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Sunshine from Sonoma

February 20, 2009


There is a lot of oak in this glass, but I think it's not over used. This clocks in at 15% alcohol, and it's there this isn't a wine for the faint of heart. This ain't no fragile pinot this is a big strappin' wine.

Zin Blend from Mendocino

April 8, 2008


  Parducci Coro Mendocino – about 40 bones. This one started off with the wrong intentions.  I was at the inlaws, looking for a wine to impress the family with.  I was looking for the perfect blend of  interesting fruit and spice for me, and a higher level of elegance and finesse than they are […]

A CaliCab to love and squeeze and hug George

April 6, 2008


CONIGLIO ATLAS PEAK CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2003VINTAGES 38554 | 750 mL bottle Price: $ 63.45 Over 60 dollars is a lot to pay for a wine.  I have to say, this is a lot of wine.  If you have the money to spend, or you’re looking for something special, this is a good choice, and available […]

San Fran Chardonnay

April 5, 2008


MOUNT EDEN ESTATE CHARDONNAY 2003 VINTAGES 603829 | 750 mL bottle Price: $ 44.65 This is Chardonnay has climbed in price since the 01 vintage that was available at the LCBO.  It continues to climb in popularity ’cause it’s so darn good!  Tasting notes below from the 01. colour: golden straw yellow. on the nose: […]