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Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Hill 2014

Traveling Tuesday brings us back to Napa Valley for a visit we made to Rutherford Hill Winery and brought home a 2014 Limited Release Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. We opened this baby up, let it decant for 2 hours and boy … Continue reading

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Calla Lily Vineyards

There lays a vineyard nestled in the hills of Pope Valley on the edge of Howell Mountain AVA, Calla Lily Vineyards, producing some exceptional red wines. The winery was built in 2010 and is a fully equipped and modern winery. … Continue reading

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Joseph Phelps Insignia 2012

                            This is the last post on wines enjoyed from the terrace overlooking the Joseph Phelps vineyards. We saved the best for last!  The Joseph Phelps Vineyard … Continue reading

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Joseph Phelps Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

                            While sitting on the terrace overlooking the vineyards of Joseph Phelps, Mario our wine ambassador, brought one of my favorite wines to taste, 2016 Estate Cabernet … Continue reading

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Joseph Phelps Pastoral Pinot Noir 2015

                            Thinking back to the Pinot Noirs we tasted during our visit to Joseph Phelps,  they were all very excellent! The 2015 Pastorale Vineyard Pinot Noir from … Continue reading

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Merryvale Merlot 2016

                            Opened up one of my last shipments from Merryvale Vineyards, a 2016 Merlot from Coombsville! Aromas of deep black fruits (blackberries and black cherries) with hints … Continue reading

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2014 Roberts and Rogers Cabernet Sauvignon

Have you ever had one of those days where you don’t want to cook or go out for dinner? Well, we came home and decided to have a good Cabernet Sauvignon, some prosciutto, extra sharp cheddar and gorgonzola cheese (paired … Continue reading

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2015 Taken Red Wine Blend

This ribeye is Taken – well the wine we’re drinking is “Taken” red wine blend 2015 from Napa Valley that went really with our steaks!  It’s a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon(44%), Zinfandel (28%), Merlot(15%) and Petite Syrah(13%) that had blackberry … Continue reading

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Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

It’s a chilly Saturday evening after the rain and I decided to open an Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 2014. It started out with a very jammy, berry bouquet of dark cherries, scent of licorice, and very earthy. The tannins were very … Continue reading

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Nickel and Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Nickel and Nickel  Cabernet Sauvignon 2012. Another gorgeous red sunset calls for a red glass of wine! Enjoyed this 2012 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet from Hayne Vineyard. A Classic Napa Valley Cabernet, blackberry up front but with tart acids, a blend … Continue reading

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