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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2011 Branco Reserva

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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2011 Branco Reserva, Douro, Portugal

quinta-da-pedra-alta-branco-reserva-2011This is a fresh, soft and balanced white blend comprised of three Portuguese wine grape varietals – Malvasia Fina, Rabigato, and Gouveio. Malvasia Fina is traditionally light and fresh with complex …

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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2010 Tinto

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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2010 Tinto, Douro, Portugal

quinta-da-pedra-alta-tinto-douro-portugal-10403643Quinta da Pedra Alta’s 2010 Tinto is a red blend of 50% Touriga Nacional, 20% Touriga Franca, 15% Tinta Roriz, and 15% Tinta Barroca. Each of these Portuguese grape varietals are native …

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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2010 Touriga Nacional

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Quinta da Pedra Alta 2010 Touriga Nacional, Douro, Portugal

QPA Touriga NacionalThis wine is 100% Touriga Nacional, which is known to produce some of the finest red wines in Portugal. This highly desirable red grape is exclusively planted in northern Portugal’s Dão …

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Chaman 2011 Proprietary Red Blend San Carlos, Mendoza, Argetina

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2011 Proprietary Red Blend

San Carlos, Mendoza, Argetina

This wine is the first vintage from this up and coming producer and is comprised of 55% Petit Verdot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Malbec, all hand-harvested from …

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Mendel 2011 “Unus” Red Blend Mendoza, Argentina

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2011 “Unus” Red Blend

Mendoza, Argentina

The Mendel 2011 “Unus” is a red blend comprised of 65% Malbec, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Petit Verdot. Deep purple in color, the 2011 “Unus” is bursting with aromas of dark cherries, …

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Mendel 2013 Semillon Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

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2013 Semillon

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

The Mendel 2013 Semillon comes from the  Uco Valley of the Mendoza wine region in Argentina. Although originally from France’s Bordeaux region, Semillon is one of the most traditional wines of Argentina, with …

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Collelceto 2008 Brunello di Montalcino Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany

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brunBrunello is the local name for a distinct clone of Sangiovese grown in and around Montalcino, just south of Florence, in Tuscany. This particular area produces wines that tend to be more full-bodied than other Sangioveses. The Collelceto 2008 Brunello …

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Nicodemi 2010 ‘Notàri’ Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG, Abruzzo

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notariThe Abruzzo region along the Adriatic coast is known for Montepulciano, a grape often described as rustic with dark fruit notes. The 2010 ‘Notàri’ is from sustainably farmed vineyards outside Teramo and represents the best selection of Nicodemi’s vineyards. The …

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Di Giovanna 2012 Grillo Terre Siciliane IGP, Sicily

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grilGrillo is a white grape native to Sicily, comparable to Sauvignon Blanc but with more tropical fruit and fewer green notes.  The 2012 Di Giovanna Grillo comes from two estate vineyards in central Sicily, both sustainably farmed. The nose of …

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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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