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Renieri Invetro Red Blend

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Renieri Invetro Red Blend

This Tuscan-style red blend, a combination of Sangiovese (50%), Merlot (25%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (25%), pours ruby red in the glass. On the nose, there are aromas of red plums and raspberry. On the palate there is pronounced acidity with tastes of tart blueberries and cherries. The tannins are firm and balanced. The finish is semi-dry and smooth.

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Petiole Pinot Noir 2018 - Good Value from Trader Joe's

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Petiole Pinot Noir 2018 - Good Value from Trader Joe's

The 2018 Petiole Pinot Noir is garnet red in the glass with aromas of ripe red berries, mild baking spices and herbs. On the palate, the wine feels smooth with cherry and black pepper, and then there's a kick of acidity mid-palate with soft tannins, and a dry, smooth and long finish.

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Locations E Spanish Red Wine Review

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Locations E Spanish Red Wine Review

Locations E4 Spanish Red Wine is an interesting blend of Ganarcha, Tempranillo, Monastrell, and Carignan. In the glass, the color is deep blood red with aromas of spice, pepper, dark fruit, tobacco and earth. On the palate there are tastes of dark plums, dark cherry, oak and vanilla. The finish is dry, lingering and smooth, with soft tannins. 

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Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Wine Review

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Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Wine Review

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo is wine made from the eponymous grape variety, Montepulciano. Not to be confused to with the wine Vino di nobile Montepulciano which is a red wine made from Sangiovese. Specifically, a wine from the glorious Tuscan hilltop town of the same name. This wine is from the region to the south west of Pescara to the east of Tuscany.

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Confidencial Tinto Reserva 2015 A Great Buy from Portugal

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Confidencial Tinto Reserva 2015 A Great Buy from Portugal

Confidencial Reserva Tinto Red is a full-bodied red blend wine from Portugal. It's also a great buy currently at $6.99 at Costco and just a few dollars more at other wine retailers.
It's a well-structured wine that pours deep red in the glass. The grapes creating this blend are Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinta Roriz.  Touriga Nacional is a low yielding grape used in port wine. But over the last few years, this versatile grape has been used to create complex Portuguese wine blends.

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