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Wine of the Week

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Come back every Monday to discover great new bottles with our Wine of the Week

Wine Review of the Week

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.

September 24, 2014

Dolin Malibu Estate Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay displays aromas of pear, sweet cream and apple
WINE OF THE WEEK
Dolin Malibu Estate Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay

This lively and well-balanced Chardonnay hails from California's newest American Viticultural Area, the Malibu Coast AVA, and displays aromas of pear and sweet cream, with notes of apple.

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September 17, 2014

Portalupi Winery 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel boasts aromas of ripe raspberry and spice
WINE OF THE WEEK
Portalupi Winery 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel

A high alcohol content and well-structured tannins make this wine a supberb candidate for bottle aging for five to 10 years, while still being excellent for immediate consumption if decanted.

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September 10, 2014

Artesa Vineyards & Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir boasts aromas of raspberry and cherry alongside notes of rose petal
WINE OF THE WEEK
Artesa Vineyards & Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir

Owned by the Raventós family of Catalonia, Artesa is part of the Codorníu winemaking dynasty, whose long history can be traced back to the mid-16th century.

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More Wine of the Week Reviews:

September 3, 2014
O. Fournier 2008 Alfa Crux Malbec

August 26, 2014
Truett Hurst 2013 Salmon Run Zinfandel Rosé

August 18, 2014

House of Dow's 2011 Vale do Bomfim Douro DOC Red Blend

August 11, 2014

Trefethen Family Vineyards 2013 Dry Riesling

August 4, 2014
Starfield Vineyards 2012 Cuvée À Gauche Bordeaux

July 28, 2014
Andrew Murray Vineyards 2012 Espérance

July 21, 2014
Monte Xanic 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

July 14, 2014
Ruhlmann Crémant d'Alsace Brut

July 7, 2014
Virginia Marie Lambrix 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir

July 1, 2014
Quinta Dos Murças Reserva 2009

June 23, 2014
Shannon Ridge 2011 "Terre Vermielle" Vineyard Barbera

June 16, 2014
Virage Vineyards 2013 Dry Rosé of Cabernet Franc

June 9, 2014
Terra d'Oro 2013 Chenin Blanc & Viognier

June 2, 2014
Viña Ventisquero 2011 Grey Carmenère

May 26, 2014
Claiborne & Churchill 2013 Dry Gewürztraminer

May 19, 2014
Efeste 2010 Final Final

May 12, 2014
Cinnabar 2012 Mercury Rising

May 5, 2014
Signorello Estate 2011 Hope's Cuvée Chardonnay

April 28, 2014
Zyme 2006 Amarone della Valpolicella

April 21, 2014
Seghesio Family Vineyards 2011 Barbera

April 14, 2014
Elizabeth Chambers 2011 Winemaker's Cuvée Pinot Noir

April 7, 2014
Prunotto 2008 Barolo DOCG

March 31, 2014
Chamisal Vineyards 2013 Stainless Pinot Noir

March 24, 2014
Canoe Ridge 2010 Reserve Cherry Street Red Blend

March 10, 2014
Soléna 2011 Pinot Noir Domaine Danielle Laurent

March 3, 2014
Barnett Vineyards 2003 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

February 24, 2014
Bradford Mountain 2011 Dry Creek Zinfandel

February 17, 2014
2007 Vall Llach

February 10, 2014
Hand of God 2010 Old Vine Malbec

February 3, 2014
Badia a Coltibuono 2009 Sangioveto di Toscana

January 27, 2014
Chateau Margene 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

January 20, 2014
Chacewater 2011 Sierra Foothills Merlot

January 13, 2014
La Rochelle 2012 Saralee's Vineyard Pinot Meunier

January 6, 2014
Prats & Symington 2011 Post Scriptum de Chryseia

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