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2009 Top 10 Summer Wines

Nothing beats a chilled glass of wine on a sticky summer day. Try some of our favorite selections from 2009 when the temperature heats up!

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Top 10 Summer Wines
Winery Bottle to Buy/Price
  Sparkling
Champagne Ruinart Blanc de Blancs; $65
Frank Family Vineyards 1997 Signature Champagne Brut; $65

Blackstone Winery 2008 Winemaker Select Riesling; $12
Castello di Amorosa 2007 Pinot Bianco; $24
Rodney Strong 2007 Sonoma County Chardonnay; $15

J Vineyards 2008 J Vin Gris; $20
Simi 2007 Roseto; $15

 

Red

Sea Smoke 2006 Southing Pinot Noir; $50
Whitehall Lane Winery & Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon; $40
 
La Face Cachée de la Pomme 2005 Neige; $35 (500 ml)


Rodney Strong 2007 Sonoma County Chardonnay


Whitehall Lane Winery & Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon


La Face Cachée de la Pomme 2005 Neige

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