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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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Peltier Home Grown Estate Lodi Chardonnay 2018 Wine Review

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Peltier Home Grown Estate Lodi Chardonnay 2018 Wine Review

This is an unoaked-style Chardonnay with a small amount of Vermentino and Sauvignon Blanc blended in. The color is straw yellow in the glass with aromas of grass, pineapple and minerals. It is smooth on the palate with a slightly acidic finish.

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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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Wine Review - Goats Do Roam Red 2019

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Wine Review - Goats Do Roam Red 2019

This Goats do Roam red is fairly leaping with fun, starting with the name. Any lover of French wine would know that this is a play on the region Côtes du Rhône and a tip of the hat to the varieties that make up this playful red blend. 

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