Red Wines

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Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon

Chimney Rock Wine

Excellent Cabernet Sauvignon I wrote about here and here.


Wallis Family Estate Cabernet and Red Blend


Another excellent Cabernet Sauvignon plus fabulous red blend  called Little Sister. See this post and this post and this post.


Leese Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon

At under $15 per bottle, this Cabernet is a bargain and was delicious with Beef Stew. And here.


Flowers Pinot Noir

2011 Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

A lovely Pinot Noir (about $45) you can find here and here.


Block Nine Pinot Noir

2012 Block Nine Pinot Noir

Another great Pinot Noir for around $12!!


Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Carnivor Cabernet

This Cabernet Sauvignon is a bargain at around $10.


Maddalena Cabernet Sauvignon

2009 Maddalena Cabernet Sauvignon

A Cabernet from Paso Robles at under $15. A great everyday Cabernet.


Rancho Sisquoc Red Blend

2012 Rancho Sisquoc River Red

I write about their River Red here.


Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir

2012 Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir at around $20 per bottle.


Byron Pinot Noir

2012 Byron Pinot Noir

I must really like Pinot Noir. Here is another great one!


Cargasacchi Pinot Noir

2011 Cargasacchi Pinot Noir

And yet another Pinot Noir. This one earned 92 points from  Robert Parker. $35.


Cane & Fable Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Cane and Fable Cabernet

Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. $25.


The Prisoner Red Blend

The Prisoner

Always reliable, this red blend is one of my favorites in the $35 to  $40 price range. Read about it here and here.


Long Meadow Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon

Long Meadow Ranch

I discovered this Napa Cabernet Sauvignon at Morton’s after the  Boston Wine Expo was cancelled on us.


Umberto Cesari Liano Red Blend

2011 Umberto Cesari Liano

This Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon blend was perfect with  surf & turf.


Blair Fox Syrah

2012 Blair For Syrah

A great Santa Barbara area Syrah. We liked our visit to the  tasting room so much that we joined their wine club.

B Side Cabernet Sauvignon

B Side Cabernet Sauvignon

If I wrote about this delicious wine as often as I drank it, you’d be  tired of hearing about it. Excellent Cabernet Sauvignon at $25.

Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon

Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon

Started by the fine folks who make Caymus wines, this $10-$15  Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles is an incredible deal. Also here.


Hendry Zinfandel

2010 Hendry Blocks 7 & 22 Zin

Hendry makes a variety of outstanding Zinfandels.


Castellum Vetus Montepulciano

montepulciano d'abruzzo

This Montepulciano d’Abruzzo is available online. Around $30.


Domaine des Braves Réginié Beaujolais Gamay

2011 Domaine des Braves Beaujolais

Beaujolais Gamay – perfect with pizza!


Winderlea Pinot Noir

Winderlea Vineyards

The one thing better than owning a winery is having friends  that own a winery. Donna and Bill make excellent wines  including some single vineyard Pinot Noir.

Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon

Beringer Knights Valley

2012 Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma. Around $25 but drinks like a Napa Cab costing twice as much.

Bridlewood Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Bridlewood Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Bridlewood Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. $14.

Maryhill Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Maryhill Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Maryhill Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington. Under $20.

Darioush Merlot

2007 Darioush Merlot

One of our favorite wineries until we got into a little fight. Glad they apologized, this wine is delicious.


Penner Ash Pinot Noir

2012 Penner Ash Pinot Noir

Oregon Pinot from Willamette Valley – perfect for girlfriends’ getaway.

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