Monthly Archives: November 2018

Quintessa Red Wine Blend from Rutherford 2014

This Quintessa red wine blend is so smooth and elegant on the front side with a crescendo of flavor on the back.  What is not to love about that?  Plenty of notes of cherry and licorice highlight this blend from … Continue reading

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Red Schooner Voyage 4

Red Schooner Voyage 4 is a very smooth malbec by Caymus. It has that Caymus richness. It is a creamy wine on the tongue and jammy quality without being overly dry. It has a rich distinct character without being overly … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recommendations 2018

With turkey day later this week, here are some good recommendations that won’t break the bank! 2014 Haven’s Winery Merlot $19.99 Deep purple color with black cherry notes and hints of chocolate and coffee. Full body but not overpowering! This … Continue reading

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Silverado Cabernet 2012

I decided to pair a Silverado 2012 cabernet with the midterm election coverage. Enjoyed this wine from the heart of Stags Leap district. This complex fruity cab has lush plum, black currant and touch of chocolate flavors with soft velvety … Continue reading

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St. Supéry Elu 2014

A fantastic wine from one of my favorite NAPA wineries, St. Supéry.  If you have been reading our blogs, then you may remember on one of our field trips to NAPA we talked about St. Supéry.  As a member of … Continue reading

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Hall Cabernet 2014

Enjoyed this Napa Valley Hall 2014 Cab over the weekend while trying a new Australian grass-fed filet mignon from Costco. The wine was definitely better than the steaks! I expected a good cab from Hall and this cab definitely delivered! … Continue reading

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Sequoia Grove Cabernet 2014

This is a bold cab with fruit forward and strong tannins at the end.  For those who enjoy a bold cab it is very drinkable now. However, I would say it needs another 3 years in storage to harness the … Continue reading

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