Vignerons de Buxy Buissonnier, Mercurey 2012

by Ray on February 24, 2015


Recommendation: This is an OUTSTANDING red Burgundy that’s a FANTASTIC value.

Winery/Producer: Vignerons De Buxy; Burgundy, France.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Cote Chalonnaise; Burgundy, France

Vintage: 2012

Price: $16.20 (with a 10% discount) [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: Delicious white Burgundy that paired perfectly with pan seared scollops.

Winery/Producer: Francois Carillon; Puligny-Montrachet, France.

Grape Variety: Chardonnay.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet; Burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2011

Price: $115.00 [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: Not recommended.

Winery/Producer: Gary Duke; Hunters Wines; Blenheim, New Zealand.

Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Marlborough, New Zealand.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $51.75 [click to continue…]

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Abadia Retuerta Sardon De Duero 2010

by Ray on February 19, 2015


Recommendation: Truly an OUTSTANDING Spanish red at an EXCELLENT price.

Winery/Producer: Abadia Retuerta; Valladolid, Spain.

Grape Variety: Blend: Tempranillo, Syrah and Cabenet Sauvignon.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Castilla Y Leon, Spain

Vintage: 2010

Price: 18.90 euros (about $21.90) [click to continue…]

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A2O Albarino Sobre Lias 2013

by Ray on February 19, 2015


Recommendation: A nice fair to middling Spanish white.

Winery/Producer: Bodegas Castro Martin; Pontevedra, Spain.

Grape Variety: Albarino.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Rias Baixas, Spain.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $54.63 [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: The Elena Walch was our favorite from this tasting and is still one of our favorite Pinot Grigio’s.

Winery/Producer: Santa Margherita – Bottled by Santa Margherita; Fossalta Di Portogruaro, Italy. Elena Walch – Produced and bottled by Elena Walch; Tramin, Italy.

Grape Variety: Pinot Grigio.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Santa Margherita – Valdadige, Italy. Elena Walch – Alto Adige

Vintage: Santa Margherita – 2013. Elena Walch – 2012.

Price: Santa Margherita – $22.99. Elena Walch – $$19.80 (with 10% case discount) [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: Delicious, easy drinking and a wonderful treat at the end of a special dinner.

Winery/Producer: Produced and bottled by: Vinhos Barbeito; Camara de Lobos Madeira, Portugal.

Grape Variety: Madeira blend: 60% Verdelho; 40% Malmsey abd Tinta Negra Moles.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Madeira, Portugal.

Vintage: NA

Price: $35.00 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

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Minala gavi 2013

by Ray on February 10, 2015


Recommendation: A nice Gavi that’s very easy drinking.

Winery/Producer: Nicola Bergaglio; Gavi, Italy.

Grape Variety: Cortese

Geographic Region, Appellation: Gavi Italy.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $51.75 [click to continue…]

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Whole Berry Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

by Ray on February 10, 2015

Recommendation: Not recommended.

Winery/Producer: Springfield Estate; South Africa.

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon.

Geographic Region, Appellation: South Africa.

Vintage: 2012

Price: $54.63 [click to continue…]

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Paullinshof Urstuck Riesling Trocken 2013

by Ray on February 10, 2015


Recommendation: Unusual and delicious Riesling

Winery/Producer: Wieingut Paullinshof.

Grape Variety: Riesling.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Germany.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $57.50 [click to continue…]

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