Bodega Elena de Mendoza

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Varietal: Malbec

Vintages: 2009

Country:  Mendoza Argentina

Essence of: This Malbec is full of dark intense jammy fruit flavors and delightfully earthy undertones. The tannins are moderate on the pallet and the wine has a long finish with tangy berry and cherry flavors and just a touch of spice. Very nice!!

Best Served With: Enjoy with grilled meats

Price Range: Under $10 per bottle

 

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Yellow Tail Shiraz

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Varietal: Syrah/Shiraz

Vintages: 2008

Country: South Eastern Australia

Essence ofVanilla & Oak undertones are apparent on the noise and pallet once the wine opens up after a minute or two. The overall taste is earthy and pleasant for the price. It’s a tad sweet and has mild tannins. The color is dark and rich almost magenta and this is a good option for a heavy drinking nights with friends as the price is right!

Best Served With: Grilled Meats, Tomato Based Dishes, Spicy Food like Curry

Price Range: $4-$6

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Zarpado

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Varietal: Melbec

Vintages: 2009

Country: Mendoza, Argentina

Essence of: Bold and ripe juicy flavors of plum and blackberry/Vivid purple color/ High alcohol and slightly spicy nose/Medium tannins with a long finish/ Its recommended for a better drinking experience let this wine breath for 30 minutes to mellow it out before enjoying.

Best Served With: Enjoy with Grilled Meat, BBQ, Grilled Vegetables, or Pizza & Pasta.

Price Range: Under $10 per bottle

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Toad Hallow – Eye of the Toad Rose

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Varietal: Rose Pinot Noir

Vintages: 2009

Country: Sonoma County

Essence of: The Eye of the Toad Rose’ 2008 version has light strawberry and cherry flavors that are immediately apparent along with spice, pepper and just a wisp of green herbs / It’s bone dry, as well as delicate and elegant on the palate / Closes with great finishing acidity.

Best Served With: Great with Spicy Foods, Thai, Sushi or with antipasto and light appetizers.

Price Range: Under $10 per bottle

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