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Rodney Strong Russian River Pinot Noir 2018

The Rodney Strong Russian River Pinot Noir 2018 is an estate-grown 100% Pinot Noir. For a little bit of background, Rodney Strong was a dancer on Broadway who came to Sonoma in 1959 and became a modern pioneer of California wine. He was one of the first to plant Pinot Noir in the Russian River…

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Clayhouse Paso Robles Malbec 2014

The Clayhouse Paso Robles Malbec 2014 is 90% Malbec, 5% Tannat, and 5% Petite Sirah sourced from Clayhouse’s sustainably farmed estate Red Cedar Vineyard in the Paso Robles AVA inside the Central Coast AVA of California. All of Clayhouse’s wines come from the Red Cedar Vineyard and the name Clayhouse refers to a 150 year old…

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Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Monterey Merlot 2012

The Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Monterey Merlot 2012 is a $5.99 TJ’s exclusive and believe it or not, it is estate grown, produced and bottled by someone. The back of the bottle says Blue Canyon Wine Company, Greenfield, Ca., they are a front company and not an actual winery. There are 175 vineyards in Monterey,…

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James Mitchell Estate Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

The 2010 James Mitchell Estate Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon also includes a little Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Merlot and a touch of Malbec sourced from James Mitchell vineyards in the Lodi AVA of California. James Mitchell is one of Avenui Brands many labels world wide, Avenui Brands is a division of Codorniu, the largest producers of…

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2008 Maggio Family Vineyards Old Vine Zinfandel

The 2008 Maggio Family Vineyards Old Vine Zinfandel is sourced from Estate vineyards in the Lodi grape growing AVA of California’s Central Valley. Lodi is located between the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the San Francisco Bay. The Maggio Vineyards have Zinfandel vines that are up to 120 years old, though I don’t…

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2010 Peirano Estate Vineyards Malbec

The 2010 Peirano Estate Vineyard Malbec is 100% Malbec sourced from a single, family owned Estate vineyard located in the Lodi AVA on the northern edge of California’s Central Valley. This is Peirano Estates 3rd Malbec bottling and the Malbec grapevines are 6 years old. It takes grapevines 2 or 3 years to mature to…

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