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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

    Champs de Gaillard Red Bordeaux Blend – A Steal!

    I generally walk right past the Bordeaux section when I’m in a wine shop. It’s not that I don’t like Bordeaux, I just don’t like paying too much for my wine. But apparently I’ve been making a mistake and I’ve been missing out. There’s a lot of hype in the marketplace about Bordeaux. It’s been like that for years and has resulted in prices skyrocketing — particularly for some sought-after names.

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      Lindeman’s Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 5 readers - 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".

      2009 Bedrock Wine Co. The Bedrock Heirloom – Bottle Notes

      Zinfandel Chronicles - - 4 readers - Bedrock Wine Co. was founded by Morgan Twain-Peterson in 2007 and focuses on small production wines from many of California’ s most treasured and historic vineyards. The lineup of wines at Bedrock is expanding rapidly, but I think the best of the best are the ancient vineyard Zinfandels, Morgan is clearly passionate about.

      Château Lamothe de Haux, Côtes de Bordeaux – Old World Style - - 3 readers - Last night I posted a review of Champs de Gaillard, a tasty Bordeaux for under $20 (which seems unbelievable). And tonight I have yet another bargain-Bordeaux to share, this one from Château Lamothe de Haux. Both of these wines are on the “Today’s Bordeaux” list for 2014. This is a list of 100 Bordeaux wines priced between $10-$55 selected by a judging panel.

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      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…

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      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.…

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      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…

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      Champs de Gaillard Red Bordeaux Blend – A Steal!

      … even set up a website where you can read about all the wines and you can even filter them by price to zero in on the ones in your price range. This wine is on that list and it’s one of the most affordable wines on the list. It’s a red blend made from 70 % merlot, 16% cabernet sauvignon and 14% cabernet franc. As a 2008 vintage, it does have a few…

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      Old York Cellars Tasting

      … versatile. Blend of Chenin Blanc and Seyval Blanc What Exit Blush Cherry red in colour with wispy aromas of cinnamon, wild flowers and dusty earth. Cherry and watermelon flavors converged upon a dry finish with traces of crystalized ginger. A wonderfully refreshing Rose perfect for summer sipping. Blend of Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon What Exit…

      8 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Quick Pour: Cameron Hughes Lot 383 2011 Meritage IGP Pays D’Oc

      …Producer: Cameron Hughes Region: Languedoc-Roussillon – Pays d’Oc (France) Price: $15 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 63%, Merlot 19%, Malbec 18% ABV: 13.5% Virginia Pour House Notes: Cassis, peat and leather in the nose. Dark fruit flavors lead to toasty tobacco and mocha undertones that are carried away by smoke and jammy black fruit…

      9 readers - By Virginia Pour House

      Wine Review: Weise and Krohn Valtorto 2011 Red Blend Douro

      … I’m fascinated by the capacity of wine to evoke ideas and images. It is not true of every wine, but some have sufficient personality and character to send the mind traveling across worlds and through time.  Happily,these wines are not necessarily the most expensive. This red blend from Portugal’s Douro river valley is a perfect evocation…

      2 readers - By Edible Arts

      Nuvino Wine Pouches

      …, South Africa 13.5% abv. Light apricot, no oak, mild finish. Really very delicate for a Southern hemisphere Chardonnay. 2013 Malbec Maipu, Argentina 14.5% abv. Dominant profile of prune and stewed fruits with a little ash and leather. 2013 Red Blend Swan Hill, Australia 13.9% abv. Blackberry and chocolate with firm tannins and a long, lingering finish. Note: These wines were provided as samples for review.…

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

      Protea Wines of South Africa

      … out the flavor in the wine. 2012 Protea Red Blend Western Cape, South Africa 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot $18, 14% abv. This wine brought back a lot of memories from my South African wine tasting and dinner in NYC. Luscious aromas of dark cherry and coffee with hints of chocolate. Dark berry flavors and medium tannins with a long, lingering finish. Highly recommended for grilled lamb dishes. Note: These wines were provided as samples for review.…

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