Decero, Malbec 2012, Remolinos Vineyard, Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina, Wine Casual
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Decero Malbec 2012, Remolinos Vineyard – The Best of What Malbec Has to Offer

Decero, Malbec 2012, Remolinos Vineyard, Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina

Tasting Note: Having previously enjoyed a petit verdot from Decero while dining at Azafran in downtown Mendoza, this center stage malbec does not disappoint.

This wine has intense purple color, strawberry taste, strong legs (which I adore), and a chalky aroma that finishes with pleasing acidity on the back of your tongue with red fruit washing away on the tip like a wave receding back into the ocean. [Read more]

Standing Stone Vineyards, Riesling 2014, Finger Lakes, New York, Wine Casual
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Standing Stone Vineyards Riesling 2014 – Just-Ripened Peaches Kissed by Lazy Summer Afternoon Sun

Standing Stone Vineyards, Riesling 2014, Finger Lakes, New York

Tasting Note: Golden in color, this off-dry Riesling has the nose of a basket of fresh-picked green apples and just-ripened peaches kissed by lazy summer afternoon sun.

These aromas are followed by the gentle essences of baking spices dipped in chalk (this is a good thing- trust me).[Read more]