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30 December, 2009

Sterling Vintner’s Collection Zinfandel 2006

Posted in : Primitivo / Zinfandel, Red Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Wine: Sterling Vintner’s Collection Zinfandel 2006 Region: Central Coast, CA My apologies for the lack of a picture. Oops. Guess I was too busy drinking! This is a dry wine, with notes of tobacco, soft orange, and chocolate.  I can’t complain about it but I can’t endorse it, either. I had hoped for more. Other
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18 November, 2009

? Wine (Oreana Winery Red Table Wine)

Posted in : Other Red Blends, Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Wine: ? Wine (Oreana Winery’s Red Table Wine) Region: Central Coast, CA This blend of unknown wine varietals was thrown together by a winemaker who apparently got some barrels mixed up.  It is definitely a flavorful wine. Spice is the dominant presence with a good amount of plum, orange, and leather. There’s also a lingering
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6 November, 2009

Schloss Biebrech Sekt — Wine Review

Comments : 1 Posted in : Schloss Biebrech Sekt, Sparkling Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Wine: Schloss Biebrich Sekt Region: Germany This sparkling wine is light gold, nearing opaqueness.  It has a smooth feel going down.  The bubbles tease more than assault (I’m not a big carbonation fan). It tastes pleasant, with a floral note beneath its mild orange flavor.  It is sweet, simple, and appealing.