Category Archives: DRINK

Montes Limited Selection Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere 2012 – Wine of the Year

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This Cabernet Sauvignon/Carménère has a beautiful and intense ruby red color, combined with very elegant aromas, notes of chocolate, cigar box, coffee, vanilla and butterscotch while on the mouth it shows wild blueberries and blackberries flavors. A medium to full Continue reading

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January 2012 Half Case Club, Red

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOU!!! 2010 Apaltagua Reserva Pinot Noir Apaltagua’s Pinot Noir has a brilliant ruby color and emphasizes aromas of cherries, raspberries, and soft notes of oak. It boasts smooth and elegant tannins and a Continue reading

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Cork vs. Screw

Wine Screw cap

In the deep recesses of cramped winemaker offices, a fierce fight has erupted between cork and screwcap. And you’d think the elder brother would be winning, but he’s not. A few years ago, winemakers became fed up with “tainted” corks. Continue reading

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Punto final Reserva malbec 2008 “October Wine Of The Month”

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The Wine:  winemaker’s notes: Deep red in color with intense violet shades. On the nose, a combination of red fruits and toasty notes given by the French oak are evident. In the mouth the wine is complex and structured with Continue reading

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Why do wine bottles often have a punt?

Wine bottles punt

* Balance – It is proposed that older, hand blown bottles may have been prone to tipping over, the punt acted as a stabiliser. * Strength – I have seen it said that the punt gave the bottle an extra Continue reading

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