Ridge Vineyards

Geyserville Sonoma County Zinfandel Blend 2015

Medium ruby hue. Aromas and flavors of black cherry, blackberry, bramble, dried fruit, and pepper. Medium-plus body, with medium tannins and medium acidity. Elegant and lighter in character than other California Zinfandels (or Zin blends). 70% Zinfandel, 15% Carignan, 12% Petite Sirah, and 3% Alicante Bouschet. — 3 months ago

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley Red Wine 2012

Magnum, paired nicely with BBQ Meat Entree. Along with Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red & Bevan Ontogeny; great Napa Valley versions of Bordeaux Blends. Cheers 🍇🍷👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 — 2 years ago

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Nice mag. The rest of the pulls 👍🥂


20 Year Old Tawny Port Blend

Had this a year+ ago, tried a new batch, noticed label color changed. A big fan of Tawny Ports, especially the 20 year blends are a Fav. Fonseca Port was founded in 1822 and successive generations of the Guimaraens family have upheld the Company’s reputation. Medium amber color with aromas of honey and pronounced nutty notes. On the palate ripe dried fruits with sweet cinnamon spice and oak emerge from the glass. Soft tannins long smooth finish ending with a sweet nutty character. Very nice. — 2 years ago

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Baer Winery

Ursa Merlot Blend 2008

Silky, smooth Right bank style blend of 53 Merlot, 29 Cabernet Franc 13 Cabernet Sauvignon, 4 Malbec and 1 Petite Verdot from the Stillwater creek Vineyard Blueberries, Vanilla, blackberry jam and fine tannins.p95 points Wine SpectatorbrThis has great presence, offering a dense cloud of blackberry, cherry and spice flavors that hover over a sleek frame of fine tannins, with just enough acidity to keep it fresh. The finish sails on beutifully. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petite Verdot. Winemaker Lance Baer founded Baer Winery in 2000 with a single passionato bring something unique to Woodinville. After years of working with some of the most prestigious wineries in the area, Lance wanted to take his winemaking skills in his own, creative, direction. Lance succeeded in handcrafting blends distinctly his own, and in April 2003 the wineryas signature blend, Ursa, was released. Ursa, a feminine expression of red wine, predominantly Merlot and Cabernet — 2 years ago

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Optimus Paso Robles Syrah Blend 2017

Love this winery - little piece of France in Paso, with interesting blends. — 2 years ago

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Ridge Vineyards

Three Valleys Sonoma County Zinfandel Blend

I don’t like a lot of blends but this one is great! Enjoying with a pork dish. — 9 months ago

Jeff Carrel

Les Darons Languedoc Grenache Blend 2017

Wow. We’ve been drinking Grenache blends- the 2017 is simply wonderful. Silly and smooth... no oak as it was fermented in concrete tanks. ‘Les Darons’ an affectionate expression for The Parents! Old vines Rock!!! — 2 years ago

Clos Solene

Hommage Blanc White Rhone Blend 2019

I don’t normally go for White Rhône blends, but in this case I’ll make an exception. — 2 years ago


Vieilles Vignes Vacqueyras Red Rhone Blend 2017

Ruby red color with a watery rim. Hint of large game blood, wet earth, and fresh dark cherries on the scent. Ripe dark fruit up front, sweet almost; followed by stern tannings and a dry finish. A young wine, medium body, almost light alcohol but with lots of character yet easy drinking. Unassuming wine, extremely enjoyable. One of those, great all-around, Southern Rhône blends... — 3 years ago

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I’m not surprised coming from this producer, @Éric Núñez. I expect that this will further improve with age. Your thoughts?

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Agree Ron. Will improve with age but taste good now as well. I’m torn between saving it and immoderate gratification.