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Three Wine Co 2011 Old Vines Field Blend

August 11th, 2014 | No Comments

Three Wine Co. 2011 Old Vines Field Blend A big blend with some big grapes. (38% Carignane, 21% Petite Sirah, 19% Mataro,17% Zinfandel, and 5% Alicante Bouschet) Raspberries and blueberries control the nose. It’s a wild blend. I found the Carignane a bit too fierce to be ignored. It’s the big dog in the lineup. […]

Evangelho 2011 Mourvedre

July 12th, 2013 | No Comments

Evangelho 2011 Mourvedre Soft cheddar in the nose. Mushrooms, yeast and intricate spices through the mid-palate. A hint of musk here and there. Silky on the tongue and not too heavy to drink alone. Retail: $35.00 (K&S Rating: 5) Winemaker Notes: “Frank Evangelho’s vines come from the sandy soil of Oakley, in northeastern Contra Costa […]