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5 January, 2011

Three Knights Russian River Merlot 2006

Comments : 5 Posted in : Merlot, Red Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Three Knights 2006 Russian River Valley Merlot Sonoma, CA Prunes and strawberries dominate the nose. There’s a crushed mint flavor that accentuates the wine’s primary notes of pepper and a bright berry somewhere between blue and boysen. Plenty of dry mouth left when the wine’s been swallowed.

1 April, 2010

La Granja 360 Tempranillo 2008—Wine Review

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La Granja 360 Tempranillo 2008 Carinena, Spain My first impression on drinking: This is not a great wine. Both the nose and first sip were of wet cigarettes. But other flavors worked their way in slowly, some tart raspberry, earth, leaves, and then clove, lots of clove. By the end, a layer of dark chocolate
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9 November, 2009

Cellier du Rhone 2008– Wine Review

Posted in : Rhone, White Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Wine: Cellier du Rhone Region: Cotes du Rhone, France The nose of this French white table wine reminds me of kiwi and vanilla. It is mildly sweet and does taste of kiwi and vanilla, though with a mineral finish. Lending it some additional depth are green apple and lime flavors.  It’s nice to drink a
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