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Apothic Wines Apothic Red California 2012

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There are 4 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Garry reviewed this wine as follows:

Excellent in pasta tomato sauce
Sona Shea rated this wine as 70/100 with the following review:

I tried Apothic Red 2012 from California this Friday...Halloween! I looked forward to a night of trick-or-treaters then cuddling up & watching a romantic film (I don't do scary...not even on Halloween)...But...I only had one little Batman at my door and before I had a chance to set up Love Actually, "extended club" (I'll explain that another time) showed up at my house. It was a fun filled, silly night, turns out just what I needed! The Apothic Red was a good wine, full bodied & smooth but a little too fruity for my taste. I would like to try it again though with a meal.
Brittany rated this wine as 30/100
James Belardo rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Apothic Winery's namesake red wine is a well rounded blend of California grown French grapes that consists of Zinfandel, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Savignon varieties. The wine-maker has stated on their website that they were inspired by, "Apotheca, a mysterious place where wine was blended and stored in 13th century Europe."

The wine-maker seems to be going for a smooth and intense wine that's slightly syrupy, with hints of dark berries and chocolate. I believe they've achieved exactly what they were after, unfortunately it's also a nondescript wine lacking individuality and character.

Overall this is a great wine for casual wine lovers, and while it's not particularly unique, I would gladly drink this while catching up with old friends.

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Apothic Wines Apothic Red California 2012, California, United States Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. Drink: 2011-2013. 234369 13% D 750 mL  $14.95. March 7, 2013 Heavenly Hamburger Wine  Full Review

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