Strawberry

    *Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample from the PR company for the brand. Eenie meanie miny mo, which Pinot should go?  Tonight it was the 2011 Star Angel Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir. The Star Angel has a real cork closure and retails for about $27. It hails from the Santa Rita Hills […]

    Posted on October 10, 2014 by Sonadora *Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample from the PR company for the brand. Eenie meanie miny mo, which Pinot should go? Tonight it was the 2011 Star Angel Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir. The Star Angel has a real cork closure and retails for about $27. It hails from the Santa Rita Hills in California, though the Star Angel brand is the i ...

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    Maryhill Winery 2011 Proprietor’s Reserve Grenache, Columbia Valley, $40

    Maryhill Winery 2011 Proprietor’s Reserve Grenache, Columbia Valley, $40 By Great Northwest Wine on September 28, 2014 Gunkel Vineyards, which is nearby Craig and Vicki Leuthold’s showpiece winery, has been a core source of fruit since the start. Aromas of red cherry, cocoa, toasted oak, red pepper and oregano transition into a drink of high tones and lighter style that hints at ...

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      Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50

      Great Northwest Wine - - 8 readers - Home > Latest wine reviews > Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50 Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50 By Great Northwest Wine on September 22, 2014 Founding winemaker Harry Peterson-Nedry and his winemaking daughter Wynne urge folks to show patience with this bottling from estate fruit, but it’s already dri.

      La Merika Pinot Noir (Central Coast) 2012 wine review by (PB)

      The Wine Cask Blog - - 7 readers - Very light pale watermelon juice red hue with aromas of Candied apple hard cherry coating aroma with strawberry with gentle spice and a touch of bright fresh cherry. Palate--A burst of wood before the fruit, then woody, spicy thin strawberry and I mean "thin" berry fruit finishing with a little more wood. I paid $14 for this Pinot Noir which seems to be at t ...

      Pinot Pop Star

      Billy's Best Bottles - - 7 readers - COMMERCIAL-STYLE PINOT has a PURPOSE Here’s a wine that we all need to know about. Not because it’s great, but for its potential to be perfect in many situations. Such as ‘crowd-pleasing’ family and friends at big gatherings. It’s also a great fo ...

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

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 7 readers - 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.

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      Tasting history: a Harrison Hill vertical

      … is holding up beautifully, leading with aromas of dried cherry, pipe tobacco and minerality. On the palate, it is gorgeous, with flavors of dried cherry and ripe strawberry backed by beautiful acidity. Elegant, focused tannins make this a wine to savor. Chris Upchurch is the winemaker for DeLille Cellars and has crafted the Harrison Hill red blend…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Mariana Vineyards "Sierra Foothills" Cabernet Franc 2010 wine review by (PB)

      … berry and strawberry fruit. Cabernet Franc is one of the classic blending grapes of Bordeaux used in melding Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This single vineyard varietal is interesting and unique. It was a gift from a dear friend, and a great gift it was. Raise a glass. --A Review from The Wine Cask Blog. Creative Commons: Attribution - ShareAlike 2.5 applies …

      7 readers - By The Wine Cask Blog

      La Merika Pinot Noir (Central Coast) 2012 wine review by (PB)

      … Very light pale watermelon juice red hue with aromas of Candied apple hard cherry coating aroma with strawberry with gentle spice and a touch of bright fresh cherry. Palate--A burst of wood before the fruit, then woody, spicy thin strawberry and I mean "thin" berry fruit finishing with a little more wood. I paid $14 for this Pinot Noir which…

      7 readers - By The Wine Cask Blog

      Raptor Ridge Winery 2012 Estate Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $45

      … of strawberry jam and dusty black cherry, along with plum juice, pomegranate, lime and violets. The drink is led by flavors of cherry jam, red currant and cherry pie filling, which brings an even flow of acidity and easy tannins. In November, the Newberg winery launches its Winter Brunch Series at the tasting room, but they suggest serving this wine…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Browne Family Vineyards 2011 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $35

      … Elephant Mountain Vineyard came together for this medium-bodied Merlot that opens with juicy aromas of dusty strawberry, light cherry, vanilla and a stroll into a caramel popcorn kitchen. The drink is bright with black cherry, strawberry, nutmeg and white pepper, backed by a good balance of acidity with chocolaty tannins. Rating: Excellent Production…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Wine of the Day October 20, 2014

      … Tradittionnelle Beaujolais Vieilles Vignes starts with a deep garnet/purple hue that shines brilliantly in the glass, with a opulent palate of fine detail and subtle density displaying black cherry, plum, blackberry, strawberry and sweet currant along with hints of pepper, minty/anise, walnut oil and salted/chalk stones. Made with organic grapes…

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      Silvan Ridge Winery 2012 Tempranillo, Rogue Valley, $28

      … aromas of red cherry, red currant and dried blueberry behind notes of brown sugar, cola, black pepper and toast. Inside are bold flavors of chocolate-covered pomegranate and strawberry/rhubarb jam with fine-grained tannins and a delicious finish. Rating: Outstanding! Production: 196 cases Alcohol: 14.5% Winery website About Great Northwest Wine…

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      A pair of must-try Cotes du Rhone from 2012

      … fermented in cement tank, undergoes malolactic fermentation in cement, then is aged after blending in large oak barrels and vats. Alcohol 14%. The nose offered up clean aromas of blueberry and strawberry fruit. In the mouth the blue fruit took on ripe fruit flavors with a little grip and noticeable acidity on the tongue. It had a creamy hint, nice…

      2 readers - By Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      Budget Friendly Wines for Budget Friendly #SundaySupper

      … in the Calatayud region. The combination of mountain fruit and old vines produces an elegant,zesty wine with strawberry, cherry character. Addictive Korean Beef Bowl from A Mama, Baby and Shar-pei in the Kitchen Beef Taco Soup from Fit Foodie Runs Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef from Noshing With The Nolands Spicy Marinated Steak Tacos from Nik Snacks White Chicken…

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Wine of the Day October 18, 2014

      … you just need something different to enjoy for yourself, and this wine really hit the spot, this is really delicious and interesting. At 12% is was very enjoyable and I was able to have a few glasses and still have plenty of energy, it shows strawberry, cherry and plum fruits along with peppery spice, a hint of chalk and saline plus tea, cinnamon…

      2 readers - By grapelive.com

      Cayuse, Chidaine, and Gros ‘Noré

      … still there. In the mouth were savory, earthy flavors that mixed with wood box. The flavors improved with air showing firm, black fruit at the start followed by sweet cherry and strawberry. The finish was robust with some heat and roughness. The aftertaste was long leaving a coating of firm minerals. *** Now-2019. 2007 Domaine du Gros ‘Noré, Bandol…

      2 readers - By Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog