Posts tagged: Bordeaux Blend

97 POINT RATED UNDER $60 STUNNING BORDEAUX BLEND “BEAUTY”

  Never mind the six million album covers around the world that feature Andy Katz’s photographs, or his dozen books of gorgeous photos that grace countless coffee tables around the country, or the many awards on his mantel earned from five decades of work around the world. It was all an excuse. An excuse to […]

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SADLY LAST CALL — A Must Have 94 POINTS & UNDER $45.00 Cabernet Blend

The owner /winemaker of Desparada, Vailia From, is the wife of Russell From the owner/winemaker of Herman Story. Desparada is the culmination of 19 years of traveling and working for and in wine. Vailia has seen every side of the industry, from winemaking to harvesting, to importing, cold calling for sales, to managing brokerages, to […]

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LAST CALL FOR THIS OUTSTANDING 2019 HUDSON ESTATE CHARDONNAY

Winemaker Clayton Kirchhoff did it again! Another stunning, very Burgundian-like Hudson Chardonnay was produced! If this vineyard were to be in Burgundy, it would definitely have Premier-Cru status! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best, if not the best wine grower in the valley. Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Aubert, Kistler, etc.) have been sourcing […]

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Flashy & Complex UNDER $50 Cabernet Gem

  The winery is a partnership between Marty Tautcher an executive at Microsoft and Chris Peterson (winemaker), who honed his skills at DeLille Cellars and several wineries in France and Italy. When their paths crossed at DeLille, an immediate bond was created and the idea for Avennia was born. “Avennia is inspired by the Roman […]

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Phoenix Rising over Napa – 96 Points, Under $65!

Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Bordeaux-like Hudson Phoenix Red were produced! If this vineyard would be in Bordeaux, it would have the First-Growth designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley. Many great wineries (Aubert, Kongsgaard, Kistler, […]

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96+ POINT RATED UNDER $60 STUNNING BORDEAUX BLEND “BEAUTY”

Never mind the six million album covers around the world that feature Andy Katz’s photographs, or his dozen books of gorgeous photos that grace countless coffee tables around the country, or the many awards on his mantel earned from five decades of work around the world.  It was all an excuse.  An excuse to drink […]

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Andy Erickson’s Vivacious, Impeccable UNDER $70 Cabernet Blend

Arietta is the name for wines born of a passion for music. The name Arietta, meaning short aria or art song, expresses our belief that all great wines must sing. Both wine & song should “take flight,” in the course of which the qualities of balance, vibrancy, depth, overtones, and complexity resonate and give us […]

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A Massive, Intense, Seductive Napa Cab at its best!

Trespass is a small 5 acre all estate property in northwestern St. Helena at the base of Spring Mountain. The wines are hand-crafted by Kirk Venge who has been making wine since he was a little child under the tutelage of his dad Nils Vegne (the first 100 point winemaker in the US with his […]

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