Tag Archives: Red Blend

Nota Bene Cellars Red Blend: Ciel Du Cheval Vineyard Red Mountain

I am thoroughly enjoying the 2014 Nota Bene Cellars Red Blend from the Ciel Du Cheval Vineyard in the Red Mountain AVA in Washington State! An enticing blend of 39% Cabernet Franc, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 29% Merlot all grown on the Ciel Du Cheval Vineyard. Aged 22 months in export style French oak barrels truly brings out complexities and

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Cuvaison Prince & Pedro Red Blend Brandlin Vineyard

I have always loved experiencing red blend wines because I feel it expresses what the winemaker thought was the best wine possible with the grapes they had available. To me, these blended wines are the “Winemaker’s Signature” since they adapted the wine to the flavors they enjoy. Today I am sipping the Cuvaison “Prince & Pedro” Red Blend Brandlin Vineyard

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Trefethen Vineyards “Dragons Tooth” Napa Valley Red Blend

Stories of King Arthur, Merlin, dragons, and medieval days are all brought back to life in a wondrous red wine from Trefethen Family Vineyards called “Dragons Tooth”. Or maybe watching an episode of the Game of Thrones series on HBO makes a “dragon” wine label more appealing to you! Because I enjoy stories of dragons and medieval days, the wine

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Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé Cellier d’Eguilles Belles d’Eguilles

Provence, France is the place to look when searching for a flavorful, bright, and refreshing Rosé! The climate is just right for the growth of the grapes and the Mediterranean breeze keeps the cool nighttime air circulating. The wine I am sampling is the Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé Cellier d’Eguilles Belles d’Eguilles and it is impressive. This 2019 Rosé is a

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Chateau Paradis Coteaux D’Aix En Provence Rosé

Lets talk summer…..summer in a wine bottle…..sunshine in a glass…..if you are talking about wine, then you are definitely talking about Rosé! And there are not many places in the world that can compete with the flavors and styles of rosés than the Provence region of France. With its beautiful Mediterranean climate, limestone soils, and wine making techniques, you can

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Corte Grande Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore

Italians are quite the creative bunch, especially when working with wine. Sometimes, this creativity makes things more difficult by adding a few more steps to the wine making process but they are always rewarded for their hard work in the end! Take this 2017 Corte Grande Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore for example. “Ripasso” is the process of taking the grape

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