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”

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!