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  • A pair of hearty reds from South West France

    … Published by Simon Including possibly the first wine video to reference man-breasts… Plaimont Producteurs Les Vignes Retrouvées Saint Mont Rouge 2010, South West France (£8.50 The Wine Society) Young and feisty, but with a stern brow, this has slightly baked berry and blackcurrant flavours plus a touch of tomato underpinned by an iron-like…

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  • Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 148: Stone Cold Goods

    Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 148: Stone Cold Goods In this episode, Jeff reviews two samples from Cornerstone Oregon before the Thanksgiving holiday… Wines Reviewed: Cornerstone Oregon 2012 Chardonnay and 2011 Pinot Noir Stay Rad, Jeff What wine will you be pairing with your Thanksgiving feast? Leave a comment, and let us know. Like this: Like Loading... Rel ...

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  • Zevenwacht The Tin Mine White 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa

    … and peachy fashion, with creamy richness in there too, but then other characters appear – some toasty spent-match notes, a hint of (nice) cabbage, an exotic passionfruit edge, and some earthy freshness (from the Chenin Blanc). The result is complex, satisfying and moreish. S Tags: Video Categorised in: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Stellenbosch, Video, Viognier, wine, Wine Education…

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  • Edgebaston The Berry Box White 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa

    … freshness of Sauvignon Blanc is the first thing you notice, but then there’s this woomph of fat peachy Viognier flesh, with Semillon chipping in with its waxy texture. Manages to be full in flavour but still perky and keen, keeps you coming back for more. S(-) Categorised in: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Stellenbosch, Video, Viognier, wine, Wine Education…

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  • A trio of Douro Whites from Quinta da Romaneira

    … a richer honeyed honeysuckle note. Really like this… S(+) Quinta da Romaneira Verdelho 2013, Douro, Portugal (~£18 contact Liberty Wines) The orchard fruit and mineral notes remain, but this has more exotic fruit flavours – guava, passionfruit – than the above wine. But while it’s louder in flavour, there’s not as broad a spectrum of flavours – in other words it’s simpler. S- Tags: Video Categorised in: Douro, Malvasia, Verdelho, Video, wine, Wine Education…

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  • Wakefield Estate Shiraz 2013, Clare Valley, Australia

    … Published by Simon Great winter warmer – although maybe next winter rather than this one… Wakefield Estate Shiraz 2013, Clare Valley, Australia (£12.99 Majestic, Eden Fine Wines, Hammonds of Knutsford) On the young side – the toasty oak ideally needs another few months to calm down – but this is lovely warm hearted stuff, with bold chocolate-tinged plum and berry flavours, notes of bay and eucalyptus, and typical Clare earthiness on the finish. S- Categorised in: Clare Valley, Syrah/Shiraz, Video, wine, Wine Education…

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  • Three Pays d’Oc Reds

    … Published by Simon Bit of a backlog in the video department at the moment, let’s see if we can rectify that with this collection of three sub-£10 reds from southern France Coin des Coquins Mourvèdre/Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Pays d’Oc, France (£7.99-£8.99 Old School Wines, The Salisbury Wine Store) Reasonable fruit and freshness, but there’s…

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