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14 October, 2009

Wine Review–Elkin Creek Vineyard Dessert Wine

Posted in : Dessert Wine on by : becca
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Wine: Elkin Creek Vineyard Dessert Wine Region: Yadkin Valley, NC This dessert wine smells of boysenberries and blueberries. It tastes like boysenberry syrup- rich, thick, and in need of pancakes. Overall, too thick to really enjoy as a wine for me, but sweet enough to make it worth my while. Other Bloggers Said: Nothing. I
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20 July, 2009

Wine Review–Westbend Le Noirien

Wine Review–Westbend Le Noirien
Posted in : Pinot Noir, Red Wine on by : becca
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Westbend Vineyards Le Noirien Other Words on the Label: 2005, Pinot Noir, Yadkin Valley This pinot noir has quite the fiery nose with a strong alcohol presence, plum, and leather.  I taste lots of extra ripe plum, some raw sugar and a bit of bourbon.  It is tart with a light sweetness on some sips.  
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23 June, 2009

Wine Review–Hanover Park Mourvedre 2005

Posted in : Mourvedre, Red Wine, Wine on by : becca
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Hanover Park Mourvedre 2005 Other words on the label:  Yadkin Valley, Alcohol Content 13% This is another wine from our recent trip to the Yadkin Valley wine region and fortunately, this one lived up to the tasting room sample!  We have not been so lucky with some of our other choices from the trip. It
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