Red Blend

    • Villabella Vigna Morlongo Bardolino Classico DOC 2013

      The Villabella Vigna Morlongo Bardolino Classico DOC 2013 is a blend of 55% Corvina, 30% Rondinella and 15% Corvinone grown in an estate vineyard on a hillside near Lake Garda in Verona, Italy. Those are local grapes, traditionally used in the production of Bardolino, it seems every Italian town has indigenous local grapes that are only common to that area.

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    • Tierra Divina Vineyards Reds 2012

      Fun and easy drinking, with a bold spicy core, a fantastic value red blend to pare with a wide variety of dishes. Winery: Tierra Divina Vineyards are owned by Patrick Campbell, a winemaker of 34 years and the first North American producer of Malbec in Mendoza. Tierra Divina Vineyards focus is on “Heritage Vineyards” from Lodi, California and also Argentina; old vine vineyar ...

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  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 3): Cameron Hughes Field Blend 2011 LOT 386

    … Cameron Hughes Field Blend 2011 LOT 386 Producer: Cameron Hughes Lot 386 Field Blend 2011 Region: California, USA Price: $12 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: Zinfandel 64%, Syrah 20%, Petite Sirah 11%, Graciano 5% ABV: 14.2% Virginia Pour House Notes: Gorgeous notes of spiced blackfruit give way to a layered palate peeling back notes of ripe blackberry…

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  • Budget Wine: Drytown Cellars Red on Red NV Amador County

    … Chocoholics will like this. A seam of chocolaty essence wanders through the nose and palate melding nicely with blueberry and spice, though with a whiff of alcohol that is occasionally distracting. Medium body and lively in the mouth with good balance, a burst of mid-palate acidity makes this a versatile food wine. The tannins are dry but soft…

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  • Bodega Dehesa de Luna 2012

    … to the Vin de Pays wines of France or the IGP wines of Italy. Bodegas Dehesa de Luna is a fairly new wine estate, the vines were planted in 2001 and the state of the art winery was completed in 2012. This blend was aged in French (80%) and American (20%) oak barrels, 25% new barrels, for 6 months. The alcohol content is 14%. The color is black cherry red…

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  • Il Rosso di Casa Romagnoli 2013

    …. Blend of Lacrima, Montepulciano and Sangiovese [I could not verify varietal percentages.] Marche IGT Rosso Italy Estate Bottled by Azienda Agricola Renato Romagnoli 13.5% Alcohol $7 Enjoy now thru 2016 Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in estate bottled, italy, value and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

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  • Don’t fear the Darkness

    … sandwich… I had some fun with pairing the wine with dark chocolate infused with hickory smoked uncured bacon. It was delicious! With a $12 price point it’s very affordable. At the end of the day this wine is not meant to be super complicated – this is something to uncork, drink with friends, and have fun. Don’t fear the dark, have fun with it. Sláinte! TCW…

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  • Josh Cellars Legacy Red 2012

    … as Josh. Most Red wine blends from California are based on French wine blends, Meritage blends that use only the grapes approved in Bordeaux or Rhone blends using grapes found in the Rhone Valley. The Josh Cellars Legacy Red is a blend that could only come from California, using grapes varietals originally from Bordeaux, Italy, the Rhone Valley…

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  • 2012 Vina Robles ‘Red4,’ Paso Robles

    … 2012 Vina Robles ‘Red4,’ Paso Robles This GSM comes with a P.S. Translation: This is a Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre blend that also includes Petite Sirah. More accurately, this is a Petite Sirah (50%) that includes smaller portions of Grenache (20%), Syrah (20%) and Mourvedre (10%). With such expressive varietals involved, you’d expect…

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  • Cave des Onze Communes Torrette Valleé d’Aoste 2011

    …, the remaining 25% is a blend of Vien de Nus, Cornalin, and Premetta Valleé d’Aoste Italy Estate Bottled by Cave des Onze Communes 13% Alcohol $17 [average price] Enjoy now Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in budget friendly, italy and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

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  • 2012 50 Harvests Meritage

    …...). Mainly California in source, but there are others produced domestically and internationally. You can find quite good, "drink now" bottles in the $20-30 range. Orthodox Bordeaux is wonderful, but sometimes it can be a little more fun with a bit of Petite Sirah or Zinfandel in it. Last time I thought their release would go well with a well-aged…

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  • 2012 Collazzi Libertà & 2009 Cune Rioja Reserva

    … tannins, spice, black pepper, and a long finish. Don't save this one for pizza night--make a marinara sauce from scratch and boil up a big pot of spaghetti and meatballs. This wine deserves a home cooked meal. 2009 Cune Rioja Reserva Rioja, Spain $20, 13.5% abv. 85% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 5% Graciano, 5% Garnacha Tinta Light chocolate and leather…

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  • 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…

  • 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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