and petit verdo tintially stands out for its restrained ripeness, with aromas…

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      Apothic Dark Limited Release 2013

      … The Apothic Dark Limited Edition 2013 is a blend of Petite Sirah, Teroldego and Merlot sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA, but the majority of the grapes came from the Lodi AVA (east of Napa). The Dark is s limited release for E & J Gallo’s hugely popular Apothic line of Red And White blends. Teroldego is a grape usually…

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      Budget Wine: Fecovita Broke Ass Red Wine Argentina 2013

      …” on the back. Give the winery credit for knowing its customers. Most of us can identify with being “broke ass”; that’s why we’re searching the bottom shelf. The wine is 50% Malbec and 50% Syrah with a simple but pleasing nose of dusty earth over black cherry and red plum. The palate is fruity up front with oak notes but turns thin and dry mid-palate…

      1 readers - By Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts

      2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black

      … black, no more than a Pinot Noir is really noir. But it is a deep, dark shade of red thanks to a lot of Petite Sirah in the blend and a lot of skin contact. I've always enjoyed the rich depths of the smallest red grapes, bottles made from Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and of course, Petite Sirah. They're not always the same, being made in a wide…

      1 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      Hob Nob Vineyards Wicked Red Blend 2012

      … An appropriately festive, limited edition red blend for All Hallows Eve. Winery: Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits and Les Vins Georges Dubœuf developed Hob Nob in 2007 with a goal of producing “approachable, yet stylish and sophisticated” wines. Deutsch Family was founded in 1981 by Bill Deutsch and has grown over the years with a portfolio…

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      Wine Review: Lyeth Meritage Sonoma County 2011

      … It is ordinary people who make the world go ‘round. A jack-of-all-trades who can competently handle anything you throw her way is a valuable person to have around even though she may not do anything particularly well. So it is with wine. Wines that perform well on any occasion—pair well with a variety of foods, can be enjoyed as a sipper…

      3 readers - By Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts

      Symington Altano Douro DOC 2011

      … Confident and bold, this red blend is from the largest family estate in Portugal and craves to be paired with hearty dishes. Estate: The Symington family has been involved with winemaking in the Douro Valley of Portugal since 1882, and through their great grandmother, can trace their winemaking back 14 generations to the mid 17th century…

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      Apothic Dark Limited Release 2013

      … in the US. The name Apothic stems from the word “Apotheca,” a “place where wine was blended and stored in 13th century Europe”. Winemaking: Winemaker Debbie Juergenson has a goal of telling “a story with each blend of Apothic”, “whether it’s one of drama, intrigue or romance”. Tasting Notes: Inky violet in colour with aromas of grape jam, black…

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      Orin Swift Locations AR2 Red NV

      …. Winemaker’s blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tannat [I could not verify varietal percentages] Argentina Bottled by Locations R.E. 40.869-HU-ES 14.5% Alcohol 18$ [average price] Enjoy now Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in argentina, budget friendly and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

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      Quick Sip: Brassfield Estate Winery 2012 Eruption

      …. For further information and where you can find this wine (for under the SRP and with free shipping), please see my tasting notes below. Review: Brassfield Estate Winery 2012 Eruption (SRP $21): A beautiful deep purple in color, this blend of Syrah, Malbec, Mourvedre and Petite Sirah exhibits blue and purple fruit aromas and flavors, nicely…

      5 readers - By Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot

      Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

      … Home Wine Regions Californian Wine Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark! by Tim Lemke - Oct 5, 2014 Apothic Red seems to be one of the most popular bargain wines out there. I constantly hear people rave over it. And so, the Apothic brand has been capitalizing on their success and expanding their line. Apothic Dark is a special, seasonal release…

      6 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      Budget Wine: Charamba Red Wine Douro Portugal 2011

      … and sandy tannins that leave on overall rustic impression. Portuguese wines from the Douro tend to be very flavorful but dry and rugged with no concession to softness or sweetness. This is typical of that style and at a great price, a terrific everyday wine made from a blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barroca and other grapes that are also used to make port. Score: 86 Price: $10 Alc: 14% Like this: Like Loading... Related…

      3 readers - By Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts
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