Red Blends

  • Gabe’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

    … If you’re not sure what to get someone as a gift this year, consider a good bottle of wine or spirits —‚ always in season. Anyone who drinks alcohol will certainly appreciate a well-chosen bottle to enjoy, be it alone or with friends (my hope is that it’s with you). Throughout the year, I’ve tasted a number of the best bottles in both the wine…

    Gabe's Viewin Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • An "Eye-Cathcing" Red

    … a relationship with Trinchero Family Estates as well, Trinchero being the folks behind The Show wines that have done well in the Vancouver market and Phinney founded Orin Swift Cellars, producers of The Prisoner - another popular label. This project is quite the mixed bag of all things Californian. The Red Wine Blend features Cab Sauv, Petite Sirah…

    2001 Bottles - A Wine Odysseyin Syrah -
  • Saved Red Wine 2012 - Full Throttle

    …A quick break from our Breaking Into The Box series to bring you this special deal... Better strap yourself in for this one. A blend of 31% Zinfandel, 23% Carignane, 12% Petite Sirah, 11% Malbec, 10% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot, 2% Mixed Blacks, 1% Ruby Cabernet and 1% Syrah from a who's who list of regions in California: 28% Monterey, 18% Dry Creek…

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snobin Syrah Merlot Malbec- 4 readers -
  • Quinta Do Portal Colheita Tinto 2011 - A Killer Combo

    … Nacional (25%) and Touriga Franca (15%), and aged for 9 months in new and one year French barrels. It is ruby in colour with a ripe red fruit and spicy fragrance. This full bodied wine has smooth tannins and good overall balance, with a long, fruity and fresh finish. An excellent example of a classic Douro wine. 13.5% Alcohol" We're big fans…

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob- 9 readers -
  • Tess Red And White Blend - Who Spiked The Fruit Punch?

    …A highly quaffable blend of red AND white varieties. A non-vintage blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Petit Verdot from Napa Valley, California. SRP of $20 and available for as low as $13. Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "Tess means harvest. We were inspired to create…

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob- 6 readers -
  • A Trio of California Reds Gets it Done For Under $20

    … It occurs to me that $20 might be the ultimate sweet spot in the wine world. There are all sorts of benchmarks and barometers, but for most people taking a leap over the $20 barrier is done cautiously and with consideration. So when I find wines under that threshold that provide significant value and taste way more expensive than the price…

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  • Tuella Douro 2012 - A Trader Joe's $5.99 Hot Pick

    … when tasting this easy drinker. It ends dry with good length and even has a bit of a mineral streak to it. Taste Rating: 7 Cost Rating: 10 Overall Rating: 7.8 Highly Recommended Like The Reverse Wine Snob on Facebook and add our page to your circles on Google+! Visit our Featured Sponsors: …

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob- 4 readers -
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