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    3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing

    Home Wine Regions Californian Wine 3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing by Tim Lemke - Sep 22, 2014 I’ve reviewed a few wines in the past from a small producer from California called Spelletich Family Winery, but it’s been a while. And I’ve never reviewed one of their whites… until now. If you’ve been reading this site for a while you probably know how I feel about chardonnay.

    9 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

    Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet, and Wine Blogging’s Willie Nelson

    Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet with Alder Yarrow As part of the VH1 Storytellers series, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson record an acoustic album together. For classic country fans, like myself, it’s a beautiful moment bringing two of the greats together. In the liner notes Cash explains how sitting side-by-side with Nelson on stage, Cash couldn’t help but envy Nelson’s picking ability.

    7 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

      Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 7 readers - Home Wine Regions German Wine Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous by Tim Lemke - Oct 19, 2014 The longer I run this website, the more I find that the wines that interest me the most are the ones nobody reads about. I don’t think it’s that others wouldn’t enjoy them, they’re just unique gems that folks don’t come across every day and therefore aren’t searching for info about them.

      Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 6 readers - Home Wine Regions Californian Wine Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark! by Tim Lemke - Oct 5, 2014 Apothic Red seems to be one of the most popular bargain wines out there. I constantly hear people rave over it. And so, the Apothic brand has been capitalizing on their success and expanding their line. Apothic Dark is a special, seasonal release only available for a short time.

      Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 3 readers - Home Wine Regions German Wine Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy! by Tim Lemke - Sep 28, 2014 A couple years ago I reviewed the 2010 vintage of Louis riesling from Louis Konstantin Guntrum. I loved it then and now tasting the 2012 vintage I can say that I still love this wine. The grapes for this wine are grown along the banks of the Rhine river between Oppenheimer and Nierstein in Germany.

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      Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

      …Home Wine Regions German Wine Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous by Tim Lemke - Oct 19, 2014 The longer I run this website, the more I find that the wines that interest me the most are the ones nobody reads about. I don’t think it’s that others wouldn’t enjoy them, they’re just unique gems that folks don’t come across every day and therefore…

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      Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

      … lemon-drenched melon flavors up front with some salty mineral flavors hitting the mid-palate and carrying into the finish. And that finish is exceptionally long. While there’s no fizz, it still has a pleasant mouth feel. But most importantly, it’s just yummy. Wine: Deu La Deu Alvarinho Variety: Alvarinho Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90 Price…

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      Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

      … Variety: Red blend Vintage: 2013 Alcohol: 13.5% Rating: 86 Price: $14.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. Find Apothic Dark with Snooth AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue …

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      Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

      …, crisp apple, lemon and passionfruit flavors with perfect balance and stellar acidity. It’s a dry wine, so there’s no real sweetness to those flavors, just the essence of the fruit. Granny smith apple flavors linger on the finish, where you’ll also find some mineral notes. This is a yummy, yummy, yummy riesling. Wine: Louis Riesling Variety…

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      Four Vines Biker Zinfandel – Aggressively Awesome!

      … of baking spice flavors on the mid-palate. ��The acidity is sufficient and the mouthfeel is nice. ��It finishes fairly long, with spice and fruit flavors lingering. Wine: Four Vines, Biker Variety:��82% zinfandel, 10% petite sirah, 4% grenache and 4% primitivo Vintage:��2011 Alcohol: 14.8% Rating:��90 Price: $18.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. Find Four Vines, Biker��with��Snooth AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

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