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J Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2019

The J Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2019 is a sustainably farmed wine from J Lohr Estate, family-owned vineyards, and winery in operation since the 1970s. This Chardonnay is sourced from their estate Arroyo Seco vineyards. They have been making the Riverstone Chardonnay for over 30 years. The Arroyo Seco AVA is located in the foothills of…

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J Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2019
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Santa Julia Reserve Malbec 2018

The Story The Santa Julia Reserva Malbec 2018 is 100% Malbec sourced from Estate vineyards in the Uco Valley in the southwest corner of the Mendoza Valley in Argentina. Santa Julia is one of the labels produced by Familia Zuccardi Estates which has been in the wine business since the 1950s. Santa Julia was started…

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Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve GSM 2018

The Story The Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve GSM 2018 is a Trader Joe’s $6.99 exclusive. A GSM is Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre blend in this case sourced from vineyards in the Arroyo Seco AVA inside the Monterey AVA which in turn is inside the Central Coast AVA of California. This is a wine made exclusively for Trader…

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Cycles Gladiator Chardonnay 2013

The Cycles Gladiator Chardonnay 2013 is sourced from vineyards in the Arroyo Seco AVA (inside the Monterey AVA) and the Livermore Valley AVA (near the San Francisco Bay), both inside the Central Coast AVA of California. The Cycles Gladiator brand was started in 2005 by Hahn Family Wines, Hahn recently decided to overhaul their wine…

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Wente Riverbank Riesling 2013

The 2013 Wente Riverbank Riesling is sourced from Wente’s estate-grown Riverbank vineyard in the “Arroyo Seco Cone”. This funnel-shaped geological anomaly in the Arroyo Seco appellation was formed by eons of its eponymous creek/river flow cutting a deep ravine, the southern edge of which enjoys deep rocky soils where Riesling thrives. The significance of Wente…

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{Noble Vines} 667 Pinot Noir 2012

The 2012 {Noble Vines} 667 Pinot Noir is sourced from DFV Vineyards own San Bernabe vineyard in Monterey along with grapes from the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA and the Arroyo Seco AVA, both located inside the larger Monterey AVA in California. {Noble Vines} is one of DFV Vineyards many labels, others include Gnarly Head, Brazin,…

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Cameron Hughes Lot 330 Arroyo Seco Chardonnay 2010

The 2010 Cameron Hughes Lot 330 Chardonnay is sourced from the Arroyo Seco AVA inside the Monterey County AVA which in turn is inside the larger Central Coast AVA. The Arroyo Seco AVA has many varying micro climates, but generally the Eastern side of the AVA, closest to the Pacific grows Chardonnay and the Western…

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