The WINE (alcohol) thread

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Default wine is the Stonehaus Davenport Red. This is the take-to-friends' houses etc. Never had anyone not like it, even the connissieurs enjoy it. Travel a lot and visit wineries whenever able. There is a Versailles Winery near Dayton, Ohio (were on a Lady Vol tourney trip first time) that has very good wines.
 
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Having the Duck Commander Triple Threat red blend. Really complex good flavor, decent aroma, no aftertaste. Keeper. May not, but seems to have a higher percentage of Zin to go with the Cab and Merlot.
 
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Roscato's Rosa Dolce sweet red is the pick for the Italian dessert wine. Better than the Rosso and couple of bucks less at around $12. Just sweet enough to enhance a dessert and not overpower it. Has a Pinot Noir type taste. Would buy again.
 
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I have developed a strong taste for Malbec, especially Argentina/Mendoza. Recommendations anyone? Trying to stay under $25.

FWIW. I still find 2010 Turning Leaf Pinot Noir in the Knoxville area for $8. Best value for PN on the market IMO.
 
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Bump.

I have developed a strong taste for Malbec, especially Argentina/Mendoza. Recommendations anyone? Trying to stay under $25.

FWIW. I still find 2010 Turning Leaf Pinot Noir in the Knoxville area for $8. Best value for PN on the market IMO.
Good man! Malbec is no. 1 red wine for the healthy phenols and stuff, and pinot noir is #2.

Malbec is my go-to, but a cheaper version, Frontera in the 1.5 L. less than $10 for that size.
 
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For Pinot Noir fans, Meiomi. You will not be disappointed.
Step up from the Meiomi and also a bit better is La Crema. Very good red wine.

I, like many others, first tried Roscato Rosso Dolce at Olive Garden. It's a very smooth, sweet, intro red wine. Still pretty cheap in the liquor stores.

Another great one is Belle Glos Pinot Noir.
 
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I have developed a strong taste for Malbec, especially Argentina/Mendoza. Recommendations anyone? Trying to stay under $25.
Layer Cake Malbec is a good one. And if you go to Brazeiros in Knoxville, they have lots of Malbecs and (and other wines) from South America that you can try.
 
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Layer Cake Malbec is a good one. And if you go to Brazeiros in Knoxville, they have lots of Malbecs and (and other wines) from South America that you can try.
Aren't Layer Cake labels $$$$?

Never mind, I'm thinking of Cakebread Cellars
 
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Good man! Malbec is no. 1 red wine for the healthy phenols and stuff, and pinot noir is #2.

Malbec is my go-to, but a cheaper version, Frontera in the 1.5 L. less than $10 for that size.
Thanks! Love it. Developed a strong like for PN that naturally moved to Malbec. After having some I was hooked, but didn't know the more reasonably priced that had good flavor and finish.
 

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