Kendall Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Review

Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon Review

With aromas of ripe berries and blackberry, The Kendall Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon offers full flavors of red cherry and black currant with a mild oaky vanilla finish. We like this wine because it is big enough to pair with a fancy steak dinner, yet soft enough to enjoy …

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Shotfire Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz, 2010

Shotfire Barossa Cabernet Blend

This deep blend has a grapey aroma that evolves into black currant and brown sugar as it opens.  Gradually, the dark fruit flavors and strong tannins soften, revealing a velvety finish.  We paired this Shotfire Barossa Blend with gourmet burgers. What a great wine for your next family BBQ!  Be sure …

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The Federalist Dueling Pistols, 2009

The Federalist Dueling Pistols Wine Review

WOW – what a great wine for what I understand is the “introductory” year of this blend.  The “Dueling Pistols,” a blend of 50% Zinfandel and 50% Syrah, is anything BUT dueling.  These two grapes meld beautifully together producing a wine filled with aromas of dark berries, black currant and …

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Franciscan Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007

I was really hopeful when picking out this bottle because the tag at the store stated it was a “Wine Advocate 94 rated” wine.  Purchased for a birthday dinner, I was attempting to get a nice wine we had never tried.  This wine does not drink like any 94 rated …

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Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel, 2008

Seghesio wines receive high scores from places like Wine Spectator and this Old Vine Zin is a perfect example of why their wines consistently receive the highest marks. According to the Seghesio Family website, they specialize in Zinfandels – and this wine is proof of their hard work.  Everything you …

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Pepperwood Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 BIG GREEN BOX

I saw this box of wine at a local store and was intrigued.  I am not particularly a fan of boxed wine.  I prefer to open a bottle of wine the old fashioned way – with a corkscrew.  That being said – the price was about $20 for approximately 4 …

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