Red Blends

    The Best Box Wines - Alain Jaume & Fils Grand Veneur Cotes du Rhone Reserve 2012

    A dynamite daily drinker. A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah from Cotes du Rhone, France. SRP of $43 and available for as low as $35. Imported by Kysela Pere Et Fils. Sample submitted for review. From the box: Since 1826, from father to son, we have been following a philosophy with simple principles: "A great wine is made with perfect quality grapes yielding an expression of the earth.

    8 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

    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.

    6 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      Quinta Do Portal Colheita Tinto 2011 - A Killer Combo

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 6 readers - Portugal + Costco = Extreme Value. 60% Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo), 25% Touriga Nacional and 15% Touriga Franca from Douro, Portugal. SRP of $18 and available for just $12.99 at Costco. 98,000 bottles produced. Imported by M Imports. From the bottle: "This wine is produced using traditional Portuguese grape varieties - Tinta Roriz (60%), Touriga Nacional (25%) and Touriga Franca ...

      The Best Box Wines - La Vieille Ferme Vin Rouge

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 6 readers - BULK BUY! This box deserves a permanent position on your counter. This post brought to you by: Get the Chateau Gillet Bordeaux 2011 for just $12.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Carignan and Cinsault from Cotes du Ventoux, Rhone, France. SRP of $28 and available for as low as $20. Produced by Perrin et Fils and imported by Vineyard Brands.

      Chateau Rollan De By Cru Bourgeois Medoc Bordeaux 2010 - Marvelous

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 4 readers - Tasty wine with a fancy French name. 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot from Medoc, Bordeaux, France. This review is sponsored by CorkExclusive where you can get the Chateau Rollan De By Cru Bourgeois Medoc Bordeaux 2010 for just $18.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any order! From Cork Exclusive: "Unexpectedly approachable, this 2010 Bordeaux has well balanced ac ...

      Saved Red Wine 2012 - Full Throttle

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 4 readers - 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, 15% Mendocino, 16% Alexander Va ...

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    • The Best Box Wines - Esporao Alandra Red 2013

      …Another dynamite daily drinker. A blend of Moreto, Castelao and Trincadeira from Alentejo, Portugal. Available for around $20. Sample submitted for review. From the winemaker: "Entry point wine with a fresh and fruity profile, obtained from blending a wide range of wines to guarantee a consistent quality. Harvest Year: Excellent year for red…

      1 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • 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…

      4 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • 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…

      6 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • 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…

      6 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • Tuella Douro 2012 - A Trader Joe's $5.99 Hot Pick

      …Just be sure to let it breathe! A blend of Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cao from Douro, Portugal. Available for $5.99 exclusively at Trader Joe's. From the bottle: "Tuella is made by the Symington family, in the Douro Valley, from native Portuguese grape varieties. The Symingtons have been making fine Douro wines for over 100 years…

      2 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • Lestonnat Bordeaux Superieur 2012 - Bargain Bordeaux

      … to their Bordeaux heritage - stylish, great for cellaring and memorable tastings" - Joost van der Does de Willebois 12.5% Alcohol" The 2012 Lestonnat Bordeaux Superieur begins with smoky and a bit green aromas along with red fruit, licorice, vanilla and a bit of cinnamon and chocolate. This wine is not a pop and pour proposition as it definitely…

      4 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
    • Besieged Ravenswood Winery Old Vine Blend Sonoma County 2012

      …What would you expect from a wine called “Besieged”—over-the-top alcohol, tannins that grip like a masseuse with a mean streak, acid that bites like a thousand teeth? Or perhaps the reference is to a threat of Biblical proportions: “And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down…” (Deuteronomy) That is one…

      5 readers - Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts