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Ceibo 2012 Torrontés – Chardonnay

Mendoza, Argentina; 13.5% ABV
$2 at the Oakland, CA, store on 25 June

Over-ripe, possibly slightly oxidized, fruit of yellow apple / pineapple, muscat, golden kiwi, and a little green apple.  70 more words

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Two Wines for Scorching Hot Days

The last several days have been scorching hot.  The lowest highs have been in the low 80s.  The highest have been in the high 80s!  As we generally only get a few days in the 80s all summer, this is very unusual, especially so early in the summer. 181 more words

Coffee, Chocolate, Golf… and (Of Course) Wine

A few notes that are at least semi-related to our favorite subject (wine) as we near the end of June…

  • Coffee king Starbucks, which has been experimenting with wine, beer and upscale snacks during evening hours at a number of locations for several years, plans to expand the program widely.
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Random Samples—Foreign Labels Edition 2

It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme:  743 more words


2014 Ingoldby Chardonnay

Tried this nice little Chardonnay at the Qantas Club in Brisbane during a couple of stopovers. Ingoldby is a very fresh white that is quite pleasant when the weather is warm looking at the tasting notes from the website it is described as having peach notes with the underlying creaminess of an Oakes Chardonnay. 70 more words


Sauvignon Blanc vs Chardonnay

So you are standing in the wine aisle staring at the bottles of wine on offer and trying to decide what to take home for the evening’s meal.  525 more words

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