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Stanza 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Price: $13 Purchased at BevMo Bottle Notes: “Stanza Cabernet Sauvignon is well-balanced with aromas of black cherries, raspberries and toffee with exploding flavors of blackberries, plums, currant and a hint of spice to accent the finish. Enjoy with Prime Rib, Tri-Tip roast, lamb, hearty soups and dark chocolate desserts.” Our Tasting […]

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Prix Fixe 2011 Bordeaux Blend ALC: 12.6%  Price: $22 Media Sample Bottle Notes: “Fresh raspberry, black cherry, and cinnamon spice aromas with soft, warm flavors of black cherry on the palate, balanced by good acidity. Those flavors, along with some earth tones, linger for a while; and the wine will age for another three to […]

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Casas Del Toqui 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva Price: $10 Media Sample   Bottle Notes: “The special ‘terroir’ of the Cachapoal Valley, and twelve months oak imparts a silky richness to this Chilean Cabernet, it has a ripe nose of red fruit and blackberries. On the palate, it is full-bodied with dense yet soft tannins and […]

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3CV/ Cimarone Estate Wines 2010 Bank ALC: 14.5%  Price: $24 Media Sample   Bottle Notes: “3CV BANK is our best known wine – you’ll find it in many fine restaurants by the glass. We specialize in Bordeaux varietals, and BANK contains pretty well all those that our vineyard produces: Cabernet Franc (26%), Cabernet Sauvignon (52%), Petit Verdot (3%), Malbec […]

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Six Prong  2009 Cabernet Sauvignon ALC: 13.5%  Price: $20 Media Sample   Our Tasting Notes:  This luscious Cabernet is brooding with flavors of black cherry, plums, and a touch of dark chocolate.  Big on fruit but had some firm tannins to back it all up. A solid wine with an intriguing amount of earth and […]

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Sawtooth Estate Winery 2009 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon ALC: 13.9%  Price: Available for as low as $20 Media Sample   Bottle Notes:  ”Our 2009 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon opens with sweet cedar, cola and loganberry aromas. A rich and developed palate marries red currant and black cherry supported by firm tannins and lingering oak notes on the […]

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Canoe Ridge Vineyard 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon ALC: 13.7% Price: $15 Media Sample Bottle Notes: “Inspired by explorers Lewis & Clark, who, during their 1805 exploration, thought the ridge above the Columbia River resembled an overturned canoe. We’d argue the best exploration of all is discovering the Horse Heaven Hills’ delicious quality in every bottle of Canoe Ridge wine. Uncork […]

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3CV/ Cimarone Estate Wines 2010 Cilla’s Blend ALC: 14.5%  Price: $17.99 Media Sample   Bottle Notes: “Cilla’s Blend is our chic designer wine and is made from exceptional estate grown, hillside hand-sorted fruit.  Fermentation is performed in open-top barriques using classic manual punch-down.  The wine is then brought up for 20 months in a combination […]

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Sawtooth Estate Winery 2010 Skyline Red ALC: 13.5% Price: $13 Media Sample Bottle Notes:  ”Our Skyline Red Blend showcases rich plum and cherry fruit layered with earthy and spice notes. A beautiful long fruit finish is supported by a well balanced tannin structure.” Our Tasting Notes:  This wine is a massive blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon., […]

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Frenchman’s Gulch Winery 2008 Ketchum Cuvée ALC: 14.5% Price: $18 Media Sample   Our Tasting Notes: I will start off by saying that the beautiful and elegant wax seal was a great first impression. It’s not often that you come across a bottle under $20 that has a nice wax closure. A nice surprise! This blend […]

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