Posts tagged: Merlot

A Merlot for Cabernet lovers! Limited

This might be the best Michael Black Merlot Coho has produced yet to date. The 2016 vintage is a   blend of 77% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdo.  On the nose this wine shows its great character immediately.  One is greeted by lush black and red currants, hints of coffee and a touch […]

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IT IS TIME TO SUPPORT PALOMA – THEY SUSTAINED A LOT OF FIRE DAMAGE TO THEIR PROPERTY

Barbara and Jim Richards always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, they were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home and decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley where they could build a […]

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Paloma “The Petrus from Napa” is now in stock!

Barbara and Jim Richards always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, they were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home and decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley where they could build a […]

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New Coho Merlot at a very nice DISCOUNT

This might be the best Michael Black Merlot Coho has produced yet to date.  A blend of 90% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot    On the nose this wine shows its great character immediately.  One is greeted by lush black and red currants, hints of coffee and a touch of anise.  The palate of this multi-layered wine is […]

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95 Point EPIC Napa Merlot, by First Growth Producer

  If the Hyde Vineyard would be located in Bordeaux, it would for sure be classified as First Growth – no doubt!  But even in California this vineyard is very much sought out by wineries, and everyone that gets to buy some of this terrific fruit winds up making amazing wines! Larry Hyde 2016 Merlot […]

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A 95 Point Merlot FOR Cabernet Lovers

I know what you are thinking, another wimpy wine, soft and silky – WRONG!!  The 2016 Switchback Ridge (made by Robert Foley), is a big, bold red blend of Merlot and Cabernet. Switchback Ridge wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The rich, rocky soils of this beautiful vineyard property consistently […]

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Isn’t it time to embrace Merlot again?

Isn’t it time to embrace Merlot again? By Bob Highfill RecordNet.com Actor Paul Giamatti appeared as a guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and admitted something surprising.  “I don’t know (bleep!) about wine,” Giamatti said. “I don’t know jack (bleep!) about wine.”  He could have fooled me and, apparently, many others. Giamatti’s performance […]

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A BIG NAPA MERLOT FOR CABERNET LOVERS

Hourglass was created by Ned Smith in 1976, who loved making Zinfandel from this property.  In 1992 his son Jeff Smith took over the land and business and enlisted Robert Foley as his winemaker.  They started Hourglass 2.0. by making Cabernet, Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc from this amazing property.  Jeff since purchased what is […]

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Merlot of the Month!

I know what you are thinking, another wimpy merlot, soft and silky – WRONG!!  The 2015 Switchback Ridge (produced by Robert Foley), is a big, bold red blend of Merlot and Cabernet. Switchback Ridge wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The rich, rocky soils of this beautiful vineyard property consistently […]

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Napa Beats Bordeaux!

This wine is a testament to the power of site. These vines, planted more than 30 years ago by Lee Hudson on his now-storied property in Carneros, are firmly established, mature, and able to withstand even the most challenging conditions as the drought of 2015. The clay-rich soils allowed the vines to extract what water […]

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