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Land of the Saints Central Coast Pinot Noir 2021-Just In Time For Easter

Land of the Saints Central Coast Pinot Noir 2021-Just In Time For Easter The Land of the Saints line of wines is a collaboration between 3 winemakers.  The Land of the Saints comes from California having 30 to 40 placenames that have Santa or San in the name. This is a classic old-school pinot noir…

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Land of the Saints Central Coast Pinot Noir 2021

The Land of the Saints Central Coast Pinot Noir 2021 is 100% Pinot Noir sourced from three vineyards one in the Edna Valley AVA, the next in Arroyo Grande AVA, and the Santa Maria Valley all located inside San Luis Obispo County. For reference, Paso Robles is also inside San Luis Obispo County. It is…

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TJ’s Reserve Central Coast Rosé- A Negociant Rosé

TJ's Reserve Central Coast Rosé- A Negociant Rosé Trader Joe's says this is a $14 Rosé selling for $7.99, and I believe them. It is well-balanced, dry, and full of interesting flavors. The podcast talks about just what are Trader Joe's wines and how we can all drink bargain wine! Check out www.cheapwinefinder.com for all…

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Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Central Coast Rosé 2020

The Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Central Coast Rosé 2020 is a $7.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive. The Petit Reserve designation indicates that this is a one-time deal with limited quantities. These Trader Joe’s Reserve wines are California versions of French Negociant wines. A Negociant buys leftover or excess wine from wineries and sells them under their…

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Violet House Central Coast Red Blend

The StoryThe Violet House Central Coast Red Blend 2017 is an $8.99 ALDI exclusive wine. And that is about all I know about this wine, there is no mention on the web and ALDI doesn't say a thing. The back label says this is a non-traditional blend and a 2017 vintage is decent age for…

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Violet House Central Coast Red Blend

The Story The Violet House Central Coast Red Blend 2017 is an $8.99 ALDI exclusive wine. And that is about all I know about this wine, there is no mention on the web and ALDI doesn’t say a thing. The back label says this is a non-traditional blend and a 2017 vintage is decent age…

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Sphere Central Coast Chardonnay 2017

The Story The Sphere Central Coast Chardonnay 2017 is a $6.99 Trader Joe's exclusive. The Central Coast AVA runs along California coast just north of Los Angeles to San Francisco. The only information we have on this Chardonnay is what is written on t… Check us out at www.cheapwinefinder.com or email us at podcast@cheapwinefinder.com

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Sphere Central Coast Chardonnay 2017

The Story The Sphere Central Coast Chardonnay 2017 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive. The Central Coast AVA runs along California coast just north of Los Angeles to San Francisco. The only information we have on this Chardonnay is what is written on the back label, which luckily is informative. It says there is a decadent…

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Edna Valley Vineyard Central Coast Chardonnay 2016

The Edna Valley Vineyard Central Coast Chardonnay 2016 is sourced from vineyards in both the Edna Valley AVA (inside San Luis Obispo County, about 1/2 between L.A and S.F.) and the Monterey County AVA, both inside the Central Coast AVA. Edna Valley Vineyards were one of the pioneers of the Edna Valley AVA (founded in 1982)…

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Hahn GSM Central Coast 2016

The Hahn GSM Central Coast 2016 is a blend of 71% Grenache (mainly from vineyards in the Arroyo Secco AVA), 22% Syrah (mainly from vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA), and 7% Mourvedre sourced from vineyards in the San Benito AVA, the Contra Costa AVA, and the Paso Robles AVA, all inside the Central Coast…

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Sterling Vintner’s Central Coast Chardonnay 2014

The Sterling Vintner’s Central Coast Chardonnay 2014 is sourced from multiple vineyards in the Central Coast AVA of California. The Central Coast AVA is large, it includes 6 Counties, 27 sub-AVA’s and over 90,000 acres of planted grape vines. The Sterling Vintner’s Chardonnay underwent malolactic fermentation and was at least partially aged in oak barrels. Malolactic changes…

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Layer Cake Central Coast Chardonnay 2012

The Layer Cake Central Coast Chardonnay 2012 is sourced from vineyards in Monterey (south of San Francisco) and Santa Barbara (just north of Los Angeles) in California. Even though northern California is cooler than southern California, both regions have similar climates due to the influence of the Pacific Ocean, cool breezes and morning fog. Layer Cake…

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Emerald Bay Central Coast Merlot 2009

The 2009 Emerald Bay Central Coast Merlot is a blend of about 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from multiple vineyards in California’s Central Coast AVA. Emerald Bay is an entry level label for Chateau Julien, a family owned winery located in the Monterey AVA, in operation since 1982. The Emerald Bay wines are…

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Clos LaChance Central Coast Meritage 2010

The 2010 Clos LaChance Meritage (Meritage indicates the wine is a blend of some or all of Bordeaux approved grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Carmenere) blend grown in certified sustainably grown Estate vineyards in the northern part of the Central Coast AVA of California. Clos is an old French term for a…

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2011 Line 39 Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2011 Line 39 Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is a project involving Roy Cecchetti and Bob Broman. Bob Broman is the chief winemaker and he has been the winemaker at Stag’s Leap (on the high end) and Redtree (on the inexpensive side), as well as other projects in his career. The grapes are sourced from…

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