Archives for: "December 2008"

2006 Red Truck Merlot

December 30th, 2008
I had originally seen this listed on some "notable wines under $15" list. I was pleased to find this bottle at my local Kroger for $9.99. I am not normally a big fan of Merlot, but unfortunately I have had a few Merlots that I adored, so I find myself… more »

Wine of the Month - January, 2009

December 29th, 2008
2006 Joel Gott 815 Cabernet Sauvignon | Discuss it | more »

Bogle Old Vine 2006 Zinfandel

December 9th, 2008
If you have spent a fair amount of time around wine, Bogle is a name you probably recognize. It's a name even I knew before I bought this wine, but this was the first I've tasted. This wine is very easy to sum up: This wine is my everyday wine. The 2006… more »

Marqués de Cáceres Rioja 2001 Crianza

December 4th, 2008
To my undeveloped appreciation for wine, I consider Rioja to be a less-peppery version of Shiraz. It has some of the big flavor without the spice, which works well for me. And it is smooth like a Pinot Noir, which makes for easy drinking, but it has a… more »