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    Meet Mercer Wine Estates

    Readers, I’d like to introduce you to Mercer Wine Estates. Mercer Wine Estates, meet the readers. I think you’d all get along. I mean Mercer produces GREAT wine and the readers love drinking GREAT wine. In fact, this may be a perfect match, especially with your variety of price points and wines to accommodate many wine drinkers out there.

    6 readers - By The Chicago Wino

    Mundo de Yunter Tempranillo y Syrah 2012

    A fantastic $8 value red blend from Spain that is straightforward, pleasant and great with a wide variety of dishes. Winery: Bodegas Yuntero represents the organically farmed wines of The Jesús del Perdón Cooperative. Established in 1954 by a group of 102 wine growers wishing to develop and market their wines independently, today the coop boasts 700 members located in the heart of Spain.

    7 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 6 readers - Yes, another celebrity wine! Everyone from Lady Gaga and Fergie to Drew Barrymore and AC/DC has their own wine these days. Most wine drinkers are a little skeptical of wines that are produced with a celebrity’s name attached to them. And rightfully so when the association is just that – name only.

      Lindeman’s Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 5 readers - http://www.cheapwinefinder.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Lindemans_bin80_Bordeaux_blend.m4a The Lindeman’s Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013 is 58% Cabernet Sauvignon and 42% Merlot sourced from multiple vineyards in Southeastern Australia.

      Lavau Wines of the Southern Rhône

      Benito's Wine Reviews - - 5 readers - Early in my wine journey, I was a little terrified of French wines. I didn't know a lot about them, they seemed expensive, and unlike Italian and German, I've never been fully comfortable speaking en français. To this day, I am bound to mispronounce something like Monbazillac to sound like "ball sack".

      Halter Ranch Vineyard; A touch of Rhône, Ranch style

      Virginia Pour House - - 4 readers - Paso Robles has some of the finest Rhône style wines in not only California, but the United States as well. Our latest AmericanWineryGuide contribution covers yet another gem that Paso Robles has to offer. Do not sleep on Paso, especially if you are a fan of small family-style wineries.

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      Wine flight From California to New York

      …I’m a big fan of restaurants that offer wine flights. Even with a tiny wine list, wine flights provide the opportunity for tasting numerous different combinations of wines. From all reds or whites, just one varietal, one country, light to full bodied, the varied options are all tantalizing. Additionally, if you think you will have […]…

      1 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Mundo de Yunter Tempranillo y Syrah 2012

      …A fantastic $8 value red blend from Spain that is straightforward, pleasant and great with a wide variety of dishes. Winery: Bodegas Yuntero represents the organically farmed wines of The Jesús del Perdón Cooperative. Established in 1954 by a group of 102 wine growers wishing to develop and market their wines independently, today the coop boasts…

      7 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Aging Report: Acidity and “O” Seduction Napa 2005

      … seem to gain perceived acidity; they seem tart or sour. Such was the case with the 2005 Obrien Estates “O” Seduction I opened this weekend—a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc made in the easy-drinking, drink-now style of contemporary Napa Cabs. The visual appearance of the wine was remarkably limpid and bright, with no sign…

      1 readers - By Edible Arts

      Halter Ranch Vineyard; A touch of Rhône, Ranch style

      … notes that finished clean with nuances of jasmine tea. The highlight of the tasting was the red wines, beginning with the 2011 Côtes de Paso Red Blend ($32), a blend of 48% Grenache, 27% Syrah, 19% Mourvedre, and 6% Tannat. This heavy-hitter is full bodied and complex, peeling back layers of dark fruit, leather, cedar, plum and tobacco, adding in black pepper…

      4 readers - By Virginia Pour House

      Ravenswood Besieged – Dark and Mysterious

      … say that I’m too old for Halloween. I think Halloween should be celebrated by all ages. And a number of wine producers appear to agree with me and have been creating special wines to celebrate Halloween. Really, what’s a better beverage to have on Halloween than some blood red wine? Besieged from Ravenswood is one such special release…

      3 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

      Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

      … Perrin), came in at #84 on Wine Spectator’s annual list of top 100 wines in the world – the only rosé to appear on the list at all – EVER! It’s a blend of Rolle (also known as Vermentino) along with the more common French Rose” grapes Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah. It’s a beautiful pale orange to pink copper color. The nose is floral, mineral…

      6 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      2009 Bedrock Wine Co. The Bedrock Heirloom – Bottle Notes

      …, formerly known as Madrone Ranch, was first planted in 1854. Senator George Hearst purchased the property in 1888 and planted most of the vines that exist to this day. Located in the Sonoma Valley the vineyard is a fruit source for Ravenswood, Carlisle and Bedrock. The wine is a blend of the 26 varieties interplanted from the 126 year old vines…

      4 readers - By Zinfandel Chronicles

      Lavau Wines of the Southern Rhône

      …. $17, 13% abv. I am a rosé fanatic, and nobody does it quite like France. Light cherry, very gentle nose, dry but fruity, mild acidity and a slow, gentle finish. Excellent with a turkey, pesto, and Gruyère sandwich on a warm Saturday afternoon. 2012 Lavau Rasteau Rasteau AOC 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah $19, 13.5% abv. Of the reds, this was the most…

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

      Meet Mercer Wine Estates

      …, mouth gripping tannins, and a lasting finish. Wait, what? This retails for $14? Uh, I’m in! Ode to Brothers, 2011 from their Reserve line is the last - a GSM blend (40% Grenache, 40% Syrah, & 20% Mourvèdre). With this being a blend of classic Rhône varietals I let this one breathe in the bottle for over an hour and it still evolved in my glass…

      6 readers - By The Chicago Wino

      Lindeman’s Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013

      … this sub ten buck Red. But Bin 80 shows an abundance of ripe, fresh fruit, wrapped around a decent amount of structure and that equals a wine that is tasty and fun to drink, while not talking down to you. Now, don’t get me wrong, this is not the greatest Red blend in the world, but it is a wine that makes you happy because you got more than you paid for.…

      5 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      The Spanish Quarter Cabernet Sauvignon Tempranillo 2012

      …A garden variety red blend that is pleasant and easy drinking for the value price. Brand: The Spanish Quarter is a label of Aveníu Brands, a “marketing company specializing in the importation, distribution and marketing go fine wines and spirits”. In turn, Aveníu Brands is a subsidiary of Grupo Codorníu, a Spanish producer of global wines…

      By the buddha in your glass

      Square Wine Bottles

      … in french oak and the rest was stainless. This pairs great with fish tacos covered in mango salsa… My mouth’s watering now just thinking about it… This 2012 Three Red Blend is a great value for $15! It is a blend of five different varietals: Petite Sirah and Syrah give it the base of blueberries, cherries, chocolate and spice. Sangiovese and Zinfandel…

      3 readers - By Wine Ponder

      2010 J. Lohr Cuvée Pom, Paso Robles

      …, making this a great wine to enjoy now in its youth. The designation of Pom for this wine signifies a Bordeaux blend similar to that of the Pomerol region, where Merlot is the dominant grape varietal. This red is 62% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 18% Cabernet Franc. Bravo on this yummy, hedonistic rendition! MSRP: $50 (August 2014) Wine Lines…

      1 readers - By Wine Lines

      2010 J. Lohr Cuvée Pau, Paso Robles

      … decade. An excellent example of the rich style of reds that has made the Paso Robles region famous. MSRP: $50 (August 2014) Wine Lines rating: 92 This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:24 am. It is filed under All Reviews, Featured Wines and tagged with 2010, 92, Featured Wine, J. Lohr, Paso Robles, Red, Red Blend. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.…

      By Wine Lines

      Château Lamothe de Haux, Côtes de Bordeaux – Old World Style

      … it had a little more depth. Wine: Château Lamothe de Haux, Côtes de Bordeaux Variety: Red Bordeaux blend – 60 % merlot, 30% cabernet sauvignon, 10% cabernet franc Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13.5% Rating: 85 Price: $15.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. Find Château Lamothe de Haux, Côtes de Bordeaux with Snooth…

      3 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com