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Hot blueberry pie? You’ll find it with this wine: Edmeades Petite Sirah

Wine Review: 2012 Edmeades Petite Sirah, Mendocino County, California Edmeades delivers exceptional Petite Sirah with this 2012. This is a, “Hello, where have you been all my life?” kind of wine!  (more…)

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Hedges Red Mountain: A Gangster of a Syrah

Wine Review: 2012 Hedges Family Estate ‘Descendants Liegeois Dupont’ Cuvee Marcel Dupont Syrah, Red Mountain, USA With a title like that, this wine from Hedges has a lot to live up to. Wow, from the first aromas to the last drop from the now empty bottle, this wine was straight-up MacDaddylicious. (more…)

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A Driving Force Behind Paso Robles Syrah

Wine Review: 2012 Austin Hope Syrah, Paso Robles, California Like a Paso Robles sunrise peeking up over the flatlands on the eastern horizon beyond Bakersfield, this wine covers a lot of ground. Not surprising. In fact, that’s the kind of wines I’ve come to expect from Hope Family’s viniferous offerings. (more…)

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A Great Napa Valley Syrah by Cornerstone Cellars

Wine Review: 2012 Cornerstone Cellars Black Label Napa Valley Syrah The fruit for this Syrah by Cornerstone Cellars came from the Soda Canyon Vineyard, located east of Silverado Trail and west of Atlas Peak. Now that’s some pretty special real estate situated to make the best of the fantastic Napa Valley sunshine.  (more…)

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Hawks View Cellars Syrah

Wine Review: 2012 Hawks View Cellars Syrah Cellar Series, California The Hawks View Cellars Syrah started out as one thing and became something different in the glass as do most wines. With all wines when oxygen reaches the liquid, it transforms the flavors, and that transformation continues throughout consumption.  (more…)

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2012 Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz

Wine Review: 2012 Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz, South Australia Despite the heavy fruit weight for the Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz (81%), no amount of performing the Mollydooker shake will alter the over the top flavors this Shiraz brings to the table. First, let me make this perfectly clear. Nobody loves big red wines […]

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