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EVERYDAY WINE PICK: Langtry Estate | Guenoc | Petite Sirah | Lake County | California | $15 (Avg.) | 88 pts

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This appealing Petite Sirah hails from Lake County, California’s “undiscovered wine country” just north of Napa Valley. It is burly and expressive, with aromas reminiscent of dark fruit compote, cracked black pepper, and pine forest; and flavors that suggest ripe blueberry, cola, and black tea … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WINE PICK: Sebastiani | Cabernet Sauvignon | Sonoma County | California | 2012 | $15 (Avg) | 87 pts

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Sonoma County’s historic Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery, now owned by Bill Foley, consistently impresses us with varietal wines that are personable, affordable, and well-crafted.  A fitting example is their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, which offers equal doses of sophistication and drinkability.  On the nose are notes of blueberry … Continue reading

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