Tag Archives: Red Wine

Layer Cake Primitivo ’14

Ruby in color with a wide reddish/brick rim. Fruity nose of blueberries, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, herbs, spices, earth, barnyard, vegetables, smoke and black pepper. Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs. Dry and fruity on the palate with black currants, black plums, oak, licorice, cloves, earth, vegetables, vinaigrette, vanilla, […]

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Bin 50 Shiraz

Dark ruby in color with a purplish rim. On the nose black currants, black plums, oak, earth, spices, tobacco, leaf, vanilla, medicine and black pepper. Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs. Dry on the palate with plums, blueberries, currants, vanilla, wood, spices, tobacco, bitter herbs, vegetables and black pepper. Short finish […]

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Conundrum Wines Red Blend 2014, California

My Rating 90 Points. Price $25. Deep inky in color with a purplish rim. Sweet fruity nose with black currants, blackberries, sweet cherries, dried figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, leather, chocolates, tobacco, licorice, alcohol, peppercorn, spices and mocha. Full bodied, bold, jammy and syrupy, with medium plus acidity and long long legs. Extremely fruity on […]

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Conundrum Wines Red Blend 2014, California

My Rating 90 Points. Price $25. Deep inky in color with a purplish rim. Sweet fruity nose with black currants, blackberries, sweet cherries, dried figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, leather, chocolates, tobacco, licorice, alcohol, peppercorn, spices and mocha. Full bodied, bold, jammy and syrupy, with medium plus acidity and long long legs. Extremely fruity on […]

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Emmolo Winery Napa Valley Merlot 2013, California

My Rating 92 Points. Price $55. Inky in color with same color rim. Strong nose of blackberries, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, earth, leather, green pepper, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, spices and black pepper. Full bodied and bold, with medium acidity and long legs. Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, figs, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Pinot Noir

Let’s face it, wine can be confusing. It doesn’t have to be this way. Delicious booze should be understood and appreciated by all. Patrick Cappiello, the award-winning wine director at Rebelle in New York City, completely agrees. So he is going to break down the basics of the most common wine varietals you’ll find in a store or at a restaurant. He starts with Pinot Noir, explaining the qualities of the grape, regions where it grows best, proper glassware, what a good one will look, smell and tastes like, food pairings and other varietals to try if you find you like Pinot Noir.