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16 May, 2012

Torrontes Dolce 1591

Posted in : Dessert Wine, Sparkling Wine, Torrontes on by : becca
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Torrontes Dolce 1591 La Rioja, Argentina Sparkling Torrontes! Hooray! Torrontes quickly fought its way to the top of my favorite white wine varietals, so trying a sparkling version is trés exciting. This bottle has a fun purple rubber cork that contrasts with the simple, elegant label design, but I think that just makes it all
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15 February, 2012

Napa River Napa County Merlot 2008

Posted in : Merlot, Red Wine on by : becca
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Napa River Napa County Merlot 2008 Napa Valley, CA I can’t pick anything up from the nose of this merlot, but I’m not complaining. It’s a delicious wine. It’s thin-bodied, very smooth, and just to the right of dry. The prominent berry flavors are present in equal parts of cherry, raspberry, and strawberry like a
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4 May, 2011

Terrenal Tempranillo and Garnacha 2009

Comments : 5 Posted in : Garnacha / Grenache, Red Wine, Tempranillo on by : becca
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Terrenal Tempranillo and Garnacha 2009 Carinena, Spain Oh, this is so very thin and unappealing. My word, I haven’t had a wine this uninspired in a while. It tastes metallic, with thin strawberry and fig flavors. There’s a little bit of greenery involved that reminds me of eucalyptus. It’s okay, but there are so many
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