Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nathanson Creek Merlot

Another experimental purchase instigated by a ridiculously low clearance price. In this case, $5.99 for a 1.5 liter bottle. That, my friend, is a cheapskate price. And it has a cartoon frog on the label, so before opening it, there … Continue reading

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Fetzer Pinot Grigio

         The Store  has elected, for some reason, to no longer carry Fetzer’s Pinot Grigio. They will still have their Chardonnay, their Cabernet, and other varietals, but not the P.G. So this was in their scratch and dent section at … Continue reading

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Meridian Pinot Noir 2008

  Meridian is a California winery based in the Paso Robles AVA. They produce a broad portfolio of wines from 10ish per bottle to about $30. Everything they make is labeled either “California” or more specifically “Paso Robles” or “Santa … Continue reading

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Forest Glen Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

  This was on sale for $5.99 at The Store, for a 750 ml bottle, so naturally my interest was piqued, even though I knew nothing at all about Forest Glen. I’m a little suspicious of unknown brands that are … Continue reading

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How Much ?

  I couldn’t help but hear a brief conversation in the checkout area of The Store the other day that is so very revealing of the twisted, illogical logic (?) that is so pervasive in the wine world. And, it … Continue reading

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Morasutti Pinot Grigio 2009

  We looked at this label’s Merlot a few weeks ago (see archives), and I reported, then, I could find out very little about Morassutti, other than, as the label indicates, they are from the Fruili-Grave area of Northeast Italy. … Continue reading

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Sunrise Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

  Sunrise is one of the labels of Chilean wine conglomerate Vina Concha Y Toro, which wholly owns or partners in some way with about two dozen Chilean and Argentinian wine brands. Concha Y Toro recently announced a deal to … Continue reading

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