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

    Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge Casscles Vineyard Reserve

    Many wine lovers turn their collective noses up at wines made with hybrid grapes. While obscure varieties from dark corners of European countries are sought out and embraced, grapes like Corton Noir, De Chaunac, Frontenac, Marechal Foch, Traminette and La Crosse are shunned. I’d be lying if I told you I was, generally, a fan of hybrid wines, but I do have one thing that many win ...

    6 readers - By Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report

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

      BrainWines.com - - 6 readers - 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 with time in the glass.

      2011 Dry Creek Vineyards ‘The Mariner,’ Dry Creek Valley

      Wine Lines - - 6 readers - 2011 Dry Creek Vineyards ‘The Mariner,’ Dry Creek Valley A blend that uses all five red Bordeaux varietals. This wine is an enigma wrapped in an unriddled bottle. Initial aromas show little fruit, with wood scents of eucalyptus/mint, mocha, and a dash of dill being prominent. With an hour in the glass, moderate blackberry and boysenberry wake up and poke through.

      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 W ...

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      Symington Altano Douro DOC 2011

      … [the “proportions of each vary from year to year”] Douro Portugal Bottled by Symington Family Estates 13.5% Alcohol $9 Enjoy now thru 2015 Rated 91 points by Wine Spectator Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in organic, portugal, sustainably farmed, value and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

      2 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Apothic Dark Limited Release 2013

      …A limited release, seasonal red blend with bold sweet and savoury notes, making it a good companion with both hearty dishes and rich desserts. Winery: Apothic Wines are a brand of E & J Gallo, one of the world’s largest wine producers and distributors. Founded in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo, it is the largest family owned winery…

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      Orin Swift Locations AR2 Red NV

      … for the labels. Priced to be budget friendly, there are currently bottles from Spain [E], Italy [I], France [F], California [CA] and Argentina [AR]. Philosophy: To create a wine that combines the best grape varietals from great “locations” throughout Europe. Winemaking: Sourced from vineyards with “drip system blocks on estate land” at the foot…

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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 interwoven…

      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 only…

      6 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      Budget Wine: Charamba Red Wine Douro Portugal 2011

      …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…

      3 readers - By Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts

      Columbia Crest Grand Estates Red Blend 2011

      …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…

      4 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      La Maialina ‘gertrude’ Rosso Toscana IGP 2010

      …A Tuscan red blend sourced from some of the best estates in Tuscany, without the hefty price tag. It was a fantastic accompaniment to chile relleno and rustic polenta with kale and portabellos. Winery: Founded in 2009, La Maialina is the brainchild of noted oenologist Attilio Pagli. La Maialina translates to “little pig” and refers to the Cinta…

      1 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge Casscles Vineyard Reserve

      … and Baco Noir. Baco Noir, of course, is the focus at one of the better wineries in the Hudson Valley — Hudson-Chatham Winery — and while Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge ($) isn’t made with baco, it shows winemaker Steve Casscles’ deft touch with red hybrids in the cellar. River’s Edge is a 50-50 blend of Chambourcin, a well-known red hybrid…

      6 readers - By Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report

      Five Wines from Coppola

      … Diamond Chardonnay Monterey County 100% Chardonnay $16, 13.5% abv. Buttered popcorn, touch of vanilla and caramel. Bright acidity but a fairly round body with a woody aftertaste. 2011 Francis Coppola Diamond Malbec California 89% Malbec, 7% Syrah, 4% Petite Sirah $18, 13.1% abv. Bright plum aroma with touches of leather and coffee. Round mouthfeel…

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

      2011 Dry Creek Vineyards ‘The Mariner,’ Dry Creek Valley

      … and poke through. After a full five hours of aeration, the wine fleshes out, showing aromas and flavors of cherry, plum, and tart cranberry fruit. This is good news, as cellaring six to eight years should bring this wine together. Can’t wait? Splash decant the wine several hours prior to serving and enjoy it with roast leg of lamb. MSRP: $45…

      6 readers - By Wine Lines

      Purple Cowboy Tenacious Red 2012

      … and summer woods. Red currant, black cherry and an earthy hint of olive comprised the full body, whilst spicy crushed white peppercorn and sweet vanilla lingered pleasingly between each sip. Winemaker’s blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah [I could not verify varietal percentages] Paso Robles California Vinted and Bottled by Purple Cowboy 13.5% Alcohol $10 Enjoy now thru 2015 Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in california, value and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

      3 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      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 […]…

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      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