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Rock Falls Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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  John Wine Snob says: Once upon a time four old guys were doing a read through of a movie script and naturally got thirsty, so I popped open a bottle of Rock Falls Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 that I got … Continue reading

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Red Blends from Portugal


Thanks to Yuri at Figu bar and restaurant in Lisbon, we were able to try many interesting and tasty Portuguese wines! My favorite from this group was the Papa Figos which was a very smooth red wine blend from the … Continue reading

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Nieport Dao Tinto 2015

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Loved the label on this wine! It’s a bit surreal and lively..like the taste of the wine…A red blend  with a deep ruby color, this Dao has a wonderful melange of flavors of dark fruit with a nice minerality and … Continue reading

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Casa Gran del Siurana GR-174 Priorat 2015

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Mikael from Sweden turned me on to this wine when we were in Barcelona. Wonderfully rich and flavorful with some minerality and dried berries on the tongue. Enjoyed with friends in our airbnb…About 17 euros 

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Simi Sonoma County Chardonnay 2014

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Some wines are like old friends..you may not keep in touch very often, but when you connect again it’s like no time passed..Simi chardonnay is like that for me..haven’t tasted the chardonnay in many years,  not this particular terroir but … Continue reading

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Troublemaker Red Blend

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Something evil and wicked this way comes…A friend brought this over for a party get together..I’m sure they thought that with it’s ” clever ” name that it wouldn’t be too bad…It wasn’t opened..so a few days later I opened … Continue reading

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pro.mis.Q.ous Red Blend

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John Wine Snob says: It was grilling day. I put some butterflied pork chops on the fire with orange halves. Hmmm…thought I. What wine will work with this citrus and smokiness? I chose pro.mis.Q.ous, a California blend that I bought … Continue reading

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Alta Maria 2014 Chardonnay

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The Alta Maria 2014 Chardonnay is a lovely wine…It has an oaky nose with vanilla and dare I say? lemongrass?? Yes I said it..a bit of mild tartness and yet a smooth creamy finish with lot’s of disparate tastes bouncing around … Continue reading

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Sterling Meritage 2014

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What a great find! and perfect for the Holidaze!!! ( If you know what I mean! ) Lovely berry flavors, well rounded and tasted great by itself as well as with a NewYork roast with roasted vegetables. The best part … Continue reading

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Chateau Roc de Pellebouc 2015 Bordeaux

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John Wine Snob says: Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a great bottle of wine, and Mrs. Wine Snob, Father-in-law Wine Snob, and I had one. The Chateau Roc de Pellebouc 2015 Bordeaux at $25 was all it was cracked up … Continue reading