14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

I really enjoyed this Cab. At $9 you will be hard pressed to find anything as good on the market at this price point.  We are naming it our “Diamond in the Rough” Winner for July.  It will also be our Pick of the Week selection this week and will grace our monthly Best Under $10 List.  Pick one up today.  I heard they only made 850,000 cases!

The Velvet Devil 2014

Picked this one up on sale the other day at my local wine store completly on a whim.  I’m always fascinated by wines from this part of the country. From the winemaker:  “Balanced, rich and explosive. Think red plums and bittersweet cocoa with hints of smoke and cedar. So smooth, so naughty, and so very,Continue reading “The Velvet Devil 2014”

Nikka Yoichi Single Malt Whisky

A single malt from the Yoichi distillery, Nikka’s first distillery built in 1934. The founder Masataka Taketsuru chose Yoichi in Hokkaido because of the similar environmental conditions to Scotland, where he learned whisky making. Producer’s Notes: Yoichi single malt has pleasant peaty notes and smokiness originating from the traditional direct coal-fired distillation as well asContinue reading “Nikka Yoichi Single Malt Whisky”

Trapiche Oak Cask Malbec 2014

A wonderful little Malbec sourced from the grapes of 200 independent producers throughout Mendoza, Argentina. From the winemaker:  Purple-colored, the nose offers up plum and black cherry notes with a touch of black pepper. The palate is soft and round with ripe, saturated berry flavors. Finishes spicy and full with chewy tannins. LABEL Clean, elegantContinue reading “Trapiche Oak Cask Malbec 2014”

Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay 2015

Smooth, creamy nice clean finish.  At an average price point of around $8 this Chardonnay is a great value.   I’m not usually a Chardonnay drinker but was pleasantly surprised by this one.  We’re adding it to our Best Under $10 list!