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Vin Gris De Cigare

Bonny Doon Vineyard Vin Gris De Cigare Rosé 2007

California, United States
3024 days ago

Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine:

Review of 2010 Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare. Pleasing aromas of strawberry, flowers, and watermelon. The predominant flavors are apple, some citrus, and watermelon but it is not overly sweet and balanced with great minerality and acidity. It ends with a dry excellent finish. This is an extremely drinkable wine with perfect balance. So crisp and fresh that you could almost guzzle this one on a hot day! I could say more but words don't do this wine justice. Do yourself a favor and go buy a bunch today! Taste Rating: 9 Value (Cost) Rating: 6 Overall Rating: 8.3 BULK BUY! All ratings use a simple 10 point scale with 10 being the best. Check my site at http://ReverseWineSnob.com for more info on this wine and my rating system for wines under $20!

The Wines of Catena

Alamos The Wines of Catena Malbec 2009

Mendoza, Argentina
3034 days ago

Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine:

This is a dry, thin, below average Malbec. We found it be a bit sour and are somewhat mystified about the popularity of this one. Luckily we drank it while watching a really good movie (Secretariat) so all was not lost. Because we were able to get this one for only $7.99 it will just barely get a Second Chance rating, but if you have to spend more than that, our advice would be to Skip It. Taste Rating: 5 Value (Cost) Rating: 9 Overall Rating: 6.0 SECOND CHANCE? All ratings use a simple 10 point scale with 10 being the best. Check my site at http://ReverseWineSnob.com for more info on this wine and my rating system for wines under $20!

Red

Menage A Trois Red 2009

Napa Valley, California, United States
3034 days ago

Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine:

The 2009 Folie à Deux Ménage à Trois is a very sweet, albeit somewhat thin, wine. It was a little sweeter than I prefer, but my wife liked it quite a bit. Overall nothing spectacular but this is a solid, easy drinker that's only $7.49. I can see why this wine is quite popular for some. Try pairing with spicy foods to offset the sweetness a bit. Taste Rating: 7 Value (Cost) Rating: 9 Overall Rating: 7.5 BUY All ratings use a simple 10 point scale with 10 being the best. Check my site at http://ReverseWineSnob.com for more info on this wine and my rating system for wines under $20!

3034 days ago

Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine:

2009 Vintage: Here at the Reverse Wine Snob, we usually open a bottle of wine at dinnertime, but most of that wine is actually consumed apart from food, usually after dinner. Given this we're not overly concerned about food pairings. And when we are, we usually determine the food first, and then choose a wine to go with it. Every once in awhile though, we taste a wine and think "This would be so good with..." This is one of those times. And what we have here is a great steak wine. The Casillero del Diablo Carménère has some nice berry notes, is fairly smooth, and has a bit of coffee on the finish. It opened up quite nicely on day 2, so give this one some time to breathe. Taste Rating: 7 Value (Cost) Rating: 8 Overall Rating: 7.3 BUY All ratings use a simple 10 point scale with 10 being the best. Check my site at http://ReverseWineSnob.com for more info on this wine and my rating system for wines under $20!

3034 days ago

Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine:

The 2007 Monte Antico Toscana IGT is another wine that got rave reviews for the previous vintage, but seems to have fallen off. We thought the wine was good but not great. It has a wonderful fruity floral aroma on the nose but is unable to live up to that standard the rest of the way. It has a nice berry flavor but a little too much oak combined with some harsh tannins. The finish is a bit of a letdown as well. Not bad for only $9 but you can probably do better. Taste Rating: 6 Value (Cost) Rating: 8 Overall Rating: 6.5 SECOND CHANCE? All ratings use a simple 10 point scale with 10 being the best. Check my site at http://ReverseWineSnob.com for more info on this wine and my rating system for wines under $20!

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