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Flegenheimer Brothers 2010 Reserve Red Wine McLaren Vale, South Australia

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2010 Reserve Red Wine McLaren Vale, South Australia

The Flegenheimer Brothers 2010 Reserve is from a vineyard with two of the oldest clones of Shiraz in Australia.  The addition of Petite Sirah, a darker, more tannic and pigmented …

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Glaetzer Wines 2012 ‘Bishop’ Shiraz Barossa Valley, South Australia

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2012 ‘Bishop’ Shiraz

Barossa Valley, South Australia

Glaetzer’s 2012 ‘Bishop’ Shiraz is a blend of 35 year-old vines and 130 year-old vines, which results in a balance of complexity, texture and flavors. Younger vines provide fresh and vibrant …

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Chapel Hill Winery 2012 ‘il Vescovo’ White Blend McLaren Vale, South Australia

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Chapel Hill Winery

2012 ‘il Vescovo’ White Blend

McLaren Vale, South Australia

The 2012 ‘il Vescovo’ is a delightful mix of lesser known varietals. Verdelho, from Portugal, is prized for acidity, delicacy, and herbaceousnes; Sauvignon—native to Jura in France, offers …

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Château la Tour du Pin Figeac 2009 Saint

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Château la Tour du Pin
Figeac
2009 Saint

Château la Tour du Pin Figeac sits between two famed Saint Emilion Châteaux, Cheval Blanc and Figeac and was founded in 1879, when a parcel of the larger Figeac estate was purchased. Aromas of red berries on …

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Domaine du Vieux Manoir 2008 Lalande de Pomerol Lalande de Pomerol, Bordeaux,

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Lalande de Pomerol is part of the ‘Right Bank,’ an area north of the Dordogne River where Merlot is the most widely planted varietal. The 2008 vintage is marked by deep color, fragrance, and fresh acidity. This Lalande de Pomerol isapproachable, with a bouquet of …

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Château Haut-Mayne 2011 ‘Mayne du Cros’ Graves Blanc Graves,

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The Graves appellation in Bordeaux is
famed its gravelly soil and the minerality
it imparts to the wines produced there.
The 2011 Mayne do Cros has aromas of
citrus, white flowers, and toasted bread.
There are rich citrus flavors on …

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Estampa 2011Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

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Estampa Sauv_175Corks N’ Crowns Special Selection!

 

The Estampa 2011 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc comes from the Casablanca Valley, Chile’s first cool-climate coastal wine region. This blend of 95% Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Chardonnay, and 1% Viognier is bright yellow in color and …

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Estampa 2009 ‘La Cruz’ Red Blend

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LaCruz_17592 Points – Wine Enthusiast

 

Estampa’s 2009 ‘La Cruz’ refers to La Cruz de los Andes, a symbol from ancient Andean cultures representing the union earth and sky, the human and the divine.  This blend of 58% Carménère, 35% …

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Estampa 2010 Reserve Carménère

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Estampa Blend_17590 Points – Wine & Spirits

 

Chile’s signature red varietal! The 2010 Reserve Carménère is an assemblage, or blend, of 66% Carménère, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 6% Cabernet Franc, all from estate vineyards.  On the nose, the Carménère has …

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José Pariente 2011 Verdejo – Rueda Region

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Jose_Spanish 17090 Points - Stephan Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

 

The José Pariente 2011 Verdejo comes from Spain’s Rueda region, an elevated, dry region that sits on the Castillian tablelands northwest of the Spanish capital of Madrid. Rueda has historically been an …

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