Posts Tagged ‘Petite Sirah’

Bogle Essential California Red 2009 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Boysenberry, plum, and light spice notes on the nose Full bodied on the palate Chewy finish of red berries and herbs with oak accents Summary: Here’s a new offering from Bogle Vineyards.  It’s a good value red wine made from a blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petite Sirah.  I’d call it […]

Shafer Relentless Napa Valley 2007 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Big, expressive nose of blackberry, black currant, and bacon fat Full bodied and richly textured on the palate Long, fine grained finish of black raspberry, spice, dried herbs, and chocolate layers Summary: Here’s a big, expressive wine and it’s delicious.  There’s dense layers of fruit and a really amazing, fine grained texture.  Relentless […]

Red Wine Review: Murrieta’s Well The Spur

Murrieta’s Well The Spur 2008 | Livermore Valley, California Lately I’ve been spending too much time at my very awesome job, commuting, blogging elsewhere, giving baseball lessons, and doing other things in life that take me away from writing here. I took a look at my list of “drafts” and there are now two dozen […]

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