Monthly Archives: September 2011

Raphael Vineyards 2010 “First Label’ Sauvignon Blanc

A few weeks back I talked about Raphael Vineyards 2010 estate Sauvignon Blanc.  This time I want to talk about their other Sauvignon blanc.  The one made from older vines that were planted when Raphael began in 1998 from the … Continue reading

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Martha Clara Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

I know what you are thinking — It’s September, why am I talking Sauvignon Blanc? Well, I got a little backlogged and since we are in a bit of an Indian Summer, I still felt this was perfect for this … Continue reading

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Waters Crest Winery 2009 Late Harvest Night Watch

Last week I talked about how sparkling wine does not get its due respect here.  The same can be said for dessert wines here on my blog.  It’s not that I don’t like them, I just don’t seem to drink … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2010 Rosé of Merlot

When one looks at a Rosé  bottle one might think that a Rosé  is a wine for your grandma, that person who is looking for an off dry wine or one who thinks adding ice to wine is ok. This Rosé … Continue reading

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Bedell Cellars 2006 Blanc de Blancs

There is just not enough sparkling wine on my blog. I really like sparkling wine, but I, like most, only drink sparkling wine on special occasions. We all should change that. It is a wine, it just has some bubbles. … Continue reading

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