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Rustic Yet Refined

Wine Review: 2009 Quinta do Noval Cedro do Noval, Portugal Rustic yet refined, exciting in the way you experience the emotion of the wine. It expresses flavors that are foreign yet familiar, like the voice of a really close old friend you’ve not seen in a while. The kind you might walk a tightrope with […]

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Herdade do Esporao Reserva

Wine Review: 2011 Herdade do Esporao Reserva, Alentejo, Portugal This unique blend showcases the broad styles of non- fortified red wines from Portugal that compete for national allegiance with the pedigreed wines from the Douro.  (more…)

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Prats & Symington Quinta de Roriz Prazo de Roriz

Wine Review: 2011 Prats & Symington Quinta de Roriz Prazo de Roriz, Douro, Portugal A bootylicious kind of sip!  It’s a big f*cking deal, rock yur world kind of wine that’s wicked pissar. I mean that with the utmost respect Rupert and Charles Symington and u’s know I would never diss ya’ll! Enobytes has mad […]

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2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay

Wine Review: 2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay . The 2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay is delicious and clean with a good dose of citrus and mineral. The medium-long finish is enticing and smooth. Winemaker Michael Davies recommends pairing his Chardonnay with sushi. 185 case production. Drink now through 2016.  (more…)

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2010 Aphros Silenus Vinhao Portugal

Wine Review: 2010 Aphros Silenus Vinhao Portugal What a pleasant surprise it was to taste this wine. Aphros Silenus Vinhao Portugal is the sleeper hit of 2014 wine discoveries for me. A better example of red wine currently produced from this region would be hard to find. No, really; actually seeing a red from the […]

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Wine Review: 2012 Vinho Verde Adega Ponte de Lima Adamado

Repeatedly I have tried to enjoy these Vinho Verde wines from Portugal enough to get behind and promote them. The green taught flavors combined with the lithe body and low alcohol expressed in most Vinho Verde just never did it for me. The Vinho Verde Adega Ponte de Lima Adamado has enough alcohol creating a […]

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