Wine of the Week: 2010 Les Parcelles De Stephane Derenoncourt Haut Medoc

Wine of the Week: 2010 Les Parcelles De Stephane Derenoncourt Haut Medoc

This Stephane Derenoncourt Haut-Medoc is a food wine through and through. It's a well-structured and well-balanced blend that drinks more like a Cabernet Sauvignon than a Merlot. You'll taste a lot of blackberries and cherries upfront, as well as some earthy flavors like wet dirt and garden vegetables that haven't been washed yet. My flavor descriptors sound weird but I bet you'll love this wine. 

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Wine of the Week: 2013 Adega Pombal Arcan Albarino

Wine of the Week: 2013 Adega Pombal Arcan Albarino

If you are a novice white wine drinker like me, you may not have tasted an Albarino before. Those of you who enjoy drinking Sauvignon Blancs from France or New Zealand will likely find Albarino to be quite tasty.

The nose draws you in right awayโ€”full of flowers, breakfast fruits (melons and grapefruits) and ocean air. It immediately makes you think you should drink it while relaxing on a porch that overlooks any body of water. 

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