This Tempranillo is produced with only 100% Tempranillo, the Spanish red wine grape that is as noble and historic there as the sport of bullfighting, this a young and bright un-oaked version shows the real essence of Tempranillo in its youthful state: fresh cherry and red berry fruit on the nose, with a palate that is classically soft, silky and savory and has hints of sweet fruit, easy acidity and gentle tannins.


So I jumped out here and brought me and my buddy this Wine opening accessory and thought this would be cool to try out.  Even though the Better business bureau had a few complaints about it.  One of my viewers asked were there an easy way of opening up wine bottles and something I could recommend.  I'm ole school but I thought I would try this product because it looked pretty cool.  


This rich red are gunning with rich ravishing and refined flavors.   Rounded out with a smidge of aged oak.  Part of the Naked wine collection of wineries.


June 27, 2020

2013 Pecchenino Barolo

Intense ruby red with orange reflections. Bouquet of ripe fruit nose of currants and raspberries with hints of violet. Flavor is balanced with silky, sweet tannins, excellent structure and a long finish.

$70 Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont Italy


Plaza de la Reina red marries three varietals Tempranillo, Grenache and Monastrell into a totally tasty blend that displays a medium ruby hue and aromas of plum and cranberry with some spice.  The flavors are surprisingly concentrated for a wine of this price with ripe fruit, nice tannins, and a long finish. 


A red Italian grape variety that, as of 2000, was the third most-planted red grape variety in Italy.  This grape has luscious flavors of ripe cherry and dark blackberry that harmonize with notes of sweet spice and vanilla.  This is from the Central Coast of California 


Mendoza, Argentina- Dense and concentrated with a deep red color. This wine offers a rich palate of plums and black cherries. Lively acidity and refined tannins linger for a long finish.  
Bonarda may refer to one of several grape varieties: Douce noir, known as Bonardain Argentina and Charbono in California.   Douce noir is a red Italian wine grape variety that has historically been grown in the Savoie wine region, but today is more widely planted in Argentina.


BRAND:  Cruz Alta
COUNTRY / STATE:  Argentina
REGION:  Mendoza
WINE TYPE:  Red Wine
VARIETAL:  Bonarda
STYLE: Concentrated
TASTE: Cherry, Plum
BODY:  Full-bodied

This week I start my series on wine Clubs/Subscriptions with a a company called "Bright Cellars".  A monthly wine club that caters to your taste with a very unique quiz that takes your data and suggests 4 quality wines.  Then after you have drunk a bottle or two and rate the wine you have drunk.  There is a new set of recommendations.  Here's what I got.


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