Chappellet 2018 Mountain Cuvée

California Boudreaux blend. Chappellet is located in the Napa Valley’s Pritchard Hill. This Proprietor’s Blend used grape from both the Napa Valley and from Sonoma. Vintage 2018. Cabernet Sauvignon 44% Merlot 33% Malbec 10% Petit Verdot 8% Cabernet Franc 5% Decanted 60 minutes. Deep Ruby in color. Almost inky. Pronounced aromas of blackberry, black cherry,... Continue Reading →

Les Cailloux Bordeaux Rouge 2018

Our wine tonight is the Les Cailloux Bordeaux Rouge 2018. Dark ruby in color with a soft purple rim. Red wine from Bordeaux, France. Blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. Some decanting recommended. Nose expressive of cherries, plum, vanilla, and smoke. Dry with medium plus body and medium plus tannins. Flavor notes of... Continue Reading →

Rock & Rail – Jones von Drehle Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the 2012 Rock & Rail from Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley. A Boudreaux styled estate blended table wine Floral nose, medium bodied, lingering flavor notes of black cherry. AVA: Yadkin Valley Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 3 Aroma:... Continue Reading →

Meritage [Mer-i-tij] not [Mer-i-tahj]

The Meritage Alliance states on their website, that a Meritage is the very best of a winemaker's craft. A winemaker's top blended wine crafted by blending traditional noble Boudreaux style grapes. Distinguishing the best blends from those more common blends of red table wine. Meritage is currently considered one of the fastest growing wine categories... Continue Reading →

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