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30 December, 2009

Sterling Vintner’s Collection Zinfandel 2006

Posted in : Primitivo / Zinfandel, Red Wine on by : becca
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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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2 November, 2009

50th Red Wine Review! And the winner is . . . Falcon Ridge Syrah 2006.

Posted in : Red Wine, Shiraz / Syrah on by : becca
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This is my 50th Red Wine Review! That means I can take the day off, right? No, not that celebratory a cause? Aw, shucks. Without further adieu . . . Wine: Falcon Ridge Syrah 2006 Region: Central Coast, CA There is some sort of fruit trying to wave at my nose hairs in this wine.
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22 October, 2009

Wine Review–2007 Trentatre Rosso

Comments : 1 Posted in : Other Red Blends, Red Wine on by : becca
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Wine: 2007 Trentartre Rosso Region: Salento, Italy This wine, emblazoned with the #33 on the label, is a blend of 33.3% each of cabernet, merlot, and montepulciano. It smells of dark maple syrup and tastes like you’ve bit into a bushel of dates.  There is also a hint of tobacco.  It’s a bit bracing but
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