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Dutton Goldfield Pinot Noir 2013 Dutton Ranch

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I was really looking forward to tasting this wine..I’ve heard of it forever..and I found it by the glass at a wine bar…( $8. cheap! ) The wine had a  very dusty and peculiar nose…… Mild kerosene???  with wait a … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s 2013 Zinfandel


John Wine Snob says:  What do you do when someone brings a bottle of Trader Joe’s 2013 Zinfandel from Paso Robles (bottled and vinted by Familia Nueva) to your house. You drink it!!!! When one is a snob even a … Continue reading

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Planeta Etna Nerello Mascalese 2014

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Very unusual red blend wine from the slopes of Mt. Etna in Sicily made with Nerello Mascalese grapes..I’ve heard and read that people think it’s similar to Pinot Noir..I say: are ya nuts?  that’s like saying: I ate rattlesnake ..How … Continue reading

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Pierre Rougon Ventoux 2013 Grenache/Syrah

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John Wine Snob says:Mrs wine Snob and I had dinner at the French Grocery in Phoenix. They have an endless and exclusively French wine list, so choosing is not an easy task. We decided to go cheap (go figure) and … Continue reading

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Fadeaway Pinot Noir 2014

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John Wine Snob says:What wine does one have with an odd and eclectic meal like roasted potatoes, borscht, strong French cheeses with bread, and fresh figs? The meal was then topped off with chocolate ice cream. I don’t know!!! I … Continue reading

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Unsung Hero 2014 Shiraz


John Wine Snob says:150 Rand ($10) will get you a bottle of Unsung Hero 2014 Shiraz from South Africa. It is a full-bodied wine that feels a bit dusty. There are some red currant flavors and a pleasant bitterness that … Continue reading

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Chateau de Parenchere Bordeaux 2011

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John Wine Snob says:Le Chateau de Parenchere Bordeaux 2011 est un vin très excellent. I am such a francophile that I can never resist any French wine. I don’t know if they even know how to make a bad one. … Continue reading

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Jolete’ Pinot Noir 2014

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I was given this bottle as a gift by neighbors/ friends of mine that had borrowed my truck…..What a wonderful Oregon Pinot..just the way I like  ’em: a bit of earth, right amount of oak, a variety of berry flavors on … Continue reading

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Owl’s Lair 2011 Red Blend


John Wine Snob says: I found the Owl’s Lair 2011 blend from Mendocino in Total Wine for about $10. I opened it and got a slight bitter aroma so I poured a glass and let it breathe for about 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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Georges Duboeuf Gamay

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John Wine Snob says:I got the Georges Duboeuf Gamay at Postino on Central in Phoenix. I am usually not big on Gamays. I always think of them as part of a blend in wines from Provençe, but this one almost … Continue reading