Each Monday we post a new review of a typically low-production wine in our Wine of the Week section and feature everything from prestigious Champagnes to value Chardonnays. Our special selections, which are often chosen from boutique wineries, are picked to match the season. Be sure to check back each week to learn about our latest featured wine.
May 20, 2013
Sequoia Grove 2011 Napa Valley Chardonnay
This food-friendly wine features fresh lemongrass, golden apple and baked bread aromas. Crisp and clean in the mouth, it reveals almond notes with hints of nutmeg on the finish.
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May 13, 2013
Dingac Vinarija 2008 Postup
Like its cousin Zinfandel, the Plavac Mali varietal makes bold red wines characterized by black fruit flavors and high alcohol. The 2008 Postup is a bright, intense wine showing firm tannins and complex mineral notes.
May 6, 2013
Ñandú 2010 Malbec
Featuring intense flavors of blueberry and blackberry with a touch of sweetness reminiscent of an Amarone, the Ñandú 2010 Malbec would pair well with hearty foods like steak, empanadas and sausage ravioli.
April 29, 2013
Moraga Vineyards 2005 Red
This finely crafted Meritage shows excellent balance of fruit, acidity and tannins. Its complex flavors are primarily of blackberry and boysenberry with some herbal and mineral notes.