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15 October, 2013

Goats in Villages Shiraz Pinotage

Posted in : Pinotage, Red Wine, Shiraz / Syrah, Wine on by : becca
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Goats in Villages Shiraz Pinotage South Africa Note: No vintage I could see. The artwork on this bottle of wine and the playfulness of the distributor’s name — Goats Do Roam — charm me. For Trader Joe’s, this is a high-end bottle at $9.99. Smells like blackberry gumdrops with a hint of licorice. I haven’t
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26 April, 2013

Trader Joe’s Grande Reserve Carneros Pinot Noir 2011

Posted in : Pinot Noir, Red Wine on by : becca
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Trader Joe’s Grande Reserve Carneros Pinot Noir 2011 Napa, California I tasted this wine before purchasing it at Trader Joe’s, and I’m glad the sample convinced me to get a bottle. Its rich, medium-bodied boysenberry digs into me and won’t let go. The nose has a fleeting burst of fig newton, but is otherwise lackluster.
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