Archive for May, 2019

Best value Oregon Pinot Noir… ever. Bradley Vineyards Shea 2016

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 Posted in Cheap and Red, Oregon, Pinot Noir, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Full disclosure: I drink a LOT of Oregon Pinot Noirs. A LOT. I've likely rated close to 100 of them on my cellar tracking app, yet I rarely, if ever write about them here. Why? As I've often said, Pinot's ...

Missing the Merlot Mark: J. Bookwalter 2015 “Readers Blend” Merlot.

Sunday, May 19th, 2019 Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Cheap and Red, Merlot, Odds, Ends & Blends, Washington State | No Comments »

Bought this Merlot for $19.98, as you can see. It is a mostly Merlot blend, with 90% Merlot, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. I've enjoyed a lot of great Bordeaux blends in my lifetime, including some amazing Grand Cru's, and some ...