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17 Oct 2018

A truly unique white wine that continues to impress almost a decade later

A truly unique white wine that continues to impress almost a decade later

Nine years old and fresh, medium bodied, 88% Sauvignon Blanc grown in Sandstone soils a short distance from the cool Atlantic Ocean, has real pedigree

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Posted by Oliver

15 Oct 2018

Terrific Value on this highly reviewed fresh and vibrant Malbec

Terrific Value on this highly reviewed fresh and vibrant Malbec

The wines from Tapiz Alta Collection in Uco Valley have shown a marked up-tick in quality the past few years.

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Posted by Gregg

11 Oct 2018

Always one of our favorite Kiwi Chardonnays

Always one of our favorite Kiwi Chardonnays

When it comes to New Zealand’s white wines, it is unfortunate that many think of New Zealand as a one-trick pony, with Sauvignon Blanc being the only show in town.

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Posted by Gregg

09 Oct 2018

First Growth quality without the price tag

First Growth quality without the price tag

For those who are not aware of Kanonkop Estate’s flagship red blend, the Paul Sauer, it ranks as one of South Africa's premier red wines, many considering it the Cape's finest, even being labeled as South Africa's version of a Bordeaux 1st Growth.

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Posted by Gregg

03 Oct 2018

De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2017 - This is why people love Chardonnay

De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2017 - This is why people love Chardonnay

We have been loving the Chardonnay lineup from De Wetshof since the early 1990’s so we have a good amount of tasting history with this producer and we can say that the 2017 Lesca Chardonnay is a standout

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Posted by Gregg

01 Oct 2018

A terrific representation of Carmenere at a very reasonable price

A terrific representation of Carmenere at a very reasonable price

Very little was known about Carmenere in Chile before genetic testing revealed that what was thought to be Merlot was actually the long forgotten grape Carmenere.

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Posted by Gregg

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